The Proteas management remains intent on developing a wider group of players rather than merely a best XI, writes JON CARDINELLI.
A spike in form during the closing stages shouldn’t overshadow the fact that South Africa’s World Cup campaign was derailed by poor batting performances under pressure, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Hashim Amla’s performance in the coming match against New Zealand may prove key to South Africa’s World Cup redemption, writes JON CARDINELLI
The Proteas owe themselves and the nation a more traditionally combative performance at the back-end of the round-robin phase, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The self-styled dark horses of the 2019 World Cup continue to search for solutions to their selection and batting woes, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Faf du Plessis and his batsmen have to find form and consistency during the early stages of the World Cup, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The Proteas’ chances of success in the early rounds of the World Cup will hinge on the performances of their senior batsmen, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The Proteas bowlers disappointed as much as the batsmen in the humiliating 5-1 series defeat to India.
The Proteas have to show more urgency and innovation against the Indian spinners in the remaining ODI matches.
Proteas coach Ottis Gibson may need to revise the balance of the side as well as the strategy ahead of a very different challenge against Australia.
The Proteas found a winning formula and a new identity in the 2-0 series victory over India.
Ottis Gibson must continue to experiment with the aim of developing all-rounder options before the 2019 World Cup.
Keshav Maharaj has shown that he has the skill, as well as the mental strength to join and possibly surpass an elite group of South African Test spinners.
The senior players will be under pressure to lift the team’s standards in what will be a crucial Test series against Bangladesh.
Faf du Plessis has to deliver as a batsman and tactician in South Africa’s must-win Test at Old Trafford.