The ODI series between India and South Africa was totally packed with action. While the former latter stamped their victorious authority in the final ODI by 214 runs, it is safe to conclude that the first four matches were not devoid of aggression, from with both squads, trying hard to earn get the sweet taste of success.
So let’s find out which South African players are really out there to prove their critics wrong and win every match they play. in?
Let us have a look:
1. Quinton De Kock:
At just ll of 22, the South African wicket keeper has seen lots of many highs and lows in a short span his super-short career., i In fact more lows than highs. His rather poor performance in the 2015 ICC World Cup raised eyebrows. However in the final ODI at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, the opening batsman in De Kock scored an impressive 109 off just 87 balls, thereby setting the victorious momentum for victory for his country. He certainly earned that Man of the Match award.
2. Kagiso Rabada:
He is one of the best bowlers that South African has currently. He took six wickets in the ODI series and effortlessly managed to silence decimate innings of commendable batsmen such as Dhoni. himself!Rabada has had ample luck with his pace and bounce. We all agree that the Indian batsmen found it pretty difficult scoring runs against Rabada., don’t we?
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3. Ab de Villiers:
We all know that Villiers is capable of changing the course of the match in a mere matter of overs. The South African captain’s batting skills have even been applauded by Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar, who feels Villiers’ techniques are way ahead of his their time. Well if anything goes wrong, the SA squad knows their captain is completely dependable!
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4. Khaya Zondo:
He maybe a newcomer but he is definitely not new to striking a few balls to change the course of the game as the way he desires! Very recently, he grabbed the spot for the second best batting average (38.50) for South Africa A in the triangular ODI series held in India. Zondo might have a long way to go, but he is unarguably one of the best players that the South African Squad has.
5. Faf Du Plessis:
His vast experience of playing with India definitely puts him in a favourable position. Known for his well-rounded captaincy, Plessis is already a star. In the recently held ODIs, he managed to smash 133, —which is also the highest individual score in ODIs. Way to go, Plessis!
So who is your favourite South African cricketer? Take a pick!