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Congratulations to Malibongwe Maketa

Ottis Gibson backroom staff was announced with just over a month before the Day-Night Test against Zimbabwe in Port Elizabeth.

The support staff consists of three former Proteas players in Claude Henderson, Justin Ontong and Dale Benkenstein. 582 more words


Remember cricket? It’s back.

The franchise T20 competition brings with it hope that South Africans can again watch, first-hand, cricket that matters — a statement sodden with irony but no less true for that.

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South Africa: A golden generation?

In the past few years, it’s fair to say South Africa have experienced somewhat of a decline in Test Cricket. This is not to say they’ve been absolutely atrocious, just that they definitely have not been as competitive as their team in recent years has been. 1,506 more words


R67-million spent on pimping ‘old lady’

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THE home of cricket in South Africa has been been pimped to the tune of almost R67-million and is ready to roll into a future more than four times as dazzling as its illustrious past. 552 more words

Leading Edge: Why SA should thank Bangladesh for coming

Only when South Africa and India walk out for the first test at Newlands on January 5 can the international season be said to have started in a significant sense.

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Where have all the first-class wins gone?

“It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to work out what kind of pitches we want to play India on. Let’s hope that on January 5 it’s flying past Virat Kohli’s nostrils.” — Evan Flint, Newlands groundsman…

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Langeveldt could be lost to SA cricket

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CHARL Langeveldt’s skill and experience could be lost to South African cricket in the wake of the end of his tenure as the national team’s bowling coach. 504 more words