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It can be tough and lonely at the top, admits Temba Bavuma

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It can be tough and lonely at the top, admits Temba Bavuma

The limited overs captain has had a testing six months but was rewarded with a 3-0 ODI series win over India

Sports reporter

Temba Bavuma has described his journey as Proteas limited overs captain as “tough and lonely” at times.

Bavuma was named ODI and T20 captain early last year and led the team at the ICC T20 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates, where SA failed to make it to the semifinals.

“It has been a tough journey which can also be lonely,” he said. “Trying to navigate through the tough times is a skill I’m learning. During the good times you enjoy and learn whatever lessons you can from those times but it’s a tough journey.”..

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