Monthly Archives: July 2018

Maharaj can be our go-to man for years

While South Africa’s Test series defeat against Sri Lanka was extremely disappointing on a collective front, Maharaj’s awesome individual bowling performance in the second Test was worth applauding. After taking figures of 12-283 in Colombo (including 9-129 during the first … Continue reading

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Winging it just doesn’t work!

The Sri Lanka Test series will have far-reaching effects for the Proteas. It was a brutal lesson, and accountability for such poor batting displays will surely be expected from their loyal fans. The narrative emanating from the coaching set-up, which … Continue reading

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No lessons learnt really

No matter how much we may want to promote the niceties of the Proteas cricket team, the wonderful blokes in it and how good they are generally, we cannot hide behind the fact that South Africa’s batting implosion against Sri … Continue reading

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Steyn can still do the business

I was part of the first Proteas touring squad to Sri Lanka in 1993. It was a ground-breaking tour, with us having only recently been re-established in international cricket and them in the midst of a brutal civil war. When … Continue reading

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