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

Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

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