Andile Phehlukwayo: ‘Lucky’ actually ain’t all that lucky

The Proteas all-rounder’s international career has had its fair share of good fortune. But he’s earned it.

Andile Phehlukwayo's second name is Lucky.

Andile Phehlukwayo: ‘Lucky’ actually ain’t all that lucky
Andile Phehlukwayo: ‘Lucky’ actually ain’t all that lucky

Andile Phehlukwayo: ‘Lucky’ actually ain’t all that lucky

The Proteas all-rounder’s international career has had its fair share of good fortune. But he’s earned it.

Pakistan skipper possibly in trouble for alleged racist Phehlukwayo chirp

Pakistan skipper possibly in trouble for alleged racist Phehlukwayo chirp

Sarfraz Ahmed, speaking Urdu, was caught on the stump microphone, and the literal translation is not flattering…
Magnificent Phehlukwayo helps Proteas level ODI series

Magnificent Phehlukwayo helps Proteas level ODI series

The young all-rounder proves a point in spearheading a difficult but rewarding victory over Pakistan in Durban.
CSA chief Thabang Moroe suffers a dose of foot in mouth disease

CSA chief Thabang Moroe suffers a dose of foot in mouth disease

Meanwhile, his flagship team is far from guaranteed of doing well at this year’s World Cup in the UK.
Proteas won’t be foolish just to be aggressive

Proteas won’t be foolish just to be aggressive

Reeza Hendricks becomes the latest member of the national side to defend a subdued batting effort in PE at the weekend.
Forensic auditors swoop on North West Cricket

Forensic auditors swoop on North West Cricket

Cricket SA stepped in after 18 months’ worth of unaccounted-for money and resignations at North West Cricket, and suspended the board.
Amla defends Proteas’ team selection after PE defeat

Amla defends Proteas’ team selection after PE defeat

Slow batting towards the end and an unbalanced attack for a slow pitch came back to haunt Faf du Plessis and his troops.
Canny Pakistan bring Proteas back down to earth

Canny Pakistan bring Proteas back down to earth

The visitors show their pedigree in ODI cricket with a composed, classy performance and overshadowed Rassie van der Dussen’s brilliant debut.
Border’s overlooked black African batsmen

Border’s overlooked black African batsmen

Too many players are allowed to drop out of the system.
Proteas back Ottis even if he doesn’t deliver the holy grail

Proteas back Ottis even if he doesn’t deliver the holy grail

The national coach’s future is linked to him winning the World Cup, but the players seem to want that clause in his contract relaxed.
Is Rassie suddenly a Proteas trump card for the World Cup?

Is Rassie suddenly a Proteas trump card for the World Cup?

National coach Ottis Gibson certainly is a fan of striking while the iron…or player…is hot.
I want to help Pakistan, says AB

I want to help Pakistan, says AB

The legendary Proteas batsman is going to play in the Lahore leg of the country’s T20 tournament, despite ongoing security concerns.
Proteas player ratings: Destructive Duanne, brave Bavuma

Proteas player ratings: Destructive Duanne, brave Bavuma

Yes, it was a whitewash, but Dean Elgar is right when he says the team only performed at around 70% against Pakistan.
Ottis: It’s a bit scary to think Rabada is only at 60%

Ottis: It’s a bit scary to think Rabada is only at 60%

The Proteas coach isn’t particularly worried about his premier fast bowler saying he feels a bit jaded.
De Kock made the biggest difference, says Mickey

De Kock made the biggest difference, says Mickey

The former Proteas coach and current Pakistan mentor has no doubt about the wicketkeeper-batter’s influence, but Ottis Gibson is more cautious.
Olivier stars again as Proteas claim whitewash

Olivier stars again as Proteas claim whitewash

South Africa’s ‘enforcer’ claims the key scalps to allow Kagiso Rabada one final productive spell against the Pakistanis.
De Kock and Steyn prove points as Proteas keep control

De Kock and Steyn prove points as Proteas keep control

The mercurial pair play starring roles on a day where Pakistan showed some guts with the bat in the third and final Test.
Duanne reaps his rewards by simply taking things to heart

Duanne reaps his rewards by simply taking things to heart

The rookie Proteas strike bowler is unexpectedly the leading scalper in the Tests against Pakistan. And he’s done it through a simple recipe.
Amla rock-solid for Proteas as pitch debate persists

Amla rock-solid for Proteas as pitch debate persists

Ball dominates bat again at the Wanderers, but is it really that difficult to score runs on this surface?
Amateur hour(s) at the Wanderers

Amateur hour(s) at the Wanderers

Don’t read this if you expected classy, skillful cricket between the Proteas and Pakistan on Saturday…
Proteas didn’t necessarily bat poorly, insists Markram

Proteas didn’t necessarily bat poorly, insists Markram

South Africa’s classy opener doesn’t feel the batting effort collapsed as Pakistan’s attack fought back well on a pitch that became difficult later on.
Philander helps atone for a stunning Proteas batting collapse

Philander helps atone for a stunning Proteas batting collapse

Ironically, the batting capitulation happened on what is arguably the best pitch to date of the Test series against Pakistan.
Former franchise cricketer banned for pulling gun on teammate

Former franchise cricketer banned for pulling gun on teammate

Qaasim Adams has been spared a criminal charge after the teammate in question, Givon Christian, chose to ‘happily forgive him’.
WATCH: Twitter not chuffed with Elgar’s F-bomb

WATCH: Twitter not chuffed with Elgar’s F-bomb

Some users believe the Proteas skipper’s reaction to getting out was unbecoming of a leader. WARNING: Strong language.

 

 

 

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