Ken Borland
Sports Journalist
3 minute read
15 Jan 2022
7:35 am

Jansen, Petersen the big finds of a riveting Test series

Ken Borland

The time has also come for Aiden Markram to return to domestic cricket and for Sarel Erwee to get a run.

Dean Elgar (captain) and team mates of South Africa with the trophy after beating India in the Freedom Cup series 2-1. Picture: Ashley Vlotman/Gallo Images

Two things that are obvious in this current Proteas team, highlighted by their tremendous series win over India, is the amount of fight and potential that resides in this squad. By triumphing over the challenge of an Indian team featuring two of the best fast bowlers in the world in Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah, as well as a side featuring the batting talents of a top six that are all inside the top-35 of the ICC rankings, the Proteas have done their reputation a world of good. For a team in transition to claim the scalp of the No.1...