Three things the Proteas learnt Down Under

Ironically, these insights are actually still uncertainties as the World Cup creeps closer.

Proteas coach Ottis Gibson on Tuesday said that his charges' ODI series win in Australia had been very "rewarding".

Three things the Proteas learnt Down Under
Three things the Proteas learnt Down Under

Three things the Proteas learnt Down Under

Ironically, these insights are actually still uncertainties as the World Cup creeps closer.

WATCH: Willowmoore Park floodlights implode!

WATCH: Willowmoore Park floodlights implode!

The old cricket ground nestled in the heart of Benoni is having one of its ‘landmarks’ destroyed.
Is this man the next Dale Steyn?

Is this man the next Dale Steyn?

He’s already absorbing everything the legendary Proteas fast bowler is sharing with him as a teammate at the Cape Town Blitz.
Now there’s confusion again over AB’s Proteas return

Now there’s confusion again over AB’s Proteas return

There continues to be mixed signals about his presence at next year’s World Cup despite the legendary middle-order batsman denying such whispers.
Protea women need to find mental strength on big stage

Protea women need to find mental strength on big stage

Captain Dane van Niekerk bemoans the failures of the senior members of the side during a generally unhappy World T20 campaign.
Spartans cling on in MSL thriller over Rocks

Spartans cling on in MSL thriller over Rocks

Meanwhile in Durban, the Cape Town Blitz continued their unbeaten run after a stunning assault by Pakistan import Asif Ali.
Brilliant Duckett guides Giants to opening win

Brilliant Duckett guides Giants to opening win

The English left-hander seemed to bat on another planet as the rest of his teammates and opponents, the Jozi Stars, struggle at the Wanderers.
Bowlers star as Proteas win 10-over shootout against Aussies

Bowlers star as Proteas win 10-over shootout against Aussies

Two fringe members on this tour, Chris Morris and Tabraiz Shamsi prove their worth as the fragile hosts’ problems continue.
Sprightly Blitz tame AB and co in MSL opener

Sprightly Blitz tame AB and co in MSL opener

Team spirit and execution trumps star power as the Cape Town franchise kick-start the new T20 league in clinical style.
Two pragmatic Proteas provide an MSL reality check

Two pragmatic Proteas provide an MSL reality check

Ashwell Prince and Mark Boucher, coaches of the Blitz and Spartans, highlight a few early challenges for the T20 tournament that aren’t always spoken about.
Don’t stop being aggressive, Faf urges the Aussies

Don’t stop being aggressive, Faf urges the Aussies

The Proteas and their old foe play each other in a pretty meaningless T20 at Gold Coast on Saturday
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!
Stunning collapse sees Proteas women stumble in World T20

Stunning collapse sees Proteas women stumble in World T20

South Africa lost their last nine wickets for a paltry 28 runs.
It’s up to AB to carry the Mzansi Super League … for now

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.
AB’s spiritual successor isn’t coming home

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

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.
Ismail: We’ve got the best new-ball attack in world cricket

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…
Proteas women off to fine start in World T20

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

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

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

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?
Record-breaking Faf and Miller set up Proteas series win

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.
Frustrating Proteas batting keeps ODI series alive

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.
Why Faf simply loves Adelaide

Why Faf simply loves Adelaide

If you had a history with a ground like the Proteas captain has ahead of Friday’s second ODI against Australia, wouldn’t you too?
Want a T20 bargain? Buy Zimbabwean

Want a T20 bargain? Buy Zimbabwean

A trio of players show in Bangladesh why they could be steals in the upcoming Mzansi Super League.
Aussie batters shouldn’t be embarrassed, says Steyn

Aussie batters shouldn’t be embarrassed, says Steyn

The Proteas’ legendary quick hails their ‘hot’ bowling attack, but believes a few more runs could’ve made the visitors’ comfortable win a bit more awkward.

 

 

 

 

 

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