Up, up and away! South Africa have completed their World Cup warm-up series against the West Indies. They are packing their bags to jet off Down Under to see if they can finally rid their necks of the heavy albatross that’s been weighing them at ICC events for over two decades now. ANTOINETTE MULLER picks six things we learned.
South Africa wrapped up their five-match ODI series against the West Indies 4-1 on Wednesday and will head into the World Cup brimming with confidence. They will play a further two warm-up games on arriving in the Land of the Long White Cloud, but if their last few matches are anything to go by, they are definitely on the right track. A string of players seem to be ploughing a purple patch for multiple juicy harvests.
More often than not, though, form means very little ahead of the World Cup, but with the wealth of talent in the South African side, many will believe that this is their best chance ever of winning the Cup.
The five-match ODI series against the West Indies offered South Africa one last glimpse into where they stand heading into the tournament. For the most part,…
Source : Daily Maverick