succumbed to Kiwi pressure (and a fair dose of historical baggage), it was met with the well-worn chorus of “I told you so”.
Seems there were many among our esteemed cricket lovers who knew all along that the national team, so powerful during the group stages of the World Cup, would surrender meekly at the first knockout hurdle.
While the umpire’s dreaded finger continuously pointed skywards, to the delight of the plucky New Zealanders, South Africans pointed their fingers directly at the team.
Smith this, Corrie van Zyl that, Jacques Kallis is past it, sack the lot of them, etc, etc. It’s the kind of knee-jerk venting one expects when the national team lose, but our fellow countrymen have been saying the same things since before Smith fell off his tuk-tuk at the event’s opening ceremony.Talk, as they say, is cheap, but it appears it won’t cost you an arm and a leg to put your money where your mo