Let the purge of the power drunk at Cricket South Africa begin. The game deserves better, even at the expense of an international ban, writes RYAN VREDE.
Great coaches are able to find solutions to their team’s most difficult challenges in relatively short periods of time. Mark Boucher’s capacity to do so is now in question, writes RYAN VREDE.
Sri Lanka once again batted out the final day’s play to seal a draw in the second Test match against the West Indies in Antigua on Friday.
Kraigg Brathwaite made 85 and Jason Holder struck an unbeaten 71 as the West Indies set Sri Lanka a target of 377 for victory.
The West Indies bowlers pegged Sri Lanka to 250-8 on Wednesday as rain interrupted play throughout the third day’s play in Antigua.
Kraigg Brathwaite made an unbeaten 99 that guided the West Indies to 287-7 at stumps on day one of the second Test against Sri Lanka on Monday.
Can you name the players with the most Test runs with no hundreds?
Pathum Nissanka struck a brilliant 103 as Sri Lanka set the West Indies a target of 375 for victory in the opening Test match in Antigua.
Lahiru Thirimanne and Oshada Fernando shared in a 162-run stand as Sri Lanka fought back in their second innings against the West Indies on Tuesday.
Watch Graeme Smith reflect on that famous day when he went out to bat with a broken hand against Australia in Sydney back in 2009. A special watch-along show with Smith will air on SuperSport tonight at 8pm about the historic series.
Spinner Rahkeem Cornwall struck a brilliant and unbeaten 60 down the order to help the West Indies to 268-8 at stumps of day two in their clash with Sri Lanka.
Virat Kohli highlighted one of cricket’s greatest threats when he called for players to be consulted on scheduling during the pandemic. Bubble life has the potential to break cricketers and end careers, 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.
In the wake of the two-day Test pitch in Ahmedabad being deemed ‘average’ by the International Cricket Council, one has to examine why England and their friends in the media can’t let go of a game and a series in which they simply failed to match India.
Michael Vaughan questioning Jofra Archer’s appetite for Test cricket is reflective of how many from the former England captain’s generation lack insight into the mentality of game’s younger generations.