JON CARDINELLI charts the worrying decline of South Africa’s top six, following the retirement of Jacques Kallis and Graeme Smith six years ago.
The appointment of Mark Boucher as head coach will improve the Proteas’ chances of a long-term turnaround.
The Proteas will be hard-pressed to fire on the batting front when they tour India in the coming months, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The Proteas need to hit the ground running when they begin their challenging Test Championship campaign in India, writes JON CARDINELLI.
A spike in form during the closing stages shouldn’t overshadow the fact that South Africa’s World Cup campaign was derailed by poor batting performances under pressure, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The Proteas will have nothing but pride to play for in their final World Cup match against Australia in Manchester, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The minor success against Sri Lanka should be remembered in the context of a major World Cup failure, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The Proteas will never win a World Cup unless they come to terms with their painful past, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Pakistan won by 49 runs at Lord’s on Sunday to knock South Africa out of the World Cup playoff race. JON CARDINELLI reports.
The difference between the Proteas and New Zealand mindset was highlighted by Kane Williamson’s brilliantly paced century at Edgbaston, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Kane Williamson scored 106 not out to guide New Zealand to a four-wicket win at Edgbaston and dash South Africa’s semi-final hopes. JON CARDINELLI reports.
Hashim Amla and Rassie van der Dussen scored half-centuries as the Proteas set New Zealand a target of 242 at Edgbaston. JON CARDINELLI reports.
Hashim Amla’s performance in the coming match against New Zealand may prove key to South Africa’s World Cup redemption, writes JON CARDINELLI
South Africa have to beat Afghanistan well in Cardiff on Saturday in order to boost their net run rate and keep their slim playoff hopes alive, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The Proteas owe themselves and the nation a more traditionally combative performance at the back-end of the round-robin phase, writes JON CARDINELLI.