Loyalty to the national team can only go so far when a well-paid, laid-back career beckons.
Still recovering from the hurt of the World Cup, De Villiers will start itching for a real challenge.
South Africa are trying new things with bat and ball, breathing fresh life into 50-over cricket.
Shamsi shines as team recovers from West Inides defeat to down Australia and keep series hopes alive.
As the tri-series begins, the value of international cricket fixtures is coming under closer scrutiny.
The probe of South African cricket needs the right resources and enough time if it is to be successful.
It’s tough learning the ropes, but some aspirants try to wangle a shortcut.
Transformation isn’t just a sporting issue; it’s a social, cultural and historical one – something the minister has failed to grasp.
From the Proteas to the provinces and franchises, the local game is set for some changes for the better.
More and more, the province’s ambitious and well-run cricket and rugby teams are honing the skills of the best players.
Tough questions need to be asked and the answers will go a long way to national healing.
Steyn is is still, for now, the bowling "boss" and needs to be given the support and respect he deserves.
Forward-thinking teams in the T20 are not constrained by the conventions that govern other formats.
Proteas focus entirely on oldest foe Australia
Left to sell potatoes, the disgraced cricketer says 'sometimes the devil just gets hold of you'.
The South Africans are on a winning streak and enjoying increasing strength and depth
Don’t be perturbed if you didn’t realise quite how good he was. South African cricket-lovers are slower than any other nation’s at recognising genius.
A master of getting the basics right, Neil McKenzie has called stumps on a gilded cricketing career
The ODI series will see a newly resurgent England take on a Proteas team that’s sure to bounce back