Gibson wants more game time for rookies ahead of World Cup

Proteas coach Ottis Gibson had said that there will be some changes to the team in the upcoming T20 International series against Sri Lanka, as the Proteas are trying to find out new players ahead for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019, a part of Cricket South Africa’s Vision 2019. For live action you can buy tickets from Cricket world Cup Final tickets.

“The first thing is that some of the guys are going to be given a break,”

Gibson said. “Lungi [Ngidi] pi “After this first game, KG [Kagiso Rabada] is going to be given a break, and Faf [du Plessis] and Quinton [de Kock] as well, who play all formats. We are going to give a chance to [Lutho] Sipamla. We had seen him while playing in series against Pakistan; he looks a really good touch. So we are trying to give him a chance to prove himself and gave him some time

Gibson wants more game time for rookies ahead of World Cup
Gibson wants more game time for rookies ahead of World Cup

Gibson added, “We’ve always used the T20s as an opportunity to expose new talent, and that’s what we’re going to continue to do with Sipamla and [Sinethemba] Qeshile. Hopefully, the guys that are left here, there’s still an opportunity for them to get some form.”

Anrich Nortje, who was selected South Africa team ahead of Dale Steyn in four of the five ODIs. He had impressed with his eight wickets at 18.75.

Gibson wants more game time for rookies ahead of World Cup
Gibson wants more game time for rookies ahead of World Cup

 

Rassie van der Dussen looked comfortable in South Africa Squad middle order, where he scored up a fifty and finished off effective chases. In all, South Africa trained eight new players across the two limited-overs formats this season.

We’ve seen Rassie now for a while. We would have liked some more performances from other players. The likes of Reeza, I’m, sure would have liked to have made some more runs.

“One of the things that we’ve always looked at when we’re putting together a bowling unit is guys who can get wickets in the middle overs. Him bowling first change with his pace in those middle overs, he is surely a wicket-taker.”

The coach of South African coded that would be the mindset with which they approach Hashim Amla’s selection when he becomes available next. Hashim Amla hasn’t played international cricket in nearly a month now and has selected out of the T20Is to be with his ailing father.

Gibson wants more game time for rookies ahead of World Cup
Gibson wants more game time for rookies ahead of World Cup

 

“First and foremost, you want to pick on form,” Gibson said. “

The coach of South African said that if there is no good form, then looked at his reputation I guess. That’s something that we will have to look at.

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