2:10 PM GMTFirdose MoondaSouth Africa correspondent, ESPNcricinfo FacebookTwitterFacebook MessengerPinterestEmailprint This summer could be termed project restart for South Africa after they installed a new coaching regime last season, with mixed results. South Africa won only one of five trophies on offer but made strides in developing their squad after the retirement of several high-profile players. They don’t have it all worked out though and, given the number of spots up for grabs in South Africa’s T20 team, it’s difficult to imagine how they may have shaped up for a World Cup this year, so perhaps its fortunate that they have an additional 12 months to get their combinations right. Here’s what they may be looking at as the home internationals kick off:Who will open the batting with Quinton de Kock? There are three clear options in the squad: Temba Bavuma, Reeza Hendricks and Janneman Malan, and at least one outside contender in Rassie van der Dussen, although he is likelier to compete for a place lower down the order for this series.Bavuma opened the T20I batting against England earlier this year and was in handsome form with scores of 43, 31 and 49, but a hamstring injury prevented him from… Read full this story
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