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04:55  27 may  2019
04:55  27 may  2019 Source:   cricket365.com

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Kagiso Rabada ready to face England in World Cup 2019 opener . Rabada , Steyn 'on track' to play World Cup opener against England. A World Cup squad that had members spread across South Africa, England and India reconnected in Cape Town on Tuesday, taking a team hike up Table

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Fast bowler Kagiso Rabada says he is relishing the prospect of leading the Proteas attack in the World Cup opener against England on Thursday.

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The paceman took 1-40 in Friday's 87-run warm-up win over Sri Lanka in Cardiff and admitted to feeling a touch rusty after managing a back issue first aggravated during the IPL.

Rabada will look to continue building his form against the Windies in another warm-up game in Bristol on Sunday.

After that, it is on to the World Cup action and the Proteas get the honour of opening the tournament against hosts England on May 30.

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Rabada returned home from IPL earlier this month to avoid aggravating a back problem ahead of the showpiece tournament. A key cog in South Africa’s bid for a maiden World Cup title, Rabada returned home from the Indian Premier League (IPL) earlier this “On the day, we have to rock up .

“The World Cup ’s been a long time coming. It was a bit of a strange feeling this morning – I’ve never felt like that. It’s my first World Cup and I was just so Rabada hoicks him straight to deep square leg, where Plunkett takes a simple catch. Stokes is congratulated by teammates after his dismissal of

The 24-year-old is expecting a difficult match at The Oval but is excited about the prospect of potentially writing his name in history with a big performance.

Rabada said: "England is going to be a stiff challenge, but an enjoyable one.

"It's crunch time - the first game of the World Cup and it's going to go down in history.

"They're a strong team, with good batsmen and bowlers. Multiple players from our team have played against England, we're familiar with them and that helps.

"On the day, we have to rock up. With the quality they possess, we need to make sure we are on top."

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Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
Rabada ready to 'rock up' in World Cup opener
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