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Sikhu Notshe used Blitzboks tools to deal with intense Test

The Springbok No 8 admits his lungs ‘weren’t holding up so well’ after 30 mins of play but his sevens experience helped him get through a decent starting debut.

Sikhumbuzo Notshe didn't join the Blitzboks to go and merely add to his attacking skills.

Sikhu Notshe used Blitzboks tools to deal with intense Test
Sikhu Notshe used Blitzboks tools to deal with intense Test

Sikhu Notshe used Blitzboks tools to deal with intense Test

The Springbok No 8 admits his lungs ‘weren’t holding up so well’ after 30 mins of play but his sevens experience helped him get through a decent starting debut.

Positive Proteas out to draw first blood
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Positive Proteas out to draw first blood

But embattled Zimbabwe have been bolstered by a few experienced heads the home side should be wary of.
The wacky wisdom of Dale Steyn
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The wacky wisdom of Dale Steyn

The legendary Proteas fast bowler has a unique way of putting things, but it makes perfect sense.
Dale Steyn awkwardly labels the Wanderers’ facilities ‘dodgy’
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Dale Steyn awkwardly labels the Wanderers’ facilities ‘dodgy’

The Proteas’ legendary quick wasn’t chuffed with the iconic stadium’s nets during a practice session on Thursday.
‘Mentor’ Dale is still ‘one of the best’, says Ottis
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‘Mentor’ Dale is still ‘one of the best’, says Ottis

He’s already 35 but South Africa’s joint leading wicket-taker in Tests is regarded as a potentially key piece of the World Cup puzzle.
What we know about Cricket SA’s new T20 League
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What we know about Cricket SA’s new T20 League

It still doesn’t have a name, it doesn’t have a sponsor and the potential pool of players will only be finalised after next week, but the tournament is going ahead.
SABC granted rights to new T20 league for peanuts?
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SABC granted rights to new T20 league for peanuts?

The embattled public broadcaster nor Cricket South Africa could answer a simple ‘yes’ or no’ question over whether money has actually been paid.
Proteas have a simple plan for ‘one-day guy’ Elgar
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Proteas have a simple plan for ‘one-day guy’ Elgar

Considered a Test specialist previously, the Test opener now has his chance to show he’s no one-trick pony … and it will be in a familiar role.
Cricket SA and SABC stage T20 coup, or do they?
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Cricket SA and SABC stage T20 coup, or do they?

The controversial new T20 League, which still isn’t finalised, will be screened free-to-air by a broadcaster R635 million in the red.
Elgar finally has a chance to realise his white-ball dream
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Elgar finally has a chance to realise his white-ball dream

The Proteas Test opener has become annoyed that he’s pigeonholed as a more-day player, but the ODI series against Zimbabwe could change that perception.
Barrage of legal claims looming on Cricket SA’s horizon
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Barrage of legal claims looming on Cricket SA’s horizon

The governing body, which has employed a well-known law firm, last year failed to launch the T20 Global League venture and now those franchise owners demand ‘justice’.
Philander: ‘Close friend’ AB surprised me too
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Philander: ‘Close friend’ AB surprised me too

The Proteas’ stocky seamer was also shocked initially by the high profile departure and is looking forward to his ‘new’ role in the attack.
Is Wayne Parnell done with the Proteas after Kolpak deal?
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Is Wayne Parnell done with the Proteas after Kolpak deal?

After years of seemingly always being in the minds of the national selectors, the left-arm seamer signs on the dotted line for county side Worcestershire.
Phehlukwayo leads Proteas charge at Africa T20 Cup
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Phehlukwayo leads Proteas charge at Africa T20 Cup

It’s been a fine start to the new season for Andile Phehlukwayo and his seamers but Temba Bavuma’s World Cup dream needs some resuscitation.
What the latest Proteas squad tells us with a World Cup in mind
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What the latest Proteas squad tells us with a World Cup in mind

It’s actually far more about the veterans – like Dale Steyn and Hashim Amla – than the rookies.
Sensational Morkel shows what Proteas are missing
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Sensational Morkel shows what Proteas are missing

The lanky seamer, who retired on a high in April, has been instrumental in guiding his English county Surrey to a first first-class title win in 16 years.
Explained: David Miller’s abandoned Test dream
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Explained: David Miller’s abandoned Test dream

The explosive left-hander had always wanted to play Test cricket, but the reality was that that dream was never really close to being fulfilled.
Shamsi convinced he’ll be Proteas’ World Cup trump card
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Shamsi convinced he’ll be Proteas’ World Cup trump card

The left-arm wrist spinner feels his style of bowling adds another dimension to South Africa’s attack.
Faf: Proteas want fearless men without ‘baggage’ for World Cup
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Faf: Proteas want fearless men without ‘baggage’ for World Cup

The domestic cricket season is officially underway but one will have to wait until June for the highlight on the calendar.
Cricket SA to decide on controversial T20 league this weekend
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Cricket SA to decide on controversial T20 league this weekend

It seems unlikely though that the local governing body will have enough to organise the event this year.
Embattled Cricket SA now hunting a Test sponsor
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Embattled Cricket SA now hunting a Test sponsor

Sunfoil announcement that it will end its seven-year association in the more-day format comes at a pretty awkward time for the governing body.
Another embarrassing T20 delay looming for Cricket SA?
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Another embarrassing T20 delay looming for Cricket SA?

The local governing body insists it can’t be rushed into making the dream of a glitzy league a reality as aim to put our various fires from last year’s fiasco.
Some respite for embattled Dale Steyn
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Some respite for embattled Dale Steyn

The Proteas quick’s latest injury scare won’t keep him out for long.
More problems for CSA’s troubled T20 league
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More problems for CSA’s troubled T20 league

The Sports Ministry is considering issuing a moratorium which would prevent the governing body from issuing any future announcements about the tournament.
Imran Tahir still can’t tell why he goes ‘crazy’ for a wicket
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Imran Tahir still can’t tell why he goes ‘crazy’ for a wicket

The Proteas spinner turns 40 next year but you can bet he’s still going to run around like a fearless rookie.
I don’t miss the limelight, says AB
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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.

 

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