Cricket 15.11.2018 02:36 pm

Your handy guide to the Mzansi Super League squads

Here are the six franchises on paper … if you want to choose your favourite team already!

The Mzansi Super League kicks off at Newlands on Friday night with the Cape Town Blitz hosting the Tshwane Spartans.

Your handy guide to the Mzansi Super League squads
Your handy guide to the Mzansi Super League squads

Your handy guide to the Mzansi Super League squads

Here are the six franchises on paper … if you want to choose your favourite team already!

Bulls hardly worried about recruiting ‘old man’ Schalk
Rugby

Bulls hardly worried about recruiting ‘old man’ Schalk

Team management are banking on the veteran 37-year-old Springbok hooker’s natural fitness to get him through a Super Rugby campaign.
Stunning collapse sees Proteas women stumble in World T20
Cricket

Stunning collapse sees Proteas women stumble in World T20

South Africa lost their last nine wickets for a paltry 28 runs.
Pieter-Steph: I’ll have any number on my back
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Pieter-Steph: I’ll have any number on my back

The versatile forward really has become one of the Springboks’ most valuable assets.
It’s up to AB to carry the Mzansi Super League … for now
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It’s up to AB to carry the Mzansi Super League … for now

All systems go as Cricket South Africa finally realise their dream of an international T20 tournament.
Four memorable Springbok moments at Murrayfield
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Four memorable Springbok moments at Murrayfield

The pickings have been a bit slimmer in recent years as the Scots have become more competitive, but the hallowed venue certain has had it’s Green-and-Gold triumphs.
AB’s spiritual successor isn’t coming home
Cricket

AB’s spiritual successor isn’t coming home

Even though this talented left-hander is back in South Africa to play in the Mzansi Super League…
Proteas cruise in T20 warm-up match
Cricket

Proteas cruise in T20 warm-up match

South Africa’s top-order blasts quick runs before Chris Morris and Tabraiz Shamsi make decent returns with the ball.
Scots are no one-trick ponies, warns Bok forwards guru
Rugby

Scots are no one-trick ponies, warns Bok forwards guru

Matt Proudfoot, himself a former Scottish international, believes South Africa shouldn’t be fooled by the perception that their weekend opponents only play running rugby.
Ismail: We’ve got the best new-ball attack in world cricket
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Ismail: We’ve got the best new-ball attack in world cricket

Given how slickly the Proteas women’s side started their World T20 campaign, it’s hard to argue against her…
Springboks truly caught in catch-22 as Scots loom
Rugby

Springboks truly caught in catch-22 as Scots loom

Some players are in dire need of a short break, but filling their voids is no easy matter for Rassie Erasmus.
Proteas women off to fine start in World T20
Cricket

Proteas women off to fine start in World T20

The potent new-ball pair of Marizanne Kapp and Shabnim Ismail decimate the Sri Lankan batting order as the South Africans overcome their poor warm-up form.
Stats show what a dynamic duo Steyn and Rabada were in Oz
Cricket

Stats show what a dynamic duo Steyn and Rabada were in Oz

The Proteas’ joint leading wicket-taker in Tests in particular provided a stunning reminder of his worth following three injury-ravaged years.
North West turmoil awkwardly timed for CSA vice-presidential hopeful
Cricket

North West turmoil awkwardly timed for CSA vice-presidential hopeful

Once a bastion for stability, the cricket union is now staring retrenchments in the face under the leadership of president, Oupa Nkagisang.
Magic Miller lays down a massive Proteas marker
Cricket

Magic Miller lays down a massive Proteas marker

Will the ODI series against the Aussies prove to be the springboard that shifts him from good to world-class batsman?
Semenya scoops three SA Sport awards
South Africa Sport

Semenya scoops three SA Sport awards

Meanwhile, Chad le Clos was also rewarded for his enduring class in the pool.
Rassie applauds his Springboks’ attitude in Paris
Rugby

Rassie applauds his Springboks’ attitude in Paris

It took up until the 85th minute for South Africa to burgle a win over a worthy but inconsistent French side.
I played some good golf, says Louis Oosthuizen
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I played some good golf, says Louis Oosthuizen

Despite bowing the knee to a brilliant Lee Westwood, South Africa’s leading man in this year’s Nedbank Golf Challenge certainly could look back fondly at his efforts.
Record-breaking Faf and Miller set up Proteas series win
Cricket

Record-breaking Faf and Miller set up Proteas series win

South Africa’s two most experienced batters make mince meat of a potent Aussie attack before the outstanding duo of Kagiso Rabada and Dale Steyn wrap things up.
Springbok player ratings: What the Faf?!
Rugby

Springbok player ratings: What the Faf?!

Rassie Erasmus discovers that the grass isn’t always greener when rushing back all your experienced men…
Mbonambi the hero as wayward Boks steal a win
Rugby

Mbonambi the hero as wayward Boks steal a win

The underappreciated hooker forms part of an influential trio of replacements that dramatically turned the tide on a frustrating night in Paris.
Four things the Springboks need to do to win in Paris
Rugby

Four things the Springboks need to do to win in Paris

For one thing, they need to trust the mercurial talents of the returning Willie le Roux.
Recent defeats haven’t ‘derailed’ Boks, insists Kolisi
Rugby

Recent defeats haven’t ‘derailed’ Boks, insists Kolisi

The national skipper reiterates that South Africa believe in the way they’re playing and are keen to showcase better execution against France.
Reality bites as Lions lay off players
Rugby

Reality bites as Lions lay off players

The union prepares for the contracting changes in 2020, while the Bulls recruit a forgotten Springbok winger.
Frustrating Proteas batting keeps ODI series alive
Cricket

Frustrating Proteas batting keeps ODI series alive

Following yet another decent bowling display, the visitors hand the embattled Aussies a morale-boosting win with a wasteful batting display.
Home comforts bring out the best in Schwartzel
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Home comforts bring out the best in Schwartzel

2012’s runner-up at Africa’s Major makes a fine start to finish joint second after the opening round, positively influencing his good friend Louis Oosthuizen too.

 

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