Former Pakistan bowling quick Shoaib Akhtar believes Quinton de Kock’s actions during the Fakhar Zaman run-out incident this past Sunday damaged the spirit of cricket.
After playing a crucial part in the Mumbai Indians winning their fifth Indian Premier League in 2020, South African wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock will once again be one of the team’s figureheads in this year’s edition.
Proteas spinner Tabraiz Shamsi has aimed to clarify Fakhar Zaman’s controversial run-out incident at the Wanderers this past Sunday.
Pakistan opener Fakhar Zaman and Proteas captain Temba Bavuma have both denied that the Quinton de Kock run-out incident this past Sunday was unfair.
The Proteas have the makings of a very good one-day side, and there’s a path for them to be among the format’s elite if they address some deficiencies, writes RYAN VREDE.
What did you make of this run out of Fakhar Zaman in the Pink ODI on Sunday? Watch the full incident here.
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SA Cricket magazine editor RYAN VREDE rates the Proteas players out of 10 in the series defeat by Pakistan.
Mark Boucher has confirmed that Quinton de Kock won’t continue as the Test skipper following the conclusion of the Pakistan series.
Decisive action is needed to arrest Quinton de Kock’s slump. Either he must be freed of the captaincy immediately, or he must be dropped, argues SA Cricket magazine editor RYAN VREDE.
Quinton de Kock says the Proteas’ concerns over their safety in Pakistan have eased after seeing the level of security on offer.
Kyle Verreynne can’t be ignored in a Test context any longer. His selection can ease the massive burden Quinton de Kock is being asked to carry, writes RYAN VREDE.
The captaincy is seriously compromising the potency of a generational talent in Quinton de Kock. It’s time to free him of the responsibility, writes SA Cricket magazine editor RYAN VREDE.
England star Jos Buttler has singled out Quiton de Kock for praise ahead of England’s white-ball tour of South Africa.
There was a time in recent cricket history when the Proteas were a white-ball force. Getting back there is going to take time, but there are signs of life, writes RYAN VREDE.