Morris pleads with SA fans: ‘Stay with us’

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Southampton – South Africa all-rounder Chris Morris pleaded with fans at home to keep backing the team after a six-wicket loss to India on Wednesday saw the Proteas suffer a third defeat in as many matches at the Cricket World Cup.

The Proteas’ hopes of qualifying for the semi-finals from the 10-team round-robin pool phase are already hanging by a thread after a reverse that followed a 104-run thrashing by hosts England in the World Cup opener and a surprise loss to Bangladesh.

“It’s pretty simple: lose three in a row at the World Cup, and you need to win every game from now on in,” Morris told reporters.

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