The biggest debate involving Proteas selectors, coach and captain Hashim Amla will be about the new skipper himself.
New Proteas Test skipper Hashim Amla has said he might move down the order to lighten his workload.
The Proteas ODI captain has expressed his unhappiness over not being given the Test post, but said he will give his full support to Hashim Amla.
South Africa will play three One-Day Internationals against New Zealand in October as part of their build-up to the ICC World Cup 2015 to be hosted jointly by Australia and New Zealand.
The cricket world responded positively to Hashim Amla’s elevation to the post of Proteas Test captain.
AB de Villiers was named the Cricketer of the Year at CSA’s annual awards ceremony in Sandton on Wednesday night.
Hashim Amla, as the Test captain, should have been appointed the national leader in all three formats.
Dane Piedt will get a chance to bring his domestic form into the Test arena, after being included in the Proteas squad to tour Sri Lanka. GARETH STEVENS reports.
The worst kept secret in cricket is out with the announcement that Hashim Amla has been named as the new Proteas Test captain.
South Africa’s new Test captain is well equipped for the job, and will lead the Proteas with zen-like focus.
Ever since Hashim Amla threw his wide-brimmed hat into the ring, to succeed Graeme Smith as Proteas Test captain, the outcome was expected.