Cape Town - Cricket South Africa (CSA) has congratulated the Proteas on their
Triangular Series victory in Zimbabwe after they beat Australia by six wickets
in the final at Harare on Saturday.
“There is no
doubt that our ODI team is improving every day,” commented CSA Chief Executive,
“Over the past 10 months they have enjoyed outstanding success
with series wins over India and Australia, the two previously highest ranked
sides on the ICC ODI rankings table.
been particularly pleasing has been their growth as a team and the manner in
which they have adjusted after losing legends to retirement. The advancements
made by the likes of Faf du Plessis and Aaron Phangiso personifies the progress
this team has made.
Steyn’s performance in today’s final was very special.
leadership team of coach Russell Domingo and captain AB de Villiers are to be
congratulated on their excellent growth and performances. They are now within
touching distance of being No 1 in the ODI format as well.
“The path is
now set for them to grow in stature as they prepare for more tough away series
in New Zealand and Australia in October and November.”