JON CARDINELLI reflects on the day the Proteas beat England at Lord’s to win the 2012 Test series and claim the mace.
Mark Boucher’s decision to use 23 players across the 12 limited-overs matches against England and Australia will reap short- and long-term benefits, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Quinton de Kock’s failure with the bat proved a blessing in disguise for South Africa in the ODI series against Australia, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The Proteas and Quinton de Kock in particular would benefit from Faf du Plessis and AB de Villiers’ inclusion at the T20 World Cup, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Quinton de Kock proved he has the appetite as well the aptitude for the captaincy in the ODIs against England, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The Proteas ODI side will rely heavily on their new captain during this period of transition, writes JON CARDINELLI.
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