Last Update on: October 5th, 2022 at 12:33 pm
The 41-year-old former South Africa National Cricket Team player Alviro Petersen has criticised the Proteas captain Temba Bavuma after South Africa’s first-ever T20I series defeat against India National Cricket Team on Indian soil.
The 32-year-old Temba Bavuma had an awful run with the bat in the recently concluded three-match T20I series against India, where the Men In Blue won by 2-1. Bavuma failed to get off the mark in the first two games of the series and in the third T20I in Indore, he scored only 3 runs off 8 balls, before being dismissed by Umesh Yadav.
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After the conclusion of the third T20I match, former South African cricketer Alviro Petersen took to Twitter to criticise the Proteas and he listed four points in his tweet.
“1) Should the Proteas select their best XI and then make one of them captain? 2) Should the selectors (coach included) show leadership and make a decision? 3) Should Bavuma show leadership and insist on dropping himself? 4) None of the above? Thoughts?,” tweeted Petersen.
1) Should the Proteas select their best XI and then make one of them captain?
2) Should the selectors (coach included) show leadership and make a decision?
3) Should Bavuma show leadership and insist on dropping himself?
4) None of the above?
— Alviro Petersen (@AlviroPetersen) October 4, 2022
Temba Bavuma And Co. To Play ODI Series vs Second-string India From October 6
After the conclusion of the three-match T20I series against India, South Africa National Cricket Team will now shift their focus toward the three-match ODI series.
The ODI games between India and South Africa are scheduled to be played in Ranchi, Lucknow and Delhi on October 6, October 9 and October 11. Also, both teams have already announced their squads for the series.
South Africa’s ODI squad: Temba Bavuma (captain), Quinton de Kock, Reeza Hendricks, Heinrich Klaasen, Keshav Maharaj, Janneman Malan, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Wayne Parnell, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi
India’s ODI squad: Shikhar Dhawan (Captain), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shubman Gill, Shreyas Iyer (vice-captain), Rajat Patidar, Rahul Tripathi, Ishan Kishan (wicket-keeper), Sanju Samson (wicket-keeper), Shahbaz Ahmed, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Ravi Bishnoi, Mukesh Kumar, Avesh Khan, Mohd. Siraj, Deepak Chahar.
October 6, 1st ODI – Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow, 1.30 pm IST
October 9, 2nd ODI – JSCA International Stadium Complex, Ranchi, 1.30 pm IST
October 11, 3rd ODI – Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi, 1.30 pm IST
Also Read: IND vs SA: “A Win Like This is Good For Confidence”- Temba Bavuma After Win In 3rd T20I Against India
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