Proteas all-rounder Andile Phehlukwayo says he was looking forward to working alongside Lance Klusener in the new South Africa coaching set-up.
Proteas fast bowler Kagiso Rabada says he expects newly appointed Proteas interim Team Director Enoch Nkwe to translate his passion and professionalism from the Gauteng Lions to the national setup.
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.