• On this day: Proteas crush Australia in WC

    Today, a year ago, the Proteas delivered what was by far their best performance at last year’s World Cup in England when they beat Australia by 10 runs in Manchester.

    Faf du Plessis’ men endured a troubled World Cup, falling out of favour quite early ,and coming up against an Australia team that had already qualified for the semi-final was a big ask.

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    But, the captain led from the front as the Proteas’ finished their campaign on a high in front of a capacity crowd at Old Trafford.

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