• A licence to thrill

    A licence to thrill

    There is a freedom and freshness about South Africa’s newest left-handed batting talent. This baby-faced assassin looks to be the real deal, writes Tom Eaton.

    Parnell's growing pains

    Parnell’s growing pains

    To watch Wayne Parnell in the second Test against Australia in February was to see a glimpse of the player he should be, writes Ryan Vrede. There had been a four-year gap between appearances in the Test side, and in three balls he made a statement about the depth of his talent.

    Making the man

    Making the man

    Quinton de Kock has shown his aptitude for international cricket. Now we have to give him the support he needs to build a long and run-laden career for the Proteas.

    Fast Fact

    Fast Fact

    SA Cricket magazine explored the Steyn versus Anderson debate a year ago, in our September-October 2013 issue, and the decision was unanimous: Steyn is the best. By Gary Lemke

    Remembering Norman Gordon

    Remembering Norman Gordon

    Norman Gordon, the world’s first Test cricketer to reach the age of 100, passed away peacefully on 2 September at 103. SA Cricket magazine spoke to him on the occasion of his 100th birthday three years ago, about his extraordinary international career and the current state of the game. By Clinton van der Berg.

    Eye for the outrageous

    Eye for the outrageous

    AB de Villiers’ ability to pull off the improbable has made him a major asset for the Proteas in all three formats of the game. By MARK KEOHANE.

    Key Pillar

    Key Pillar

    Get to know a little bit more about Proteas assistant coach Adrian Birrell. By Ryan Vrede.

    The Second Coming

    The Second Coming

    Imran Tahir is the blueprint for how to manage Proteas players who fail at their first crack at international cricket. By Ryan Vrede

    Fast and furious

    Fast and furious

    We chatted to lightning quick SA U19 bowler Kagiso Rabada after the side’s World Cup triumph. By GARETH STEVENS

    Well-planned heist

    Well-planned heist

    Cricket will change irrevocably over the next few years, thanks to a brazen takeover of the ICC by the three biggest boards in the game, Neil Manthorp writes.

    Great new generation

    Great new generation

    Ray Jennings’ talented U19 squad became national heroes by winning South Africa’s first World Cup. By GARETH STEVENS.

    Flashback: 'Steyn has 300 overs left'

    Flashback: ‘Steyn has 300 overs left’

    A year ago TOM EATON wrote that Dale Steyn had been the No 1 bowler in the world for quite some time but he has been over-used by South Africa. He reckoned he has 300 international overs left. This is the story he wrote, in it’s original form.

    It's Miller time

    It’s Miller time

    David Miller has embraced his potential, and wants to become a match-winner for the Proteas, writes Ryan Vrede.