Great to have too many options - Faf Du Plessis
Great to have too many options - Faf Du Plessis

South Africa are one of the serious contenders for the upcoming ICC World T20 in India.  The Proteas have peaked at the right time and their 2-0 series victory over England is just an indication of their strength with the tournament barely three weeks away. South Africa also have too many options in their squad and it is always a good headache to have.

That is what South Africa’s T20 skipper Faf Du Plessis said after his side won the second T20I against England at Johannesburg in fine style. “It’s not a headache, it’s great to have options,” Du Plessis said. “I’d like to have AB to the top so there is only one spot.” With De Villiers stamping his authority at the top, it will indeed be difficult for Quinton De Kock to fit in the side despite scoring effortlessly off late.

“It’s always tough when you’re playing your last game, you’re already thinking about going home and you’re 1-0 down in the series,” he said. “But for us, you always want to imprint something on a team, so that when they meet you again, they will remember the result,” said Du Plessis about the second T20I, which was the final fixture for England’s long tour of South Africa.

Earlier in the game, England had a terrible collapse thanks to some exceptional bowling from South Africa. “To bring it back like we did with those seven wickets is unheard of in Twenty20 cricket,” Du Plessis said. “That’s something we pride ourselves on now, having great options at the death.”

    A cricket enthusiast who has the passion to write for the sport. An ardent fan of the Indian Cricket Team. Strongly believe in following your passion and living in the present.

    Related Posts

    Mohammad Hafeez Reported For Suspect Bowling Action Again

    Pakistan allrounder Mohammad Hafeez has been reported for a suspect bowling action once again. The off-spinner was reported for a suspect action by match officials...

    Here’s The Daily Sports Round Up From Around The Globe On 19th October, 2017

    Here is Sportzwiki’s daily news round-up, featuring top sports news from around the world, on 19th October 2017. Here’s all the news from sporting...

    David Warner Reveals Why He Asked Rohit Sharma To Talk English

    Three years after being involved in a heated exchange with Rohit Sharma, Australia's star David Warner has revealed why he told the India opener to...

    SA vs BAN 2nd ODI: Every Team Lacks An AB de Villiers: Mashrafe Mortaza

    If Bangladesh were hoping for a respite in the third One-Day International against South Africa on Wednesday (October 18) after being thoroughly outplayed in the...

    South Africa Vs Bangladesh 2017: AB De Villiers Is A Destroyer – Mashrafe Mortaza

    Doubting champions is never the sensible thing to do especially in a sport like cricket, which thrives on the brilliance of champions. One such...