Columnists 21.9.2017 02:41 pm

Let’s celebrate, not shame heavies like Kleinveldt and Frylinck

These two stalwarts of domestic cricket don’t always look the part but they’re the guys that keep a creaking system competitive.

Sport isn't immune to body shaming.

Let’s celebrate, not shame heavies like Kleinveldt and Frylinck
Let’s celebrate, not shame heavies like Kleinveldt and Frylinck

Let’s celebrate, not shame heavies like Kleinveldt and Frylinck

These two stalwarts of domestic cricket don’t always look the part but they’re the guys that keep a creaking system competitive.

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