Today, SA cricket is the winner

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Today, SA cricket is the winner

Steve Smith of Australia and Lungi Ngidi of South Africa celebrating during the 2nd One Day International match between South Africa and Australia at Mangaung Oval on March 04, 2020 in Bloemfontein, South Africa. (Photo by Johan Pretorius/Gallo Images)

There really isn’t anything to lose … except the chance of rubbing Australian noses in it with a 3-0 whitewash.

It’s been a long, painful, time since Proteas cricket fans could anticipate a match by the national men’s team with optimism, or even joy. Despite the fact the unlucky women’s team lost out (thanks to the rain) to Australia in Thursday’s T20 World Cup semi-final, today’s men’s match at Potchefstroom against the Aussies will be one to savour. First, it is a dead rubber, because SA are already 2-0 up in the three-match series, which means that title is in the bag. So, there really isn’t anything to lose … except the chance of rubbing Australian noses in it with...



 


 

 

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