SA anthem cut short at World Cup

2011-02-24 12:52

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has apologised on behalf of the host union to Cricket South Africa (CSA) and the Proteas for the technical fault that caused the national anthem to be cut short before the start of South Africa’s opening World Cup match against the West Indies in Delhi today.

“The South African national anthem was cut short due to a technical fault at the stadium,” commented Proteas’ team manager Mohamed Moosajee.

“The International Cricket Council has apologised to the team on behalf of the host Union and have stressed that this will not happen again going forward.

“We also realised that the anthem was of a poor quality and we will make sure that a better quality version is used for all of our matches going forward.”

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