Untroubled and untested, Dean Elgar led the way as the Proteas laid a 298-1 foundation against Bangladesh in the first Test.
An opening partnership of 99 by Dean Elgar and Aiden Markram set a solid platform for the Proteas at lunch on day one of the Test in Potchefstroom.
South Africa lost the toss and were sent in to bat in the first Test against Bangladesh in Potchefstroom.
Twelve matches, including three Test matches, will be played by India on their South African tour from 5 January to 24 February.
The Proteas captain says the series against Bangladesh is an opportunity for his team to ‘start fresh’.
The Inside Edge panel looks ahead to the two-Test series, which starts on Thursday.
Back with home comforts, the Proteas have the chance to redeem themselves in the first Test against Bangladesh.
The International Cricket Council has introduced new playing conditions, which come into force for the Proteas Test against Bangladesh.
Dean Elgar, the most settled Proteas opener for some time, is desperate to find a solid partner for the good of the team’s batting.
Aiden Markram is excited about opening the batting with Titans teammate Dean Elgar on his Test debut.
Andile Phehlukwayo’s fighting 62 in helping the Dolphins save the Sunfoil game in Centurion could not have come at a better time.
The ICC is considering giving South Africa’s four-day match against Zimbabwe ‘Test’ status.
Aiden Markram, the Titans’ wunderkind captain, will make his Test debut against Bangladesh on 28 September.
Russell Domingo, ousted unceremoniously as coach of the Proteas, is eager to change course with the youth of the country.
It’s certainly going to be a Sizzling Summer of Cricket, but will the players survive the heat?