Ken Borland
Sports Journalist
3 minute read
30 Dec 2020
7:00 am

The 2020 cricket year in review: The highs, lows and surprises

Ken Borland

From the joy of the 3-0 drubbing handed out to the Aussies in an ODI series to the lows of what has gone on off the field, it's been quite a year.

Lungi Ngidi was in fine form against the Australians earlier this season, taking a brilliant 6 for 58 in the second ODI. Picture: Getty Images

My local highlight of the year Marvellous Markram! Aiden Markram scored three successive centuries for the Titans in four-day cricket in November to mark his recapturing of his best form in what was hopefully a prelude for a triumphant return to Test cricket (which it proved to be). Markram stroked 149 and 121 against the Warriors and then 113 versus the Cape Cobras, three innings of great class and stylishness. With the long-term Test captaincy still up for grabs, it would be a tremendous help if the 26-year-old could cement his place in the Proteas team, regaining the form that...