4.7.2020 10:06 am
While he is pleased with the work done by players during lockdown, Proteas physiotherapist Craig Govender says it’s crucial they ease their way back into full training in order to avoid injury.
The Proteas high performance squad have completed their first week of training since their season ended in mid-March, and perhaps the first conclusion to be drawn is that it is just as well the return to play scheduled for June 27 was postponed to July 18.
Though he admitted it was a challenge to be working with a young, splintered attack, Langeveldt was pleased with the strides they had made.
Having impressed as the Proteas’ bowling top dog in the latter part of the season, the speedster says the national bowling guru has been a breath of fresh air.
The gifted young Proteas keeper has made a fine if somewhat belated start to his international career. It fits him like a glove.
The Proteas head coach also highlights how well he and assistant coach Enoch Nkwe are getting along.
Confinement isn’t a good fit for the legendary Proteas quick, known for loving the outdoors. But it might delay his international retirement…
Graeme Smith has crunched his numbers and determined the national team needs six weeks to prepare for any upcoming tour. That complicates things immensely.
Much like a corona-riddled world at the moment, the Titans star has more questions than answers about a bumpy 2019/20 season.
There’s a look of stability to the national group for next season, though the lucky ones outstrip the unlucky ones.
Cricket South Africa says it’s ‘wonderful’ to have Proteas back from India and are ‘fortunate’ that economic impact of Covid-19 isn’t too damaging.
The national cricket team went to India for a tour where they eventually played no matches whatsoever.
The final two matches of the ODI series were initially slated to be played behind closed doors, but the continued spread of COVID-19 has prompted more radical action.
However, it now seems the last two matches could be played behind closed doors due to the government’s directive on the coronavirus.
ODI skipper Quinton de Kock confirms the whole team was tested for the disease upon arrival in India for a short series.