Neil Manthorp

Neil Manthorp works from Cape Town. Talk and write about cricket,golf and most sports. Executive Coach. Cook for the family when at home. Neil Manthorp has over 27405 followers on Twitter.

SA’s living won’t be easy this summer

Acquiring the services of Ottis Gibson as the new coach, although far from straightforward, might be easier although there may be compensation to pay

Hash returns in a blaze of glory

As the Oval celebrates 100 Tests, the model role model goes back to a venue ‘close to his heart’

Greed was cricket’s game-changer

International cricket will be a shadow of its old self in 10 years’ time, Neil Manthorp predicts.

CSA gambles on T20 pot of gold

Others have done it before but the local bid is being attempted at breakneck speed

Proteas don’t have it all sewn up yet

They may have risen to second in the rankings but issues must be resolved before they face England.

Proteas skip IPL ahead of England tour

Only four players in the squad are going to India as the rest focus on staying fit for national duty

‘Get Kane’ to make SA able

Keen to set up win, the Proteas will target the Black Caps captain in the windy second Test

Black Caps scrap a thriller

SA’s under-pressure Temba Bavuma proved instrumental in turning a modest total into a respectable one.

There’s reason behind the risk-taking of SA cricket’s latest all-rounder sensation

Many are hailing him as the next Lance Klusener, but Andile Phehlukwayo is batting and bowling his own path to international recognition.

IPL bids shun budding Proteas

Besides their disappointment, CSA has issued a call-up that will hurt others

Cricket’s rising stars run gauntlet

Both the Proteas and the Black Caps are on the up, which promises an exciting challenge.

Test championship signals new dawn for five-day game

"All the new proposals must be ratified at the next ICC meeting in April, by which time the BCCI might be fully “functional” again"

Press Releases

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

Mental Health

During the pandemic there's been a dramatic increase in depression, anxiety and suicides, according to some of the surveys done

Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

A financial advisor is an expert who will help you to protect your wealth and make a realistic plan when unexpected events threaten your wellbeing

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