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Why Allan Donald is touting newbie Migael Pretorius as a Proteas wildcard

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Migael Pretorius (Gallo Images)
Migael Pretorius (Gallo Images)

Had Migael Pretorius been selected for the Proteas' Test squad before commencing his first 4-day Franchise Series campaign with the Knights, it would've been for his bowling.

A haul of 104 first-class wickets, at an average under 23, suggests another fine talent emerging from South African cricket's stock of seamers.

But the 25-year-old would've been in direct competition with Glenton Stuurman, the 28-year-old Warriors stalwart, who's been touted as the potential replacement for the retired Vernon Philander.

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