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Rabada apologises to team-mates after Test ban

Posted On: 21 Jan 2020   |   Posted By: Cricket365

South Africa paceman Kagiso Rabada has apologised for letting himself and his team down after he was banned for the final Test against England.
The 24-year-old will be absent for Friday's finale at the Wanderers in Johannesburg following his overzealous celebration for dismissing Joe Root on the first day in Port Elizabeth .
While his latest ‘offence' was small and twatty - his bellowed enthusiasm seemingly aimed more at the stumps than the batsman - there is no escaping the fact Rabada is both a repeat offender and slow learner having picked up three previous demerit points for giving batsmen send-offs. With Rabada having failed to walk the disciplinary tightrope, South Africa must now try to square a series that is sliding away from them without their strike bowler.
“It can't keep happening because I am letting the team down and I am letting myself down,” said Rabada. “That is why it hurts so much.
“It is something that I didn't expect, but whether it was the right thing or the wrong thing to ban me, the...

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