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Perhaps fuelled by the sickening, tawdry happenings at CSA boardroom level in recent months - where the Proteas players have little influence - there was plenty of scorn in the social media space over the national team's five-wicket loss to England in the first of three Twenty20 internationals at Newlands on Friday.

That's more than a little ungenerous, considering just how long it has been (closer to nine months than eight) since South Africa completed a full international match.

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