When you’re facing a world-class fast bowler, you only have your bat and instinct, writes GRAEME POLLOCK in SA Cricket Magazine.
My comments about the way the Proteas team is selected were misunderstood, as I only want to see South African cricket survive and flourish.
We’re going to have to rely on our seamers if we are to compete in the Test series against England.
The Proteas played within themselves at the Champions Trophy, because they once again couldn’t handle the pressure.
Imran Tahir, Morne Morkel and JP Duminy form part of the Proteas’ best XI, writes Graeme Pollock.
The Proteas must play their best side in the third ODI to lift their spirits for the Champions Trophy.
The Proteas have the quality to win the Champions Trophy, but they didn’t need to pick two spinners.
The top-order failings throughout the series means the Proteas were fortunate to have won the series against New Zealand.
The Proteas have found the right combinations to challenge for the Champions Trophy.
Now that Faf du Plessis has been appointed as Test captain in an official capacity, give him time to settle into the role.
The charges against Faf du Plessis are ludicrous, as it’s something that’s been happening for the past 20 years.
The Proteas should have four seamers in their starting XI for the first Test against Australia on the pacey Perth track.
The Proteas must find room for Hashim Amla in the next ODI, and Farhaan Behardien seems the logical player to miss out.
The conditions favoured the Proteas more in the first Test at Kingsmead, and they would have gone on to win it.
Dale Steyn needs to prove that he’s got the fitness to last long spells if he wants to continue playing Test cricket.