Proteas vs England: South Africans keep #ProteaFire burning despite loss

South Africans continue to rally behind the Proteas, even after their defeat by England during the opening game of the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup at The Oval on Thursday.

According to reporters, the team’s captain, Faf du Plessis, admitted to being disappointed, but kept the Protea fire burning, saying  the team must focus on their encounter with Bangladesh on Sunday.

“Disappointed as we are, we have to make sure we learn from it quickly and put every single doubt to bed,” said Du Plessis at a post-match press conference.

Using the hashtag #ProteaFire, Mzansi showed its support:

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