De Villiers backs Proteas to stage strong comeback against England

Johannesburg, Feb.8 (ANI): South Africa skipper AB de Villiers has called on his side to stage a strong comeback in the remaining ODIs of the five-match series against England, insisting that the Alastair Cook -led side are not unbeatable.

Describing England as a `confident` side, De Villiers said that although the opponents were playing really good cricket, he added that South Africa could give them a strong competition, Sport24 reported.

De Villiers also stressed that his side had a couple of opportunities to turn the things around for themselves in their previous two matches, but added that they unfortunately failed to do so.

South Africa are currently trailing 0-2 in the series following their five-wicket defeat in the second ODI and 39-run defeat in the opening match.

South Africa will now aim to regain some pride when they take on England in the third ODI at the SuperSport Park in Centurion on Tuesday. (ANI)

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