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Rabada is the No 1 bowler - and the internet is going CRAZY

2018-01-10 16:42
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Cape Town - He's just 22, but he's already on top of the world! SA cricket's golden boy, Kagiso Rabada, is back at the No 1 bowling spot in the ICC Test rankings.

The speedster bowled his way to the top after helping the Proteas secure a 72-run victory over India in the first Test at Newlands on Monday.

"It's special to be ranked as the number-one Test bowler in the world. It is a surreal feeling. It's what you dream of achieving when you start playing the game," Rabada said in an ICC statement on Tuesday.

"Cricket is ultimately a team sport and I'm thankful for the support from my team-mates. It's a great start to the year, personally and for us as a team. Hopefully we can continue putting in winning performances."

Social media users couldn't wait to praise the fast bowler, even former sports minister Fikile Mbalula tweeted his delight. 

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