South Africa, perennial underachievers in ICC events, will go into the T20 World Cup unburdened by high expectations.
Temba Bavuma is expecting to play in the Proteas’ first T20 World Cup warm-up match against Afghanistan on Monday.
Chris Gayle, the self-styled ‘Universe Boss’, heads to the T20 World Cup determined to prove that he remains a headline act rather than an ageing crowd-puller living off his reputation.
By his own admission, Devon Conway was struggling in South Africa before a bold move to New Zealand turned around his cricketing fortunes in spectacular fashion.
In the absence of Faf du Plessis, Aiden Markram’s form will be absolutely crucial to the Proteas at the T20 World Cup, writes Ryan Vrede.
Psychologists will monitor players at the T20 World Cup to help cope with the growing number of mental-health cases in coronavirus safety bubbles, cricket’s governing body said on Thursday.
West Indies star Chris Gayle has pulled out of the IPL with “bubble fatigue” and will instead focus on this month’s T20 World Cup.
Kagiso Rabada, Anrich Nortje and Tabraiz Shamsi are the foil to a misfiring batting lineup. They will be the foundation upon which any strong World Cup challenge is built, writes Ryan Vrede.
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