The Proteas’ opening pair of Dean Elgar and Aiden Markram is, on paper, a solid partnership, with Elgar averaging 38.77 in Tests and Markram 43.80. However, their recent form has seen them box far below their potential, writes SIMON LEWIS.
Sri Lanka became the first Asian team in history to win a series in South Africa by sealing a 2-0 whitewash victory over the Proteas with an eight-wicket win at St George’s Park. KHALID MOHIDIN reports.
Pommie Mbangwa, Russell Arnold and Michael Holding analyse the second Test between the Proteas and Sri Lanka after the visitors clinched a historic whitewash over the Proteas to become the first Asian team to win a Test series in South Africa.
SA Cricket magazine editor Simon Lewis will be one of six captains in the Highbury Highlanders’ six-person side (it’s hard to have a single leader in a group of editors!) for the annual Sporting Chance media day on Sunday 24 February 2019.
Afghanistan’s Rashid Khan showed once again why he’s at the summit of the ICC T20I bowler rankings with a destructive display against Ireland to secure Saturday’s Turbo Bowler accolade, writes ANITHA MADIKIZELA.