Michael Vaughan: ‘The game needs South Africa to be strong’

The former England captain expresses concern after South Africa’s tame surrender to India in the recent three-Test series.

A one-sided series: South African players shake hands with their Indian counterparts at the conclusion of the third Test in Ranchi.   -  Rajeev Bhatt

Former England captain Michael Vaughan has expressed concern about South African cricket after the team’s tame surrender to India in the recent three-Test series.

South Africa suffered two innings losses in a 3-0 rout. Vaughan felt it was a matter of concern “for the game.”

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Taking to Twitter, Vaughan said: “This South African Test team is a real concern for the game... The game needs South Africa to be strong ... Time for Mark Boucher to take over... also why wouldn’t you use Graeme Smith and Jacques Kallis in some capacity ....”

South Africa will now host England for a four-match Test series starting December 26 in Centurion.