Standard Bank Proteas batsman, Rassie van der Dussen, has described scoring a half-century
on his T20 International (T20I) debut against Zimbabwe at Buffalo Park on Tuesday
as the ‘perfect’ start to his international caree
Imran Tahir says he is thrilled to be back playing for the Standard Bank Proteas
in the ongoing Momentum One-Day International (ODI) series against Zimbabwe and
insists he has plenty more cricket left in the tank.
JONKER NEW CAP IN PROTEAS ODI SQUAD STEYN AND IMRAN TAHIR RETURN
CRICKET SOUTH AFRICA (CSA) today named Warriors batsman Christiaan Jonker as a new
cap in the Standard Bank Proteas squad for the three-match ODI Series against
Zimbabwe which starts at the end of this month.
The Standard Bank Proteas have shifted their focus to the all-important must-win
second Test match against Sri Lanka starting at the SSC ground in Colombo this
Friday. The squad has had two days of introspection and reflection following
the disappointing 278-run loss in the first Test in Galle, and will move on with
more clarity on how to counter Sri Lanka’s spin threat.
THE Standard Bank Proteas will be looking to at least two of their senior batsmen
to match the mastery of Sri Lanka’s Dimuth Karunaratne if the visitors are to
bid for a famous come-from-behind victory in the first Test match being played
RABADA LEADS WAY AS PROTEAS KEEP SRI LANKA IN CHECK
KAGISO RABADA led a strong bowling performance that saw the Standard Bank Proteas
overcome the disadvantage of losing the toss to take all 10 Sri Lanka first innings
wickets inside 80 overs on the opening day of the two-match Test Series at Galle
Standard Bank Proteas batsman, Hashim Amla, says partnerships will be crucial ahead
of a high fourth innings chase in the first Test match against Sri Lanka at the
Galle International Stadium. The home side holds a strong lead of 272 runs with
six wickets remaining, after a dominant performance with the ball led by off-spinner
Dilruwan Perera (4/46) on day two.
We don’t only want to win in South Africa – Du Plessis
Standard Bank Proteas Test captain, Faf du Plessis, has taken the charge to extend
the Standard Bank Proteas’ proud record away from home in the two-match Test
series against Sri Lanka starting in Galle on Thursday. This is Du Plessis’ first
captaincy role on the sub-continent, and the start of a mission to improve the
Proteas’ record on the sub-continent.