The Rise and Fall of Nick Compton: Becoming an Underdog (Part 1)

November 16, 2012 Nick Compton sits in the English dressing room, deep in the bowels of Sardar Patel Stadium. Strapping on his pads, preparing his gloves. He is about to realise his dream, though undoubtedly it does not quite match up with the way he envisioned it as a child. With Alastair Cook by his … More The Rise and Fall of Nick Compton: Becoming an Underdog (Part 1)

Charl Willoughby; ‘glad I ran the race’

Originally published on DV Mace’s Smorgasbord of Sport, 15-Oct-2014. When one thinks of the greatest South African fast bowlers since readmission, it’s easy to think of those who performed shining feats on the international stage: Donald, Pollock, Ntini, Steyn, Morkel, even Philander. However, I was lucky enough to interview one of the best South African … More Charl Willoughby; ‘glad I ran the race’