I have Big responsibility, I am a Senior now: Kagiso Rabada

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  • Recently many star players of South Africa retired
  • 24-year-old Rabada said, being a senior is more responsibility
  • India and South Africa to have the first T20I on 15 September
  • Rabada said, there is a lot to learn from senior players

“I feel that responsibility has increased on me since I am now a senior player,” Rabada told at an event organized for the team by the High Commissioner of South Africa.

He said, ‘The team has not played here for four years. I have played here and I have a lot of experience playing in India. I think I can only share my experiences with players who have not played here. Otherwise, most of them have already played in India. I think players can perform well on this big stage.

He said about the team, ‘We are monitoring the next one or two years. We will then assess our progress. It is a challenge and a journey. ‘

         Match: wicket: best: economy
Test  37 :176: 13/144: 3.36
ODI  72: 117: 6/16: 4.99
T20I  19: 25: 3/30: 8.31

When Rabada started his career, the team had fast bowlers like Dale Steyn and Morné Morkel. He got to learn a lot from this senior player. Apart from this, there were AB de Villiers, Hashim Amla, and Faf du Plessis who guide the young players. Now, even after playing 37 Tests and 75 ODIs, Rabada feels that he is still learning. He said, “I am constantly improving my game.”

Regarding the learning from Dale Steyn and Morkel, he said, ‘You try to learn some techniques by seeing successful people. Overall, it is a matter of keeping your basics right. After that, your experience is very useful.

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