Johannesburg: England cricket team coach Andy Flower has accused South Africa of being too big for their boots.
Flower hit back at the home side's attack on England's tactics following their hammering in Sunday's second Twenty20 match.
Flower reckons their status as the world's No 1 team might have gone to their heads.
His contempt for some of the South Africans' comments was clear when he said: "I went through my career as a player - and I will continue to do so as a coach - in as modest a fashion as possible.
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"Perhaps their status as the No 1 ranked team is encouraging them to react differently. You would have to ask them why they said these things. But I'm very clear about how I want to approach the balance between being confident and modest," The Sun quoted Flower, as saying.