How the Proteas can beat India?

Jun 5th, 2019 Sandisiwe Ntlemeza 102 Views

SOUTHAMPTON – South Africa’s World Cup campaign is fast approaching the “do-or-die” stage. A victory over powerhouse India at the Rose Bowl could potentially be the shot in the arm they require to get their campaign back on track.

IOL Sport’s Zaahier Adams lists five things the Proteas need to do to put one over Virat Kohli’s Men in Blue.

Do it for Dale!

Instead of moping around about Dale Steyn’s return home, the Proteas can use it as a source of inspiration to send off their premier fast bowler in style.

Light a fire under KG

The greats find their mojo in times of need. SA desperately need a snorting KG at the Rose Bowl.

Someone get a 100, anyone!

There have been too many scores between 40 and 60 and that is not going to hurt the opposition.

Watch an old Jonty DVD

A team movie night just watching Rhodes and his fellow former Proteas throw themselves around with intent could hopefully inspire the current unit to a higher level.

India’s 12th man – Shut out the crowd noise

India fans will be there in their 1000s and transform the Rose Bowl into the Hyderabad Bowl. There will be horns, there will be streamers. Conquering India’s 12th man will be half the battle won.