SA women's cricket skipper Dane van Niekerk shares her love of cricket

CapeTalk's Kieno Kammies speaks to captain of the South African Women's cricket team Dane van Niekerk about some of their recent games which they have proved to be a good competitor.

Van Niekerk spoke about her journey in cricket and how she managed to succeed in a sport mostly dominated by men.

From when I started and where I am now it's kinda day and night difference and I am glad I stuck with it.

Dane van Niekerk, captain SA Women's cricket team

I never thought it would be professional when I started - you do it for the love of the game. We were very lucky that CSA paid for the tours and other things unlike many of the female sports people today where they have to pay from their own pockets.

Dane van Niekerk, captain SA Women's cricket team

The SA's Women's cricket team gained popularity when they reached the semi-final in the ICC Women's World Cup in July.

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