The Proteas coach admits the whole saga ‘disappointed’ the squad, who had move on previously.
Now a vital member of the already struggling batting order is doubtful for the match against the Windies.
The wrist spinner believes South Africa can draw from previous must-win situations to get their campaign back on track.
Selection chief Linda Zondi clears the air, stating that there’s no regret over the decision team management made.
But that alone isn’t enough for the Proteas to cure their World Cup losing streak.
A fired-up Kagiso Rabada delivers a fine performance, but India punish the mediocrity around him.

Cricket World Cup 2019 ‘Every effort’ made to get Steyn ready

But the veteran is now gone … and so is the Proteas’ World Cup masterplan.

Cricket World Cup 2019 Dale Steyn ruled out of World Cup

The Proteas’ World Cup campaign hit by another massive setback as the veteran quick fails to recover from a shoulder injury.

Cricket World Cup 2019 India plan pace assault in World Cup opener against South Africa

India are the last of the 10 teams to launch their challenge.

Cricket World Cup 2019 Sweeping changes are key to Proteas’ revival

Generally, when South Africans are down we tend to bounce back quite well and we play our best cricket under pressure, says Harris.

Cricket World Cup 2019 Rabada and co’s lack of impact ‘strange’, says Gibson

The Proteas coach also insists his troops are a team playing badly at the World Cup, not a bad team.

Cricket World Cup 2019 After all the hype, it’s Andile making the waves

It was supposed to be the quicks that would provide the Proteas’ fire. Instead, it’s been gutsy ‘Lucky’…

Cricket World Cup 2019 Faf: No more Mr Nice Guy for desperate Proteas

The South African skipper won’t even blame some bad luck in terms of injuries for the side’s poor start to the World Cup.

Cricket World Cup 2019 Wayward Proteas clawed by prowling Tigers

Faf du Plessis and his troops are in heaps of trouble already at the World Cup as Lungi Ngidi cries off with injury.

Cricket World Cup 2019 Time for the batsmen to stand up, says Tahir

Because the Proteas bowling actually was pretty good despite the big loss to England.

Cricket World Cup 2019 Quinny: I’m not here to be a superhero

The Proteas’ dynamic opener is now considered the side’s most dangerous batsman. But he wants to keep things understated.

Cricket World Cup 2019 Proteas were only at 70%, says Rassie

Some might say even that’s a bit of a generous assessment.

Cricket World Cup 2019 WATCH: Stokes’ wonder catch ‘wasn’t my best’

The dynamic English all-rounder clearly sets high standards for himself.

Cricket World Cup 2019 Proteas: Bowling heroes, batting zeros

Faf du Plessis laments an overall showing that already puts South Africa under pressure in the showpiece tournament.

Cricket World Cup 2019 Clinical Archer terrorises as Proteas collapse

The rookie quick justifies his selection in exposing the risky nature of South Africa’s World Cup plan.




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