An outright, obvious replacement for Dale Steyn he is not, but Beuran Hendricks is perhaps a blessing in disguise.
Albie Morkel is the latest to bandy around the so-called ‘X-factor’ term, which actually doesn’t favour Chris Morris.
Former wicketkeeper-batsman Steven Palframan recalls the popularity of pinch-hitting in 1996, working alongside captain Hansie Cronje and coach Bob Woolmer – and playing cricket in Pakistan, writes JONHENRY WILSON.
Former Proteas all-rounder Justin Kemp remembers Herschelle Gibbs’ six sixes in one over in 2007, some individual consolation in their semi-final defeat and more, writes JONHENRY WILSON.
Former Proteas spinner Robin Peterson recollects being deployed as an opening bowler in 2011, his long-standing relationship with teammate Imran Tahir and more, writes JONHENRY WILSON.
Former Proteas fast bowler Meyrick Pringle looks back at Kepler Wessels’ style of leadership, a tough 1992 tour for spinner Omar Henry and more, writes JONHENRY WILSON.
David Miller took 54 innings to welcome a maiden ODI century. He has since managed four more in 52 innings. Integral to this increase has been structure within the flexibility offered by a dynamic batting order, writes Jonhenry Wilson.
Former fast bowler Monde Zondeki remembers how coach Eric Simons’ relatively relaxed disposition contrasted with the collective nervousness of the squad in 2003, writes JONHENRY WILSON.
Familiar themes emerged from Proteas coach Ottis Gibson’s pre-World Cup media conference earlier this week.
Proteas leg-spinner Imran Tahir will play for Surrey in the 2019 T20 Blast.
Temba Bavuma’s frustration at a lack of opportunity in ODIs can’t be vindicated by a solid stretch of form at the business end of the CSA T20 Challenge, but has reiterated South Africa’s unwillingness to play so-called Test specialists in limited-overs competition, writes JONHENRY WILSON. Bavuma, Vernon Philander, Keshav Maharaj and perhaps Theunis de Bruyn are prevalent examples of this… Read more →
A successful 2019 CSA T20 Challenge proved co-existence with 2018’s Mzansi Super League is feasible.
Wednesday’s unbeaten half-century in the Lions’ CSA T20 Challenge semi-final victory was a timely reminder of the value Rassie van der Dussen will likely bring to the Proteas XI during the 2019 World Cup in the United Kingdom.
Reeza Hendricks is the fall guy for Hashim Amla’s inclusion in South Africa’s squad for the 2019 World Cup, writes Jonhenry Wilson.
The Chennai Super Kings’ deployment of Faf du Plessis as an opening batsman during the 2019 Indian Premier League – and previous editions – is a solid lead for South Africa’s World Cup campaign, writes JONHENRY WILSON.