AB de Villiers has been added to South Africa’s squad for the third and final T20 International against Sri Lanka at Newlands on Wednesday after scoring a century in domestic cricket on his return from injury.
South Africa captain Farhaan Behardien admits that the batsmen struggled to adapt to the slow and spinning conditions in their three-wicket loss to Sri Lanka in the second T20 International at the Wanderers on Sunday.
A limping Angelo Mathews, who had done himself a mischief in the penultimate over of the match, found the strength to carry the tourists over the finish line with just two balls to spare.
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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.
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 South Africa under-19s are looking forward to their opening Cricket South Africa (CSA) Youth One-Day International triangular match against Zimbabwe in Cape Town.
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