“Honestly since I was at Liverpool that feels like one of the biggest Champions League nights,” said Liverpool head coach Jurgen Klopp.
“Everybody at Aston Villa wishes a speedy recovery to all those @NUFC affected by the virus.”
“It’s like a kid running into a playground for the first time,” visiting captain Jason Holder said as he described being able to get out in New Zealand and play cricket before large crowds. 
The former capped player was granted bail of R100 000 after a shipment of 250 000 mandrax tablets was allegedly traced from Gauteng to his house in Parow, Cape Town.
The big star for the South Africans was Rassie van der Dussen, but his quick-fire half century was all in vain at Newlands.
The Interim Board said in a statement they remain committed to fulfilling their mandate and restoring confidence in CSA and its structures.
There were again a number of quality performances on day two of the latest round of 4-Day Domestic Series cricket competition.
The traditional end of year tour to Europe will happen in November next year, and Scotland will be one of the opponents.
The South African is desperate to add his name to the winners’ list, but he’ll have strong competition when the tournament tees off on Thursday.
“I am really lucky that I feel OK with only mild symptoms and will do my best to stay fit and healthy.”
With the in-form fullback ruled out of action, will it be Willemse at 15, or will the coaching staff back Swiel, Wolhuter or Leyds?
“I’ve learned this year that it’s not always the fastest guy on the day who wins… it’s not that simple.”
It’s an all-Springbok front-row heading to Ellis Park as the home team look to register a crucial win and bag the points on offer.

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