JON CARDINELLI charts the worrying decline of South Africa’s top six, following the retirement of Jacques Kallis and Graeme Smith six years ago.
The appointment of Mark Boucher as head coach will improve the Proteas’ chances of a long-term turnaround.
The Proteas will be hard-pressed to fire on the batting front when they tour India in the coming months, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The Proteas need to hit the ground running when they begin their challenging Test Championship campaign in India, writes JON CARDINELLI.
A spike in form during the closing stages shouldn’t overshadow the fact that South Africa’s World Cup campaign was derailed by poor batting performances under pressure, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The minor success against Sri Lanka should be remembered in the context of a major World Cup failure, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The Proteas will never win a World Cup unless they come to terms with their painful past, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The difference between the Proteas and New Zealand mindset was highlighted by Kane Williamson’s brilliantly paced century at Edgbaston, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Hashim Amla’s performance in the coming match against New Zealand may prove key to South Africa’s World Cup redemption, writes JON CARDINELLI
The Proteas owe themselves and the nation a more traditionally combative performance at the back-end of the round-robin phase, writes JON CARDINELLI.
SA’s clueless approach to the India wrist-spinners further highlighted the team’s lack of progress over the past year, writes JON CARDINELLI.
A lack of creativity and energy across the middle overs has rendered the much-hyped Proteas attack largely impotent at this World Cup, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The self-styled dark horses of the 2019 World Cup continue to search for solutions to their selection and batting woes, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Faf du Plessis and his batsmen have to find form and consistency during the early stages of the World Cup, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The Proteas’ chances of success in the early rounds of the World Cup will hinge on the performances of their senior batsmen, writes JON CARDINELLI.