“If your partner’s father dies and you say ‘everyone dies’ then you’re correct but not very sensitive to the moment.” In recent weeks Faf du Plessis an…
The news that acting Cricket South Africa CEO, Jacques Faul, will be stepping down from the role on September 15 will come as a bitter blow to those ho…
Professional cricketers are required to undergo educational training about match-fixing and sign a contractually-binding pledge to report any approache…
When AB de Villiers and Dale Steyn were selected to make their Test debuts together on December 17th, 2004, they had played just 13 and 11 first-class …
The explosion of creativity in sport and the arts during Lockdown has been remarkable and uplifting to see, at least for the first couple of months whe…
Not being able to say sorry is regrettable but not having the chance to say thank you can linger just as long. It has been almost 33 years in this inst…
It strikes me that there would be an understandable outcry if Cricket South Africa (or SA Rugby or SAFA, for that matter) went cap in hand to president…
The Indian Premier League has just been “postponed indefinitely” - which means it has not been cancelled. To do so would mean denying the Indian econom…
There was scepticism about the ability of Mark Boucher and Graeme Smith to instil the sort of bloody-minded determination and resilience in the nationa…
Although we should all be concentrating our efforts on staying healthy and preventing the spread of the virus, there really isn’t much the vast majorit…
Phil Leeds is a name most of you will never have heard of, unless you know another Phil Leeds – not the one playing for Wales in the Over-50s World Cup…
It’s been a busy international summer which has meant a necessary hiatus in my weekly column as I concentrate on commentary duties and the re-commissio…