South Africa’s white-ball skipper Temba Bavuma opened up on his celebration after scoring a century in the second ODI against England in Bloemfontein on January 29.

The right-handed batter wanted to remind his critics that he is not finished.

Temba accumulated a 28-ball 36 in the first match. He smashed 109 off 102 deliveries while chasing 343 and completed his third ODI ton off 100 balls.

“I was emotional but didn’t plan my celebration. It was reminder to those who predicted the end of my career. I deserve to play for my country,” he said.

“As much as you try to ignore it, it impacts you. I have my way of dealing with it. It is a part of the journey.”

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