Andrew Hudson, the former national cricket selection convener, believes there was nothing wrong with the team the Proteas selected for the World Cup, saying instead that they lacked the ability to play boldly in England.
The 2019 edition of the ICC Cricket World Cup gets underway this Thursday as South Africa faces the host nation England in a much-anticipated opening fixture.
Proteas fast bowler Anrich Nortje has been ruled out of the World Cup due to a hand injury. The fast bowler fractured his right thumb while practising in the nets and will need six to eight weeks to recover.
With the cricket World Cup less than four weeks away, South Africa’s pace attack is under an injury cloud with fast bowler Kagiso Rabada the latest concern.
South Africa’s national cricket team needs to chase down a target of 226 runs to complete a clean-sweep over Sri Lanka in the five-match One Day International series.