Dynamic Dwaine and Andile lead Proteas to another whitewash

The two all-rounders arguably book their World Cup spots as Sri Lanka suffer in T20s too.

It took until the final game of the home international season for the Proteas to finally see the batting ability of Dwaine Pretorius, but as they say: better late than never.

Dynamic Dwaine and Andile lead Proteas to another whitewash
Dynamic Dwaine and Andile lead Proteas to another whitewash

Dynamic Dwaine and Andile lead Proteas to another whitewash

The two all-rounders arguably book their World Cup spots as Sri Lanka suffer in T20s too.

World Cup hopefuls fire as Proteas claim T20 series win

World Cup hopefuls fire as Proteas claim T20 series win

The national selectors gain much-needed insights as Sri Lanka bemoan yet another top-order collapse.
Hopefully the rookie Proteas won’t nearly choke like the seniors

Hopefully the rookie Proteas won’t nearly choke like the seniors

The T20 series against Sri Lanka continues on Friday with various new(ish) faces coming in … including the exciting Sine Qeshile.
David Miller: It ain’t natural, but I do it

David Miller: It ain’t natural, but I do it

The Proteas official No 2 wicketkeeper certainly made his mark in the first T20 against Sri Lanka.
Miller saves Proteas from yet another choke

Miller saves Proteas from yet another choke

The experienced left-hander proves his worth on two fronts, but SA will wonder how on earth they took the first T20 against Sri Lanka to a Super Over.
Ottis claims the door to the Proteas’ World Cup squad is still open

Ottis claims the door to the Proteas’ World Cup squad is still open

But even if there are still some unanswered questions, it seems highly unlikely a left-field candidate will still come in.
Proteas player ratings: Quinny’s class, Irrepressible Immie

Proteas player ratings: Quinny’s class, Irrepressible Immie

It was certainly a series where South Africa most of their objectives against Sri Lanka.
Proteas call up exciting rookie Qeshile for T20s

Proteas call up exciting rookie Qeshile for T20s

The Warriors keeper-batsman has been rewarded for a fine rookie season as the selectors also rest a few key players.
Faf’s raves and regrets after the Sri Lankan whitewash

Faf’s raves and regrets after the Sri Lankan whitewash

South Africa certainly can’t complain over how things went in winning the ODI series 5-0, but a few questions remain.
Proteas farcically clinch ODI series whitewash after floodlight failure

Proteas farcically clinch ODI series whitewash after floodlight failure

Ironically, the fault that caused the problems wasn’t loadshedding at all.
Mendis lifts struggling Sri Lanka against Proteas

Mendis lifts struggling Sri Lanka against Proteas

A half-century by Kusal Mendis and an adventurous lower order partnership lifted a struggling Sri Lankan team in the fifth and final one-day international against South Africa at Newlands on Saturday.
Change inevitable for the Proteas, but it’s not all bad

Change inevitable for the Proteas, but it’s not all bad

JP Duminy feels positive about the state of the local game after announcing his retirement from ODI cricket.
Duminy also done with ODIs after World Cup

Duminy also done with ODIs after World Cup

Like Imran Tahir, the left-hander is calling it quits in the 50-over format, but still wants to play in the shortest form of the game.
AB: Proteas aren’t going to World Cup as one of the favourites

AB: Proteas aren’t going to World Cup as one of the favourites

The legendary batsman though readily admits that South Africa certainly boasts numerous match-winners on any given day.
WATCH: Anrich Nortje goes from hero to (a bit of a) zero

WATCH: Anrich Nortje goes from hero to (a bit of a) zero

But the new Proteas quick is certainly making his mark and learning all the way.
Proteas stroll to 4-0 lead despite Udana show

Proteas stroll to 4-0 lead despite Udana show

Sri Lanka’s No 9 briefly disrupted the home side’s dominance, before normal service in this one-sided series resumed.
I’ll fight tooth and nail for World Cup dream, says Markram

I’ll fight tooth and nail for World Cup dream, says Markram

But the precocious opener also has ‘perspective’ after being recalled to the Proteas ODI squad.
Markram and the veterans back in Proteas ODI squad

Markram and the veterans back in Proteas ODI squad

Two of them have form on their side to stake their claim, but a certain bearded stalwart still doesn’t have runs behind his name.
Quinny breaks century drought as Proteas claim early ODI series win

Quinny breaks century drought as Proteas claim early ODI series win

The gifted left-hander finally converts a good innings into something substantial as the hosts dominate Sri Lanka in the rain.
Crucial Quinny plays down injury fears

Crucial Quinny plays down injury fears

The Proteas’ prolific wicketkeeper left the field late during the second ODI against Sri Lanka, not a sight supporters want to see with no obvious replacement present.
Hostile Rabada and co spare batsmen’s blushes

Hostile Rabada and co spare batsmen’s blushes

The potent pace attack bares its teeth as the Proteas take a 2-0 lead in the ODI series against Sri Lanka.
Markram: At the end of the day, I haven’t made enough runs

Markram: At the end of the day, I haven’t made enough runs

The gifted young batsman is giving the Proteas selectors a huge headache with his domestic form, but understands being in the ODI wilderness.
We can still get a lot better, says Lungi Ngidi

We can still get a lot better, says Lungi Ngidi

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.
Tahir won’t change his retirement plan

Tahir won’t change his retirement plan

The veteran leg-spinner will wave goodbye after the World Cup, but there is a silver lining…
Rising star Qeshile surely won’t be ignored for long

Rising star Qeshile surely won’t be ignored for long

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.
Faf delighted with Tahir’s return to form

Faf delighted with Tahir’s return to form

The veteran leggie is back to what he does best: single-handedly turning games in South Africa’s favour.

 

 

 

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