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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...
The nice guys of cricket leave being dickheads to, well, the real dickheads
The nice guys of cricket leave being dickheads to, well, the real dickheads
If consistency in cricket is the Holy Grail for batsmen and bowlers then it is surely “balance” for coaches and selectors. All-rounders are the...
CSA's match-fixing investigation is not over but the worst is probably behind us
CSA's match-fixing investigation is not over but the worst is probably behind us
Growing scepticism and mounting pressure on Cricket South Africa (CSA) to provide proof that match-fixing was not being ignored prompted the...
Money challenges the Proteas' allure
Money challenges the Proteas' allure
Cricket South Africa’s (CSA) annual awards jamboree will take place with less to celebrate than in most years of the past decade and more to be...
AB de Villiers takes a small step to the next big thing
AB de Villiers takes a small step to the next big thing
AB de Villiers may have seen today’s crunch, must-win fixture against the West Indies looming because he was eager at the beginning of the week to...
Proteas spin their way back into form
Proteas spin their way back into form
South Africa have produced the best and the worst of the cricket played during the Caribbean triangular series – which is preferable to being...
Proteas go from wilted to winners
Proteas go from wilted to winners
Rarely in the history of South African sport has so much been put right with a single result than South Africa’s 47-run victory against Australia...
Island life no breeze with much at stake
Island life no breeze with much at stake
Guyana’s original international cricket stadium, the Bourda, sits a few hundred metres from the sea but also a few feet below sea level,...

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