Cricket

Proteas show what might have been

07 July 2019 - 01:07 By TELFORD VICE

Faf du Plessis' bat bounced onto the ground. His helmet clunked to earth. Off came the sweatband from his head. He was unburdening himself.

His right hand, still gloved, rained rapid punches onto the badge covering a big heart that has been bruised these past few weeks. Thump! Thump! Thump! Thump!..

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