6.3.2019 02:00 pm
The gifted young batsman is giving the Proteas selectors a huge headache with his domestic form, but understands being in the ODI wilderness.
The man on everyone's lips when it comes to the Proteas isn't even in the current ODI squad for the series against Sri Lanka.
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.
But the former Proteas skipper also believes Faf du Plessis and his troops really shouldn’t be burdened by such ‘rubbish’.
A player’s move to England hasn’t always been a bad thing…
The controversial rule has gone from merely taking away valuable domestic experience to actively draining the Proteas’ player pool.
Duanne Olivier unexpectedly quits international cricket for the security of English county cricket.
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.
Ironically, it might not even be his headache for much longer.
The showpiece is rapidly approaching, but there’s still little clarity on certain roles.
The Proteas skipper says he and his troops have no excuse for suffering a shock Test series whitewash against Sri Lanka.
No fight from Faf du Plessis and his troops as the admirable islanders complete a Test series whitewash.
All talk and little walk has been the mantra for the South Africans in the Test series against Sri Lanka, says Dale Benkenstein.
South Africa’s continued batting troubles erodes almost every chance they’ve had of saving face against Sri Lanka.
It’s a bit scary to think where the Proteas would be without him in the Test series against Sri Lanka.