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Why Is South African Cricket Team Wearing A Pink Jersey?

In the 1st ODI against India, the South African cricket team was seen wearing the pink color jerseys. The entire team chose this jersey and gave a big shock to all other countries because of this decision. Now people are shocked and interested to learn why they chose a pink color for their jerseys. To know the reason, check out this blog now.

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South African Cricket Team Wearing A Pink Jersey

In the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023, the South African cricket team gave the worst performance ever. But they resumed playing as they entered in ODI and their first match was against India. This match happened at the Wanders Stadium in Johannesburg. This was the three-match ODI series between South Africa and India.

During the match, the entire South African was seen wearing pink jerseys. So they go for it because of their annual ritual of wearing this color jersey. Proteas wear a pink jersey every year when they play an ODI game at Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg.

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In general, South Africa wore green color jerseys in limited matches and also in other tournaments. But now the team is wearing a mix of green and yellow as their official jersey in limited-over cricket.

Why South African Cricket Team Wearing A Pink Jersey?

The South African cricket team has been seen wearing pink color jerseys. They wore this jersey in the ODI at Wanderers Stadium to raise awareness about breast cancer. The team started wearing pink jerseys after the World Cup in 2011.

The next year, the team was playing with pink jerseys for the first time and since then it has become a ritual for them as they spread awareness about breast cancer. The team also urged fans to come and support their side by wearing pink jerseys on a big scale.

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