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Cricket South Africa extends Proteas women coach Hilton Moreeng's contract by three years
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Cricket South Africa extends Proteas women coach Hilton Moreeng's contract by three years

The services of South Africa women's coach Hilton Moreeng have been retained by CSA for another three years keeping in mind the 2021 ICC Women's World Cup and the 2022 ICC Women's T20 World Cup.

South Africa captain Dane van Niekerk says she is 'tough' on wife and teammate Marizanne Kapp to keep accusations of favouritism at bay
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South Africa captain Dane van Niekerk says she is 'tough' on wife and teammate Marizanne Kapp to keep accusations of favouritism at bay

It is rare to find married couples in team sports and for Van Niekerk and Kapp, balancing their relationship on and off the field has needed some work over the years

ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020: India’s four spinners ploy, more games needed for Thailand, and other takeaways from league stages
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ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020: India’s four spinners ploy, more games needed for Thailand, and other takeaways from league stages

From more matches needed for Thailand and Bangladesh to the ploy of playing four spinners in Australia, we look at some takeaways from the league stages of the ICC Women's T20 World Cup

ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020: Mignon du Preez, Dane van Niekerk seal South Africa's nervy victory over England
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ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020: Mignon du Preez, Dane van Niekerk seal South Africa's nervy victory over England

Mignon du Preez celebrated her 100th T20I appearance in style by hitting back-to-back boundaries to help South Africa beat England in their ICC Women's T20 World Cup opener.

Smriti Mandhana rises to fourth spot, Jemimah Rodrigues drops to seventh in ICC Women's T20I Rankings
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Smriti Mandhana rises to fourth spot, Jemimah Rodrigues drops to seventh in ICC Women's T20I Rankings

India star Smriti Mandhana rose three rungs to fourth but Jemimah Rodrigues dropped to seventh in the latest ICC women's T20I rankings for batters.

Dane van Niekerk says South Africa hope to emulate Siya Kolisi's Springboks, win maiden ICC Women's T20 World Cup
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Dane van Niekerk says South Africa hope to emulate Siya Kolisi's Springboks, win maiden ICC Women's T20 World Cup

The Springboks’ emotional World Cup triumph last year will inspire the South Africa women’s cricket team to try to emulate them at the Twenty20 World Cup in Australia, skipper Dane van Niekerk said on Sunday.

India women vs South Africa women: Mignon du Preez’s newfound six-hitting ability shows it’s never too late to learn
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India women vs South Africa women: Mignon du Preez’s newfound six-hitting ability shows it’s never too late to learn

Mignon du Preez talks about her change in mindest and approach behind her newly-added six-hitting dimension to her repertoire.

India women vs South Africa women: Questions remain over team composition despite uplifting win for hosts in 1st T20I
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India women vs South Africa women: Questions remain over team composition despite uplifting win for hosts in 1st T20I

The decisions over team composition needs to be made at the earliest, for there are only five months and about a dozen T20Is left before the T20 World Cup, and India are yet to strike a balance and zero in on an XI.

WBBL: Brisbane Heat beat Sydney Sixers in a thrilling final to win their first title
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WBBL: Brisbane Heat beat Sydney Sixers in a thrilling final to win their first title

Brisbane Heat won their first women's Big Bash League title on Saturday after beating Sydney Sixers by three wickets in the final.

Women's World T20 2018: South Africa look to shed tag of perennial underachievers in global events
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Women's World T20 2018: South Africa look to shed tag of perennial underachievers in global events

The sixth edition of the ICC Women's World T20 presents South Africa another opportunity to add a trophy to a cabinet that is woefully lacking on ICC silverware.

England women register highest T20 total hours after New Zealand set record as both teams thrash South Africa
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England women register highest T20 total hours after New Zealand set record as both teams thrash South Africa

England posted a new women's Twenty20 international record of 250 for three against South Africa at Taunton on Wednesday -- just hours after New Zealand had done the same thing to the Proteas at the same ground.

New Zealand set new batting record; score 216 for 1 against South Africa to register highest score in Women's T20I
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New Zealand set new batting record; score 216 for 1 against South Africa to register highest score in Women's T20I

White Ferns captain Suzie Bates top-scored with 124 not out off 66 balls, and with Sophie Devine (73) put on a record 182 for the first wicket in the opening match of a triangular series also featuring host nation England.

Highlights, India women vs South Africa women, 5th T20I at Cape Town: Visitors beat hosts by 54 runs, win series 3-1
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Highlights, India women vs South Africa women, 5th T20I at Cape Town: Visitors beat hosts by 54 runs, win series 3-1

Well, well Kapp is making a move. She is targeting Gayakwad. Scores two successive sixes. 16 off the over. South Africa need a few more of these.

India women look to claim rare double series triumph over South Africa with win in final T20I at Cape Town
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India women look to claim rare double series triumph over South Africa with win in final T20I at Cape Town

An unbeatable 2-1 lead already in its grasp, the Indian women's cricket team would look to extend its domination in the shortest format and achieve a rare double series win when it takes on South Africa in the fifth and final Twenty20 International on Saturday

Rain washes out 4th T20I, India Women retain 2-1 lead against South Africa, assured of not losing 5-match series
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Rain washes out 4th T20I, India Women retain 2-1 lead against South Africa, assured of not losing 5-match series

The abandonment of the match meant that the Indian women will not lose a series in this South Africa tour as the visitors had clinched the preceding three-match ODI series 2-1.

Highlights, India Women vs South Africa Women, 4th T20I at Centurion: Match called off due to rain, visitors lead 2-1
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Highlights, India Women vs South Africa Women, 4th T20I at Centurion: Match called off due to rain, visitors lead 2-1

South Africa have every right to feel dejected.They were on their way to a massive total and really put the Indian attack to the sword. India were under the pump, and dare I say, they withered under the constant assault from South African captain Dane van Niekerk and Lizelle Lee, who scored a scinitillating, unbeaten 38-ball 58. India need to regroup fast and bring their 'A' game in Newlands, Capetown on Saturday. That's it from us at this point of time. Do join us in sometime to catch recent updates and scores of the men's T20I between the same teams. Till then, it's goodbye from us.

India vs South Africa series exhibits how ICC's new Playing Conditions for women's cricket could ruin balance in the sport
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India vs South Africa series exhibits how ICC's new Playing Conditions for women's cricket could ruin balance in the sport

With the short boundaries that women’s games already see, the latest ICC Playing Conditions again cut the legs under the bowlers, while giving the batswomen a trampoline.

India Women vs South Africa Women: Shabnim Ismail's fifer, Chloe Tryon's blitz help hosts keep T20I series alive
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India Women vs South Africa Women: Shabnim Ismail's fifer, Chloe Tryon's blitz help hosts keep T20I series alive

The Indian women, eyeing their maiden T20I series win in South Africa after winning the first two matches, collapsed to 133 in 17.5 overs after being placed at a solid 93 for two in the 12th over.

Highlights, India Women vs South Africa Women, 3rd T20I at Johannesburg, Full Cricket Score: Hosts win by 5 wickets, keep series alive
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Highlights, India Women vs South Africa Women, 3rd T20I at Johannesburg, Full Cricket Score: Hosts win by 5 wickets, keep series alive

Four, six and out. Some high octane action from Tryon. Marizanne Kapp comes in at the fall of that wicket. South Africa are within touching distance of a win. A scrappy single and South Africa win. They win by 5 wickets to keep the 5-match series alive. South Africa have now beaten India for the first time in T20Is.