The Proteas are looking to complete a 3-0 series whitewash and Sipamla said while he would like to get his first wicket‚ he will not put himself under pressure on Wednesday.
“I would like to take a wicket every time I bowl but they will come by doing the right things over and over again.
“It is a process that will come with time‚ but I am looking forward to the moment of taking that first wicket for the Proteas if I get to play in the next game‚” said the young man who looked up to SA legends Makhaya Ntini and Mfuneko Ngam.
“It will definitely be surreal to get my first wicket and a personal milestone. But hopefully it will help the team to win because it is about the team and not individuals.
“I have not been thinking too much about the future because my mind at the moment is on the now. I want to stay here [Port Elizabeth] because the environment is good and I want to play for my country as long as possible.”
Sipamla did not get a wicket in his four overs at the weekend‚ but he laid the foundation for SA’s comeback after a poor start as the Proteas eventually won by seven wickets.
He admitted that he was nervous in the hours leading up to the match.
“The nerves were there definitely there‚” he said. “I guess anyone will be nervous on the day of making a debut for the Proteas. It was about controlling the