Gary Kirsten is a World Cup winner as a coach and one of the giants of South African cricket, and he believes the Proteas have every chance of success in England… if they don’t overhype their chances, writes COLIN BRYDEN.
Three of South Africa’s big guns will need to be in peak form to win the trophy for the first time.
We look at five other countries who have the ability to surprise and knock over a few ‘favourites’ in this year’s tournament.
The Proteas again have a world-class No 7 who is a match-winner with bat and ball, and will play a big role at the World Cup, writes GARY LEMKE.
The defending champions arrive in England with questions still surrounding the cheating that tore the sport apart.
Under captain Eoin Morgan the hosts have become a fearless batting team capable of taking any bowling unit apart. The flip side is that they can also crash and burn.
One of the World Cup favourite teams has an array of talent spearheaded by its captain.
Aiden Markram is eager to learn from Hashim Amla’s proven experience in English conditions, writes KHALID MOHIDIN.
Lungi Ngidi has set himself only one personal ambition – winning the World Cup, writes KHALID MOHIDIN.
The World Cup will be the perfect platform for Aiden Markram to showcase his talent and play an impact role in England, writes KHALID MOHIDIN.
Tabraiz Shamsi is putting in the hard yards with the prospect of playing a match-winning role at the 2019 World Cup, writes KHALID MOHIDIN.
The Proteas head off to England for the 2019 Cricket World Cup, we have the tournament covered in the latest issue of the magazine.
Lance Klusener says Andile Phehlukwayo is the Proteas’ best all-rounder, but believes that playing him at No 7 is one position too high, writes KHALID MOHIDIN.
Imran Tahir’s cunning, control and guile have given the Proteas’ powerful pace attack an extra dimension in white-ball cricket, writes ZAAHIER ADAMS.
Proteas legend Lance Klusener says that he and Allan Donald should feel no guilt about the 1999 World Cup run-out, writes KHALID MOHIDIN.