The caps are maroon, the accents are lilting, the attitudes laid-back, but don’t be fooled. The team coming to South Africa this summer is not the West Indies, writes TOM EATON.
With 10 weeks to go before South Africa’s opening World Cup fixture, we kick off our countdown, which will bring a new feature every 10 days, with a testing set of trivia …
After the frenetic fun and fireworks of the ODIs in New Zealand and Australia, the Proteas turn their attention to Test cricket, writes MARK SALTER.
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The Proteas gathered a relatively straightforward win over the Springboks in a sold-out spectacle in Cape Town earlier this year, but will face a substantially tougher rematch in Johannesburg this week. Five rugby players, buoyed by relatively successful individual performances in January, will target more of the same some 11 months later.
We spoke exclusively to South African batsman Colin Ingram, whose stifled international career has taken a backseat to a lucrative county contract – and more.
Hashim Amla has joined Viv Richards and Sachin Tendulkar as the finest ODI batsmen to have played the game. TOM EATON explains why.
During a Test match in Mohali in December 2008, Andy Flower sat down in the dressing room next to Kevin Pietersen and offered to help, writes LAWRENCE BOOTH.
South African women’s batsman Mignon du Preez opens up to www.wisdenindia.com about captaining the team, professionalism and the way women’s cricket is viewed in South Africa.
SA Cricket magazine spoke exclusively to South African and International Cricket Council elite umpire Marais Erasmus about the crackdown on suspect bowling actions, contentious cricketers, the possibility of day-night Test matches – and more.
SA Cricket magazine spoke exclusively to former Proteas and South Africa U19 coach Ray Jennings about character versus technique, his tough approach to the job – and more.
India’s greatest-ever batsman, Sachin Tendulkar, has criticised South Africa’s Mike Procter in his new autobiography, Playing It My Way, over the ‘Monkeygate’ scandal involving Australia in 2008.
India great Sachin Tendulkar has revealed his ‘shock’ and ‘humiliation’ at being accused of ball tampering during the second Test against South Africa in Port Elizabeth on the 2001/02 tour.
While international recruits Chris Gayle and cohorts will bring flair and additional marketability to the Ram Slam T20 Challenge, this homegrown sextet will ensure genuine substance prevails.
SA Cricket magazine spoke exclusively to South African seamer Chris Morris, who will be in action during the Ram Slam T20 Challenge, which starts on Sunday.