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Bavuma Proteas captaincy 'right call at the right time', says mentor: 'I see great things for him'

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Lions captain Temba Bavuma (Photo by Darren Stewart/Gallo Images)
Lions captain Temba Bavuma (Photo by Darren Stewart/Gallo Images)
(Photo by Darren Stewart/Gallo Images)

Former Lions head coach Geoffrey Toyana sees nothing but a successful two-year reign for Proteas limited overs captain Temba Bavuma.

Bavuma is one of Toyana’s most successful mentees from a stellar Lions class that graduated to become Proteas internationals during his time in charge of the Johannesburg outfit.

Last week, Cricket South Africa (CSA) named the 30-year-old as T20 and One Day International captain, as well as vice-captain to Dean Elgar in the red ball arena.

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