Cricket

AB de Villiers won’t be a T20 opener at Newlands

But Proteas T20 skipper Farhaan Behardien nonetheless wants him to bat “high up” to score as much runs as possible.

The Proteas have seemingly ditched the idea of AB de Villiers being an opener in T20 cricket.

AB de Villiers won’t be a T20 opener at Newlands

AB de Villiers won’t be a T20 opener at Newlands

But Proteas T20 skipper Farhaan Behardien nonetheless wants him to bat “high up” to score as much runs as possible.

Pat Lambie is the ‘automatic’ choice to captain the Sharks
Rugby

Pat Lambie is the ‘automatic’ choice to captain the Sharks

The Springbok flyhalf will hope his leadership duties help him in his competition with Handre Pollard for the No 10 jersey.
Lions take ‘new’ squad to Harare
Sport

Lions take ‘new’ squad to Harare

The 28-man squad consists of very little well-known names as coach Johan Ackermann decided to give his frontline players a break.
Italy coach opens door to Balotelli return
Sport

Italy coach opens door to Balotelli return

Italy coach Gian Piero Ventura plans talks with Mario Balotelli, paving the way for the striker to put his troubled past behind him and rejoin the squad for World Cup qualifying.
Sunderland sign Moyes old boy Lescott
Sport

Sunderland sign Moyes old boy Lescott

Sunderland have signed central defender Joleon Lescott on a contract until the end of the season, the Premier League basement side said on Tuesday.
Man City’s Toure dismisses lure of China
Sport

Man City’s Toure dismisses lure of China

Yaya Toure says he wants to remain at Manchester City and is not interested in moving to China, amid reports of a big-money offer from the Chinese Super League.
SA guru: Cellphones killing rugby players’ ability to concentrate
Rugby

SA guru: Cellphones killing rugby players’ ability to concentrate

Dr Sherylle Calder, South Africa’s world-renowned visual coach, issues a warning to the England rugby team, who she’s involved with.
Raven Klaasen retains mixed doubles title hopes
Other sport

Raven Klaasen retains mixed doubles title hopes

South Africa’s only representative at this year’s Australian Open clinches a spot in the last eight of a tournament he clearly enjoys.
Underrated Lion Warwick Tecklenburg calls it a day
Rugby

Underrated Lion Warwick Tecklenburg calls it a day

The unfashionable but remarkably consistent blindside flanker decides to concentrate on the family farm’s business.
Lions’ Japan-based stars won’t be jetting to Zimbabwe
Rugby

Lions’ Japan-based stars won’t be jetting to Zimbabwe

The group of seniors have been playing non-stop in the off-season, prompting the coaching staff to rather give them a break.
Red-hot Lungi Ngidi plays himself into Proteas ODI squad
Cricket

Red-hot Lungi Ngidi plays himself into Proteas ODI squad

The promising 20-year-old quick, as expected will have AB de Villiers as his captain for the five-match series against Sri Lanka.
Peter de Villiers: Saru are bribing people not to hire me!
Rugby

Peter de Villiers: Saru are bribing people not to hire me!

The controversial former Springbok coach believes the governing body has prevented him from becoming Boland coach twice.

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