- The Proteas captain, Temba Bavuma, responded to the criticism and trolls against him
- During a media briefing, Bavuma shed light that he will not respond to tweeps and social media users
- Bavuma shared that he will continue being the captain of the team until someone from the team said he was not the man for the job
After being coldly received at the OR Tambo International Airport with his coach, Rob Walter, Temba Bavuma responded to the trolls about him playing 'unfit.'
Bavuma says he will not answer to social media users
The Proteas are back home after being defeated by Australia in the semi-finals, and the captain of the team, Temba Bavuma, has been making headlines lately as fans of the Proteas dragged him on social media that he should focus more on his batting and then leave the captaincy for someone else.
Temba Bavuma and Rob Walter receive ‘empty’ reception at OR Tambo International Airport in viral photo
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"I am not someone to walk away from adversity. I will not answer calls from people shouting on Twitter or Facebook, which I am not gonna do.
"There are lots of good things I’ve done for the team. You can’t read something from social media and make it a headline."
Temba Bavuma also mentioned that he will continue being the captain of the Proteas and that he will only step down when someone from his team says so. The cricketer also shared that he has done many great and positive things for his team.
Temba Bavuma mocked after Proteas lose against Australia
The squad was bowled out at 212 runs against Australia's 215/7 with a few overs left. Netizens slammed Temba Bavuma's form and performance and roasted him for being bowled out after facing only four balls.
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Source: Briefly News