After looking on the verge of purging itself from the toxic members’ council, the interim board and government conceded to a resolution that will ‘save’ cricket in the short term but kill it eventually, writes RYAN VREDE.
Sports minister Nathi Mthethwa gave cricket the hard reset it needed, but that drastic step will mean nothing if the corrective action isn’t carefully considered, writes RYAN VREDE.
As Cricket South Africa lurches from one crisis to the next, there are no winners. There is only the potential for cricket to be irreparably harmed, writes RYAN VREDE.
The four-day season is almost done, and one of South African cricket’s great deficiencies persists: there are just no black African batsmen pressing for Test honours, laments RYAN VREDE.
It is a little ironic that one of the longest-serving coaches in South Africa’s national cricket structures is afforded the least time to influence those under his charge.
Cricket South Africa have announced the home fixtures for the South Africa under-19s, with two Youth One-Day International (ODI) series penned in against India, Zimbabwe and New Zealand between 26 December 2019 – 09 January 2020. Ahead of the 2020 ICC U19 Cricket World Cup in South Africa from 17 January – 09 February, the SA U19s will take on… Read more →
All-rounder Bryce Parsons has expressed surprise after being appointed South Africa U19 captain.
The SA U19 side ended their tour of India on a high note with a 55-run win over Afghanistan U19 in Trivandrum on Monday.
Bryce Parsons starred once again for the SA U19 side as they tasted victory for the first time on their tour of India, defeating Afghanistan U19 by nine runs at Thiruvananthapuram on Saturday.
South Africa U19 captain Matthew Montgomery believes his side have adapted to the challenging Indian conditions ahead of their Youth ODI encounter against their Afghanistan counterparts in Trivandrum on Saturday.
South Africa U19 put up a spirited fight against India U19 B, going down by one run after an incredible final over that saw three SA U19 players run out off the last five balls… without adding a single run to the score.
SA U19 head coach Lawrence Mahatlane has called for his players to put their hands up and show their true potential with the bat in their second Youth ODI quadrangular series fixture against India U19 ‘B’ in Trivandrum on Thursday.
Marco Jansen starred with the ball in another disappointing performance by the SA U19 side, who were outgunned by their Indian counterparts in the first match of the Quadrangular U19 Series at Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday.
The South Africa U19s are relishing the opportunity to pit their wits against some of the world’s leading white-ball cricket juniors in their first Youth One-Day International Quadrangular clash with India in Trivandrum on Tuesday.
SA U19 all-rounder Bryce Parsons believes his side will take the break between matches to assess their performances and use the disappointment of a two-nil Youth Test series defeat to India as part of a valuable learning curve.