The Proteas bowled New Zealand out for just 112 runs to secure a heavy victory on Saturday and take a 2-1 lead in the ODI series.
Heinrich Klaasen and Theunis de Bruyn are set to make their Test debuts against New Zealand after they called up to the Proteas squad on Friday.
Only the mirror often speaks the ugly truth and JP Duminy knows the time has come for him to take greater responsibility in SA’s ODI middle-order.
Proteas all-rounder, Dwaine Pretorius, hopes he can establish himself as a ‘50/50’ all-rounder after his performance in loss to New Zealand.
The Proteas winning streak may have come to an end, but captain AB de Villiers has chosen to focus on the positives.
AB de Villiers has bemoaned South Africa’s “soft dismissals” which brought an end to the Proteas’ unbeaten run of ODI victories.
It was unlucky No 13 for South Africa at the Hagley Oval with the Proteas going down by six runs to New Zealand in the second ODI in Christchurch.
A record-breaking century from Ross Taylor steered New Zealand to an imposing 289 for four in the second ODI against South Africa.
The visitors made three changes altogether to the team that opened the series with a four-wicket victory in Hamilton last Sunday.