• 2019: Our best read stories of the year

    2019 was another bumper year in cricket which saw a Proteas quarrel, Kagiso Rabada and KP among the headline grabbers. Here our 11 best read stories of the year …

    Faf defuses Rabada and De Kock quarrel

    • Do you recall fast bowler Kagiso Rabada and wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock sharing a tiff, as the Proteas’ struggled in the second Test against India in Pune?

    Faf’s hilarious chirp about teammate

    • The Paarl Rocks played the Nelson Mandela Bay Giants without fast bowler Hardus Viljoen … Faf du Plessis hilariously explained why.

    KP criticises Alviro for Bodi comment

    • The news of former Proteas batsman Gulam Bodi’s prison sentence for his role in spot-fixing took a twist on social media.

    Prince sarcastic about Kirsten reports

    • Cape Cobras head coach Ashwell Prince reacted sarcastically to reports that former Proteas coach Gary Kirsten will mentor team director Enoch Nkwe during the Test series against England.

    Gayle: Chris Gayle doesn’t get respect

    • West Indian batsman Chris Gayle left the 2019 edition of the Mzansi Super League with a self-indulgent rant.

    De Kock: Russell was probably angry

    • Quinton de Kock chatted about the tussle between himself and Andre Russell in the clash between the Mumbai Indians and the Kolkata Knight Riders.

    Rabada’s 152 km/h scorcher

    • Watch and learn!

    AB’s one-handed maximum

    • AB360 hit a one-handed six and our readers fell in love all over again.

    Rabada’s blistering yorker

    • KG took out Stuart Binny’s middle stump with a blistering 149 km/h yorker.

    Smith questions ‘quirky, pathetic’ choice

    • Former captain Graeme Smith labelled the decision to have vice-captain Temba Bavuma represent the Proteas at toss for the third and final Test against India in Ranchi ‘quirky and pathetic’.

    Morris, Miller released by IPL franchises

    • News from the IPL got our readers talking.

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