New limited-overs captain Temba Bavuma says he’s going to be fearless when seeking much-needed victories for the Proteas

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The new Proteas captain, Temba Bavuma, says he was surprised the captaincy came to him so soon in his career. 
(Photo: Supplied/ Backpage Pix for Cricket South Africa)
The new Proteas captain, Temba Bavuma, says he was surprised the captaincy came to him so soon in his career. (Photo: Supplied/ Backpage Pix for Cricket South Africa)

He's no stranger to breaking new ground. He became the first black cricketer to score a Test century for South Africa in 2016 against England.

And although the batsman has only six One-Day International (ODI) caps to his name he’s ready for another first: being a black captain of a South African cricket team.

Temba Bavuma, who has been appointed as the Proteas’ limited-overs captain, had a feeling he’d be selected but didn’t for a minute think it would happen so soon. 

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