Reeza Hendricks’ showing against England compounded Temba Bavuma’s struggle for runs. The selectors have a big decision to make, writes RYAN VREDE.
In defeat to the Netherlands, the Proteas have surrendered the option of a low-pressure path to the World Cup semi-finals.
The Proteas’ bowling attack awoke from their slumber to deliver a performance that crushed Australia, and alerted the World Cup favourites to their presence, writes RYAN VREDE.
If there is to be a World Cup campaign that defies expectation, it will be built on a potent Proteas batting effort, writes Ryan Vrede.
Incoming Proteas Test head coach Shukri Conrad inherits a mess. These are the four areas he needs to prioritise in his rebuilding job, writes RYAN VREDE.
There is no short-term solution for the Proteas in a Test context. It will get worse before it improves, writes @Ryan_Vrede.
The South African cricket fraternity has had to deal with the embarrassment of a World Cup exit at the hands of the Netherlands and their leadership not giving a toss about telling them why, writes RYAN VREDE.
Mark Boucher failed to arrest a culture of mediocrity, was devoid of emotional intelligence, and leaves the Proteas in a shambolic state, writes RYAN VREDE.
The Proteas didn’t revisit old World Cup habits. They just weren’t good enough across two matches, writes RYAN VREDE.
By persisting with Temba Bavuma, the Proteas selectors are willingly and consciously compromising their chances of winning a World Cup, writes RYAN VREDE.
David Miller has become the pre-eminent and most valuable T20 batsman in the world after years of betraying his potential, writes RYAN VREDE.
Faf du Plessis’ allegations of a complete breakdown in his relationship with Mark Boucher paint a picture of a man not fit to coach South Africa, writes RYAN VREDE.
RYAN VREDE makes some bold predictions for the T20 World Cup, including that the Proteas will be home early.
RYAN VREDE analyses where the Proteas batsmen stand heading into the T20 World Cup.
RYAN VREDE looks at the significant areas in which the Proteas were exposed during the India T20I series.