Cape The city – The Proteas will glance to safe a sequence win after they face Bangladesh within the 3rd of the five-match collection hosted through Cricket South Africa (CSA) on the Diamond Oval in Kimberley on Wednesday.
The hosts claimed emphatic victories through 106 runs and 9 wickets in Potchefstroom to take a 2-Zero collection lead.
Raisibe Ntozakhe attributes the workforce’s good fortune to this point to taking it one event at a time and focussing totally on their processes and sticking to the fundamentals.
“It is been a in point of fact just right collection for us to this point, particularly after the discontentment of the India excursion previous this yr, we in point of fact sought after to be sure that we do the small issues proper,” she commented.
“We type of went again to the drafting board and known the spaces that wanted fast consideration and those who lets paintings against. I feel we have now accomplished a few of our targets through no longer overthinking an excessive amount of and simply sticking to the fundamentals.”
The 21-year-old from Alexandra township in Johannesburg has been one of the most standout South African bowlers within the collection to this point, returning spectacular figures of one/21 in 10 overs (one maiden) within the first ODI and serving to to arrange the second one ODI drubbing of the vacationers along with her 3/16 in 10 overs (two maidens).
She credited her stint with the South Africa Rising workforce remaining month (who performed a triangular collection towards Australia U19s and the England Academy) as a contributing issue to her advanced bowling.
“Taking part in for the Rising facet in point of fact helped me get extra video games below the belt whilst I used to be getting ready for this excursion,” Ntozakhe defined.
“I used to be ready to paintings at the spaces that I sought after to in actual event scenarios towards two groups who had some thrilling up and coming avid gamers. By the point I joined the nationwide workforce for camp, my self assurance was once up and the fast method that all of us simply gelled as a workforce after no longer seeing every different in whilst additionally in point of fact were given the thrill and effort up.”
South Africa are only one event clear of a sequence win and Ntozakhe is quietly assured in their probabilities, whilst nonetheless cautious of the unpredictable nature of the Bangladesh facet within the new stipulations of Kimberley.
“We at all times revel in taking part in in Kimberley. We have now performed right here so much lately and I feel that have will lend a hand us within the subsequent couple of video games,” she went on.
“It is moderately other to Senwes Park (Potchefstroom) since the outfield is so much bumpier and the wind is in point of fact robust. Our rapid bowlers have been additionally in point of fact excited to look a bit of of inexperienced at the wicket so it’ll be a pleasant trade and a contemporary, new problem.
“We may not be underestimating Bangladesh or their talent to dance again. We all know that they’re going to need to installed a large efficiency the next day and take a look at to avoid wasting the collection, so it’ll be some other giant recreation for us. I am certain that if we stay doing what we have now been doing and in addition making improvements to within the spaces that want it, we’re going to achieve success. We may not feel free till the collection is completed and now we have gained it five-nil.”
Play will get started at 09:45 and access on the Diamond Oval is loose.
Proteas ODI squad:
Dané van Niekerk (captain, Japanese Province), Lizelle Lee (North West), Chloe Tryon (KwaZulu-Natal Dolphins), Mignon du Preez (Northerns), Trisha Chetty (Gauteng), 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)