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Women match officials score a win

Stephanie Frappart is doing her bit to normalise the phenomenon of women match officials in male-dominated sports

Shabnim Ismail bowls her way into the record books Down Under

The night before Australia’s Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) final, fiery South African fast bowler Shabnim Ismail lay awake pondering how to take the...

It’s just not cricket

Near Makhanda in the Eastern Cape in the village of Salem is a cricket pitch that is said to be the oldest in the country. Watered by blood and trauma, rolled with frontier nostalgia and contemporary paranoia, how does it play?

The last hours of Solomon Mujuru

Zimbabwean General Solomon Mujuru died in suspicious circumstances in August 2011. This is an edited extract from his recently published biography by Blessing-Miles Tendi

From De Kock the dasher to Quinny the dutiful

Quinton de Kock’s cricketing brain has made him South Africa’s new ODI skipper. But if his batting genius is to win games on its own, first he must give up the keeper’s gloves.

The Proteas need new heroes

South Africa need to tap into that day-five magic at the next cricket Test in Port Elizabeth, much like English allrounder Ben Stokes did at Newlands

Trip of a lifetime for Kirsten’s 13

Teenagers from sandy Khayelitsha shine on the green fields of Weybridge Cricket Club, England

Protea implosion – What do SA’s cricketing men live by?

The past year has been CSA’s annus horribilis

CSA: A bee in my binnet

Just when you thought it couldn’t get worse, the Official Proteas Supporters Club emailed its fans

Another board member walks away from CSA

Jack Madiseng says moral circumstances have forced him out after the board failed to heed calls to resign

If you can’t beat ‘em, dodge em: South African cricket’s accountability problem

The future of South African cricket is still uncertain with little accountability from the board of the game’s administrator

Graeme Smith heeds call to help stabilise SA cricket

Titans chief executive appointed as interim CEO

Editorial: Press won’t be bowled out

Cricket South Africa's lack of transparency is its biggest problem

What CSA won’t fix this weekend

The beleaguered cricketing body could well swing the axe on Saturday but swapping the bodies in the boardroom will not be enough

EDITORIAL: Sport is for the people

Administrators, from club to national level, would do well to take the example set this month as a reminder that the people is their primary mandate

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