Duanne Olivier came back into the Proteas side like Cinderella, overlooked and hidden away in the 4-Day Series until injuries to two of the established pacemen opened up space for his return to the deadliest bowling attack in Test history, writes SIMON LEWIS.
Faf du Plessis’ one-match Test ban has angered fans nationwide, but there are positives that can come of this, writes SIMON LEWIS.
Everyone hopes that a white ball final will yield hundreds of runs and buckets of sixes, but Sunday’s MSL final deserves being relished by true South African cricket fans, writes SIMON LEWIS.
Ashwell Prince’s Cape Town Blitz followed a superb strategy throughout the MSL league season and produced some dazzling cricket, but they fell short in the final, writes SIMON LEWIS.
Last night at Newlands cricket ground Proteas fans were treated to some fine batting and bowling, but it was in the field that our hearts skipped a beat, writes SIMON LEWIS.
It’s sickening how the Aussies know how to dish it out, yet they can’t swallow their own medicine, writes SIMON LEWIS.
AB de Villiers’ Tshwane Spartans are coming to town … and they’re going to stamp out the Cape Town Blitz’s fire as they rain sixes into the crowd on Friday night, writes SIMON LEWIS.
Aiden Markram was run out for 19 in the second ODI against Australia at a point when South Africa were starting to dominate the Aussie attack. It was a costly wicket, and there were three reasons why this should never have happened, writes SIMON LEWIS.
The Proteas’ potential downfall in World Cup 2019 could be the failure of their batters to work through the gears, writes SIMON LEWIS.
Dennis Lillee will be turning in his old age home if he’s been reading the recent comments by Jimmy Anderson and Glenn McGrath complementing each other in the media.
Cook dodges the axe by retiring ahead of the fifth Test, writes Simon Lewis.
The cricketing gods might be teaching England a lesson.
Can you imagine for one terrifying second, what Sir Alex Ferguson would have done if he had been in charge of the Proteas in Sri Lanka? SIMON LEWIS ponders.
David Warner has just been appointed as captain of the Winnipeg Hawks, putting a ‘c’ back in front of his name on the team sheet. In my opinion, it’s the wrong ‘c’.