Over the last week, SA Cricket magazine’s writers have picked their best Proteas Test team since 1992, and here’s how the completed sections look.
England fast bowler Devon Malcolm consigned the Proteas to a heavy defeat in the third Test at The Oval in London in 1994. His record haul of 9-57 in the tourists’ innings is fabled in cricket history.
Head coach Mark Boucher has reflected on a ‘disappointing’ summer for the Proteas.
Spinner Simon Harmer was named among five cricketers of the year in the 2020 edition of the famed Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack this week. Australia’s Pat Cummins, England’s Jofra Archer and Australia’s Marnus Labuschagne and Ellyse Perry are the others.
ODI cricket has changed a lot in the last 20 years or so, but a strike rate of around 100 runs remains the gold standard for scoring in the format. Here, we feature seven South African batsmen who have scored the fastest throughout their careers.
David Warner and Quinton De Kock will resume their rivalry when Australia face South Africa but don’t expect a flare up of their tensions.
The Proteas face the mammoth task of trying to chase down 466 at the Wanderers, with the medical team now trying to get Vernon Philander fit enough to play his part.
The Proteas squad for next month’s ODI series against England has several obvious omissions.
Ahead of Friday’s final Test at the Wanderers, the SA Cricket Magazine staff and contributors pick the Proteas starting XI they’d like to see start the match.
The Proteas’ struggles with bat and ball continued in Port Elizabeth as they slumped to an innings and 53-run defeat before lunch on day five of the third Test. WADE PRETORIUS rates the players.
Under-fire Proteas captain Faf du Plessis padded away talk of an earlier than expected retirement from the national team on Monday.
Could the career of captain Faf du Plessis be coming to an abrupt halt as the Proteas went 2-1 down to England in Port Elizabeth, asks ANDRE HUISAMEN.
Fast bowler and nightwatchman Anrich Nortje is determined to lead the Proteas away from trouble during the ongoing third Test against England at St George’s Park in Port Elizabeth.
After his side’s 189-run defeat in Cape Town, Proteas captain Faf du Plessis praised the fighting spirit of his doomed men.
Whether players deserve to be banned for celebrating wickets is neither here nor there at this point. Kagiso Rabada has put himself in this situation on several occasions and has learned absolutely nothing.