Pedigree alone suggests the Lions should join the defending champion Dolphins and Knights in the semifinals.
The CSA interim board’s term of office expires on February 15 and Yacoob said their focus in the next three weeks would be on formulating a new structure for the board.
South Africa’s highest-ranked Test bowler has not played a Test in almost exactly a year.
The recently announced new-look Interim Board have however said they will oppose the application in court.
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Australia – scheduled to arrive for a Test series against the Proteas next month – have proved they are still a force to be reckoned with.
Okuhle Cele, Ryan Rickleton and Jacques Snyman have received their maiden national team call-ups, while Glenton Stuurman returns after missing the Test tour.

Cricket We must stamp our authority from first ball – Proteas women’s captain Luus

The touring Pakistan team have given the South Africans a good go in the past so indications are it should be a competitive series.

Proteas De Kock ‘settled’ at No 5 as debate about best position continues

There have been calls for the wicket-keeper, who also captains the Proteas, to move down the batting order, with Temba Bavuma moving up.

Proteas Security concerns allayed, it’s Pakistan’s spinners who have Proteas in a tizz

“We’ve played on Asian pitches in the past and they’ve targeted us by preparing dustbowls and making it an uneven contest,” said captain Quinton de Kock.

Proteas Proteas Covid tests all return negative after arrival in Karachi

The team underwent Covid-19 testing upon arrival and have been quarantining in their rooms since then.

Cricket Proteas forced to charter last-minute flight in dash to Pakistan

A team spokesperson confirmed on Sunday that Cricket South Africa had to make urgent late arrangements after an announcement from Emirates Airlines.

Cricket Knights and Dolphins into semi-finals after another washout in Potch

The Pool B fixtures, which will be played between the Cobras, Lions and Warriors, are scheduled to take place from 22-30 January at the same venue in a bio-secure environment.

Proteas WATCH: High-level security for Proteas as they arrive in Pakistan

It is the first tour by the South Africans to the country in 14 years and they will play two Tests and three T20 Internationals.

Cricket South Africa arrive for first Pakistan tour in 14 years

Pakistan and South Africa will play the first Test in Karachi from January 26.

Proteas Jansen in, Baartman out of Proteas squad for Pakistan tour

The 20-year-old left-arm fast bowler is number two in the Leading Wicket Takers column of this season’s CSA 4-Day Franchise Series.

Cricket Experienced Luus to captain Proteas women against Pakistan

“I’m excited about this group we have selected, and the players have a great opportunity to continue with the great strides they have made at this level,” said coach Hilton Moreeng.

Proteas Pakistan drop five players from last Test for series against Proteas

“We have selected a squad after analysing the performance in New Zealand and areas of improvement are identified,” said chief selector Mohammad Wasim.

Cricket Rain washes out Titans, Knights One-Day Cup game in Potchefstroom

The Group B fixtures will take place from 22-30 January at the same venue, which is staging the competition in a bio-secure environment (BSE).

Proteas Proteas batsmen are ‘confident’, says Boucher, but they must adapt to Pakistan conditions

Pace bowlers are also likely to play a much bigger role than elsewhere on the subcontinent and Boucher says he is pleased to have a bowling coach like Charl Langeveldt who has such a sound knowledge of reverse-swing.

Cricket Dolphins, Titans frustrated by wet outfield at rainy Potch

Though the Titans have moved above the Knights on the Group A table with three points, they face a crucial match-up against the Central Franchise (two points) on Friday.





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