Proteas limited-overs captain Temba Bavuma has joined the cricketing world in lavishing praise upon Devon Conway following his sensational double century on debut.
South Africans seeking to turn Devon Conway’s loss to New Zealand into a race issue fail to acknowledge what is self-evident – his gift just bloomed later than most and in an environment which facilitated that. Let’s celebrate a wonderful talent, not wrongly denigrate a system, writes RYAN VREDE.
New Zealand’s Devon Conway became just the seventh batsman in Test cricket’s 144-year history to make a double century on debut. We take a look at those who scored double centuries before him and what came of their respective careers.
Following Devon Conway’s century on Test debut for the Black Caps, Omphile Ramela credits his success to perseverance and finding the right environment to succeed.
Devon Conway made 200 on his Test debut before England captain Joe Root helped the hosts recover from a top-order collapse on the second day of the series opener at Lord’s on Thursday.
Here’s a look at all the angles in the moment Devon Conway recorded his maiden Test century at Lord’s.
South African-born Devon Conway dominated day one to hand New Zealand the edge at stumps of the first Test. On debut, Conway scored an unbeaten 136, the highest-ever score for a debutant at Lord’s, and took New Zealand to 246-3 at stumps.
South African-born Devon Conway’s excellent form with the bat continued on Sunday when he smashed an unbeaten 92 as New Zealand beat Bangladesh by 66 runs in the first T20I.
South African-born Devon Conway and all-rounder Daryl Mitchell struck maiden ODI centuries as New Zealand overpowered Bangladesh by 164 runs in the final clash of the series on Friday.
South African-born Devon Conway smashed an impossibly brilliant 99* to drive New Zealand to a 53-run victory over Australia.
South African-born Devon Conway is on the verge of a New Zealand debut but says the quota system had nothing to do with his decision to move.