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South Africa should give fitting farewell to Tahir, Duminy: Jacques Kallis – Times of India

Times of India – NEW DELHI: With Imran Tahir and Jean-Paul Duminy confirming their retirement from ODI cricket following the conclusion of the World Cup, former South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis wants the veterans to be given a fitting farewell.

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  • NEW DELHI: With Imran Tahir and Jean-Paul Duminy confirming their retirement from ODI cricket following the conclusion of the World Cup, former South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis wants the veterans to be given a fitting farewell.
  • “Back-to-back defeats by Sri Lanka and Australia had jeopardised England’s semi-final prospects but Eoin Morgan ‘s men bounced back in style, ending India’s unbeaten run in Birmingham and then crushing New Zealand to storm into the last four.
  • India, Australia and the Black Caps have not yet felt the weight of expectation which comes with a knockout game,” Kallis added.India lost opener Shikhar Dhawan and all-rounder Vijay Shankar to injuries.
  • Shortly before Marsh’s injury, all-rounder Glenn Maxwell — batting in the very same net — was struck a painful blow by left-arm fast bowler Mitchell Starc “Having said that, India and Australia have proved themselves in these situations over the course of many years and I don’t believe there will by any problems with nerves at the big stage.
  • “India’s batting approach is obviously affected without the extra batting of Ravindra Jadeja or Bhuvneshwar Kumar at No.


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