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The legendary Dr Ali Bacher pens book on SA's greatest batsmen

Dr Ali Bacher and David Williams have co-authored a book, South Africa’s Greatest Batsmen, that looks at South Africa’s top batsmen.

South Africa's Greatest Batsmen features early legends such as Herby Taylor and Dudley Nourse; the world-beating Graeme Pollock and Barry Richards, whose careers were cut short by isolation; the unshakeable Gary Kirsten and Jacques Kallis, who built the foundation of the Proteas’ post-isolation success; the big-scoring captain Graeme Smith and his South African-born England counterpart Kevin Pietersen; and the swashbuckling Hashim Amla and AB de Villiers, who dominate the current game.

Dr Ali Bacher joined 702's John Robbie to talk about this book and more.

Listen to the conversation below:


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