Faf du Plessis said South Africa must win all their remaining games if they are to have any chance of reaching the World Cup semi-finals after they notched their first win against Afghanistan on Saturday.
The Proteas endured a torrid start to their campaign in England and Wales, losing their first three matches before a no result against the West Indies.South Africa skipper Du Plessis said his players had upped their game in the match, which was reduced to 48 overs per side after two rain delays.
“Hopefully this is a real confidence booster for everyone on the team,” he said. “And there’s a little bit of weight that you feel that’s off your shoulders now, so now the guys — we know what’s lying ahead.
“We need to win every game that we play. But today was a really good step in the right direction.”