Vincent Barnes Signs That Kagiso Rabada Is Back
By Shruti - Oct 12, 2019 9:04 am
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Kagiso Rabada is slowly getting back in his form in the post-lunch session, noticed South Africa’s bowling coach Vincent Barnes. Kagiso Rabada was the only South Africa bowler, who made some impact with figures of 3 for 48 in the second Test.

Kagiso Rabada
Kagiso Rabada

“It was fantastic to see him bowl, especially, the spell after lunch. I thought he bowled well in Vizag (Visakhapatnam) as well. Today, there were a lot of signs that he is getting to the top,” Barnes said.

Patience is the key for the fast bowlers on this track as Rabada showed a good performance.

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“Our focus on this tour is to bowl to our strengths. The plan was to be patient on a wicket that was going to give us assistance in the morning,” Barnes said. “We had to keep bowling in the right areas and they would make mistakes. Pujara at one stage looked set and KG (Rabada) bowled in the right area and got the wicket.”

“When we looked at the conditions this morning, the window for the fast bowlers was a lot longer than compared to Visakhapatnam. I thought that we bowled quite well this morning. And, with a bit of luck, we could have had a few more wickets,” Barnes concluded.