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Gentle giant Marco Jansen's new fiery Proteas streak isn't weird: 'All it shows is growth'

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Marco Jansen (Gallo)
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Marco Jansen and Jasprit Bumrah's bouncer barrage at each other might've been one of the entertaining plot lines to a compelling Test series between the Proteas and India, but to some outsiders, Jansen's fiery reaction felt a bit out of character.

Despite his towering frame, the 21-year-old quick - a revelation in South Africa's momentous series victory by 2-1 - is well known for his easy-going nature.

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