29 Sep TEAM SA CAPPED FOR DICC CHAMPIONS TROPHY TOURNAMENT
TSHWANE: The Deaf Cricket South Africa (DCSA) team was capped at a ceremony which took place on Wednesday, 28 September 2022 at the CSA High-Performance Centre.
Deaf cricket Team SA is set to depart for the DICC T20 Champions Trophy 2022 to be held between 01 – 09 October 2022 at Melak Cricket Stadium, Ajman, in the UAE.
Participating teams include Australia, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, and South Africa.
DCSA will be looking to improve their third-place finish at the 2018 Deaf Cricket World Cup in India, where they lost to the eventual winners (Sri Lanka) in the semi-final.
DCSA Captain, Colin Venter, shared the team’s approach and plans leading up to the tournament.
“As a team, we will look to display our skills to be the best team in the tournament as that will give us a great chance to win the trophy.
“We have been working on our roles and fitness programs. Our aim is to strive to be the strongest contenders. We are practising our roles accordingly and ensuring that our mental preparation is added to the whole delivery.
“We have had multiple training camps leading up to this tournament. We want to create a cricket family that works together to work towards one goal by preparing ourselves and as a team, to be the best in the world.
“We are ready to showcase our talents on the world stage,” concluded Venter.
DCSA SQUAD FOR DICC CHAMPIONS TROPHY
Andre van Rooyen (Boland), Arthur Mcgee (Titans Cricket), Coenraad van der Berg (Titans Cricket), Colin Venter © (Lions Cricket), Donald Dube (Titans Cricket), Dudley Rossouw (Titans Cricket), Eric Minaar (Boland), Gareth Harries (Lions Cricket), Gerard Kroese (Titans Cricket),Onelerona Seemise (Titans Cricket), Reinhardt Limbach (Titans Cricket), Rual Kumalo (Boland), Ruan du Plessis (Western Province), Shani de Jager (Lions Cricket), Sivesh Poonsamy-Muthoo (Lions Cricket). Management: Riaan Cronje (Head Coach), Grandville Fortuin (Assistant Coach), Calvin Kammeraat (Team Manager), Michael Lombard (Tour Manager).
Sunday, 02 October 2022 – Bangladesh vs South Africa
Tuesday, 04 October 2022 – South Africa vs India
Wednesday, 05 October 2022 – Australia vs South Africa
Thursday, 06 October 2022 – South Africa vs Pakistan
Sunday, 09 October 2022 – Final
Issued by: Cricket South Africa – Corporate Communications
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