Proteas skipper Faf du Plessis is anticipating a tough contest against Pakistan in the ODI series, especially with two key players (Quinton de Kock and Dale Steyn) rested for the first two matches of the series.
The Proteas continue to experiment as they take on Pakistan in the first ODI at St Georges Park in Port Elizabeth on Saturday, writes KHALID MOHIDIN.
Former Proteas spinner PAT SYMCOX says Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur was out of line blaming the pitches for his team’s batting woes.
A collective effort from the Proteas bowlers saw the hosts complete a 3-0 whitewash with a 107-run win in the third Test against Pakistan at Wanderers, writes KHALID MOHIDIN.
Asad Shafiq kept Pakistan in the contest as they chase 228 runs for victory with seven wickets in hand in the third Test against the Proteas, writes KHALID MOHIDIN.
Aiden Markram and Hashim Amla extended the Proteas’ lead to 102 after Pakistan were skittled for 185 by tea on day two of the third Test against Pakistan.
Duanne Olivier took two crucial wickets after six missed opportunities by the Proteas at the start of the first session on day two of the third Test against Pakistan.
The final session saw nine wickets fall for 53 runs as the Proteas were toppled for 262 before Vernon Philander’s double strike saw Pakistan end day one on 17-2 writes KHALID MOHIDIN.
Zubayr Hamza and Theunis de Bruyn took the Proteas past the 200-run mark by tea on day one of the third Test against Pakistan.
Aiden Markram reached his fifth half-century as the Proteas scored 108-1 by lunch on day one of the third Test against Pakistan at the Wanderers.