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newscricketa month ago

AB de Villiers confirms the conversation with Mark Boucher, reiterates desire to play World T20

On Sunday, after RCB’s third straight win, AB de Villers has confirmed that he has a conversation going with Mark Boucher regarding a possible return to the International setup. He also has reiterated his desire to play the World T20 and added that it depends on the national team’s plans.
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newscricketa month ago

Conversation about AB de Villiers returning to South African setup is very much open, admits Mark Boucher

Mark Boucher has admitted that the conversation about AB de Villiers returning to the South African T20I setup is very much open amidst his appearance in the Indian Premier League. Boucher also added AB wants to perform well in the IPL to prove himself before his return to the world stage.
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newscricketa month ago

Temba Bavuma ruled out of Pakistan T20Is with hamstring strain; Heinrich Klaasen to lead

Following an awful injury in the third ODI, South Africa’s limited-overs skipper Temba Bavuma has been ruled out of the four-match T20I series against Pakistan, which starts on Saturday. In absence of him and the other regulars, Heinrich Klaasen will lead the side against Pakistan once again.
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newscricketa month ago

SA vs PAK | South Africa erred by bowling ‘one too many overs’ of spin at the death, admits Mark Boucher

South Africa head coach Mark Boucher conceded that Pakistan deserved to win the ODIs and admitted that, in the final ODI, the Proteas erred tactically by bowling one too many overs of spin at the death. Boucher further stressed that having a weakened team is no excuse to put up a bad performance.
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newscricket3 months ago

Quinton de Kock will be relieved of captaincy burden after Pakistan series, confirms Mark Boucher

South Africa head coach Mark Boucher admitted that the management have put undue pressure on Quinton de Kock by making him Test skipper, and confirmed that the 28-year-old will be relieved of captaincy burden after the Pakistan series. De Kock, in December, was appointed as temporary skipper.
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newscricket4 months ago

Lot of nerves when it comes to bubble life, small things get to you, insists Quinton de Kock

South African skipper Quinton de Kock candidly admitted that there are a lot of nerves in bio-bubble life and even small things get into players' heads due to its nature. He also raised questions on the sustainability of bubble life and also added that he finds the bubble life very unsettling.
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newscricket5 months ago

SA vs SL | Difficult for bowlers in comparison to batsmen to work on their fitness after COVID-19 break, feels Mark Boucher

South Africa's head coach Mark Boucher insisted that the global pandemic has brought stiffer challenges for bowlers in comparison to batsmen. He also added that batsmen can work out their fitness by doing shuttles but it's not easy to train for bowlers and deliver 20 overs in their back garden.
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newscricket6 months ago

AB de Villiers always in selection discussions when he is playing good cricket, reveals Mark Boucher

South African cricket coach Mark Boucher has revealed that AB de Villers is always in discussions to make a comeback into the national side when he is playing good cricket. He added that de Villiers had a good IPL season but he hasn’t had any discussion with the stalwart about his national future.
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newscricketa year 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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newscricketa year 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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