Tabraiz Shamsi’s ascent in T20I cricket is testimony to the value of an apprenticeship, dedication to his craft and an unrelenting belief in his gift. He goes to the T20 World Cup as one of the format’s match-defining forces, writes RYAN VREDE.
With just three matches to go before the T20 World Cup begins, RYAN VREDE looks at the composition of the final squad as matters stand.
Stories like the one Paul Adams shared about allegedly being called a “brown sh**” by current Proteas head coach Mark Boucher and other teammates is exactly what the Social Justice and Nation Building (SJN) hearings should be about, writes RYAN VREDE.
Paul Adams has revealed how he was racially discriminated against by former South African teammates, including current coach Mark Boucher, during his time as a Proteas player.
Follow the live action as the Proteas take on Ireland in the second T20I at Civil Service Cricket Club, Belfast.
A lack of depth in critical positions, as well as the scarcity of X factor, threatens to undermine the Proteas’ T20 World Cup challenge, writes RYAN VREDE.
Spinner Tabraiz Shamsi has opened up about his on-field attitude following his impressive performance in the Proteas’ 33-run T20I win over Ireland on Monday.
Follow the live action as the Proteas take on Ireland in the first T20I.
Janneman Malan is making consistent statements about his international white-ball competency that demands he be considered in the game’s shortest format. However, with six matches before the World Cup, when and where do you fit him in, asks RYAN VREDE.
Cricket for Social Justice and Nation-building (SJN) hearings were meant to be a platform for those testifying to expose deep inequalities in cricket. There’s been painfully little of that, and more subjective fluff that is derailing what was a noble and necessary process, writes RYAN VREDE.
Losing to Ireland is unacceptable and embarrassing and the nature of the defeat suggests this Proteas ODI side has an uncertain future, writes RYAN VREDE.
Keshav Maharaj hasn’t played a T20I game for the Proteas, but he could be the missing piece in the bowling puzzle for the World Cup, writes RYAN VREDE.
With six matches to go before the T20 World Cup starts in the UAE, the Proteas are still searching for pieces to the event puzzle and having to confront the tough selection dilemmas, writes RYAN VREDE.
Temba Bavuma says he still has a lot to learn in his role as Proteas captain following their T20I series win over the West Indies.
RYAN VREDE rates the Proteas players on the strength of their performances against the West Indies.