The 34-year-old batsman, South Africa's captain in all formats since September 2017, admitted Friday he was approaching a key moment in his career.
"You think Lance, who was seeing the ball big, could take down a boundary at any stage of that over", recalled du Plessis. They also suffered a narrow defeat against Australia.
It was always my dream always to play global cricket and I'm really grateful to everyone who helped me on the way.
Stoinis, on the other end, responded to Warner's anticipation for a quick single. He tried to chip Dwaine Pretorius over mid-on but didn't get the lift thanks to a flying Chris Morris.
But Finch said the fact Australia were playing the Proteas would not provide the pair with any extra incentive. Khawaja returned but his efforts would be in vain.
Du Plessis admitted the team's performance had been below par at the tournament but he was thrilled to do a favour for India. Rassie's innings was a great example for young batters. He has made a steady start in the World Cup, proving more reliable than leg-spinner Adam Zampa.More news: Lakers add DeMarcus Cousins, Rajon Rondo to already potent lineup
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"They're champion human beings".
"As a team, we need to think about finishing on a good note", he said. We don't just say it because it's a word on a wall, it's not just corporate speak. With the ball, we didn't have guys with four of five-fors like Starc.
"Hopefully we can take that winning mentality into the next World Cup", said the 30-year-old, who skippers the Twenty20 side. It's important for the guys to bat through and get hundreds.
Nor does it make much of a difference to Faf du Plessis, who picked India and Australia to make it to the final despite this loss, which he feels would have left Australia disappointed.
"Pete is a like-for-like player, in terms of batting in the middle order, and he performed very well for us during our recent tours in India and the UAE (United Arab Emirates)", Langer added.
Carlos Brathwaite, who took 4/63 at Headingley, believes the way England rebounded from missing the quarter-finals in 2015, to make the semis this time around, offers the flawless template for the team from the Caribbean Islands.
Marsh played two games for Australia in this tournament, making scores of just 23 and 3, and was unable to regain his spot in the first XI.