KHALID MOHIDIN tries to climb into the minds of the Proteas selectors in an attempt to predict the Proteas’ 15 tickets on the plane to England.
Former Proteas spinner PAT SYMCOX says that the 2019 ICC World Cup in the UK could be Ottis Gibson’s swansong as head coach of South Africa, with apparent interest from England.
Faf du Plessis’ pre- and post-match comments are really proving substantive lately – and speak of a future worthy of fans’ investment.
South Africa’s squad for this month’s final two ODIs against Sri Lanka features two glaring omissions: Reeza Hendricks and Wiaan Mulder.
Aiden Markram’s incredible back-to-back centuries (followed by a quick-fire 85 on Friday) in the One-Day Cup have garnered him ringing endorsements on social media to make the Proteas World Cup squad, but SIMON LEWIS thinks it’s all a little bit premature.
The current Proteas side have a golden opportunity to win the Cricket World Cup in 2019, but it seems as if their batsmen are doing their best to throw it all away, writes SIMON LEWIS.
Former Proteas spinner PAT SYMCOX says Imran Tahir will be revered in the shorter formats of the game, but he may harbour regrets from his Test career.
Late last year, at a Cape Town Blitz media conference shortly before the start of the Mzansi Super League, Ashwell Prince stated that George Linde featured in conversation among the national selection panel in 2015-16.
Imran Tahir’s decision to retire from ODI cricket after this year’s World Cup leaves Tabraiz Shamsi at a turning point, rather than a crossroads, writes Jonhenry Wilson.
The masses are calling for Dale Benkenstein (a man with a magnificent cricketing pedigree) to be fired as Proteas’ batting coach, but SIMON LEWIS believes Benkenstein is not the man to shoulder the blame for the Proteas’ woes with the bat.
Former Proteas spinner PAT SYMCOX says South Africa’s batting woes can be remedied by taking collective responsibility rather than apportioning individual blame.
If Cricket South Africa were unaware that Duanne Olivier was intending to become a latest Kolpak player, then they are justified to feel aggrieved, writes GARY LEMKE.
That classic ending to one of the Hollywood’s most iconic movies is filled with bitter irony for South African cricket fans confused by the sudden loss of in-form paceman Duanne Olivier, writes SIMON LEWIS.
Duanne Olivier’s decision to pursue a career in England via a Kolpak contract with Yorkshire is a huge loss for South African cricket, but admittedly a sign of the times, writes Jonhenry Wilson.
AB de Villiers’ words proved to be premature when he cited ‘tiredness’ as his reason for retirement from international cricket in May, writes KHALID MOHIDIN.