Frazzle-free De Kock and Bavuma give SA its spine back
There’s something about new starts that can be intoxicating and blinding at the same time
One hopes the glorious start to the limited overs series doesn’t fizzle out like the Test series did.
Watching Temba Bavuma and Quinton de Kock owning Newlands in the manner they did on Tuesday was a throwback to the splendid days of the 1990s and 2000s when SA routinely bashed England.
Things are a bit different now as the boot, for the time being, is firmly on the other foot. England have now gone 20 years without losing a Test series in SA...