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Proteas on top down under

What an amazing game of test cricket Perth delivered! It once again proved why test cricket is the pinnacle! Turning points were Dale Steyn leaving the field injured, 100’s by Elgar and Duminy and Bavuma’s run-out, fifty and awesome runout! Next up is Hobart – this will prove a different test as the conditions will […]

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Where to now, Proteas?

The ticking time bomb which threatened since the departure of stalwarts like Smith, Kallis and Boucher finally exploded. Losing our number one spot in the world rankings came as no surprise. My colleague, Bobby Londt, recently shared HD Ackerman’s comment that we were only in the top spot on paper for the past year. Our […]

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Nic Mallett on RWC 2015 Draw

The former Springbok coach made some interesting comments regarding the Springboks’ draw in RWC 2015. His concern is with the teams comprising Group A: Australia, Wales and England, together with Fidji and Uruguay. Mallett questions the fact that three of the top six nations in the IRB’s rankings are drawn in one group, as it […]

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Proteas Bloom

The single biggest reason why I enjoy a South African victory over an Australian side, more than one over the English, is that the Aussies are usually much more competitive. I was fortunate in that flu kept me in bed yesterday, which allowed me to follow most of the match live. Graeme Smith earned his […]

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The End of an Era

Bobby Londt To describe King Kallis’s career in a blog would not be possible, nor would it do justice to a career that ranks up there with the best. For this reason, this writing only serves as a reminder of the greatest cricketer South Africa has ever produced. If one takes into account the names […]

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