The 24-year-old, who captained the Proteas in the home series against Pakistan and New Zealand. South Africa won 2-1 in both cases.
In his 86 ODIs, 59 T20Is, and one Test, Wolvaardt has amassed nearly 5000 runs in international cricket. Ayabonga Khaka (knee injury), Chloe Tyron (groin), and Nadine de Klerk (side strain) won’t be available for Wolvaardt’s maiden assignment as the full-time captain.
Cricket South Africa appointed Laura Wolvaardt as the captain of South Africa’s women’s team for all three formats.
The three-match Twenty20 International series between South Africa and Bangladesh. Which begins on December 3 at Benoni, has a roster of fifteen players confirmed. The two uncapped players are Ayanda Hlubi and Eliz-Mari Marx. Marizanne Kapp rested for the T20I series. She will be available for the three ODIs that are part of the Women’s ODI Championship 2022–2025.
“Having a combination of experienced and inexperienced players helps us with our succession planning. Including Laura Wolvaardt as the official captain. Convenor of Selectors Clinton du Preez stated, “We are excited to see young players put up their hands and make impactful performances in this upcoming tour. She will contribute to the excitement we have around the team by providing them with a chance.”
“Given the recent injuries. We are thrilled to provide our extended identified group an opportunity. This provides us with an up-close look at the players competing in Bangladesh for the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup in 2019.
Laura Wolvaardt is the new South African women’s cricket team’s permanent captain.
“Ayanda Hlubi and Eliz-Mari Marx’s presence instills significant faith in noteworthy professional accomplishments. The progress of their individual provinces depended heavily on their home results from the previous season.
Hilton Moreeng, the head coach, stated in the interim. “In our opinion. It is about carrying on the excellent job that has been done. We are aware that Bangladesh, our opponent, recently completed an extremely fruitful trip to Pakistan.