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India vs South Africa: India have more collective experience in line-up than South Africa, says Hashim Amla | Cricket News – Times of India
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India vs South Africa: India have more collective experience in line-up than South Africa, says Hashim Amla | Cricket News – Times of India

JOHANNESBURG: Legendary South Africa batter Hashim Amla says more "collective experience" in the Indian side was one of the key factors in the visiting side's comfortable victory in the series-opener at Centurion. India beat South Africa by 113 runs in the first Test at SuperSport Park to go 1-0 up in the three-match series. "It was a fair result," said Amla in Cricket South Africa website. "They (India) have been a strong unit over the last two years or so. They have more experience collectively and it always makes a huge difference when you have runs on the board to back you up." South Africa did not have many experienced players in their ranks with only skipper Dean Elgar, Quinton de Kock, Kagiso Rabada and Lungi Ngidi having some decent exposure in traditional format while India had...
India vs South Africa: We have stranglehold over India at home, don’t see that changing, says Makhaya Ntini | Cricket News – Times of India
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India vs South Africa: We have stranglehold over India at home, don’t see that changing, says Makhaya Ntini | Cricket News – Times of India

JOHANNESBURG: Former pacer Makhaya Ntini doesn't see India winning their maiden Test series in South Africa while the great Allan Donald feels the Proteas' inexperienced batting will be tested by Jasprit Bumrah and Co. The first Test begins in Centurion from December 26. India are primed for their maiden success in South Africa, having lost 1-2 in 2018 when the hosts boasted the likes of now-retired AB de Villiers, Faf du Plessis, Hashim Amla, Vernon Philander and Dale Steyn. "India have a very good bowling attack this time around, but the Proteas know the South African conditions better. This for me will be key," Ntini, who featured in the 2001 and 2006-07 home series' against India, said in a CSA release. "We have to back ourselves because we have that home advantage. Our players know...