The past two years have been very eventful ones in South African cricket. There’s been changing captains, revolving openers and the big issues of Kolpaks and transformation targets. They begin the new home season with a series against Bangladesh, featuring a new coach in Ottis Gibson and a new ODI skipper to lead them towards … More Kevin’s South African Preview
South Africa are about to take on England, and in the last of MTW’s World T20 previews, Kevin provides a guide to the Proteas.
Mind the Windows writer Kevin Wright looks at the remarkable come-from-behind victory South Africa managed in the recent five-match ODI series against England. Kevin has rated each of South Africa’s players out of ten – so how do de Villiers and Amla compare? Where does Chris Morris sit after his astounding knock? Is Farhaan Behardien … More Series Review: SOUTH AFRICA vs England
[some Bangladesh content from Devon Mace] Bangladesh are on a high: After an excellent World Cup, they beat Pakistan 3-0 and India 2-1. Some South Africa fans are a little worried, because despite them improving significantly, losing to Bangladesh is still a big deal. Generally, as a cricket fan, I am really happy to see … More Series Preview: South Africa tour of Bangladesh 2015
When the inaugural T20 World Cup started, everyone had their doubts. A T20 World Cup? What impact will this have on Tests and ODIs? Would this even be something worth watching? As it turned out, the 2007 T20 World Cup has been easily the best and a lot good came out of it. We saw … More So much for the tuk-tuk
David Wiese: South Africa’s answer to Zadran While Dale Steyn has already controversially expressed a lack of interest in the upcoming ODI series against Bangladesh, South African fans are just grateful we get to see us finally play some cricket. While Australia, England and India get to play four or five Tests per series, South … More South Africa’s ODI team: time for progression
There’s been a bit of a controversy regarding the quota system in South Africa recently. Haroon Lorgat apparently sent Russell Domingo a text message before the New Zealand – South Africa semi-final. CSA denied this, but went on to admit that the quota system (which requires four players of “colour” to be part of the … More In on Merit
Apart from being the team that chokes in every World Cup and a team that is messed up by political influences (i.e. quotas), South Africa is also currently the No.1 Test team, and arguably one of the best ever. I’ve often come across comments on social media about how we’re over dependent on Dale Steyn, … More Who can back up Steyn?