09 Oct CRICKET SOUTH AFRICA RALLIES BEHIND THE PROTEAS AHEAD OF WORLD CUP OPENER
JOHANNESBURG – As the clock ticks down to the Proteas’ opening match against Sri Lanka on October 7th in the World Cup, Cricket South Africa’s CEO, Pholetsi Moseki has wished the squad well and says the nation is eager to see their team shine on the global stage.
He says: “The World Cup is not just another tournament. It’s a tapestry of dreams, endeavours, and the indomitable spirit that defines South African cricket.”
He has also recognised the tough journey that each player has undertaken, the unity of the squad, and the invaluable support of the coaching staff.
Urging South Africans to come together in support, Moseki adds: ” Let us unite in spirit and voice. Our collective energies can function as the twelfth man, supporting our team in every move.”
To the players, Moseki conveys the nation’s backing: “As you wear the green and gold, understand you’re not alone. South Africa stands with you, cheering every run, and feeling every heartbeat.”
CSA calls upon fans, media, and every South African to show unwavering support as the Proteas embark on their World Cup journey, uniting under the banner of cricket and national pride.
Issued by: Cricket South Africa – Corporate Communications
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