CSA: Kapp and Goodall unavailable for final two T20I matches against New Zealand

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Proteas Women duo Marizanne Kapp and Lara Goodall will miss the rest of the ongoing T20 International (T20I) series against New Zealand due to injury. 

Kapp sustained a bruise to her lower right leg after being hit by a ball during the second T20I on Sunday, 08 October at Buffalo Park in East London. Meanwhile, Goodall experienced a right ankle sprain during a warm-up fielding drill ahead of the aforementioned encounter.

Both players underwent routine X-rays, which revealed no fractures. before they were released from the national set-up for rest, recovery and physiotherapy. The pair is expected back in training in the next week ahead of respective domestic action in the Women’s Big Bash League and the CSA Professional Domestic Women’s League.

After three encounters between the Proteas and New Zealand were decided by inclement weather at the start of the five-match series, the T20Is move to the City of Ekurhuleni, where Willowmoore Park in Benoni will host back-to-back matches on Saturday, 14 October and Sunday, 15 October. 

The matches will get underway at 14h00 SAST, with tickets on sale at TicketPros.co.za from R40. 

Proteas Women Squad – South Africa Inbound Tour vs New Zealand 2023/24: 

Anneke Bosch (Fidelity Titans), Tazmin Brits (Six Gun Grill Garden Route Badgers), Nadine de Klerk (Western Province), Mieke de Ridder (Six Gun Grill Garden Route Badgers), Sinalo Jafta (DP World Lions), Ayabonga Khaka (DP World Lions), Masabata Klaas (Fidelity Titans), Suné Luus (Fidelity Titans), Nonkululeko Mlaba (Hollywoodbets Dolphins), Tumi Sekhukhune (DP World Lions), Nondumiso Shangase (Hollywoodbets Dolphins), Chloé Tryon (DP World Lions), Delmi Tucker (Western Province), Laura Wolvaardt (Fidelity Titans)

Fixtures – South Africa Inbound Tour vs New Zealand 2023/24 

T20 International Series: 

Saturday, 14 October 2023 @ 14h00 SAST – 4th T20I – South Africa vs New Zealand (Willowmoore Park, Benoni) 

Sunday, 15 October 2023 @ 14h00 SAST – 5th T20I – South Africa vs New Zealand (Willowmoore Park, Benoni) 

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