Minister Nathi Mthethwa Congratulates SA Protea Women's Team for Reach T20 World Cup Semi Final


2 March 2020

Photo by:  EPA/CRAIG GOLDING

Media Release 

1st March 2020 


The Minister of Sports, Arts and Culture, Mr. Nathi Mthethwa MP, takes this opportunity  to congratulate The Proteas Womens Cricket Team, @ProteasWomen for their 3rd successive win at the @ICC Women's T20 World Cup taking place in Australia. The team has just beaten Pakistan by 17 runs to remain  top of Group B and to further secure  their place in the semifinal on 
March 5, 2020. 

The SA Protea women's cricket team currently has a game in hand against the West Indies. 

"Led by captain Dane van Niekerk, We are proud of our @ProteasWomen. Their opener against England has indeed set a great path for our team, they get into the semi-finals focused and equally so, they take into account the aspirations of our active and winning nation" - Minister Nathi Mthethwa 

#ProteasFire #iccwomenst20worldcup 

Issued by the department of Sport and Recreation South Africa 
Mickey Modisane 
(Chief Director Communications and Marketing)
Contact:  0829920101 
E-mail:  Mickey@srsa.gov.za