The Paarl Rocks played against the Nelson Mandela Bay Giants without fast bowler Hardus Viljoen, and Faf du Plessis hilariously explained why.
Cricket South Africa acting chief executive officer Jacques Faul has hailed former Proteas captain Graeme Smith’s appointment, in principle, as director of cricket as ‘some form of progress’.
South Africa’s greatest-ever all-rounder, Jacques Kallis, isn’t always a valid yardstick for measuring other cricketers, but when it comes to Ben Stokes, even greats are fair game.
Former Test batsman Hashim Amla has countered that the loss of several cricketers to county competition in the United Kingdom is not the main reason behind the Proteas’ recent plight.
Australia’s David Warner welcomed a record-breaking Test triple-century against Pakistan in Adelaide on Saturday.
Fast bowler Dale Steyn welcomed the Player of the Match award, after the Cape Town Blitz beat the Tshwane Spartans by 15 runs in Sunday’s Mzansi Super League fixture at Newlands.
South African cricket is complicated and fragile and in desperate need of a period of consolidation. This must come under new leadership, comments Luke Alfred.