India/Proteas/ I’m proud of my boys???
What would have been regarded as the best 5 day test ever between 2 top sides turned out to be the best anticlimax of the year. My eyes saw an article where BIFF states I’m proud of my boys making the decision to close shop and draw the game. Since when does the boys make the decisions in the Proteas side? Must be the first time since Graeme Smith has been the captain as he rules South African cricket with an iron fist.
Philander looking good, Steyn no slouch with the bat 3 wickets in hand 16 needed chance to break world record must have been the weirdest decision I have ever seen. Serious cricketers would have understood if we lost the game in an effort of trying to win it. After all opportunities like that only comes around once in a career if you are lucky.
Needles to say the decision left millions of South Africans and billions of T.V audiences speechless and who knows maybe we will regret it.
When last have you seen the Proteas been booed of a cricket field???
So whoever made that decision you have lost a lot of respect from across the world. Even if the Proteas has lost both tests to India the number 1 place would still been intact so I cannot understand why the decision was made. They could’ve been part of history which I believe would’ve lasted forever.
Now I read that the decision was made by Steyn and Philander hoping they will get the runs in the final over but they declined singles in the previous over. A laughing matter to say the least.
Smith claims India did not want to win nor did the Proteas want to win.
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