Heinz Schenk
3 minute read
11 Feb 2020
6:15 pm

The Proteas T20 posers that need to be answered

Heinz Schenk

Candy floss format or not, South Africa will be taking it far more seriously than usual when the series against England starts.

Dale Steyn. (Photo by Gordon Arons/Gallo Images)

Cricketing purists still perceive  the T20 format as nothing more than candy floss, an argument that holds more water when it comes to international level, where it's overshadowed by events such as the IPL and Big Bash. Yet when the Proteas take on England in a three-match series starting in East London on Wednesday, there's quite a lot at stake. This is, after all, a year when the World T20 will take place in Australia, meaning there's an elusive world trophy up for grabs. South Africa's planning for the trip to Australia begins in earnest with an experimental squad that...