Temba Bavuma has been appointed as Captain for the bizhub Highveld Lions for the 2018/19 season in all formats. Bavuma will be supported by Rassie van der Dussen in the capacity as Vice-Captain. Chief Executive of the franchise, Greg Fredericks, sees this as a great move and in line with the momentum the franchise has…
The decision by Temba Bavuma to return to the Highveld Lions after a only one season in Cape Town, enjoys the backing and unequivocal support of the Cape Cobras, said Nabeal Dien, chief executive officer of the Cape side.
AB de Villiers and Quinton de Kock are on track to be fit for the Proteas’ first Test against Australia, starting on 1 March, while captain Faf du Plessis and Temba Bavuma are doubtful for the start of the series.
Chris Morris and Dale Steyn make their return to multi-day cricket after lengthy injury absences for the SA Invitation XI to play Zimbabwe in a three-day day/night tour match at Boland Park from December 20 to 22.
A brief look at the congested nature of South Africa’s ODI and T20 program in February – nine matches – will tell you that Temba Bavuma might have a serious shot at playing more white-ball cricket for the Proteas soon.
The Cape Cobras ignited and united by a preseason period of 11 weeks, will be bolstered by the return of two international stars, Temba Bavuma and Vernon Philander, when they embark on their tour to the Recreation Ground in Oudtshoorn.