Australia’s bowlers are planning to change tactics in targeting AB de Villiers, the standout batsman of the series.
Relive AB de Villiers’ 50th ODI fifty which helped SA set an unbeaten 368-run target against Sri Lanka at Newlands on Tuesday.
Proteas skipper Farhaan Behardien has hinted at a No3 spot for the returning AB de Villiers, while a promotion up the order for David Miller is expected too.
There seems to be a lot of rising anger over AB de Villiers’ decision to hang back on Tests and commit himself only to one-day matches, writes MARK SALTER.
AB de Villiers has decided not to play in the Test series in England in July, and may not feature in the following home series against Bangladesh and India this year.
AB de Villiers has declared that he is not retiring from any form of cricket, but says he needs to manage his workload.
With AB de Villiers back in the mix, there is a big question mark on who he should replace for the Test series against Sri Lanka.
Former captain Jean de Villiers says some Boks are so obsessed with a set game plan that they shy away from making different decisions on the field.
Former Bok coach Peter de Villiers believes Frans Steyn should be immediately recalled to the national side.