Proteas hold onto top spot

2013-12-23 22:32
Proteas (AFP)

Johannesburg - In a year which yielded mixed results for the Proteas, they retained their ranking as the number-one Test playing nation in the world and unleashed a new hero on the One-Day International (ODI) stage.

Recently turned 21, De Kock replaced stalwart Graeme Smith in the first match and, following his century at the Wanderers, the selectors decided to give De Kock the opening role for the remainder of the series while Smith was sent back to Cape Town "to focus on the upcoming Test series", Cricket SA said.

The total revenue, over the four-year cycle from 2011-2014, was budgeted at R2.3 billion, and a net profit of R286m was anticipated over the same period. These figures, however, were based on a full end-of-year tour by India.

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