Cricket

Baggy Greens to target Rabada

2016-10-18 11:07
Kagiso Rabada (Twitter)

Cape Town - Australia fast bowler Peter Siddle feels that Australia should try to put pressure on Proteas quick Kagiso Rabada in the upcoming three match Test series.

There are plenty of big guns in the South African attack but Siddle feels youngster Rabada will be under the most pressure to perform in a big Test match series.

Siddle said on Tuesday: "Rabada is coming along well.

"It's a good find for them and he's progressing well.

"So it'll be interesting to see how he goes over here in a big series.

"There will be a fair bit of pressure on him I think, coming out to Australia and all the hype around the series and that type of thing.

"I don't reckon (he is a danger man). I reckon he's the man we can sort of target.

"In the past other countries have brought out players like that - you sort of think of (England's) Steve Finn a few Ashes series ago (2010-11) when they brought him out.

"He might have taken a few wickets but he did leak a lot of runs.

"There was a lot of pressure on him, from his end.

"So that's the sort of thing that we could look to do to Rabada."

Siddle feels that if they can get on top of Rabada it will put pressure on the rest of the SA attack.

The quick added: "We know Dale, if he gets a big workload, it puts him under a lot of pressure.

"Dale and whoever else that third option is - whether it's Philander, Abbott or whoever it might be - yeah, it's going to put a lot of pressure on them (if Rabada leaks runs)."

Read more on:    peter siddle  |  kagiso rabada  |  cricket
NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2017/18 Absa Premiership season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
Vote

The Proteas have announced plans to play a four-day Test against Zimbabwe starting on Boxing Day. What do you make of this?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.