The Proteas quick himself wasn’t at his peak upon his return to international cricket, but at least the side is aware of `the need for improvement.
The veteran leg-spinner will wave goodbye after the World Cup, but there is a silver lining…
The 19-year-old Warriors keeper-batsman started as a promising rookie this season. Now he’s one of the best batters in the country already.
The veteran leggie is back to what he does best: single-handedly turning games in South Africa’s favour.
South Africa’s most senior figures do the business as Sri Lanka’s unexpected revival on the current tour is halted at the Wanderers.
The lanky quick might’ve seemingly burst onto the scene in the Mzansi Super League, but he’s been on the radar for a while.

Cricket Focus on World Cup as one-day series starts

The Cricket World Cup looms large for both South Africa and Sri Lanka when they meet in a five-match one-day international series starting at the Wanderers Stadium on Sunday.

Cricket Get ready for endless questions about choking, warns Biff

But the former Proteas skipper also believes Faf du Plessis and his troops really shouldn’t be burdened by such ‘rubbish’.

Cricket Four Kolpak signings that turned out well for the Proteas

A player’s move to England hasn’t always been a bad thing…

Cricket Five Kolpak defections that hurt the Proteas

The controversial rule has gone from merely taking away valuable domestic experience to actively draining the Proteas’ player pool.

Cricket Another Kolpak shock for the Proteas

Duanne Olivier unexpectedly quits international cricket for the security of English county cricket.

Cricket Amla’s fine legacy is being eroded

The bearded stalwart’s record in the five-day format renders him an undoubted legend, but his career is rapidly reaching a lowly end point he doesn’t deserve.

Cricket Ottis can’t figure out why the Proteas are batting so badly

Ironically, it might not even be his headache for much longer.

Cricket Much of the Proteas’ World Cup picture is still blank

The showpiece is rapidly approaching, but there’s still little clarity on certain roles.

Cricket Faf: This is my biggest low as captain

The Proteas skipper says he and his troops have no excuse for suffering a shock Test series whitewash against Sri Lanka.

Cricket Proteas humiliation complete as Sri Lanka make history

No fight from Faf du Plessis and his troops as the admirable islanders complete a Test series whitewash.

Cricket Proteas guru admits batsmen have been ‘complacent’

All talk and little walk has been the mantra for the South Africans in the Test series against Sri Lanka, says Dale Benkenstein.

Cricket Proteas stare embarrassing series whitewash in the face

South Africa’s continued batting troubles erodes almost every chance they’ve had of saving face against Sri Lanka.

Cricket Quinny is making a big difference, says Markram

It’s a bit scary to think where the Proteas would be without him in the Test series against Sri Lanka.

Cricket Proteas hang on after another dreary batting effort

South Africa’s under pressure batters once again fail to show application as plucky Sri Lanka continue to impress.

 

 

 

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