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Vernon Philander has the midas touch in SA Cricket

08 November 2013 in Sport

'As far as I’m concerned, he is the best bowler on the planet.' Dale Steyn, ranked No 1 in the world, said that about his Proteas compatriot Vernon Philander early last year. In the latest issue of SA Cricket magazine chief sports writer Jon Cardinelli takes us through how Philander has become the Proteas’ man with the golden arm in the past two seasons, and makes the point that this summer will be a crucial period for him to confirm his status as one of the best in the world.


We also profile Hashim Amla, the best No 3 in the world, pay tribute to Sachin Tendulkar as he retires from playing, and take a look at Stuart Broad's Ashes ambitions Down Under. Read more in the November/December issue of SA Cricket