South Africa return to one-day international cricket for the first time in a year against Pakistan with a history-making new captain.
New Proteas limited-overs captain Temba Bavuma says the team’s 2023 Cricket World Cup preparations will start in the ODI series against Pakistan.
Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq said he believed the venues for two white-ball series in South Africa would suit his team.
Proteas spinner Keshav Maharaj has congratulated both Dean Elgar and Temba Bavuma for their appointments as national team captains.
Temba Bavuma said that he accepted the responsibility of being appointed as South Africa’s first black African cricket captain.
Temba Bavuma tied Proteas legend Jonty Rhodes’ mark for direct hit run outs on the second day of the ongoing Test against Pakistan.
Quinton de Kock has been replaced by Ryan Rickelton, with Temba Bavuma set to captain the Kites.
It was a frustrating day for South Africa at Kingsmead on Wednesday, as they took on Sri Lanka in the first of two Tests.
The Proteas took full control of the fourth and final Test against Australia, with Temba Bavuma left stranded on 95* – and the agony was unbearable.
The little man can fly!
From top order travails to a jam-packed calendar, South Africa’s incoming boss will have his hands full before he’s even unpacked his luggage as he takes over from Russell Domingo.
Former batsman Graeme Pollock believes we have to accept ‘middle of the road’ at best for the Proteas in Test cricket, despite them sitting second in the ICC rankings and top of the ODI charts.
South Africa’s batting crumbled quicker than the Lord’s wicket second time around, as they were hammered by a whopping 211 runs in the first Test in London. Twitter was not pleased at all.
A funny old day in Dunedin saw both sides continue neck-and-neck. Oh, and Stephen Cook wandered off without being given out and the ground was evacuated. Here’s what Twitter said.
We have a tantalising game of cricket on our hands after the second day comes to an end in Dunedin. Here’s what the Twitterati had to say about the Proteas’ efforts with bat and ball.
When you need someone to get stuck in, the opener from Welkom is your guy. As he turned around the Proteas’ fortunes in Dunedin, the interwebz was up keeping watch in the early hours.
The Proteas blew away the tourists again on day three in Johannesburg to complete a 3-0 series win. Here’s what the experts at home made of it.
Dynamite, small packages, etc, etc.
Transformation is a loaded word is far too often misunderstood and leads to animosity.
Fair to say, Ben Stokes doesn’t think much of Temba Bavuma.