Proteas eyeing Lanka tour to build young new team with 2015 World Cup in mind

Johannesburg: South African captain AB de Villiers has said that the Proteas tour to Sri Lanka could help in building the team for the World Cup in two years, adding that young players were learning to perform without the stars.

According to sport24, de Villiers expressed that his team was still trying to find its feet without players such as Jacques Kallis and Dale Steyn, ahead of five ODI`s and three T20`s in Sri Lanka.

De Villiers said that it was important for the team to get combinations ready after losing experienced players, especially considering the time before the 2015 World Cup.

The tour starts with a practice game ahead of Saturday`s first ODI in Colombo , the report said.


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