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Miller relishing Royals captaincy but ready to 'give everything' for Proteas in England ODIs

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David Miller says he is enjoying captaining the Paarl Royals as the Proteas batter gears up for this week's three-match ODI series against England.Miller led from the front as he scored an unbeaten 28 off 14 balls to steer the Paarl Royals to a thrilling six-wicket victory over the Pretoria Capitals on Sunday.Chasing a competitive 159 to win in their final game at Boland Park, the Paarl Royals put up a collective batting effort led by Miller and England's Jos Buttler (37).The win saw the Paarl Royals move to fourth spot in the SA20 standings, level with MI Cape Town on 13 points.Miller says he is still trying to find the balance in captaining but feels well-supported within an experienced Paarl Royals changing room."I'm still learning a huge amount in my captaincy.

To be honest, the first couple of games has been quite tricky," Miller told reporters on Sunday."I'm trying to figure out what works and what doesn't...

as we've moved on and found out the balances of the bowlers and what they want to do. It's taken a bit of time, but we've won three and we're definitely in the mix now."It's been really good to have Jos (Buttler) and Eoin Morgan in the squad.

There's some huge experience in the management, so I've been really well supported. So ja, I suppose it's a good start to the first half."READ | Cricket's financial struggle prompts Free State to 'provisionally' sell the Mangaung Oval Miller now has to turn his attention to the green and gold as he forms part of the Proteas' ODI squad that will take on England in three one-dayers from 27 January to 1 February.The Proteas will assemble following Tuesday's SA20 fixtures before an eight-day break to accommodate the ODIs, which is part of the World Cup Super League.

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