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Strange: South Africa women’s cricket team captain marries teammate!

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Cape Town: The captain of South Africa national women’s cricket team Dane van Niekerk today tied the nuptial knot with her teammate and a fast-bowling all-rounder of immense repute Marizanne Kapp.

 

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After New Zealand’s Amy Satterthwaite and Lea Tahuhu took the vows and got married in what is only the second instance of same-sex cricketers getting married, both van Niekerk and Kapp were a picture of delight during the picture-perfect sunny wedding ceremony.

 

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Marizanne even posted some of photos on Instagram account to let fans and followers stay updated with what surely is the start of their most important innings together.

 

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While love bloomed off the cricket field, both van Niekerk and Kapp have been strong performers on the pitch and have several achievements to their respective credit. While both cricketers made their international debut within two days of each other, van Niekerk has featured in 1 Test, 95 ODIs and 68 T20Is.

 

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Kapp has seven fifties in ODIs and her legbreak has helped her claim 125 wickets. She has also been prolific in T20Is with nine fifties and 49 wickets to her credit. Kapp is equally capable on the field and has featured in a Test, 93 ODIs and 62 T20Is.

 

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She has one century and six fifties in T20Is while has claimed 99 and 48 wickets in both formats, respectively.

 

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Besides their international duties, both van Niekerk and Kapp have been part of Sidney Sixers in the Women’s Big Bash League and feature high up in international rankings – especially in the shortest format of the game.

 

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Pakistani teenage girl, boyfriend beheaded by father for ‘honour’

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Islamabad: An 18-year-old teenage girl was beheaded along with her 21-year-old boyfriend in Pakistan by her father and uncle in what the police are calling yet another incident of honour killing, the media reported on Monday.

 

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The incident took place in a small village in Attock district when the man arrived at the girl’s house to meet her, police was quoted by Dawn News as saying. Soon after, the girl’s father and her uncle walked in and, after tying the victims with ropes, beheaded them with a sharp object.

 

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The police have arrested both suspects and recovered the murder weapon as well, Sub-inspector of Saddar police station Asif Khan said.

Scores of people in Pakistan, an overwhelming majority of whom are women, are still being murdered by relatives for bringing “shame” on their family.

 

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At least 280 such murders were recorded by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan from October 2016 to June 2017 – a figure believed to be understated and incomplete.

 

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