The all-rounder shows his mettle with bat and ball as Sri Lanka show some limitations before the World Cup.
He has topped the International Cricket Council’s bowler rankings in both Tests and one-day internationals.
The Proteas skipper also acknowledges that he and his teammates can’t deny a troubled history at the tournament.
The 2003 World Cup will be remembered for the Proteas being stumped by rain and Duckworth-Lewis, but that was actually the least of their problems.
Dale Benkenstein was a member of the 1999 squad … and a ‘victim’ of that team’s one big failing.

Cricket World Cup 2019 Sorry and a hug: Tahir and Rabada’s IPL battle is a great World Cup omen

The potential benefit of the two men’s wicket-taking displays before the World Cup is obvious.

Cricket World Cup 2019 I don’t deserve the World Cup, says Markram

He’s suddenly become a trump card for the tournament, but the humble batsman certainly doesn’t feel that way.

Cricket World Cup 2019 World Cup archive: The day every Protea fan shed a tear

Almost 20 years ago, South Africans mourned THAT run out. But the 1999 campaign was so much more really.

Cricket World Cup 2019 ‘We won’t choke’

Ottis Gibson and Faf du Plessis insist the Proteas have left their baggage of previous World Cups behind.

Cricket World Cup 2019 Faf: We don’t need to be superheroes in England

The Proteas captain spells out the winning recipe to ending the World Cup curse.

Cricket World Cup 2019 The Proteas’ three World Cup Commandments

As spelled out by one of their biggest prophets, assistant coach Malibongwe Maketa.

Cricket World Cup 2019 Chris Morris: I’m not angry at anyone for not being picked

Instead, the Proteas all-rounder wants to make sure he makes his last-gasp waltz into the World Cup squad count.

Cricket World Cup 2019 Proteas will be weather watchers at World Cup

If coach Ottis Gibson says it’s going to be a factor, then you can safely believe him.

Cricket World Cup 2019 Word Cup archive: How Meyrick Pringle saved the Proteas’ 1992 debut

Given back its international status, South Africa surprised all and sundry by reaching the last four of the tournament. But it wasn’t an easy ride…

Cricket WATCH: Hat-trick for SA’s Masabata Klaas

It’s only the 10th instance in world women’s cricket.

Cricket World Cup 2019 Four talking points as the Proteas ramp up their World Cup prep

It’s all about the quicks and their well-being at the moment…

Cricket World Cup 2019 Morris drafted in as Proteas injury curse strikes

The all-rounder replaces the unfortunate Anrich Nortje as worries over Kagiso Rabada and Dale Steyn persist.

Cricket World Cup 2019 Proteas have full-blown crisis as Rabada returns home

None of the national cricket team’s quicks are currently fully fit with the World Cup just over three weeks away.

Cricket World Cup 2019 The Proteas trio that waves goodbye after the World Cup

But don’t expect this list to be merely limited to these men.




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