Man of the match in the first T20I against Sri Lanka and Proteas debutant Lungi Ngidi has admitted to feeling a little emotional after his second over.
Odine Kirsten, Matshipi Marcia Letsoalo and Yolani Fourie took nine wickets between them to set up a crushing eight-wicket victory for the Proteas women over Bangladesh.
If AB wants to quit Tests and play T20s for the cash money, then fine. But just say so.
Having been thoroughly outdone in the Test series Sri Lanka will be hoping the change of format will bring with it a change of fortune.
Tickets for South Africa’s 1st T20 International against Sri Lanka at SuperSport Park on Friday were sold out, two days ahead of the match.
Former South Africa skipper Ali Bacher has commended AB de Villiers decision to manage his workload with a view to featuring in the 2019 World Cup as wise.
The Proteas women took an unassailable 3-1 lead in their five-match ODI series when they beat Bangladesh by a convincing 94 runs at the Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Stadium.
After announcing that he has no intention of retiring from Test cricket but ruled himself out of the New Zealand series, South African star AB de Villiers has now also said he won’t be taking part in the series against England.
AB de Villiers hit the fastest century ever during the second of a five-match ODI series between South Africa and the West Indies at the Wanderers in Johannesburg.
The batsman was forced to relinquish his captaincy to his childhood friend Faf du Plessis after he had to undergo surgery for a persistent elbow injury, ruling him out of series’ against Australia and Sri Lanka, which the Proteas dominated.