He may be one of cricket’s foremost speed merchants but Kagiso Rabada just got a whole lot faster. The national team quick‚ who is a brand ambassador for Nissan‚ was tossed the keys to a fiery red 370Z on Thursday. Rabada took receipt of the two-seater‚ which is worth in excess of R700,000 and which pumps out 245kw horsepower‚ at the Zwartkops Raceway. Shaun Pollock‚ who used to be a fiery red in his pomp‚ is also an ambassador for the brand. Perhaps fittingly‚ however‚ Pollock‚ who now operates at more sedate speeds‚ can now do so with confidence in his new all terrain Patrol. Rabada though‚ needed no reminding of the synergy between him and his new wheels. “It goes. That is the whole reason this deal started with the GTR. It just fits the profile‚” he said. “It is something quite special. It looks very nice. It has good performance as well. “I’m really glad and I’m really thankful for the opportunity to drive that thing. I’m gonna enjoy it‚” he said with a mischievous grin. Rabada...

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