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
Sir David John GRAHAM, KNZM, CBE, ED (9 January 1935 – 2 August 2017) was known, and will be known for many years to come, for achievements in rugby and contributions to education – and, of course, his unwavering moral compass. He spent more than two decades as Headmaster of Auckland Grammar School, achieved remarkable … More Obituary: Sir John Graham
In their last five Test matches Australia’s batting has been nothing less than atrocious. They’ve struggled to cope with swing, bounce, spin and just about any other variation a bowling side can use via the conditions and pitch. The loss to Sri Lanka was tolerable considering the quick adjustment to conditions and the squads inexperience … More What could change before Adelaide?
Dan McGrath didn’t like the other series previews. So he wrote one himself.
It’s been a big week in politics. But what does this mean for cricket? Vale, Kolpak!
All Time XIs are possibly the most arbitrary of cricket’s many pointless pursuits. The players can always be debated; the team selected will never take the field, and the debate over which side is better will never be resolved. Regardless, it’s great fun.
It’s meant to be semi-regular, but instead it’s about as common as Halley’s Comet. It’s supposed to be funny or insightful or something (?), but instead it’s…well it’s just not. It’s Dev vs Dan! This time, our picks for who should pair Alastair Cook; from Nick Compton to Sam Robson to Angus Robson to the … More Dev vs Dan: Cook’s opening partner