Sune Luus to lead South African Women

Women’s World Cup 2022: Sune Luus tops South African women- Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Friday announced the 15-man squad that will represent South Africa at the 2022 ICC Women’s ODI World Cup which will take place in New Zealand from March 4 to April 3. Follow Insidesport.IN for more updates

The team will be led by captain Sune Luus in the 12th edition of the global 50-over event, with the versatile Chloe Tryon continuing the role of vice-captain in the team which also sees the return of the hitter from opener, Lizelle Lee after missing the ongoing West Indies series. “It’s an exciting time for everyone involved, especially the players and the management. The most exciting thing about this squad going to the World Cup is that it complements our strategic planning and selections on a period of time. Proteas Selector Manager Clinton du Preez said in a statement.

Women’s World Cup 2022: Sune Luus to lead South African women as Proteas announce 15-member squad

“The team wasn’t just built over the last few months, it’s a process we started in 2017 and we identified some areas we needed to strengthen. There were strategic selections made across various camps and tours we had and played before that.

“The players have gotten along well and by leaps and bounds, and it’s good to see that we can now, with injuries and key personnel out of the squad, find strategic replacements to replace them, which is important and says a lot about the depth we have created through this program,” Clinton du Preez added.

South Africa was one of four nations, along with Australia, England and India who qualified for the competition based on their placing in the ICC Women’s Championship between 2017 and 2020, with the head coach, Hilton Moreeng charges currently ranked second in the ICC One-Day International (ODI) Rankings.

Women’s World Cup 2022: Sune Luus to lead South African women as Proteas announce 15-member squad

“In 2020 when we went to New Zealand we clinched the ODI series and from there it set the tone for us to go and push for the ODI World Cup and I think it’s important that all the hard work has been put in, including the selections for the playing conditions we see ourselves facing,” said Clinton du Preez.

South Africa squad: Sune Luus (Captain) (Titans Ladies), Chloe Tryon (Vice-Captain) (Hollywoodbets KZN Coastal), Ayabonga Khaka (Imperial Lions), Lara Goodall (Six Gun Grill Western Province), Laura Wolvaardt (Six Gun Grill Western Province), Lizelle Lee (Senwes Dragons), Marizanne Kapp (Eastern Province), Masabata Maria Klaas (Senwes Dragons), Mignon du Preez (Titans Ladies), Nonkululeko Mlaba (Hollywoodbets KZN Coastal), Shabnim Ismail (Hollywoodbets KZN Coastal), Sinalo Jafta (Six Gun Grill Western Province), Tazmin Brits (Senwes Dragons), Trisha Chetty (Hollywoodbets KZN Coastal), Tumi Sekhukhune (Imperial Lions)

Traveling Reserves: Anneke Bosch (Senwes Dragons), Nadine de Klerk (Six Gun Grill Western Province), Raisibe Ntozakhe (Imperial Lions)

Women’s World Cup 2022: Sune Luus to lead South African women as Proteas announce 15-member squad

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