The South African women's national squad, nicknamed the Proteas, represents the country of South Africa in international women's cricket. South African women's cricket team is among one of the eight cricket teams that play in the ICC Women's Championship; the team is governed by Cricket South Africa (CSA), a complete member of the ICC. South African women's cricket team made its Test debut in 1960, against England, becoming the fourth team to play at that level. Here are the top 10 best women captains of South Africa till 2022-
10. Chloe Tryon
On her debut for the South African women's cricket team in a Twenty20 International against West Indies in the Women's World Twenty20 of 2010, she took two wickets in her first over, one with her first delivery, becoming the first player to take a wicket with the first ball of her career in WT20I history.
9. Cindy Eksteen
Cindy is a right-handed batter and right-arm fast-medium bowler; she appeared in one Test match and 36 One Day Internationals for South Africa from 1997 to 2004, including captaining the team in 1999 and 2002.
8. Dinesha Devnarain
Dinesha is an international cricket player who has given 29 ODI's and 22 WT20I appearances for the South African national women's cricket team in 2008. Dinesha was a part of the South African cricket team at the ICC Women's World Twenty20 of 2019.
7. Sunette Loubser
Sunette is a South African former cricket player who played mainly as a right-arm off-break bowler; she appeared in two Test matches, 60 WODIsand 43 WT20Is for South Africa between 2007 and 2014, including captaining the team in 2009.
6. Alison Hodgkinson
Alison Hodgkinson is a South African former cricket player who played as a right-handed batter; she appeared in 3 Test matches, 38 One Day Internationals, and 8 Twenty20 Internationals for South Africa between 2000 and 2012, and captained the cricket team between 2003 and 2005.
5. Suné Luus
Sune Luus also equalled the record of Anisa Mohammed for taking up the most wickets in a single calendar year in WODIs, with 37 dismissals in 2016. In 2016, along with Chloe Tryon, Sune made the record for the highest sixth-wicket partnership in a WODI, with 142 runs.
4. Kim Price
Kim Price is a former South African cricket player who played 26 women's one-day internationals including the 1997 Women's Cricket World Cup in India and the Women's Cricket World Cup of 2000 in New Zealand.
3. Dané van Niekerk
Niekerk played in the 2013 Women's Cricket World Cup, as well as representing South Africa at the Women's World Twenty20 in 2009, 2010, 2012, 2014, and 2016. Bowling leg-spin, Niekerk made her debut at 16 years of age in March 2009. In January 2014 against Pakistan, Niekerk took her second ODI five-wicket haul with 5/17.
2. Mignon du Preez
Mignon is a right-handed batter and occasional wicket-keeper; she made her debut for the South Africa national women's cricket team in January 2007. However, Mignon is the South African player with the most matches as captain in both ODI and T20Is and is the highest run-scorer for South African women in ODIs and T20Is.
1. Cri-Zelda Brits
Brits captained South Africa in 23 matches in 2007 and 2008, but was replaced as captain in 2009 to "concentrate entirely on her performance; "She was reappointed as captain for the ICC Women's World Twenty20 of 2010 and from 2007 to 2011, she captains South Africa a total of 36 times.