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Judge Proteas captain Bavuma on his ability, not skin colour

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Judge Proteas captain Bavuma on his ability, not skin colour

He perennially finds himself in the cross hairs, but sadly for those who want him out, he takes it in his stride

Sports reporter

Just down the road from where Nelson Mandela walked to freedom in 1990, Temba Bavuma on Wednesday continued his long journey for acceptance.

Not that he craves it.

While the president in waiting walked into a deeply divided country, the grotesque reality for SA 32 years later is that a player of Bavuma’s immense ability, character and temperament is still judged by many on his colour...

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