Tempting as it might be to believe that a confident SA romped into the Super Eight round of the T20 World Cup with a full set of eight points from their four Group D matches, only the second half is true. It was neither confident nor a romp.

Winning matches from losing positions can be even more uplifting than comfortable victories but, having limped past Sri Lanka chasing 77, and clawed their way back with both Bangladesh and Nepal in complete control to eke out wins by four runs and one run, all was not well with the Proteas. ..

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