• Markram and Cook - same but different

    Markram and Cook – same but different

    Criticism of Aiden Markram is premature. He is still the right man to open South Africa’s batting order alongside Dean Elgar in Test cricket. The Proteas don’t really have an alternative during the ongoing series against India, unless Theunis de Bruyn or Temba Bavuma are elevated to the top of the order. De Bruyn opened the batting, unsuccessfully, on Test… Read more →

    Philander and Maharaj defy - again

    Philander and Maharaj defy – again

    All-rounders Vernon Philander and Keshav Maharaj were again at the fore of the Proteas’ belated resistance at tea on day four of the second Test against India at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune.