Proteas batsman Quinton de Kock has risen four places to reach a career-high spot in the ICC Men’s T20 Batting Rankings.
The appointment of ex-Proteas players to key international coaching positions despite most having a complete lack of experience is perplexing and potentially damaging for the game. It’s time we start giving elite coaching the respect and attention it deserves, writes RYAN VREDE.
Inspired bowling and unbeaten fifties from Quinton de Kock and Reeza Hendricks helped South Africa sweep the T20I series 3-0 against Sri Lanka with a crushing 10-wicket win on Tuesday.
The Proteas selectors seem to have moved on from Imran Tahir. However, after his heroics in The Hundred he has re-entered a World Cup squad conversation with him controlling his international future, writes RYAN VREDE.
Shakib Al Hasan took four wickets as Bangladesh skittled out Australia for their lowest-ever T20I total of 62 to seal the series 4-1 on Monday.
Bangladesh pace bowler Mustafizur Rahman has confounded Australia, all-rounder Ashton Agar said Thursday, as the visitors were left reeling from defeats in the first two matches of their T20I series in Dhaka.
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.
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.
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.
Paceman Anrich Nortje says bowling more yorkers will be key in swaying the ongoing T20I series against the West Indies in the Proteas’ favour.
Fast bowler Anrich Nortje is adamant that the Proteas can make a complete turnaround against the West Indies to win their first T20I series in two years.
The Indian Premier League organisers will forever be remembered for putting profits ahead of people, while the players who stayed and played while thousands died and hundreds of thousands were infected daily will be judged by history, writes RYAN VREDE.
People should always matter more than products. The product that is the Indian Premier League needs to be scrapped as India wrestles with a health crisis that shows no signs of abating, writes RYAN VREDE.
Suryakumar Yadav hit 57 and Shardul Thakur took three wickets as India secured an eight-run win over England on Thursday, levelling the series at 2-2.
Match-fixing had disappeared from cricket’s consciousness until a UAE duo were pinned for it this week. It’s a reminder that this scourge continues to be one of the game’s greatest threats.