Proteas hit Bangladesh iceberg to land in a Titanic mess

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Proteas hit Bangladesh iceberg to land in a Titanic mess

England and India are the favourites, so getting past them was always going to be a challenge. But Bangladesh?

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SA and their supporters won’t want reminding that it was from Southampton that the Titanic set sail on its maiden voyage on April 10 1912.

Four days later, in the dead-cold waters of the North Atlantic, more than 600km off the coast of Newfoundland, an iceberg loomed and the allegedly unsinkable ship did exactly that: It sank.

Whatever Faf du Plessis and his team watched to get their minds off their World Cup match against West Indies in Southampton on Monday, here’s hoping it wasn’t James Cameron’s 1998 lachrymose epic about the ill-fated journey...

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