Kagiso Rabada reckons that the Proteas are getting there as they build towards the Cricket World Cup.
The approach has taken a long and winding road, but the South Africans will name one last tweak to a one-day squad before settling on a final 15 in just over a month.
“I think the most important thing for us is to take it step by step, game by game. Ultimately, that is what it will be like in the World Cup,” Rabada pointed out.
There has been a summer and more of discussions, game-plans and theories flung about in private and at large.
There has also been a rash of speculative squads chucked out into social media, as interested parties play their World Cup hand.
At times, one wonders if the players wouldn’t just want it to be May already.
“When we are playing a game, we are not really thinking too far ahead. We have had our chats on where we feel we went wrong, and where we need to knuckle down. Now we just need to go out there and do it. There is not much time left,” Rabada warned.
Time truly is of the essence, with just three one-day internationals left before they head to the UK in early May. Thus, every little step they feel they are taking in the right