• Filling the Kallis gap

    Filling the Kallis gap

    The Proteas have sufficient time before the World Cup to offset the loss of Jacques Kallis following his retirement from all international cricket. 

    A-plus for Amla

    A-plus for Amla

    Hashim Amla, in his first series as the Proteas Test captain, passed with flying colours to prove he has what it takes to lead a side in transition.

    Malaysian triumph

    Malaysian triumph

    Being at the Commonwealth Games at Glasgow 2014 reminds me of when cricket was a medal sport. Back in 1998, in Kuala Lumpur. What a golden moment it was too, with South Africa winning the final, against Australia.

    Spinners must support Steyn

    Spinners must support Steyn

    While Dale Steyn put on an exhibition of seam bowling in Galle, the Proteas need their spinners to make more of a contribution in the decisive Test in Colombo.

    A promising start

    A promising start

    After many feared the loss of Graeme Smith would leave a gaping hole at the top of the order, it was edifying to see Dean Elgar score a ton in the first Test.

    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.

    Duminy key to ODI fortunes

    Duminy key to ODI fortunes

    JP Duminy’s versatility will be a determining factor in the Proteas’ success or failure in the upcoming ODI series against Sri Lanka.

    '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.

    Turning the tables

    Turning the tables

    Quinton de Kock will have a shot at redemption as well as a world record when he takes guard against the Sri Lankan spinners this Sunday.

    Sri Lanka have the momentum

    Sri Lanka have the momentum

    After their T20I, ODI and Test series wins in England, Sri Lanka will be brimming with confidence ahead of the Proteas’ tour next month.

    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.