Ken Borland
Sports Journalist
3 minute read
27 Feb 2021
6:57 am

Have Maharaj and Morris played their way into Proteas team?

Ken Borland

If both Shamsi and Maharaj are to play, it means South Africa will need a proper pace bowler who is good enough to bat at number seven.

Keshav Maharaj of the Dolphins appeals for a wicket during this week's T20 Challenge. Picture: Gallo Images

The T20 Challenge comes to an end in Durban this weekend with the Dolphins, inspired by Keshav Maharaj, in prime position at the top of the log and having already guaranteed a place in Sunday’s final. There are no guarantees when it comes to Proteas selection of course, but it would be a major shock if left-arm spinner Maharaj was not in the South African squad for the T20 series against Pakistan starting on April 10 in Gauteng. The first-choice Test spinner has been the bowler of the tournament, without question. In 16 overs before Friday’s match against the Titans,...