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Proteas firmly in control and Indians disappoint!

Pitched online by Bobby East London proved a much sterner test for AB de Villiers and his men as they won the second ODI against Sri Lanka. On a slow wicket which required a lot of patience, the Sri Lankans gave a much better account of themselves but they will still be seriously concerned as […]

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Quo Vadis SA Rugby

Paul se perspektief Dan Retief concluded his blog overview of the previous rugby season with the following comment: What an indictment John Mitchell’s resurrection of the Lions is of his immediate predecessor at Coca-Cola Park and of other local coaches. To take the Lions from where they were, with an outfit of patched-up veterans, outcasts […]

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SA versus Sri Lanka: A series of value

Bobby’s Bouncers Originally we thought that the series against Sri Lanka might be a bit of a doddle and we questioned the value of such a series in terms of preparation for the upcoming season. Well I think it’s fair to say the series win was achieved as we assumed it would be, but the […]

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White wash for Proteas?

Pitched online – by Bobby Centurion plays host to the first of a three match test series between the Proteas and Sri Lanka tomorrow. Many predict a comfortable ride for the Proteas and to be fair I think it will be too. Without Murali and Malinga, both retired from test cricket, the Sri Lankan bowling […]

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Levi stars for Cobras

Pitched online by Bobby The Cobras, as predicted, won the Final of the 1-Day Cup. What was refreshing from this win for the Cobras was that Richard Levi stood up in this all important game and played a controlled innings to lead his side to a well-deserved victory. Owais Shah supported him well and can […]

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All set for the 1-Day Cup Final

 Pitched online by Bobby It’s not often that the Newlands faithful are able to see a host of Proteas players at domestic prices. This should contribute to a sold-out crowd at Newlands for tomorrow’s final. The new domestic format which is closer to the 50-over international format has definitely benefited South African domestic cricket, but […]

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To retire or to be left behind?

Pitched online – by Bobby One thing all great players of cricket, or any sport for that matter, have in common is the decision about when to call it quits. Carry on too long and you may be remembered for all the wrong reasons or call it too early and you might just miss out […]

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Cobras set for silverware?

Pitched online by Bobby The star-studded Cape Cobra side proved too strong for the Sunfoil Dolphins last night  at Newlands, securing a home final on 9 December. The playoffs have also now been determined with the Knights and Warriors to fight it out for their place in the final in a fixture on 4 December. […]

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Domestic cricket scene heats up and RWC afterview

Pitched online – by Bobby It is no coincidence that the Cape Cobras are doing well this season and head the log in the 1-Day Cup. Apart from the talent they have available, they also boast the services of arguably one of the best coaches in world cricket in Richard Pybus, and that’s no exaggeration! […]

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Quotas, Bouch & Hansie!

Pitched online by Bobby This week the Minister of Sport, Fikile Mbalula, confirmed that the quota system would continue with the direct selection of black players into national codes using the adopted scorecard contained in the transformation charter. I simply can’t agree with quotas! Never have and unlikely to ever do! It’s artificial, degrading to […]

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