This Youthful Brigade of Proteaswill Finally Shed the 'Chokers' Tag
THE scene is all too familiar. It's a World Cup, okay not in name, but for all intents and purposes, and South Africa are one of the tournaments favourites.
It's being held in England and the hosts have already been knocked out. The Proteas are again in the semi-finals, although the one difference is that they are not playing Australia.
Yes, it's exactly 10 years to that fateful day at Edgbaston. And I'm sure I don't need to refresh your memory bank to which match I'm referring to.
While the nature of the defeat was painful enough, the ramifications were even greater. Every Protea to don the green pyjamas throughout the ensuing decade has had to carry the …
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Publication information: Article title: This Youthful Brigade of Proteaswill Finally Shed the 'Chokers' Tag. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Cape Times (South Africa). Publication date: June 17, 2009. Page number: 27. © 2009 Independent News & Media PLC. COPYRIGHT 2009 Gale Group.
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