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 squad is one of eight cricket squads competing in the ICC Women's Championship; the team is governed by Cricket South Africa, a complete member of the ICC. South African women's cricket team made its debut in Test cricket in 1960, against England, becoming the fourth team to play at that position. Take a look at the top 10 best women cricketers of South Africa in T20Is-
10. Cri-Zelda Brits
Brits led the South African women's cricket team in 23 matches in 2007, and 2008, but were replaced as captain in 2009, to concentrate entirely on her performance. Brits were again appointed as the captain for the ICC Women's World Twenty20 of 2010.
9. Shandre Fritz
Shandre Fritz is a former international cricket player who played 59 WODIs and 26 Twenty20 International matches for the South Africa national women's cricket team from 2003 to 2014.
8. Tazmin Brits
Tazmin Brits is a South African cricketer and an athlete; she was in line to be selected for the Summer Olympics of 2012, before being involved in a road accident, which left her hospitalized for two months. Brits made her debut in international cricket for the South Africa women's cricket team in 2018.
7. 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.
6. Trisha Chetty
Trisha Chetty is a South African cricket player who has played two Tests and made over one hundred limited-overs appearances for South Africa since 2007. Trisha plays as a wicket-keeper and right-handed batter.
5. Sune 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. Marizanne Kapp
Marizanne Kapp is an international cricket player who plays for the South Africa national women's cricket team. Kapp was the first player for South Africa to take a hat-trick in a Women's Twenty20 International match.
3. Lizelle Lee
Lizelle was part of Western Storm and Surrey Stars in the Women's Cricket Super League. Lizelle plays as an opening batter. In January 2022, Lizelle was titled the ICC Women's ODI Cricketer of the Year.
2. Mignon du Preez
Mignon du Preez is a South African cricket player who was the captain of the women's team in all three forms of cricket Test, ODI, and T20I, from 2007 to 2018. 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, aged seventeen.
1. Dane 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.