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Parnell unsure of Test future, focused on white ball cricket for ...


Parnell unsure of Test future, focused on white ball cricket for now

For the time being, the Proteas all-rounder is just happy to be back and have the opportunity to share his experience

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As he prepares to take on the Netherlands in the three-match ODI series starting on Friday at SuperSport Park, all-rounder Wayne Parnell remains unsure of his Test cricket prospects.

Parnell, who is one of the senior players in the squad to face the Dutch minnows, has not retired from Test cricket but he is realistic about his slim chances of adding to his six Tests.

“I have not retired and I haven’t ruled it out (the possibility of playing Test cricket again) but at the same time I have to be realistic,” said Parnell who last played a Test match in 2017 against Bangladesh in Bloemfontein. “I have played a handful of Test matches, but at the moment it is not really a format that I am much into. Also, whenever I was part of the Test set-up, I was fifth or sixth in the pecking order. I am a lot older now and more realistic as to where I fit in.”..

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