Masabata Marie KlaasBowler
National SideSouth Africa
Date of Birth3/2/1991
Place of BirthBotshabelo, South Africa
Batting StyleRight-hand Bat
Bowling StyleRight-arm fast
A player with abundant experience at the county level, she earned her maiden call-up for the series against Sri Lanka. She was either restricted to the bench or seldom selected owing to initial struggles. But she has an impressive economy rate of 4.91 in the 50-over format but in the T20s, she has to work on her economy a tad bit. Klass is one of the players whose swing action and Yorker’s has a unique style that is destructive for the opposition’s batting line-up to collapse, but she is yet to peak in full capacity. She was the main player in SA’s 1st ever win against New Zealand in October, 2016 wherein she picked over 7 wickets in the ODI series, handing her team a historic win. She was a part of the #WWC-2017 where she had a decent run with the ball. In 2018, she had a good series against India, where she picked 2 wickets in both ODI’s and T20’s. She plays for the North West women in the Provincial league and also is part of the Central Women’s team at the county level.
- May 9, 2020
Lizelle Lee, Tasmin Brits and Anneke Bosch will have a major role to play with the bat if North West are to defend their title in 2020-21.
- January 30, 2020
South Africa downed New Zealand by six wickets at Seddon Park in Hamilton on Thursday (January 30). The result meant South Africa whitewashed New Zealand for the first time in an ODI series. Sune Luus was the star as she picked up six wickets for the second time in her career to help bundle out
- January 25, 2020
South Africa bagged two crucial Championship points by defeating New Zealand by seven wickets at Eden Park Outer Oval in Auckland in the first match of the three-match ODI series on Saturday (January 25). Lizelle Lee (99) and Laura Wolvaardt with an unbeaten 91 starred with the bat for the Proteas. The duo shared an
- March 2, 2019
Cricket South Africa (CSA) announced Proteas National Women’s squad players to be awarded national contracts for the 2019/20 year. Out of 30 contracted players, 14 are women. The Proteas women team’s upcoming commitment is the ICC Women’s World T20 Cup to be played in Australia in early 2020. There also important International Women’s Championship series against