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Proteas are proud, but heartbroken

"We play to make a difference in our country back home," said an emotional Proteas captain AB de Villiers after his team lost in the final over to New Zealand in the ICC World Cup semifinal at Eden Park on Tuesday.


Pressure test as Proteas face Kiwis

New Zealand may be entering Tuesday's ICC World Cup semifinal match as favourites, but the result will depend on which team can absorb the most pressure during the key moments, says South African middle-order batsman David Miller.


Proteas emphatic win puts them into World Cup semis

The South Africans were at their very best when they made quick work of Sri Lanka in the ICC World Cup quarter-final match at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Wednesday, winning by 9 wickets with all of 32 overs to spare. It is the first time the Proteas have ever won a World Cup knock-out game.


Amla asks Proteas' senior players to step up for World Cup

"Everybody in the team, especially the senior guys, want to be the guys to make the big plays for us with the bat, ball, and in the field," Proteas captain Hashim Amla said ahead of South Africa's quarter-final game against Sri Lanka at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Wednesday.


We're building momentum, Proteas promise

Another record-breaking knock from captain AB De Villiers saw South Africa easing into the quarter-finals of the ICC World Cup on Thursday. The Proteas beat the United Arab Emirates by 146 runs.

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