28.1.2020 09:04 am
Given the eventual series scoreline, it’s not surprising that most of the players underperformed. But two newbies impressed.
Here's how the Proteas fared in their Test series against England.
The Proteas quick does his best to keep his side in the game.
The Proteas fought back well after a flat start.
It’s an undoubted ‘perfect storm’ as governance implosions take place right next failing on-field systems.
Temba Bavuma returns as Faf du Plessis admits an under-pressure batting order is becoming confused by all the external advice on how they should play.
CSA’s acting director of cricket also wants the job on a permanent basis.
SA’s former cricket boss believes the men that have handed the Proteas’ bowling kingpin his ban might be ‘overreacting’.
Linda Zondi and co are merely casting the net wider in a short series against the world champion English.
You can expect most of them to initially play fringe roles, with the exception of Lutho Sipamla and Kyle Verreynne perhaps.
The mercurial wicketkeeper-batsman has previously been identified as a future leader at national level.
Jonty Rhodes bravely speaks out on how he benefitted and highlights the national team’s struggle to cultivate depth among black players.
As one social media user commented: ‘What’s the golden rule? Always protect your golden tool!”
The Proteas bowling kingpin promises to work on his on-field emotions, which has led to his suspension for the final Test against England.
While they don’t necessarily have to follow England’s template, something drastic has to change to arrest their Test slump.