Cape Town - The fourth and Pink Day one-day international (ODI) between the Proteas and India at the Wanderers Stadium has been sold out.
As before, the Proteas are
lending their full support and will pitch up in Pink on match day, February 10.
Proteas have yet to be beaten in pink.
As a huge
coup this year, Miss South Africa Adè van Heerden has been confirmed as a
This is in addition to PinkDay's fashion ambassador,
David Tlale, whose association was announced late last year.
Associating fashion and beauty with this
popular sports event will add to the panache of PinkDay.
on his involvement, David Tlale says, "I have enjoyed hearing about the way
South Africans unite for an incredible cause, at an event that has an electric
atmosphere and fans and supporters dress up to show their support. This year I
want to call on everyone to #PitchUpInPink and take their self-expression to a
whole new dimension and style."
South Africa (CSA), Wanderers and sponsors Momentum are pulling out all
the stops to make sure funds for breast cancer care and awareness are raised,
while providing an excellent fan and spectator experience, whether you are at
the match or watching on TV.
year a new beneficiary has been announced and all funds raised will be going to
the Breast Care Clinic at the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic
The PinkDay campaign will, as always, focus on the
early awareness call - as early detection allows for the best possible
in previous years corporate South Africa is also coming to the party, with
sponsors associated with cricket, pledging their support with donations based
on runs, wickets, scores and various high pressure hits within the stadium.
The goal of raising more than R1million is certainly possible with the support
from fans, companies, players and everyone.
2018 will mark the
launch of PinkFriday, the day before match day, which is a call to
action for everyone to #PitchUpInPink to show support. This is a way for
absolutely everyone to get involved, and not just those lucky enough to be at
In previous years fans attending have not disappointed with
flamboyant and fanciful outfits in more than fifty shades of pink and now
everyone can get in on the pink action.
Companies and schools are
encouraged to rally staff and scholars to #PitchUpInPink on the Friday before
call to action is clear: whomever you are, wherever you are #PitchUpInPink, on
the Friday before, on February 9 or on match day, Saturday, February 10 and to donate as much as possible to this worthy cause. Donation can
be made via a Snapscan QR code.