Temba Bavuma was delighted with his impressive batting performance in the second innings of the Lions’ 4-Day Franchise Series clash with the Dolphins in Pietermaritzburg.
While the Proteas executed their bowling plans excellently on day one of the Port Elizabeth Test, they need to wrap up the England innings quickly if they want to win this Test match. writes JOHN GOLIATH.
Cape Cobras Captain Dane Piedt expressed his delight at yet another Cobras player making their Test debut this season.
Former England opener Michael Atherton says it was ‘hard to explain’ and ‘a puzzle’ that the new ball was handed to Dane Paterson over Kagiso Rabada.
Catch up with the action at St George’s Park where South Africa and England did fine battle during the first day of the third Test.
Former Proteas batsman Ashwell Prince opens up on his part in the controversial Test between England and South Africa at Leeds and his magnificent 149.
When Quinton de Kock called for his helmet and made his way towards the stumps at St George’s Park, the Test match was seven overs old. This was a portent for a day of attrition, writes DANIEL GALLAN in Port Elizabeth.
The Proteas limited England to 224-4 at the close of play on day one of the third Test at St George’s Park in Port Elizabeth on Thursday.
England moved to 117-2 at tea on day one of the third Test against South Africa at St George’s Park in Port Elizabeth.
The Proteas went without a wicket before lunch on day one of the third Test against England at St George’s Park in Port Elizabeth on Thursday.
Temba Bavuma has made a strong case to be included in the Proteas Test team again after making a valuable century for the Lions in their 130-run defeat to the Dolphins on Thursday in Pietermaritzburg
England captain Joe Root won the toss and opted to bat first on day one of the third Test against South Africa at St George’s Park in Port Elizabeth on Thursday.
The decision to have Dane Paterson stay with the Proteas in between the second and third Tests against England, instead of returning to the 4-Day Domestic Series with the Cape Cobras, suggests another debut in Port Elizabeth.
Proteas captain Faf du Plessis refuses to be drawn into debate about the form of batsman Temba Bavuma and others during the ongoing Test series against England.
Faf du Plessis remains the Proteas skipper, surviving a leadership clear-out that claimed most of the coaching staff, but his position is still under threat.