Disappointed Graeme Smith believes in Proteas comeback

2013-10-18 08:32

Abu Dhabi – South Africa has five days to regroup from the humbling seven-wicket loss to Pakistan and try to protect the Proteas’ seven-year record of not losing a test series away from home.

Graeme Smith’s team has not lost an away series since 2006, and he says it’s “extremely disappointed” to lose an unbeaten streak of 15 tests since December 2011.

South Africa’s captain says, “the standards that we set ourselves, we should have the ability to bounce back.”

The second test starts in Dubai on Wednesday, and Smith says instead of getting emotional, his team needs to “have clever plans” for the series finale.

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