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"Best day of my whole life," 11-year-old Kieron Adam said after being surprised by his heroes Hashim Amla, AB de Villiers, Faf du Plessis, Dale Steyn and Vernon Philander. Watch as the cricketers challenge the community of Southfield, a suburb of Cape Town, to a game of street cricket.
Proteas T20 captain Faf du Plessis says the upcoming three-match KFC T20 International series against the West Indies will be an ideal opportunity for South Africa's inexperienced players to test their skill against "quality opposition".
Football, rugby, cricket and cycling made it a spectacular sporting weekend for South Africa. A win over Sudan got Bafana to Afcon, the Boks beat England at Twickenham, and the Proteas trounced Australia in Perth. The Momentum 94.7 Cycle Challenge wrapped up the weekend in Johannesburg.
The Proteas staged a magnificent run chase to haul in a challenging target, beating Australia by seven wickets with 20 balls to spare in the second match of a triangular one-day series at Harare Sports Club in Zimbabwe on Wednesday.
The Proteas completed a comprehensive 3-0 series whitewash of Zimbabwe, winning by seven wickets with 136 balls to spare in the third one-day international in Bulawayo on Thursday.
Hashim Amla struck his third century in four one-day internationals to steer South Africa to a convincing 93-run victory over Zimbabwe in a one-day international at Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo on Sunday.
The Proteas beat ninth-ranked Zimbabwe by nine wickets in a one-off test in Harare on Tuesday, confirming their status as the number one team in test cricket. But while the margin of victory was comfortable in the end, the South Africans were made to fight hard during the match.
While South Africa is top of the test cricket rankings, the country's northern neighbour is second from bottom. Despite this, the Proteas insist they will not underestimate Zimbabwe when the teams meet for a one-off test at Harare Sports Club on Saturday.
South Africa returned to the top of the ICC test cricket rankings on Monday with a hard-fought draw in the second test against Sri Lanka in Colombo, securing only their second series win in the island nation. The Proteas previously triumphed in Sri Lanka in 1993.
The Proteas were busy doing battle with Sri Lanka in the first cricket test on Nelson Mandela Day, but they took time out of their busy schedule on Tuesday to contribute to a worthy cause by hosting a coaching clinic for visually impaired cricketers in Colombo.