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newscricket3 months ago

Have been asked by CSA to lead the Proteas again, reveals AB de Villiers

AB de Villiers has admitted that he has been asked by Cricket South Africa (CSA) to lead the national side again following his retirement from international cricket in 2018. However, he revealed that he would only return back to the fore if he is able to prove his form and fitness in tournaments.
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newscricket3 months ago

Mark Boucher's advice to play short ball played big part in my career, feels Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli has revealed that Mark Boucher, during the former's first stint in the IPL, advised him how to tackle short balls effectively, which he feels helped him become a better cricketer. Kohli has further given a shout out to Gary Kirsten and Duncan Fletcher for having a positive impact on him.
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featurecricket4 months ago

CSA need to swallow their pride and do everything they can to bring back Simon Harmer

Long before we were exposed to words such as ‘Quarantine’ and ‘Pandemic’, there was one alien term flashing across our television screens all day long: Brexit. Nothing but a weird combination of the words ‘Britain’ and ‘Exit’, referring to the United Kingdom exiting the European Union.
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newscricket4 months ago

WT20 WC | Not sure if tournament is postponed to next year, admits AB de Villiers

AB de Villiers has revealed that his plans will get muddled up if the T20 World Cup in Australia gets cancelled or postponed to next year, with his fitness being a prime area of concern. He also added that it was Mark Boucher who was influential in him wanting to make a national team comeback.
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newscricket4 months ago

Australia ODI series win is not South Africa’s finished product, reveals Mark Boucher

Mark Boucher has admitted that the Proteas’ home ODI series victory against Australia was just the start of the process and not a finished product for the home team. He added that the sole motive of the series was to give chances to youngsters, giving them some time to settle in the team.
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newscricket5 months ago

IND vs SA | Faf du Plessis' knowledge of Indian conditions will be handy, admits Mark Boucher

According to South Africa head coach Mark Boucher, former skipper Faf du Plessis' long experience of playing in the IPL and touring India at the international level will come in handy during the upcoming ODI series. The three-match series is scheduled to start on March 12 at Dharamsala.
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newscricket5 months ago

IND vs SA | Might do away with customary handshake if it's too dangerous, reveals Mark Boucher

South Africa coach Mark Boucher shared that his players might avoid handshakes during their India tour amid spreading COVID 19 outbreaks and pointed out that handshakes are nothing but a gesture of respect. Boucher further stated that his side have had a good brief about the situation and are alert.
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newscricket5 months ago

Deadline set for AB de Villiers' return, reveals Mark Boucher

Head coach Mark Boucher has given AB de Villiers a deadline of June 1 to make himself available if he wants to make the cut to South Africa's squad for the upcoming Men's T20 World Cup. De Villiers could make his international return for the Proteas side against Sri Lanka later this year.
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newscricket5 months ago

SA vs AUS | Faf du Plessis rested for ODIs against Australia, confirms Mark Boucher

South African head coach Mark Boucher confirmed that former skipper Faf du Plessis will be rested for the upcoming ODI series against Australia later this month. However, he confirmed that du Plessis would be part of the plans for the national team’s ODI future, with de Kock taking over the reins.
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newscricket6 months ago

SA vs AUS | Players need to put their hand up and stake their claim, states Mark Boucher

Amidst problems, head coach Mark Boucher has warned the Proteas players to put their hands up if they want to see their name featured in the T20 World Cup squad in Australia later this year. Boucher further admitted that the management are still unsure what South Africa's best combination is.
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