South Africa’s oldest cricket ground, St George’s Park has received a pricey upgrade in preparation for the day-night Boxing Day Test against Zimbabwe.
Careful management of one of South African cricket’s prize assets will ensure that Kagiso Rabada takes his place among the Test bowling greats.
Faf du Plessis said that Duanne Olivier was the Proteas’ best bowler on day three, which saw them seal the series against Bangladesh 2-0 with an innings and a 254-run win in Bloemfontein.
Duanne Olivier, now one the Proteas’ senior strike bowlers in the absence of Morne Morkel, is relishing the prospect of a pacy wicket in the second Test in Bloemfontein.
Hashim Amla and Dean Elgar have moved up the ICC Test player rankings after notching fine centuries in the first Test against Bangladesh in Potchefstroom.
We take a look at the top five moments from the first Test between the Proteas and Bangladesh.
The injury-enforced absence of Morné Morkel, as well as the likelihood of rain on day five has boosted Bangladesh’s chances of survival. JON CARDINELLI reports.
JP Duminy has announced his retirement from Test cricket and will focus on the shorter formats.
Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan has requested a six-month break from Test cricket ahead of the upcoming tour of South Africa.
Kagiso Rabada expressed his excitement about having Dale Steyn back in the Proteas set-up.