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Proteas need the Silent Warrior to ...

Since 2008, the Proteas have been able to call on Hashim Amla time and time again during their hour ...

South Africa shoot themselves in the foot

South Africa suffered their first ever home Test series defeat to Sri Lanka this week. It was their first home series defeat ...

Fans of South Africa were left in shock when AB de Villiers announced his international retirement in May 2018 after indicati... AB de Villiers set to become T20 mercenary

ICC 2015 Cricket World Cup so far

The 2015 Cricket World Cup is well and truly underway. At the time of writing we had 19 games in two weeks. We thought it would be an opportune moment to take stock. Stats We have had 14 centuries fr...

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 preview and predictions

So here it is; Cricket World Cup number 11. It promises to be a slow burner, taking a month to build up to the crescendo of the knockout stages, as two pools of seven teams each are whittled down to ...

ICC World Cup 2015 ones to watch – South Africa

One of the most remarkable records in the limited overs game belongs to South Africa – South Africa have never won a knock-out game at a World Cup. Ever. To think of all the talent that they have fie...

Team of the year 2014

A happy new year to you all from The Cricket Blog! There’s plenty to look forward to, not least in the form a World Cup and an Ashes series. There will, of course, be plenty more besides. 2014 was an...