• Proteas still lack balance

    Proteas still lack balance

    While South Africa have ticked some boxes in the top- and middle-order, a genuine all-rounder remains elusive.

    Russell Domingo

    Change is overdue

    The limitations of the Proteas coaches and the flawed attitude of the players can no longer be ignored.

    AB may struggle without Steyn

    AB may struggle without Steyn

    A dearth of experienced bowling options presents a massive challenge for South Africa’s new Test skipper AB de Villiers.

    Proteas are no quick fix

    Proteas are no quick fix

    While Quinton de Kock’s Test recall is long overdue, it won’t solve all of South Africa’s problems.

    Steyn's fitness is key

    Steyn’s fitness is key

    South Africa’s plan to intimidate and destroy England’s batsmen will hinge on the fitness of Dale Steyn.

    Back to square one

    Back to square one

    The decision to reinstate AB de Villiers at wicketkeeper highlights the Proteas’ desperation and lack of progress.

    SA brought down to earth

    SA brought down to earth

    The loss in Dehli completed a disastrous and ultimately humbling Test series for the Proteas.

    Semi-final exit is no surprise

    Semi-final exit is no surprise

    The result as well as the quality of the Proteas’ performance in the World Cup semi-final was not entirely unexpected.

    True test of mettle looms

    True test of mettle looms

    If South Africa are to win this World Cup, they will have succeeded in transforming a weakness into a strength.

    Batting trio key to SA hopes

    Batting trio key to SA hopes

    The Proteas will prevail in the play-offs if AB de Villiers, Hashim Amla, and Faf du Plessis all hold their nerve.