Proteas ace Rabada will miss out on the last 2 Tests of 4 due to disciplinary matters, having actually taken 11-150 as the hosts won by 6 wickets in Port Elizabeth to level the series at 1-1.
And Smith is definitely not delighted to see the young rate ace lose out, as he wishes to be challenged by the best of the best when he leads his side out at Newlands in the 3rd Test.
He informed press reporters: “He’s a first-rate bowler and you constantly wish to meet the very best, that’s for sure.
He’s amazing the method he’s been bowling. It’s our task to attempt and play some much better cricket.”
Rabada himself has actually confessed that he now has a chance to go away and re-evaluate his aggressive design of play.
He included: “I’ve let myself down and the group down. I need to see it as a knowing curve and not duplicate the exact same error.
” It offers me an opportunity to do other things and enhance my video game and think of things a bit more. I’m not pleased about it, however time carry on.”