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2019 Cricket World Cup team of the ...

The 2019 Cricket World Cup featured a number of outstanding players and performances – we’ve a...

Cricket World Cup confirms dominance of the wealthy

We are just over halfway through the 2019 Cricket World Cup and if results go the way most bookies would expect over the next...

Since 2008, the Proteas have been able to call on Hashim Amla time and time again during their hour of need. Indeed, it was t... Proteas need the Silent Warrior to go to war in England

Saboteur of style with lasting legacy

It began and ended with three at Newlands. Almost exactly 12 years ago, Graeme Smith made his Test debut in Cape Town against Australia. His nine ball innings, ended by Glenn McGrath on three, offere...

Test cricket remains the heart of cricket

The world’s attention will soon revert to the razzmatazz of T20 cricket with the World T20 and IPL imminent, but Test cricket continues to show why it is the most revered format of the game and why i...

Unstoppable Australia!

Hands up if you thought Australia had an easy time against a poorly organised England side and that South Africa would put them back their place… This hand is raised. Not only are Michael Clark...

Team of the year 2013

Happy 2014 to you all! With the New Year having just been ushered in, we thought we’d have a quick glance back at the old and select our team of the year from 2013. The selection is made, as usual, s...

Modern bowling requires traditional techniques

The constant changing of rules in limited overs cricket has made life for bowlers quite difficult; there is absolutely no margin for error. If a bowler bowls the ball slightly outside leg stump, it w...

India and life after Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar was quite a handy cricketer. Everyone in agreement? Good, let’s move on. That’s the task facing the Indian cricket team as it takes its first steps forwards without a man who has bee...