With a side packed with pretty much the best T20 players in the world, the only opponents they need to fear is themselves. Will they manage to break the trend in Sri Lanka?
Strength: Excellent form in all format. Currently No.2 Twenty20 team, just behind the world champion England.
Weak: They always favourites in all ICC tournament but never finished on high. Nerves in big matches.
Proteas team information for 2012 World Twenty20.
AB de Villiers (wicketkeeper)
Faf du Plessis
20-September vs Zimbabwe
22-September vs Sri Lanka