The governing body earlier on Tuesday announced an investigation into the franchise missing its transformation target for this week’s 4-day series, but the Cobras are baffled.
At least that’s what Dale Steyn and JP Duminy think.
Realising he won’t have much stability if he relies too much on his national stars, Mark Boucher has invested in Easterns stalwarts. It’s working a treat.
Protea woes down to domestic problems, says former stalwart
Ryan McLaren is concerned about franchise cricket’s ability to prepare players for the highest level.
Players’ union Saca declares a formal dispute with the federation over unpaid image rights for last season’s MSL T20.
Proteas: It’s broken, so fix it, say pundits
Former CSA head Haroon Lorgat says uncertainty and a lack of experience in key positions could see the national side’s ‘bottom falling out’.

Brexit, weak minds and perseverance: Five hard truths from Faf du Plessis

The Proteas skipper isn’t oblivious to the challenges after the whitewash against India, but at least he’s staying for ride.

It’s a full-blown crisis as Proteas are whitewashed in Ranchi

India’s superiority in the Test series is the least of South Africa’s problems with a full domestic international season still ahead.

The unsung (and reluctant) ‘saviours’ of franchise cricket

The unsung (and reluctant) ‘saviours’ of franchise cricket

Farhaan Behardien and Pite van Biljon won’t readily admit to it, but the two stalwarts provide vital stability in dark times for SA cricket.

India on the brink of clinical Test series sweep of Proteas

You know you’ve had a bad day with the bat when your concussion substitute top scores.

Lessons learnt for debutant Linde after four-wicket haul

But his creditable effort wasn’t enough to see India dominate the Proteas once again.

Rohit savages Proteas attack yet again

South Africa’s day was summed up by Kagiso Rabada: brilliant at the start, wayward by the end.

A stand-in for Faf at the toss?

The Proteas skipper is considering utilising the new rule in the final Test against India in Ranchi after calling wrong an incredible 9 times to date in Asia.

4-day Franchise series wrap: No one’s laughing at Ashwell Prince now…

Kyle Verreynne lays down a marker (and repays his coach’s faith) as South African cricket continues to hope a new Jacques Kallis is emerging.

Spot-fixer Bodi handed historic jail sentence

The former Protea was the intermediary in the scandal that rocked domestic cricket at the end of 2015.

Markram ‘sorry’ for bizarre, self-inflicted wrist injury

The Proteas opener has subsequently flown home from the Test series against India to see a specialist.

Theunis, Temba in need of Proteas backing

But time is running out for two men considered cornerstones of the future Test side.

Pitiful Proteas surrender series to rampant India

Enoch Nkwe’s troops once again show little to no fight as the hosts clinch the Test series with a game in hand.

Ashwin strikes twice as Proteas crumble in follow-on

An innings defeat looks inevitable in Pune.

Brave Maharaj merely holds up Indian charge

The Proteas face an uphill battle to save the Test in Pune.




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