Boucher's Class Consciousness
Byline: Richard Gibson
Mark Boucher is backing South African openers Graeme Smith and Herschelle Gibbs to put their unhappy start to the NatWest Series behind them.
Skipper Smith reached 1,000 runs in limited overs cricket for his country in just 28 innings during last weekend's match with Zimbabwe at Canterbury, while Gibbs has 12 one-day centuries under his belt.
That is in stark contrast to their current form against England and Zimbabwe which has yielded just 55 runs between them in six innings, while Jacques Kallis has dominated with scores of 107, 125 not out and 82 not out.
But vice-captain Boucher, preparing for today's encounter with …
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Publication information: Article title: Boucher's Class Consciousness. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Birmingham Post (England). Publication date: July 5, 2003. Page number: 33. © 2009 Birmingham Post & Mail Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2003 Gale Group.
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