AB de Villiers Praises Keegan Petersen: Former South African batsman AB de Villiers has praised Keegan Petersen in the deciding match of the Test series being played between India and South Africa at Newlands, Cape Town.
Keegan Pietersen, who plays at number 3 in South Africa’s batting order, has been praised by veteran AB de Villiers for his brilliant innings at Newlands. Pietersen scored 72 runs in South Africa’s first innings and scored his second consecutive half-century in the series.
De Villiers said, “Kegan Pietersen has done well. I am very excited to see his composure, skill and technique against the best team in the world.”
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Significantly, Pietersen played an innings of 72 runs in the Cape Town Test with excellent restraint, skill and technique. With Aiden Markram struggling to score runs, he has suggested that Pietersen may come in as an opener to open the innings with skipper Elgar, so that Markram’s skills can be used in the middle order. When the ball is old. But Peterson has disagreed on this suggestion.
Pietersen said, “I like to bat at number three. I have batted there for most of my career. We have two high quality openers in terms of losing early wickets. They are going through a tough time right now. “
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