Sunday Mail, The (Zimbabwe) – AFTER Zimbabwe’s 34-run loss to South Africa in the first Twenty20 International cricket match at Buffalo Park in East London last Tuesday, something striking occurred.

Summary

  • AFTER Zimbabwe’s 34-run loss to South Africa in the first Twenty20 International cricket match at Buffalo Park in East London last Tuesday, something striking occurred.
  • One could not help but notice Proteas leg spinner Imran Tahir giving tips to his Chevrons counterpart Brandon Mavuta.
  • Soon after collecting his award, Tahir made his way back to the middle to give some tips on the art of leg spin bowling to a keen Mavuta.
  • Mavuta has been a revelation on this tour to South Africa as he has played like a veteran yet before coming here, he had just played one international match, a T20I against Australia in July at Harare Sports Club.
  • Mavuta went on to show his all-round ability with a brave 28 off 14 in a 53 run fourth wicket partnership with Peter Moor, with the youngsters bringing Zimbabwe closer in the run chase.

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