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Africa’s new Test opener Stephen Cook has backed South Africa to do well at the
upcoming ICC World TwentyT20 in India, but has conceded that big tournaments have
been regular cause for disappointment for local cricket fans.
think we do get nervous when we play at the big tournaments,” Cook concedes on Wednesday’s episode of The Dan Nicholl Show, which returns for a third season at 19:00 on SuperSport 1.
“But we have an exciting team, and I think we’ve got a
very good chance.”
also reflects on his long awaited Test debut against England in January, a
call-up he marked with a century.
was an incredible moment when I got selected,” Cook reflects with great pride.
“I think I never gave up hope, but I was realistic enough to know that things
were starting to dwindle the older I got. Luckily that day came along, so I’m
is joined on the show by 2012 London Olympic medallist Bridgitte Hartley,
who looks back on her magical moment at the last Games, and discusses her hopes
for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics; and actor and model Maps Maponyane, who talks
about his movie career, life as a model, and the football expectations he grew
up with as the son of the great Marks Maponyane.
opening show of season three also features a visit to award-winning restaurant
The Test Kitchen with outgoing Miss South Africa Liesel Laurie, and a very
saucy gift for the show from Maps Maponyane.
a Sport24 exclusive clip of Stephen Cook on The Dan Nicholl Show HERE
highlights of Wednesday's episode HERE
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