• Requiem for the maverick

    Requiem for the maverick

    Cricket is in danger of losing its character if administrators insist on beating the personality out of unique players.

    'Don't mess with Test cricket'

    ‘Don’t mess with Test cricket’

    Former Proteas wicketkeeper Mark Boucher and England batsman Kevin Pietersen took to Twitter on Tuesday to criticise the plan to introduce day/night Tests to cricket.

    A tale of two one-Test wonders

    A tale of two one-Test wonders

    Albie Morkel and Imraan Khan both made their Test debuts for South Africa against Australia at Newlands, from 19-22 March 2009. Neither played another Test.

    Let the captains do the talking

    I have had my say in SA Cricket magazine about on-field sledging, and now I want to cover the off-field banter. There was a lot of big talk during the Test series against Australia, mostly by Graeme Smith and Michael Clarke.