Cape Town - Cricket South Africa (CSA) have congratulated the Proteas on winning the ODI series against Pakistan.
They clinched the five-match series 3-2 on Wednesday when they won the series decider by 7 wickets at Newlands in Cape Town today.
“Congratulations to our Proteas on their fourth successive ODI series win, following their previous successes away to Sri Lanka and Australia and at home to Zimbabwe,” commented CSA Chief Executive Thabang Moroe.
“This result against a team who are the current ICC Champions Trophy holders is a significant achievement and bodes extremely well for the ICC Men’s World Cup in England later this year.
“It shows that our vision 2019 concept is well on track and it is pleasing to see the depth of talent that is coming to the fore in all departments.
“It has been particularly encouraging to see the way that newcomers such as Reeza Hendricks and Rassie van der Dussen have come through the system in the past few months.
“We now look forward to the upcoming series against Sri Lanka with very healthy competition emerging for places in our World Cup squad,” concluded Moroe.