London – No one can argue that South Africans aren’t keen about their game.
Simply ask brothers Reder (24) and Jan-Andre van Rooyen (26).
The 2 cricket nuts have travelled the entire method from Johannesburg to London to observe Thursday’s Cricket International Cup opener between the Proteas and England at The Oval.
Thankfully for them, the elements appears to be enjoying its section, as a result of 13 000 km is some distance to commute for a washed-out sport!
“We were given the inside track remaining yr that we were given the tickets and we now have been saving up ever since then,” Reder informed Game24 out of doors the bottom.
“We are heading again to South Africa on Saturday after which again to paintings on Monday.
“It used to be spur of the instant, however we are tremendous stoked.”
There used to be a big contingent of South African fanatics development out of doors of the venue within the hours main as much as the primary ball of the match, however lots of them are living in the United Kingdom already.
“It is value it,” Jan-Andre added.
“We have been at other stadiums all over the week checking them out, however to be right here on day one is actually wonderful.
“We are very happy to be right here having come the entire method from Joburg to look the primary ball.”
The temper amongst South Africans out of doors the stadium used to be one in all optimism.
“We are in the back of the lads utterly and it is only a subject of items going our method,” mentioned Reder.
“We are silent underdogs presently. With a bit of luck we will be able to overcome them,” added Jan-Andre.
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