South Africa’s domestic cricket structures have been running at a loss for several years, with the international game propping it up financially.
Keshav Maharaj won’t dominate the headlines after the Proteas’ resounding victory over England, but his value should not be overlooked, writes DANIEL GALLAN.
The Paarl Rocks were crowned the 2019 Mzansi Super League champions after beating the Tshwane Spartans by eight wickets in Monday’s final at Boland Park.
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.
Warriors wicketkeeper-batsman Sinethemba Qeshile has been named as one of the youngest South African Cricket Annual Cricketers of the Year in the 66-year history of the publication.
Proteas leg-spinner Imran Tahir finished the 2019 Caribbean Premier League as the second-highest wicket-taker on Saturday.
Proteas all-rounder Dwaine Pretorius’ first-class credentials were displayed during a solid century for Northamptonshire against Worcestershire in Northampton this week.
Australia collected a 251-run victory – and vital 1-0 series lead – over England before the tea interval on day five of the first Ashes Test at Edgbaston in Birmingham on Monday.
Thando Ntini’s triple strike put South Africa Emerging on top before their Sri Lanka counterparts hit back to reach the halfway mark of their decisive four-day clash in a fighting position in Pretoria on Friday.
Ben Stokes took a sensational one-handed catch to remove Andile Phehlukwayo at the Oval.
Rajasthan Royals’ batsman Sanju Samson smashed a scintillating ton to earn himself Friday’s Play of the Day award. Unfortunately, it wasn’t enough to defeat the Sunrisers Hyderabad, writes ANITHA MADIKIZELA.
Kings XI Punjab captain Ravi Ashwin executed an unexpected run-out of Rajasthan Royals opener Jos Buttler that features as Monday’s controversial Play of the Day, writes ANITHA MADIKIZELA.
England Women’s Tammy Beaumont scored another unbeaten half-century to power her team’s win over Sri Lanka, and earns Sunday’s Play of the Day accolade, writes ANITHA MADIKIZELA.
Australian captain Aaron Finch smashed a century against Pakistan to help his side to an eight-wicket win and bag Friday’s Play of the Day, writes ANITHA MADIKIZELA.
England opener Amy Jones smashed a rapid half-century to help the visitors to victory over Sri Lanka, and clinches Thursday’s Play of the Day award, writes ANITHA MADIKIZELA.