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Cricket's rising stars run gauntlet
Cricket's rising stars run gauntlet
AB de Villiers and Brendon McCullum laid their sporting souls bare before the epic World Cup semifinal at Eden Park in Auckland two years ago when...
Test championship signals new dawn for five-day game
Test championship signals new dawn for five-day game
On the off-chance that international cricket is played between nations in a meaningful and recognisable format — such as a league — in...
Change sets Proteas on right path
Change sets Proteas on right path
The cliques running cricket have been dismissed, allowing the best players to shine. And this, incidentally, means an embarrassment of riches in the...
Russell Domingo silences his critics
Russell Domingo silences his critics
When Gary Kirsten became national coach in 2012 and appointed Russell Domingo as his assistant, it was, to a degree, payback.
The future of South African cricket is black and bright
The future of South African cricket is black and bright
Just a few weeks in and 2017 has already been quite a year for transformation in cricket. When the Proteas completed an emphatic series win against...
[Updated] JP Duminy powers South Africa to 174-2 at tea
[Updated] JP Duminy powers South Africa to 174-2 at tea
Two quick wickets after lunch failed to stem the flow of runs as South Africa reached 174 for two at tea on the opening day of the first test...
Young Ones come into their own
Young Ones come into their own
In a bleak year worldwide, at least South African cricket supporters had something to cheer about — a triumphant Proteas performance down...
Ball-tampering a Faf about nothing
Ball-tampering a Faf about nothing
Dismissing the controversy of sugarcoating the cricket ball in order to assist with shine, and therefore swing, as a “laughable joke” sounded...
Faf du Plessis guilty of ball tampering, but cleared to play
Faf du Plessis guilty of ball tampering, but cleared to play
Faf du Plessis has been found guilty of ball tampering and fined his entire match fee from the second test against Australia in Hobart but the...
Editorial: Racism – it’s just not cricket
Editorial: Racism – it’s just not cricket
There is a certain satisfaction in seeing the Australian cricket team crumble under the weight of a South African attack. It is especially gratifying...
How to quietly rattle Aussies' cage
How to quietly rattle Aussies' cage
Paul Harris had this damnable trick. As he shambled to the crease, the left-arm spinner would abort shortly before delivery. Naturally, it drove...
​Kallis's lesson on continually improving was lost on Cricket South Africa
​Kallis's lesson on continually improving was lost on Cricket South Africa
The very best cricketers in the world may have been born with part of their talent but, whatever percentage is described as “natural”, it is...

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