South Africa batsman JP Duminy was considering retiring from Test cricket in January, when he was dropped for the New Year's Test against England, before he was talked out of it by Ashwell Prince, who was a selector at the time.
"When he was dropped in January, he was considering retiring from Test cricket," Prince told ESPNcricinfo in Perth. "He had the conversation with me because the convener of selectors was not at the Cape Town Test, so I had to go and take him the news that he won't be playing.
That was when Prince reminded Duminy, who had replaced him in the 2008 Perth Test and made a half-century in a famous victory, of the prestige of the longest format.
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