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Daily sports wrap: SBW 'twin' says sorry

2017-07-04 17:33

Cape Town - Sport24 produces - get this - over 100 articles a day. Yes, we're that awesome!

So naturally there'll be a few articles that even our most ardent readers will miss.

On the off chance you are one of those, here are our top FIVE stories that might have slipped your browser feed today!

1. FAF TO BE PROTEAS NO 1 'COUCH' FAN

Instead of donning the whites for the Proteas in the first Test at Lord's.

Proteas skipper Faf du Plessis will be like all of us - watching the cricket in the comfort of our own home...

Despite missing the first Test due to family reasons, Du Plessis showed his support for his side who will tackle England on Thursday.

CLICK here to read Faf's message of support

2. SBW 'TWIN' SAYS SORRY

All Blacks centre Sonny Bill Williams has apologised to British & Irish Lions wing Anthony Watson for his shoulder charge during the second Test in Wellington last Saturday.

Or was it Sonny Bill who said it?

When interviewed on BBC Wales Today, it appeared his 'twin' was sent to speak on his behalf...

CLICK here to read the hilarious mishap

3. BIFF BACKS ENGLAND AGAINST PROTEAS

Yes, you've read right.

Former Proteas skipper Graeme Smith is backing England as favourites to win the Test series against South Africa.

Now before you go crazy on 'Biff', he reckons that despite the Proteas' recent good run in Test cricket, their performance of late could put them on the back foot...

CLICK here to read Smith's explanation

4. FRIDAY D-DAY FOR CHEETAHS AND KINGS

It's D-Day for two of South Africa's Super Rugby teams.

The Cheetahs and the Southern Kings are likely to know more about their fate on Friday as the SA Rugby general council gets together for a special meeting in Cape Town.

CLICK here to read more on SA Rugby's decision

5. PROTEAS BATTING A WORRY

The Proteas certainly have a lot of quality, but there is something about that batting order that seems uneasy.

This makes the new, untested feel about the squad crucial ahead of the four-match Test series against England.

Sport24's Lloyd Burnard questions the Proteas batting line-up leading up to the first Test at Lord's on Thursday.

CLICK here to read Burnard's concerns

Images: Gallo/Getty

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