Like it or not, Boucher’s Proteas develop into a formidable outfit

The Proteas have received so much criticism in recent years that it almost feels like they aren’t getting enough credit for their real exploits over the past nine months. Their latest performance may have just been a 1-1 stalemate against New Zealand, a team that has never won a series against South Africa, but as always context matters. Their 198-run win at Christchurch this week was the most dramatic comeback given how heavily hammered they were in the first Test. That was a largely indefensible feat, except the team had to travel…

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