Heinrich Klaasen had a poor series with the bat. (Photo by PHILL MAGAKOE / AFP)
Heinrich Klaasen has become the latest embodiment of the Proteas’ new reality after announcing on Monday that he’s retiring from Test cricket.
Hot on the heels of widespread criticism over Cricket South Africa (CSA) assembling an inexperienced squad for next month’s red-ball series against New Zealand – legendary Aussie skipper Steve Waugh bemoaning the federation was undermining the struggling pinnacle format of the game – the dynamic 32-year-old stroke-maker erodes the national side’s depth.
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