BuzzSouthAfrica has gained access to the latest MRF Tyres ICC ODI Team Rakings and, South Africa retained its No. 1 spot with additional four points.
Following the 1st May annual update of the ICC ODI Team Rankings, South Africa climbed by four points and is now occupying the No. 1 spot with 123 points.
You should know that the essence of the annual update is to ensure that the table reflects teams’ recent form. It’s necessary to also point out that the table now reflects all matches from 1st May 2014, and stress that matches played from 1st May 2016 have 100 percent weighting.
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Meanwhile, Cricket South Africa (CSA) is set to honour South Africa’s top performing cricketers over the past year on 13 May 2017 at the Kyalami Theatre.
From our gatherings, the CSA Awards Judging panel has finalised the nominations list for the event and, Quinton de Kock is leading the nominations for the awards.
Commenting, the convener of the judging panel for the 2016/17 CSA awards, Aslam Khota said: “The judging panel was impressed by the overall performances during the season of the nominees in the various categories.
“As always, these awards are tough to judge due to the stiff nature of the competition. Our world-class senior players are well established and there is an encouraging number of international newcomers making their mark as well.”
Also, CSA Chief Executive, Haroon Lorgat congratulated all the nominees saying the award event will be a celebration of a very successful year of superior achievement by the Proteas.
Lorgat pointed out that the Proteas won all their Test series in the past 12 months saying: “Our country continues to produce world-class players.
We only need reflect on the superb way in which Quinton de Kock, Kagiso Rabada, Temba Bavuma and Keshav Maharaj have shone over the past year and who continue to grow along established greats like AB de Villiers, Hashim Amla and Dale Steyn,” he added.