Proteas captain Temba Bavuma has been ruled out of the second Test against India at Newlands.
The Proteas have explained the decision not to let captain Temba Bavuma bat against India in Centurion on Thursday.
Temba Bavuma and Kagiso Rabada will not play for the Central Gauteng Lions in their 4-Day Series match against the KZN Dolphins in Durban as planned.
Proteas white-ball coach Rob Walter has explained the decision to rest Temba Bavuma for the T20I and ODI series against India this month.
Temba Bavuma is expected to miss the Proteas’ T20I and ODI series against India this month.
Rassie van der Dussen says there were “no doubts” in the Proteas players’ minds that Temba Bavuma needed to be in the team at the recent World Cup.
CSA director of cricket Enoch Nkwe says Temba Bavuma is “a lot stronger” following the Proteas’ 2023 World Cup semi-final defeat than he was after last year’s T20 World Cup disappointment.
Graeme Smith says Proteas ODI captain Temba Bavuma has an opportunity to “fight back and show everyone what he’s made of”.
Temba Bavuma says he would never consider stepping down ahead of a World Cup semi-final.
Temba Bavuma is set to retain the Proteas’ ODI captaincy following the team’s World Cup semi-final defeat to Australia.
Should Temba Bavuma continue to captain the Proteas’ ODI team or is it time for a change following their World Cup semi-final exit?
Proteas coach Rob Walter says he is “proud” of Temba Bavuma despite the injured captain being unable to break South Africa’s World Cup jinx.
Injured Proteas captain Temba Bavuma says he is not “100%” and the team will decide later if he is fit enough to play in the World Cup semi-final against Australia.
Proteas coach Rob Walter says injured Temba Bavuma will not receive preferential treatment because he is the team captain.
Proteas coach Rob Walter on whether captain Temba Bavuma is ‘undroppable’ and their World Cup semi-final against Australia on Thursday.