JP’s simple pleasures

JP Duminy has the complicated world of cricket on a string.

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It’s hard to believe Duminy’s only been playing Test cricket for one season. After six Tests against the Australians, he emerged with an average of 48.62 (61.50 in the three Tests Down Under). It’s a pretty tough act to follow … scratch that, it’s a very difficult act to maintain.

In the new issue of SA Cricket magazine, Duminy explains why it’s become a challenge moving forward and how he’s prepared for his second season of Test cricket.

Proteas coach Mickey Arthur and consultant Duncan Fletcher also give unique insight into what makes Duminy such a great player.

Also in the new issue:

HarrisPaul Harris on taking flak from the media, having a go at the batsman if the situation arises, and why Test cricket is still the ultimate

– Having proven his aptitude for Test cricket, Hashim Amla now needs to become a truly dominant batsman

– England’s Zimbabwean-born coach Andy Flower has earned the trust and respect of his players

– What impact has the influx of South Africans into county cricket had on the English game?

WicketkeepersWho will replace Mark Boucher as the Proteas’ wicketkeeper when he retires from international cricket? Ray Jennings gives his expert opinion

– While the inaugural Champions League Twenty20 in India failed to live up to the hype, the tournament is here to stay

– The Champions League provided the perfect platform for Andrew Puttick to kick-start his career

CJ de Villiers on his Champions League Twenty20 heroics, cementing his place in the Eagles’ starting line-up and his proteas ambitions

– Zimbabwe’s Mark Vermeulen is on the road back from arsonist to international cricketer

Ashish Nehra is back in the India set-up after a frustrating run of injuries

– England spinner Monty Panesar hopes his stint with the Highveld Lions will help to revive his international career

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