An African derby in Hambantota
September 20, 2012Start time 1930 local (1400 GMT)
Hambantota will play host to an African derby as tournament favourites South Africa begin another campaign for major silverware, this time against neighbours Zimbabwe. AB de Villiers’ men probably could not have asked for a gentler easing in and will view this match as the beginning of a journey that they hope will end on October 7 in Colombo, with a trophy.
Despite some in the South Africa team being on the road since June, they showed no signs of homesickness and most were delighted to be in the island nation….
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