Quinton de Kock will take a ‘mental health’ break and skip a forthcoming domestic Twenty20 tournament on medical advice.
It goes without saying that wicketkeeper-batsman Quinton de Kock was a reluctant captain of the Proteas side.
Despite an improved second innings batting performance, the Proteas have crashed to defeat against Pakistan in Rawalpindi.
Pakistan closed the day on 129-6 with an overall lead of 200 and four wickets intact on a tacky Rawalpindi stadium pitch which has cracks to help slow bowlers.
Pakistan took four early Proteas wickets to dominate the second Test in Rawalpindi, despite a five-wicket haul by Anrich Nortje.
Mark Boucher has confirmed that Quinton de Kock will step away from the leadership of the Proteas Test team.
Pakistan will look to end a 17-year wait for a series win against South Africa and leapfrog the Proteas in the rankings in the second Test.
The Proteas crashed to a heavy defeat in their opening Test against Pakistan in Karachi on Day 4 on Friday.
An inspired performance by their bowlers has given the Proteas the advantage at stumps on Day of the first Test against Pakistan in Karachi.
Barring an injury in warm-up, Quinton de Kock will play his 50th Test for the Proteas in Karachi against Pakistan, starting on Tuesday.
SA will play their first Test in Pakistan for 14 years this week in a “monumental moment” for the revival of cricket in the country.
SA skipper Quinton de Kock says security surrounding the squad since their arrival in Pakistan has allowed them to concentrate on cricket.
Touchdown for the Proteas as they arrived for their two-Test and three-T20I series against Pakistan on Saturday.
SA captain Quinton de Kock has questioned the sustainability of ‘bubble’ life as he contemplated the upcoming tour of Pakistan.
NZ’s Kane Williamson has overtaken Australia’s Steve Smith and India’s Virat Kohli to be the No 1 Test batsman in the world in the latest ICC rankings.
Proteas T20 and ODI captain Quinton de Kock confirmed he’s agreed to be Test skipper as a short-term measure only.
Proteas captain Quinton de Kock said he and his players felt a responsibility to ensure future tours of SA can take place by adhering to Covid-19 protocols.
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England start as strong favourites when they take on a SA side struggling on and off the pitch in a three-match one-day international series.
The Proteas’ long-awaited return to the international arena ended in a 3-0 whitewash at the hands of England in their T20 series at Newlands.
Proteas skipper Quinton de Kock has won the toss and elected to bat in the third and final T20 against England at Newlands.
England have taken an unassailable 2-0 lead in their three-match T20I series against the Proteas.
England’s Jos Buttler has said he is a “huge fan” of SA captain Quinton de Kock as the two wicketkeeper-batsmen prepare to go head-to-head.
Proteas wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock enjoyed a memorable 2020 Indian Premier League, finishing as SA’s top run-scorer.
Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma has a simple formula for the team’s domination of the Indian Premier League: “Sheer brilliance”.