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Proteas

(ˈprəʊtɪəz)
pl n
(Cricket) the Proteas the national cricket team of South Africa
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Protea. Among the most widely adapted and easier-to-grow proteas are some named after a royal family because of their uncommon flowers.
Gibson will replace Russell Domingo, who has been in the role of Proteas head coach since May 2013 and his contract expired with the recently concluded Test tour of England which the Faf du Plessis-led side lost 1-3.
CRICKET: AB de Villiers and debutant JP Duminy led South Africa to a history-making Test victory over Australia in Perth, the Proteas making 414 to claim the second-highest successful run chase in history.
The Proteas closed on 405 without loss with Smith and McKenzie just nine runs short of beating the record opening partnership in Test history, set by India's Pankaj Roy and Vinoo Mankad against New Zealand in Chennai in 1956.
Summary: Johannesburg [South Africa], August 28 (ANI): Current South Africa head coach Russell Domingo has admitted that his time with the Proteas is finally up and it's time for him to move on.
The Proteas had resumed the day on 122-5 and were bowled out for 195 as Dwayne Bravo helped mop up the tail to finish with 4-24 just after lunch.
England's bowling coach Ottis Gibson is set to replace Russell Domingo as the Proteas head coach.
After the tourists restricted the Proteas to 192 for five at tea thanks in part to three wickets from Shakib Al Hasan, sixth-wicket pairing Prince and Boucher combined for 223 runs to push South Africa's total to 357.
Summary: Johannesburg [South Africa], August 8 (ANI): Amid calls from various former cricketers for AB de Villiers' return to Test cricket, Proteas Test skipper Faf du Plessis has said that the team must move on without the superstar batsman.
CRICKET: JP Duminy pressed his claims for a call-up to the South Africa Test squad as he helped the Proteas see off West Indies by six wickets in the first one-day international.
Summary: Melbourne [Australia], August 7 (ANI): Former South Africa skipper Shaun Pollock believes that the Proteas must persuade swashbuckling batsman AB de Villiers to return to the Test arena if they wish to turn around their batting performance in the near future.
Cape Town (South Africa), July 2 ( ANI ): The Proteas lack a good enough spin arsenal for their Sri Lankan tour, feels former batsman Daryll Cullinan.