#PinkDay a huge success

Pink Day was not only a huge success on the field, but also off the field as the event raised over R500,000.

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

JOHANNESBURG - The Pink Day ODI between the Proteas and England was a major success as the event generated more than R500,000 towards the Pink Drive.

The money generated from the event will be donated towards the fight against breast cancer.

South Africa also rounded off a successful initiative by beating the English by one wicket.

Pink Day was not only a huge success on the field, but also off the field as the event raised over R500,000 towards the fight against breast cancer.

Every six that was hit by the batsman amounted to a R10,000 donation and every six that was caught by a spectator added R15,000 while each boundary brought in R1000.

Transport service Uber also jumped on the bandwagon donating half of their takings from trips to and from the Wanderers Stadium to the cause.

The event proved to be a success as the Proteas beat England to level the ODI series at 2-all.