Reader Martin Roux from Durbanville shares what cricket means in his life and how he prepares himself to keep raising his game.
Five new reader stories range from taking a hat-trick and scoring tons of centuries, to a schoolboy match to rival the Proteas’ famous 434 ODI.
When Brigitte Provoyeur-Bernardo sent in the story of her son Olivier and his love for cricket as part of our ‘Share your cricket story & win Genesis kit’ competition, she had no idea how much her son’s story would touch the hearts of our readers.
Reader Abhishek Sharma is a young Indian cricketer living in South Africa on an overseas exchange programme… and he has dreams of great things, including playing cricket for South Africa.
Reader Richard James Roundtree shares some classic quips he’s heard in junior cricket games that he’s umpired.
Reader Grant Baben reports from an unusual (but thriving) cricketing outpost – Bulgaria – that delivered an unexpected international career.
Reader Wayne Mandabva shares his cricket journey (and a great century story) with SACricketmag.com readers.
Reader Aaron Blackburn is the opening batsman and captain for Umhlali Prep U9A Cricket Team in Ballito and shares a valuable cricket lesson for all cricketers.
Reader Quintin Ludeke shares his side’s experience of being on the ‘wrong’ side of umpiring decisions in Cape Town club cricket…
Reader Joshua Botha shares the story of a big moment in the life of any batsman, scoring his first century … and how Barry Richards helped him get there.
Reader Denovan Ekstraal shares his cricketing journey and his dream of playing league cricket in England.
A proud parent shares his experiences and insights gained from many years of being a father to a son with dreams of one day playing for the Proteas.
Reader Simon Holm shares his story of an unforgettable over in his first game for his primary school’s A-team.
An Afrikaans-speaking reader shares the story of how his son refused to give up despite having no chances to prove himself… but is now taking part in provincial school trials.
Schalk Steyn from Phalaborwa remembers the day when his son needed to learn a valuable cricketing lesson about commitment.