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Thousands raised by Proteas' Pink Drive

Various stakeholders have pledged large amounts of money towards the breast cancer initiative.

Imran Tahir of South Africa celebrates with teammates the wicket of Eoin Morgan of England during the Momentum One Day International 4th match between South Africa and England at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa on February 12, 2016 Picture: ©Samuel Shivambu/BackpagePix
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WANDERERS – Hundreds of thousands of rands have already been raised for the Pink Drive in aid of breast cancer at the Wanderers Stadium.

That's where the Proteas are taking on England in the fourth ODI, also dubbed Pink Day.

Various stakeholders have pledged large amounts of money towards the initiative.

For every four that is hit in this game, R1,000 will be donated. R10,000 will be donated for every catch taken while R15,000 will be given for every six caught by a spectator.


People dressed in pink shirts, caps and even costumes, making their way to the ground. Picture: Morena Mothupi/EWN

These are some of the pledges made by various brands towards the initiative, which has raised well over R200,000 so far.

The stadium is packed to capacity, with cricket fans draped in the pink regalia, cheering the national team on as they try to win the match and level the series.

(Edited by Refilwe Pitjeng)


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