Amla adamant over Proteas’ chances of achieving ICC glory

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Johannesburg, Mar.28 (ANI): South Africa batsman Hashim Amla has not ruled out his side’s chances of winning an International Cricket Council (ICC) event despite being knocked out of the ongoing World T20 which is being played in India.

South Africa’s hopes of winning their first international title were dented after they suffered a three-wicket defeat at the hands of West Indies in their third group match at Vidarbha Cricket Stadium in Nagpur.

Reflecting on South Africa’s performance in the T20 prestigious event, the former skipper admitted that his side failed to perform at their absolute best, saying that they did not manage to create a perfect blend of batting and bowling, Sport24 reported.

Amla, however, was confident that the Proteas would definitely win a World Cup or ICC tournament in the coming future, adding that his players were aiming to clinch next year’s Champions Trophy.

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Apart from their Champions Trophy victory in 1998, South Africa have never bagged a major ICC tournament title since their post-apartheid return in 1991.

Faf du Plessis’ side, who lost two of their three matches so far, will play an inconsequential World T20 match against Sri Lanka at Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium on Wednesday. (ANI)

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