Mid-day – South Africa’s Heinrich Klaasen plays a shot during the second T20I cricket match between South Africa and India at Super Sport Park Stadium in Pretoria on February 21, 2018.

Summary

  • South Africa’s Heinrich Klaasen plays a shot during the second T20I cricket match between South Africa and India at Super Sport Park Stadium in Pretoria on February 21, 2018.
  • Pic/AFPSouth Africa’s newest swashbuckler Heinrich Klaasen has credited J P Duminy for “taking the fear out” of his game, saying the skipper’s presence was a key factor in his match-winning knock against India in the second Twenty20 International here.
  • The big-hitting batsman said that Duminy, who put on 97 runs off 49 balls for the third wicket with Klaasen, told him to go big.
  • Even so, it is a nature of day-night games at Supersport Park that the side batting second has an advantage, as Klaasen pointed out.
  • ‘If you look at Quinny, AB (de Villiers) and Faf (du Plessis) and with Temba (Bavuma) coming back as well, they are world class players.


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