South Africa upbeat despite defeat
South African captains’ reactions to shock defeats have changed recently. With Graeme Smith, it was always fire and ire. He would spit out words defending his team but his eyes would remain cold and empty. With AB de Villiers it’s giggle and grin.
So far, de Villiers has decided not to take things as seriously as his predecessor. That may change if South Africa crumble when it really matters. For now, they have only been beaten in a group match and if they perform well enough in their next two, de Villiers’ response will look like a masterstroke.
Instead of focusing on his own range of…
Go here to see the original: South Africa upbeat despite defeat