NEIL MANTHORP: AB de Villiers, once a hero now a villain of note
Proteas attempt to ignore the 'external noise' over De Villiers
Just when things appeared to have bottomed out for the Proteas, the temperature on the south coast of England dropped to mid-winter levels and it rained all day.
Their first point of the 2019 World Cup courtesy of the washout against the West Indies was no consolation. They would honestly have rather played and lost than been washed out.