England have a balancing act to strike between looking to win the series at hand and preparing for the long term, with next year's T20 World Cup in India likely to present a significantly different set of conditions to Newlands and Paarl. If they lean towards the latter, then Moeen will likely keep his spot at No. 7 and share four overs with Stokes; if they go for the former, his place could well be taken by Sam Curran, whose breakthrough IPL season with Chennai Super Kings demonstrated his game-changing abilities with both bat and ball, as did his match-winning cameo in Monday's warm-up match. … [Read more...] about What can England learn from their T20I series in South Africa?
However, when England line up on Friday do not expect Stokes to be at the top of the order. Buttler is likely to resume in that role despite what happened in the IPL. Then there is the case of Joe Root, Silverwood’s Test captain. He is not even in the T20 squad, but he has been batting beautifully in the warm-up games in South Africa. Might they reconsider? … [Read more...] about Chris Silverwood says Jos Buttler will be England’s T20 opener in South Africa
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FacebookTwitterFacebook MessengerPinterestEmailprintYou already know that South Africa's players will not take a knee in their upcoming white-ball series against England but maybe not exactly why or how they came to that decision. And you may also wonder how a team that represents a country with a long-divisive history and a slew of racial issues have chosen not to display support for the defining global antiracist movement of the day. And you may also ask why that same team is not willing to engage in more discussion around the issue, having refused to take the question at a press engagement on Tuesday. … [Read more...] about South Africa’s mixed BLM messages epitomise the country’s moral maze
"The key to controlling the spread of COVID-19 in the absence of a vaccine is to adopt the age-old public health strategy of wearing a mask, washing your hands regularly and keeping a safe distance from others", said Dr John Nkengasong, Director of Africa CDC. … [Read more...] about Africa CDC launches week-long mask-wearing campaign across continent
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