Who should captain the Proteas? AB de Villiers or Faf du Plessis?
hiteIn De Villiers’ absence Du Plessis has led them to victory in test series against New Zealand and Australia‚ and in a one-day whitewash against the Aussies.
AB de Villers or Faf du Plessis? The question of who should captain South Africa is burning a hole through the heads of their cricketminded compatriots. De Villiers‚ the man appointed to take charge of the test and one-day sides‚ has been out with an elbow injury since July. On Tuesday he batted in the nets for the first time since undergoing surgery and he is on course to play in a T20 for the Titans on Sunday. Plan A is that he will be fit for the first test against Sri Lanka at St George’s Park on December 26. But in De Villiers’ absence Du Plessis‚ contractually South Africa’s T20 captain‚ has led them to victory in test series against New Zealand and Australia‚ and in a one-day rubber against the Aussies. What to do ... One prominent cricket-minded South African was in no such quandary. “AB’s the captain‚ he’s definitely the captain‚” Dale Steyn said. “I know Faf’s done really well for us but (De Villiers) is the captain‚ and he’s earned that spot. “He’s played for us for a lon...
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