The induction of the newly announced professional Women’s league in South Africa will kick off on Saturday.
The Six Gun Grill Garden Route Badgers Women’s team will take on the Fidelity Titans at the Recreation Ground in Oudtshoorn in a Cricket South Africa Top 6 One Day Cup match (Saturday, 7 October 2023) and a T20 Challenge match (Sunday, 8 October 2023).
Unfortunately, the home side will be without Tazmin Brits and Mieke Ridder who is on international duty with the Proteas national women’s team.
Local heroes like the captain, Jané Winster, Miceala Andrews, and Haroline Rhodes will be joined by newly recruited contracted players like Chantelle van Schoor, Tabita le Grange, Askaha Nyovane, Julia Hoal, Koketso Manyaga, Khyayakazi Mathe.
The coach for the past two seasons, Martelize van der Merwe, will still be in charge of the team.
The squad for the weekend is: Chantelle van Schoor, Tabitha la Grange, Bianca Figeland, Asakhe Nyovane, Julandi Saayman, Julia Hoal, Koketso Manyaga, Haroline Rhodes, Jané Winster, Khayakazi Mathe, Mariana Breedt, Faith de Jonck and Kelsey Stuurman