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Bavuma back with Lions after short Cobras stint

Apr 24, 2018: It's the most favourable thing to do with my fiance in Johannesburg, says recently-engaged Test batsman

Firdose Moonda

South Africa v Australia, 4th Test, Johannesburg, 2nd day

Bavuma digs in for innings of character

Mar 31, 2018: He was left stranded five short of what would have been his second Test hundred, but Temba Bavuma did enough by then to answer many of the questions that have been raised over his place in South Africa's Test team

Firdose Moonda in Johannesburg

South Africa v Australia, 4th Test, 2nd Day, Johannesburg

Bavuma, Philander leave Australia staring at follow-on

Mar 31, 2018: South Africa's last four wickets added 189 to shore up an already strong total before Australia's new look batting line-up went on a freefall

The Report by Brydon Coverdale

South Africa v Australia, 3rd Test, Cape Town

SA set to miss 2017-18 transformation target

Mar 21, 2018: Selection questions over Temba Bavuma/Theunis de Bruyn and Lungi Ngidi/Morne Morkel highlight the delicate balancing act for South Africa

Firdose Moonda in Cape Town

Australia in South Africa 2018

De Villiers, de Kock in line for Australia series; Steyn, du Plessis doubtful

Feb 19, 2018: South Africa will watch captain Faf du Plessis' progress till the first Test which starts from March 1, while fast bowler Dale Steyn is unlikely to be considered till the third Test

Firdose Moonda

India in South Africa 2017-18

Bavuma fractures finger, sidelined from final India Test

Jan 21, 2018: South Africa do not name a replacement for Johannesburg, already have cover in the form of Theunis de Bruyn

Firdose Moonda

CSA Invitation XI v Zimbabwe, warm-up game, 2nd day, Paarl

Williams leaves Zimbabwe on the edge; Bavuma, Galiem hit fifties

Dec 21, 2017: Lizaad Williams' second three-wicket haul in two days left Zimbabweans reeling with a measly lead of 29 in their only warm-up fixture ahead of the inaugural four-day Test

ESPNcricinfo staff

India v Sri Lanka

When runs disappear

Dec 5, 2017: The five worst series for batsmen since 2000, including Ajinkya Rahane's stinker against Sri Lanka

Karthik Krishnaswamy

South Africa v Bangladesh 2017-18

A checklist for South Africa's batting unit

Sep 27, 2017: With AB de Villiers' return to the Test team a likelihood in the upcoming season, Temba Bavuma and Theunis de Bruyn may find themselves most vulnerable to losing a spot, even as Hashim Amla and Faf du Plessis grapple with form

Firdose Moonda in Potchefstroom

England v South Africa, 4th Investec Test, Old Trafford

South Africa need du Plessis to step up

Aug 5, 2017: The No. 4 position has become a problem for South Africa and captain Faf du Plessis is best placed to fill the hole in their batting line-up

Firdose Moonda at Old Trafford

England v South Africa, 3rd Investec Test, Kia Oval, 3rd day

Being Temba Bavuma

Jul 29, 2017: He has become adept at rescue acts but Temba Bavuma is still looking to solidify his place in South Africa's Test side

Firdose Moonda

England v South Africa, 1st Investec Test, Lord's, 4th day

Basic errors disguise South Africa's structural flaws

Jul 9, 2017: It's easy to pinpoint the areas in which South Africa let England off the hook in the first Test. The truth about their predicament on this tour is more complicated

Firdose Moonda at Lord's

England Lions v South Africa A, Canterbury, 1st day

Jennings makes opener's case as Hameed misses out

Jun 21, 2017: Mark Stoneman and Keaton Jennings made their respective cases to partner Alastair Cook in the upcoming Test series against South Africa, but Haseeb Hameed went run-less

Firdose Moonda at Canterbury

South Africa news

Cobras sign up Bavuma for 2017-18 season

May 2, 2017: Temba Bavuma will return to Newlands, the scene of his historic maiden Test century, to play his domestic cricket for the 2017-18 season

Firdose Moonda

New Zealand v South Africa, 2nd Test, Wellington, 2nd day

Bavuma, de Kock follow through on Hobart promise

Mar 17, 2017: Temba Bavuma and Quinton de Kock complement each other perfectly. They take pressure off each other because Bavuma knows de Kock will keep the scoreboard moving and de Kock knows Bavuma will show the caution required at the other end

Firdose Moonda in Wellington

New Zealand v South Africa, 2nd Test, Wellington, 2nd day

De Kock, Bavuma fashion crucial lead

Mar 17, 2017: A 160-run partnership between Quinton de Kock and Temba Bavuma led South Africa's dominant recovery from 94 for 6 to end the second day with a lead of 81 in Wellington

The Report by Andrew McGlashan

South Africa in New Zealand 2016-17

Bavuma prepares for the de Villiers challenge

Mar 14, 2017: Knowing he might be the likely man to make way when AB de Villiers returns to Test cricket, Temba Bavuma is keen to get his form back and his numbers up

Firdose Moonda in Wellington

New Zealand v South Africa, 1st Test, Dunedin

History against New Zealand despite strong home record

Mar 7, 2017: ESPNcricinfo previews the first Test between New Zealand and South Africa in Dunedin

The Preview by Andrew McGlashan

South Africa in New Zealand 2016-17

Bat, ball, keeper, spinners: how South Africa and New Zealand stack up

Mar 6, 2017: It's the No. 3 side versus the No. 5, so, in rankings at least, there is not much between the two sides

Andrew McGlashan

South Africa in New Zealand 2016-17

De Villiers and Guptill take their leave of absence

Mar 5, 2017: AB de Villiers led the run charts and Martin Guptill recovered from a hamstring injury to play perhaps his best innings. But neither of them will feature in the upcoming three-Test series

Firdose Moonda
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