Matthew Breetzke discusses Proteas call-up

It was while chilling at home with his girlfriend that Dafabet Warriors batsman Matthew Breetzke received a call saying he would be joining the Proteas squad when they face Australia in a three-match KFC T20 International Series between August 30 and September 3.

The enigmatic right-handed batter is one of four debutant call-ups named in a strong, yet youthful 16-man squad.

In That Weekend Feeling with Daron Mann this week, we catch up with the former Grey High pupil.
18 Aug 2023 English South Africa News · Society & Culture

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