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'We’ll first find out where we are playing'- Temba Bavuma on semi-final preparation

image-ldsllu0mTemba Bavuma | Source: Twitter

Sunrisers Eastern Cape's recent recruit Temba Bavuma stresses the importance of planning heading into the SA20 playoffs in the Highveld. 

Despite the defeat to the Joburg Super Kings at the Wanderers yesterday, the Sunrisers advanced to the SA20 semi-finals, thanks to Durban's Super Giants' 151-run thumping victory over Pretoria Capitals. 

Bavuma, who played a brilliant half-century knock against the Joburg Super Kings, shed light on how they could go about playing at the two grounds that will host the semi-finals.  

"We’ll first find out where we are playing, us as the batting unit and bowling unit we’ll have to speak in terms of how we can make adjustments."

"The wicket is not your Wanderers T20 wicket, where you can just hit through the line and get the ball in the air because you know it’s going to travel. If we’re in Pretoria then it’s a different story. I think as batters we can be confident in hitting through the lines and bowlers can be confident in backing that hard length."

"It’s understanding where we’ll be playing then we can start having conversations around the conditions and how we are going to go about our business." 

The Sunrisers are currently placed third in the points table and will determine their ranking in the top four after the Capitals versus Royals game at SuperSport Park on Tuesday. 

Depending on their final position in the league standings, their semi-final location will be either at the Wanderers or SuperSport Park in Centurion.  

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