The Australians have admitted they will target Vernon Philander over his ‘hacked account’ tweet in which Steve Smith was accused of starting the ‘Rabada Saga’.
Vernon Philander has denied posting a tweet in which he accuses Australia captain Steve Smith of causing the incident which got Kagiso Rabada banned.
The ‘one for all, all for one’ mentality is what makes the Proteas four-man pace strikeforce so potent, says Vernon Philander.
World No 1 Test bowler Kagiso Rabada is working on improving his action to make himself an opening bowler.
Kagiso Rabada, aged just 22 and having played just 24 Tests, has risen to No 1 in the ICC Test rankings following the first Test against India at Newlands.
Vernon Philander stood up when it counted to secure his best Test figures and finally close down India.
Morne Morkel’s five-for against Zimbabwe lifted him into the top 10 of the ICC Test bowlers’ rankings.
A fighting innings of 145 from Dane Vilas pulled the Dolphins from the brink of disaster on day one of the Sunfoil match against the Cobras.
Vernon Philander continuing his successful record at Lord’s by ending with 3-46 on day one against England, is Khalid Mohidin’s Play of the Day.
Vernon Philander will return for Sussex on 21 May, if all goes well with his rehabilitation.
Vernon Philander will hope to repeat his performance from 2012 at Seddon Park, which saw him pick up a career-best 6-44.
Morne Morkel and Vernon Philander are fit and ready for the Test series against New Zealand starting on 8 March in Dunedin.
Proteas bowling coach Charl Langeveldt suggested that Vernon Philander would be ‘perfect’ for the ICC Champions Trophy squad.
Faf du Plessis demanded a ruthless performance and he got it when his bowlers dismissed Sri Lanka for 131, trailing by 295 on the first innings.
The Proteas were quick to strike back after being bowled out for 426, but Sri Lanka settled to take tea on 46-1 on day two of the third Test at the Wanderers.