South Africa's women's cricket team is about to embark on a tour of New Zealand which they hope to use as preparation for the upcoming T20 World Cup in Australia.
The Proteas women's cricket team is about to kick off a tour of New Zealand. They will play three One Day Internationals (ODI) and five T20 Internationals (T20) against the White Ferns.
They will be looking to improve on the performance of their last tour, which took place in India, where they lost both the ODI and T20 series.
The prospects of improving their performance will be exponentially boosted by the return of key players, chief among those being the captain, Dane van Niekerk.
Due to injury, the reigning Cricket South Africa Women's Player of the Year last played for her country in February 2019. But she is back and ready to lead her team to victory. Vice-captain, Chloe Tryon is also set to make a return after missing the Proteas' last encounter against India due to injury.
The squad that was selected for the New Zealand tour, which starts on 25 January 2020, is identical to the one that was recently named for the upcoming T20 World Cup, which...