Proteas fans react to the team’s World Cup exit.

‘This is what the Proteas are known for. It no longer hurts’ – Mzansi reacts to WC exit

“Bavuma, what a disappointment. He failed the nation,” fans react to the Proteas ICC’s Cricket World semi-final defeat.


Proteas fans react to the team’s World Cup exit.

Proteas fans reacted to the team’s ICC Cricket World Cup semi-final exit at the hands of Australia on Thursday.

Proteas’ Cricket World Cup hopes ended following their three-wickets defeat to Australia in Kolkata, India.

South Africa posted a low total of 212 and on a wicket that suited batting conditions, Temba Bavuma’s men stood little chance against an in-form Australian side looking to play their sixth World Cup final.

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Australia’s strong start meant they had little pressure in the middle overs and eventually reached the target with 16 balls to spare.

A defeat sees South Africa exit the World Cup in the semi-final atage for the fifth time and are still yet to play in a final.

‘Proteas will hurt you worse than Bafana Bafana’

Comments that flooded social media in the backdrop of the Proteas semi-final defeat. Many compared the SA national team to Bafana Bafana, saying both teams give the nation falls hope.

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@OnlyBotake posted: “Bafana Bafana at least carry on where the proteas left with their lose….. this Saturday 18th beat Benin 🇧🇯. you the only ones who remains unrecognized in all our national Teams.”

@BRolly LUthando commented: “Chest pains are dealing with us wayawaya 😂.”

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@YouDunnoVusi wrote: “We need to start giving the Proteas that Bafana Bafana treatment.”

“I’ve cried all my tears for the Proteas a decade ago. They can’t hurt me anymore,” said @Kolavic_.

India will play Australia in the final on Sunday.

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