It's what batsmen do on the pitch in between a bowler's delivery that helps make them an expert in the game. They also need routines.
Interviewing dozens of South African cricketers across all levels of the sport finds a perception that transformation has, in fact, slowed since the early 1990s.
No-one ever asks the players how the quota system affects them. When one academic did, she found conflicting and complex responses about the impact of transformation in South African sport.