SA Cricket magazine editor RYAN VREDE looks at five key issues facing the Proteas as they prepare to battle Pakistan in a two-Test series.
With the series against Australia all but confirmed, there are lessons to be learned for the Proteas from India’s bowling strategies against Steve Smith and co, writes SA Cricket magazine editor RYAN VREDE.
The argument that the Indian Premier League is directly responsible for India chasing down a massive target to win their series is flawed. It has more to do with a thinking transformation that Gary Kirsten was the catalyst for, writes RYAN VREDE.
Great players rarely make great coaches in any sport. Jacques Kallis has an opportunity to prove his worth and should be given the space to do so, writes SA Cricket magazine editor RYAN VREDE.
The Proteas will face a stern challenge when they take on Pakistan in two Test matches, starting at the end of the month. ANDRE HUISAMEN selects four players crucial to the Proteas’ quest for success.
There are a clutch of former Kolpak players who have become eligible to play for South Africa again. Not considering them because of how one perceived their career decision is juvenile, writes SA Cricket magazine editor RYAN VREDE.
SA Cricket magazine editor RYAN VREDE rates the Proteas players in the Sri Lanka series.
Wiaan Mulder’s return to international cricket is providing a promising edge to the Proteas’ bowling attack, writes ANDRE HUISAMEN.
The Proteas have completely botched their efforts to make a strong social justice stance writes SA Cricket Magazine editor Ryan Vrede.
SA Cricket magazine editor Ryan Vrede reviews an average year on the field and a disastrous one off it for South African cricket.
Faf du Plessis’ 199 was a good innings but not a special one, writes SA Cricket magazine editor Ryan Vrede.
Faf du Plessis’ recent form suggests he still has lots to offer the Proteas across all forms, writes ANDRE HUISAMEN.
The Proteas’ bowlers lack of Test caps shouldn’t account for their inability to achieve the base expectation for a Test player, writes SA Cricket magazine editor RYAN VREDE.
There needs to be a shift towards finding an identity, tactical philosophy and consistency in results under Mark Boucher this season. His honeymoon period is done, writes SA Cricket Magazine editor, Ryan Vrede.
Jacques Kallis’ temporary appointment by the English Cricket Board once again signals Cricket South Africa’s struggles to keep hold of our best coaches, writes ANDRE HUISAMEN.