Pressure grows on Proteas after series loss in Sri Lanka

Automatic qualification for 2023 ICC World Cup made a bit harder after another ODI series defeat

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Proteas head coach Mark Boucher said his side’s slow start to their innings ultimately resulted in the batting collapse that saw them fall to a heavy 78-run defeat to Sri Lanka in the third one-day international in Colombo on Tuesday.

After restricting their hosts to a hard fought 203 runs for the loss of nine wickets in their 50 overs, the visitors saw their hopes of a series win evaporate as they slumped to 125 all out as Sri Lanka picked up valuable points in the World Cup Super League...

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