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Three South Africans Named in ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 Team of the Tournament

The International Cricket Council announced its shortlist for the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 Team of the Tournament and three South Africans made the list.

Opener Laura Wolvaardt (324 runs) and Bowlers Marizanne Kapp (13 wickets) and Dane Van Niekerk (99 runs and 15 wickets) made the World Cup team.

South Africa finished in the fourth position with nine points behind England (12), Australia (12) and India (10).

The team was picked by a five-person selection panel which comprised of Geoff Allardice (ICC General Manager – Cricket and Chairman Event Technical Committee), former West Indies fast bowler Ian Bishop, former England captain Charlotte Edwards, former India player Snehal Pradhan, and former Australia all-rounder Lisa Sthalekar.



Featured Photo: REUTERS

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