Tour Verdict: SA's bowling boxes ticked, but batting issues remain a work in progress

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Proteas celebrate. (Photo by Randy Brooks/AFP)
Proteas celebrate. (Photo by Randy Brooks/AFP)

Before the tour started, this writer explained why this series could have been make or break for Proteas coach Mark Boucher.

That they won rather comfortably went against the grain considering the strides the West Indies made against Bangladesh away with a second-string side and how they held a Sri Lankan team that asked pressing questions of the Proteas at home was surprising.

When one looks at the 28 Tests between SA and the West Indies in the lead-up to the recently completed Test series, they all pointed to a comprehensive SA series win, which is what transpired.

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