Opening batsman Dean Elgar insists the Proteas are incentivised to win this week’s third and final Test against India in Ranchi, despite having conceded an insurmountable 2-0 series deficit.
Proteas opening batsman Aiden Markram has been ruled out of this week’s third and final Test against India in Ranchi.
Criticism of Aiden Markram is premature. He is still the right man to open South Africa’s batting order alongside Dean Elgar in Test cricket. The Proteas don’t really have an alternative during the ongoing series against India, unless Theunis de Bruyn or Temba Bavuma are elevated to the top of the order. De Bruyn opened the batting, unsuccessfully, on Test… Read more →
South African pitches greatly assist the Proteas when they play at home, but cripples them when they play elsewhere in the world.
More than 30 South African players have registered for the player draft ahead of the inaugural The Hundred – the England and Wales Cricket Board’s new limited-overs tournament.
Fast bowler Kagiso Rabada concedes the Proteas are ‘under immense pressure’ to win the the third and final Test against India, which will start in Ranchi on Saturday.
Fast bowler Anrich Nortje enjoys working with the experienced Kagiso Rabada and Vernon Philander during the Proteas’ ongoing Test series against India.
The tour of India was always going to be a baptism of fire for Enoch Nkwe and his inexperienced Proteas Test squad, writes Philasande Sixaba.
Acting director of cricket Corrie van Zyl has reiterated Cricket South Africa’s faith in a relatively inexperienced Proteas squad that has conceded Test-series defeat to India.
Cricket South Africa chief executive officer Thabang Moroe has all but excused the Proteas’ Test series defeat by India this month.
Former Test batsman Ashwell Prince has defended opener Aiden Markram amid the Proteas’ struggles during the ongoing tour of India.
Captain Faf du Plessis was confronted by several inadequacies, as the Proteas suffered an innings and 137-run defeat by India on day four of the second Test at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune on Sunday.
The uncapped George Linde has been added to the Proteas’ squad for next week’s third and final Test at the JSCA International Stadium Complex in Ranchi.
The Proteas slumped to an innings and 137-run defeat at the hands of India on day four of the second Test against India at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune on Sunday.
All-rounders Vernon Philander and Keshav Maharaj were again at the fore of the Proteas’ belated resistance at tea on day four of the second Test against India at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune.