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Sinalo Jafta

Team flagSA29 yrs
batting styleWicketKeeper Batter
Career & Stats

Sinalo Jafta Recent Form


SAW vs AUSW, Test0 (8)
SAW vs AUSW, Test9 (39)
SAW vs AUSW, ODI0 (3)
SAW vs AUSW, ODI0 (7)
SAW vs AUSW, T20I1 (3)
SAW vs AUSW, T20I0 (1) *
SAW vs BANW, ODI11 (19)
SAW vs NZW, T20I3 (4) *
SAW vs NZW, ODI18 (25)
SAW vs NZW, ODI0 (1) *

Sinalo Jafta Carrer Stats





Carrer Debut Information

ODI Debut
NZ Women vs SA Women at Paarl - October 22, 2016
T20I Debut
SA Women vs PAK Women at Pretoria - May 15, 2019
Test Debut
England Women v South Africa Women The Cooper Associates County Ground Taunton, 27-6-2022

Teams played for

South Africa Women

About Sinalo Jafta

NameSinalo Jafta
Birth22 Dec 1994
Birth PlaceEast London
Height5 ft 0 in
NationalitySouth African

Sinalo Jafta is a left-handed wicket-keeper batter who plays for the South Africa women’s cricket team.... continue reading

Player Bio

Sinalo Jafta is a left-handed wicket-keeper batter who plays for the South Africa women’s cricket team.

The aggressive batter made her international debut for South Africa in 2016 in the ODI series against New Zealand. She had a horrendous start to her international career by getting dismissed for a not in her maiden ODI match. 

Three years later, Jafta was roped in by Devnarain XI to play in the inaugural edition of the Women’s T20 Super League. 

After some decent outings in the Super League, Jafta was drafted in by the selectors in the T20I series against Pakistan in 2019. Just like her ODI debut, she had a torrid time in the T20I’s against a strong Pakistani bowling line-up.

In March 2020, she was awarded a national contract by Cricket South Africa. 

The East London-born was a surprise inclusion in the T20I series against India in March 2021. She had an average outing with the bat and struggled on tough Indian conditions.

Post the three-match T20I series, Jafta was made the skipper for the South African emerging squad for their ODI tour to Bangladesh.

Jafta is an aggressive batswoman who has struggled to cement her place in the national team ever since her debut in 2016. No one doubts her talent, but it’s the inconsistencies that have hampered her career so far.

(As of Mar 2021)