The Paarl Rocks played against the Nelson Mandela Bay Giants without fast bowler Hardus Viljoen, and Faf du Plessis hilariously explained why.
Cricket South Africa acting chief executive officer Jacques Faul has hailed former Proteas captain Graeme Smith’s appointment, in principle, as director of cricket as ‘some form of progress’.
Northerns CEO Jacques Faul has been appointed as the acting CSA CEO, effective immediately, while former ICC CEO Dave Richardson will be approached to possibly help out in the interim.
Graeme Smith has agreed in principle to be South Africa’s first-ever director of cricket, with a formal contract expected to be concluded on Wednesday.
Paarl Rocks Tabraiz Shamsi is eager to continue entertaining fans when the Paarl Rocks play the Nelson Mandela Bay Giants in the Mzansi Super League at St George’s Park in Port Elizabeth on Wednesday.
The Tshwane Spartans capitalised on a late batting meltdown by the Jozi Stars to snatch a 20-run victory where defeat looked almost a certainty in their latest Mzansi Super League derby encounter at the Imperial Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg on Sunday.
Cape Town Blitz fielder Sisanda Magala took two outstanding catches in Friday’s victory over the Jozi Stars in the opening fixture of the 2019 Mzansi Super League.
Former Proteas batsman Hashim Amla will captain the Karnataka Tuskers in the 2019 edition of the Abu Dhabi T10 next month.
Hashim Amla admits the current Proteas were at a loss to answer the questions posed by a dominant India side as the South Africans slumped to another disappointing defeat.
While the 3-0 series whitewash is certainly no laughing matter, there was a comical ending to the Proteas’ second innings in Ranchi.
Wicketkeeper-batsman Heinrich Klaasen and all-rounder George Linde were given maiden Proteas Test caps by opening batsman Dean Elgar and spinner Dane Piedt, respectively, in Ranchi.
Batsman Zubayr Hamza has lamented a ‘very disappointing’ performance, after the Proteas fell to within two wickets of defeat on day three of the third and final Test against India in Ranchi.
Proteas spinner George Linde relished four key wickets on debut, despite India’s dominance on day two of the third and final Test in Ranchi on Sunday.
Opening batsman Dean Elgar insists the Proteas are incentivised to win this week’s third and final Test against India in Ranchi, despite having conceded an insurmountable 2-0 series deficit.
Fast bowler Kagiso Rabada concedes the Proteas are ‘under immense pressure’ to win the the third and final Test against India, which will start in Ranchi on Saturday.