Cape The town – Captain Dané van Niekerk defined her aspect’s intent forward of the Proteas’ upcoming excursion to England as she was once joined by way of head trainer, Hilton Moreeng for a media alternative in Johannesburg on Wednesday.
Due to the outstanding efficiency finally yr’s ICC Girls’s International Cup, the place the workforce complex to their first semi-final in 17 years earlier than succumbing to England, Van Niekerk insists her fees will cross into this excursion with new-found trust and without equal want to be victorious.
“To start with, we owe them a large one after the International Cup, so we cross there with a bit of of revenge in thoughts,” she jokingly said.
“We noticed within the crew phases on the International Cup (how a lot the space has closed), the place they scored 370-odd however the truth that we got here again and scored 300 plus, that already confirmed the boldness we now have towards them as a facet. Once we were given to the semi-final, from the placement they have been in and the place we have been, to get it that shut, displays what we now have within the aspect.” she added.
After a a success excursion at house towards Bangladesh, the place South Africa claimed convincing five-nil and three-nil triumphs in each the One-Day World and T20 World sequence respectively, the Proteas are in encouraging shape forward in their three-match ODI and triangular sequence together with New Zealand in checking out England stipulations.
Proteas trainer Moreeng believes that is the perfect alternative for his aspect to stamp their mark towards the International champions.
“I believe, whilst you glance skill-wise and the skill we now have within the squad, I’d say the avid gamers, control and the workforce itself will have to be within the most sensible 3. We indubitably will have to be doing higher than what we’re doing.” Moreeng mentioned.
“From the International Cup onwards, I believe many of the avid gamers realised that it’s no longer with reference to going there and seeing what we will do and what we will be told. We wish to get started making improvements to on our score and we will do this by way of taking at the likes of England, New Zealand and Australia, who’ve been the main groups in international cricket.
“So, for us as a emblem, we’re shifting in the precise path however we wish to win the ones sorts of sequence. There’s no larger alternative than the only we’re embarking on in England.
“I believe all folks take into accout what came about within the closing tournament when the 2 groups met, it’s for us now to return there and ensure we come are the happier changeroom.” he concluded.
Dané van Niekerk (captain, Japanese Province), Lizelle Lee (North West), Chloe Tryon (KwaZulu-Natal Dolphins), Mignon du Preez (Northerns), Marizanne Kapp (Japanese Province), Shabnim Ismail (Gauteng), Ayabonga Khaka (Gauteng), Masabata Klaas (North West), Raisibe Ntozakhe (Gauteng), Suné Luus (Northerns), Laura Wolvaardt (Western Province), Andrie Steyn (Western Province), Zintle Mali (Border), Stacey Lackay (Western Province), Tazmin Brits (North West)