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Temba Bavuma receives medical attention during the 4th T20 against India in June (Getty)
Temba Bavuma receives medical attention during the 4th T20 against India in June (Getty)

News24 Sport chief writer   

When long-time highveld-based colleagues Temba Bavuma and Quinton de Kock first opened together for South Africa at Twenty20 international level, the world jointly looked their oyster.

The combination of right- and left-handed stroke-players is always healthy, and Bavuma’s dabbing, gliding, strike-rotating style seemed a tidy foil for De Kock’s renowned ability to notch boundaries with gusto virtually from the off.

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