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Henry predicts run-fest ODI

Proteas will take on New Zealand in the first One Day International at Boland Park on Saturday.

Proteas cricketer Hashim Amla. Picture: AFP.
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CAPE TOWN - Former South African all-rounder Omar Henry predicts there will be a run-fest at Boland Park on Saturday when the Proteas face New Zealand in the first One Day International (ODI).

The Proteas take on the Black Caps in a three match ODI series following their convincing 2-0 test series win.

Henry, the current CEO of Boland cricket, says the Paarl wicket will be a bouncy one which should favour the batsman.

He says the conditions should suit the Proteas.

“If you can bat on a bouncy wicket, you can score runs. South Africa’s proved that. If you’ve got the technique then you can score runs.”

Henry says New Zealand is capable of causing an upset.

“If New Zealand can adapt to the pitch then I’m sure they will give South Africa a good game. I reckon a 250 is going to make for a very good game."

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