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Vernon Philander (AP)
Vernon Philander (AP)

Cape Town - Someone suggested he was a standout “boweler” on the day.

Many more would have understood the deliberate, minor spelling error.

Vernon Philander, firm in his conviction even if certain aspects of his constitution were looser, led the Proteas’ assault on rain-curtailed day one of the third Test against England at The Oval on Thursday.

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