The change of format brought no relief to the struggling Cobras as they went down by 38 runs to the Knights in the opening CSA T20 Challenge match at the Wanderers.
South Africa let slip a winning position to collapse to a 36-run defeat to Australia in the Tri-nations series, in St Kitts on Saturday.
Aaron Phangiso is aiming for an extended run in the Proteas ODI side by taking advantage of the spin-friendly conditions in the Caribbean.
The ODI series against West Indies and Australia is a great opportunity to give some fringe players an extended run.
Eight spin bowlers and six batsmen from South Africa’s franchises are being sent to a spin bowling course in Mumbai, India, from May 14 to 21.
Aaron Phangiso has been cleared to represent South Africa at the World T20 after he successfully adjusted his bowling action.
The selectors have put a player on standby to take Aaron Phangiso’s place in the World T20 squad in case the spinner fails to rectify his bowling action in time.
Aaron Phangiso will miss the first two T20 internationals against Australia after independent tests found his bowling action to be illegal.
Mark Salter looks back on players and moments of note in the Lions’ eight-wicket victory over the Cape Cobras in the Momentum One-Day Cup final at Newlands on Sunday.
Captain Stephen Cook’s 77 steered the Highveld Lions to an easy victory in the Momentum One-Day Cup final, beating an under-performing Cape Cobras by eight wickets at Newlands on Sunday.
South African spinner Aaron Phangiso has been reported for a suspected illegal bowling action during the One-Day Cup eliminator match against the Warriors at the Wanderers on Wednesday.
A brilliant 128-run partnership between Rassie van der Dussen and Dominic Hendricks carried the Highveld Lions to the final of the Momentum One-Day Cup.
Cricket South Africa have reminded Aaron Phangiso of his responsibilities as a national cricketer after he pretended to snort something on television during the second T20 against England on Sunday.
Farhaan Behardien, David Miller and Aaron Phangiso have been included in the South Africa A T20 squad to face England next week.
CSA have confirmed the national contracted players for the year, and Temba Bavuma, Farhaan Behardien and Rilee Rossouw have been awarded them for the first time.