The Money Man and Mark Keohane discuss South Africa’s series losses to England and Faf du Plessis’ decision to step down as captain.
England’s batting unit showed its depth and firepower by beating South Africa by five wickets in the third and final T20I at Supersport Park in Centurion on Sunday afternoon to win the series 2-1.
There have been several World XIs put together for exhibition matches down the years, but there are always factors that skew the unit away from being genuinely cosmopolitan.
England skipper Eoin Morgan has heaped praise on opening batsman Jason Roy for his destructive batting display, despite narrowly going down to South Africa by one run on Wednesday, writes ANDRE HUISAMEN.
Joe Root and England are facing a problem of trying to fill their spinning berths for the upcoming tour to Sri Lanka.
South Africa’s domestic cricket structures have been running at a loss for several years, with the international game propping it up financially.
Two years ago, Kyle Abbott quit the Proteas in favour of a Kolpak contract. Two years later, Duanne Olivier did the same.