India in SA

Steyn, Philander were 'right'

2013-12-23 19:02
Vernon Philander (Gallo Images)

Durban - Vernon Philander and Dale Steyn made the right call to bat out the final overs of the epic first Test match against India in Johannesburg, Proteas batsman AB de Villiers insisted on Monday.

"It's actually the top six, maybe seven and eight, to score you the runs and make sure you win the game, so if there's any responsibility to be thrown around, it's maybe to myself and Faf.

"He didn’t have a great game at the Wanderers, but that's part of sport, we all go through a bad game every now and then. We know what he's capable of and it will be tempting for our decision-makers to keep him in the team."


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