South Africa pace bowler Kagiso Rabada has gained two slots to reach a career-best third position among bowlers in the MRF Tyres ICC Test Player Rankings after his player of the match performance against Bangladesh in Bloemfontein which helped complete a 2-0 win in the two-Test series.
The Standard Bank Proteas enter the Sunfoil Test series against Bangladesh starting at Senwes Park in Potchefstroom on Thursday with a determined hunger to return to winning ways. The 3-1 loss to England in August put an end to the Proteas’ proud winning streak of four consecutive series wins, a rally the squad is motivated to resume.
TOBY ROLAND-JONES celebrated a memorable debut both with bat and ball to send the Standard Bank Proteas cartwheeling into a load of trouble on the second day of the third Test match at The Oval in London on Friday
The Standard Bank Proteas bowlers sense an opportunity to make an impact in favourable conditions when play resumes on Friday in the third Test match against England at The Oval. Rain curtailed an action-packed opening day, leaving the hosts at 171/4 when early stumps was called with only 59 overs bowled in the day.