Cricket 17.8.2018 09:34 am

I don’t miss the limelight, says AB

The former Proteas star says people don’t realise the mental strain international cricketers are put under.

Having retired from international cricket in May, South Africa legend AB de Villiers opened up about not chasing the limelight.

I don’t miss the limelight, says AB
I don’t miss the limelight, says AB

I don’t miss the limelight, says AB

The former Proteas star says people don’t realise the mental strain international cricketers are put under.

Four issues that highlight the deep trouble SA cricket is in
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Four issues that highlight the deep trouble SA cricket is in

The sport is rapidly reaching a crisis point, specifically because administrative issues are now spilling over into the playing domain.
Ottis frustrated by Proteas’ batting woes
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Ottis frustrated by Proteas’ batting woes

But the national coach also says winning wasn’t everything on a difficult tour of Sri Lanka.
OOPS! ICC celebrates Rabada with pic of player who’s NOT him
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OOPS! ICC celebrates Rabada with pic of player who’s NOT him

KG or Lungi Ngidi? It doesn’t matter much for cricket’s world governing body.
Proteas have taken ‘huge strides’, says JP Duminy
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Proteas have taken ‘huge strides’, says JP Duminy

Even though the results in Sri Lanka have been distinctly patchy…
Proteas fight all the way in losing T20 battle
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Proteas fight all the way in losing T20 battle

But another batting collapse against Sri Lanka’s spinners mean they didn’t have enough runs to play with.
Legal avalanche threatens to engulf Cricket SA
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Legal avalanche threatens to engulf Cricket SA

Two team owners from the defunct T20 Global League have gone to the courts to fight the governing body’s murky new plan with SuperSport.
KG Rabada named world’s best young cricketer
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KG Rabada named world’s best young cricketer

The authoritative Wisden magazine also highlighted the rise of two other rookies in Lungi Ngidi and Aiden Markram.
Proteas player ratings: Dynamic Duminy, promising Phehlukwayo
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Proteas player ratings: Dynamic Duminy, promising Phehlukwayo

While South Africa can be rightly pleased with the 3-2 series win, this wasn’t a battle without a few ‘casualties’ too.
Proteas clueless against spin in ending ODIs on low note
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Proteas clueless against spin in ending ODIs on low note

Spinner Akila Dananjaya bamboozles as South Africa’s big weakness is revealed once again.
‘Mature’ Markram dealing well with his poor form
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‘Mature’ Markram dealing well with his poor form

Faf du Plessis has been very impressed by the young Proteas opener’s attitude and would give him another chance in Sunday’s final ODI against Sri Lanka.
Captain Quinny only temporary, suggests Faf
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Captain Quinny only temporary, suggests Faf

The Proteas’ injured full-time skipper says the promotion of the his current deputy isn’t really about a succession plan.
Proteas’ rookie bowlers will learn from ‘Kandy crushing’
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Proteas’ rookie bowlers will learn from ‘Kandy crushing’

Stand-in skipper Quinton de Kock isn’t too worried about a distinctly average performance with the ball in the 4th ODI against Sri Lanka.
Proteas’ winning streak snapped
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Proteas’ winning streak snapped

Three runs are all that separated them and Sri Lanka but whether it really should’ve been that close is debatable.
Say hello to captain Quinton
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Say hello to captain Quinton

The Proteas make an interesting choice in trying to replace the injured Faf du Plessis for the rest of the ODI series against Sri Lanka.
Proteas clean sweep will be ‘crazy’, says AB
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Proteas clean sweep will be ‘crazy’, says AB

The recently retired talisman has been mightily impressed with how his former teammates have turned things around in Sri Lanka.
Proteas lose Faf for rest of Sri Lanka tour
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Proteas lose Faf for rest of Sri Lanka tour

At least South Africa have the ODI series sewn up already.
Hendricks makes huge first impression as Proteas clinch ODI series
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Hendricks makes huge first impression as Proteas clinch ODI series

A century on debut for the Highveld Lions star as South Africa’s inexperienced attack do the business against Sri Lanka.
Quinton de Kock: It’s so chilled batting with Hash
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Quinton de Kock: It’s so chilled batting with Hash

One of the Proteas’ great strengths in ODI cricket is seemingly back and helping them win matches again.
De Kock and rookies shine as Proteas take 2-0 lead
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De Kock and rookies shine as Proteas take 2-0 lead

Faf du Plessis and his men are suddenly in a great position to win the ODI series early as they once again exploit Sri Lanka’s wastefulness.
Quick guide: The sketchy details of CSA’s controversial new T20 league
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Quick guide: The sketchy details of CSA’s controversial new T20 league

CEO Thabang Moroe insists that the tournament planning is going ahead, despite threats of legal action arising from last year’s fiasco.
KG Rabada insists he’s not a Proteas leader
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KG Rabada insists he’s not a Proteas leader

But basic stats in the current ODI series against Sri Lanka don’t exactly ‘help’ him with his ‘case’.
The Proteas questions that need answering
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The Proteas questions that need answering

Despite a good start to the ODI series, South Africa are pondering Aiden Markram’s poor form and vulnerable first-change seamers.
It felt more like an SA pitch, admits match-winner Shamsi
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It felt more like an SA pitch, admits match-winner Shamsi

The left-arm spinner, who starred in the Proteas win over Sri Lanka in the first ODI, also praises skipper Faf du Plessis for giving him free reign.
Proteas finally subdue Sri Lanka in ideal ODI start
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Proteas finally subdue Sri Lanka in ideal ODI start

Both sides will be rather unhappy with some rash batting as men like Rabada, Shamsi and Duminy shine.
Proteas want to new insights in ODI series
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Proteas want to new insights in ODI series

A few fringe players are in Sri Lanka vying to establish themselves in a World Cup season.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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