The South Africa National cricket team is nicknamed the proteas by South Africa Cricket. The team is a full member of the international Cricket board ICC. They are playing Tests, Twenty20 international, and One-day international teams.
The ICC ranks South Africa 2nd in Tests, seventh in T20Is, 2nd in ODIs as of 15 March 2018 as well as sixth in the women’s championship. The South African team will play ICC World Cup 2019 as a member of the ICC team list.
Africa team became the first team to the top of the rankings in all three formats of the game on 28 August 2012. The South African team took on Australia in a test series in February 2014.
South Africa Cricket History some information
The oldest African cricket club is the Port Elizabeth Cricket Club, it’s founded in 1843. African teams were invited by the Marylebone Cricket Club for the tour of England to attend a series of all matches in 1904.
Name South African National Cricket Team.
Association Name: Cricket South Africa.
South Africa team’s first Information
First test status: 12-13 March 1989 against the England team
ICC first status: 1989
Total test matches: 429
Test cricket Result: 163 wins and 142 lost
ICC region: ACA (Africa)
First ODI match: 10 November 1991 against India at Eden Gardens.
Total ODI matches: 600
ODI result in Win and loss: win 370 and lost 208
Total T20 matches: 107
T20I result: 63 wins and 43 lost
T20 world Cup best result: Semi-finalist (2009, 2014)
World Cup: 7 world cup
First World Cup: in 1992
Best Result: Semi-finalists (1992, 1999, 2009, 2015)
South Africa Cricket team captains and coach
South Africa National Cricket team presents a captain for all of the types of matches given below.
Captain Test and T20 International: Present Captain: Faf du Plessis and AB de Villiers (2012 World)
One day Cricket Captain: AB de Villiers, Graeme Smith (2007-2011 World Cup)
Old captain: Graeme Smith, Hansie Cronje (1999-2003)
And also captain: Kepler Wessels (1992), Shaun Pollock (2000-2003)
Present head Coach: Ottis Gibson
South Africa cricket team players’ latest auction
Here all types of cricketers like ODI, T20, and Test cricket player list has given below.
|SL No||Players Name||Position||Date of Birth|
|01||Hashim Amla||Top-order opening batsman|
|02||Quinton De Kock||Wicket-Keeper and Batsman||17 December 1992|
|03||Dean Elger||Batsman||11 June 1987|
|04||Imran Tahir||Bowler||27 March 1979|
|05||Keshav Maharaj||Bowler||7 February 1990|
|06||Chris Morris||All-rounder||30 April 1987|
|07||Dale Steyn||Bowler||27 June 1983|
|08||JP Duminy||All-rounder||14 April 1984|
|09||Kagiso Rabada||Bowler||25 May 1995|
|10||Farhaan Behardien||Batsman||9 October 1983|
|11||Faf du plessis||Batsman||13 July 1984|
|12||Duanne Olivier||Batsman||9 May 1992|
|13||David Miller||Batsman||10 June 1989|
|14||Vernon Philander||All-rounder||24 June 1985|
|15||Tabraiz Shamsi||Bowler||18 February 1990|
|16||Lungi Ngidi||Bowler||29 March 1996|
|17||reeza hendricks||Right handed batsman||14 August 1989|
|18||Aiden Markram||batsman||4 October 1994|
|19||Zubayr Hamza||Batsman||19 June 1995|
South Africa cricket schedule team match, update, and timetable
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The team was selected to play ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021, which will be held on 17th October 2021 in UAE.
In ODIs, T20Is, and Tests, the team is presently ranked sixth, third, and third in 2022.
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