Since South Africa’s readmission to international cricket, 10 of the 12 men to captain the national team in Test cricket have been top-order batsmen.
The decision to give Graeme Smith a two-year contract for the role of director of cricket has, for the most part, gone down well with fans and pundits alike.
Proteas batsman Pite van Biljon turned 34 years old on Wednesday, 15 April 2020. He welcomed an international debut earlier this year, but whether he ever plays for the Proteas again remains in the balance.
The 13th edition of the Indian Premier League is scheduled for this year. South African stars are due to feature again.
While sporting events around the world are being cancelled or postponed due to the threat posed by the coronavirus pandemic, South African cricket continues – arguably ignorantly.
South Africa have been through a few awkward middle-order options over the years, but can certainly settle on Kyle Verreynne and Heinrich Klaasen for the foreseeable future.
South Africa did not a send out a strong signal for their hopes of competing for the World T20 crown at the end of the year, suffering back-to-back home series defeats to England and Australia. Quinton de Kock’s side were rocked by their rivals, displaying a lack of nous and experience in vital moments of matches. There will not be… Read more →
Cricket South Africa is not doing Sisanda Magala or his public profile any favours by keeping him in the limited-overs squads, but ruling him out of match time for this month’s England series.
The Proteas squad for next month’s three ODIs against England bears an awkward resemblance to what fans, pundits and critics alike wanted at the 2019 World Cup.
The decision to have Dane Paterson stay with the Proteas in between the second and third Tests against England, instead of returning to the 4-Day Domestic Series with the Cape Cobras, suggests another debut in Port Elizabeth.
Two years ago, Kyle Abbott quit the Proteas in favour of a Kolpak contract. Two years later, Duanne Olivier did the same.
Football and cricket are two of the most popular sports in South Africa. The very best athletes in these different disciplines can go on to make life-changing sums – but they will have to leave the rainbow nation to do so.
The Paarl Rocks will be without England batsman James Vince for next week’s Mzansi Super League final at Boland Park.
What if acting Cricket South Africa chief executive officer Jacques Faul or team director Graeme Smith convinced the country’s slew of Kolpak cricketers to return to international cricket …
Cricket South Africa acting chief executive officer Jacques Faul has hailed former Proteas captain Graeme Smith’s appointment, in principle, as director of cricket as ‘some form of progress’.