There are plenty of stats to choose from which illustrate just what a remarkable cricketer Virat Kohli is. Number of Test wins as captain (40), the…
Edgbaston, 2008. Graeme Smith played one of the great innings in South African Test history. Not just because it was in the fourth innings to win both…
On the face of it there doesn’t seem much that Gary Kirsten and Quinton de Kock could claim to share in common, apart from cricket. Both left-handed…
Of all the intriguing personal duels and individual performances to look forward to during the course of the South Africa / India Test series, the…
Everyone who cares about South African cricket probably has a worst ‘moment’ from the last couple of years which, for them, symbolises the nadir to…
The majority of the substantial English cricket press corps left the UK during the course of last week to cover what will be one of the most unusual…
It has been an astonishing news week, starting with the harrowing testimony to a committee of parliamentarians by former Yorkshire player Azeem Rafiq…
The ‘moment’ has passed. The Proteas squad has been home for almost a week and attention has moved to the next challenge, Netherlands and India. Cricket…
India and the West Indies have floundered at the T20 World Cup because they allowed seniority, sentiment and reputation to cloud their judgement in the…
There is a lot of angry and negative ‘noise’ out there at the moment and I have no intention of adding to it. In the spirit of inclusivity and…
Warm-up week before the start of an ICC event is always lots of fun. Supporters generally read far more into the results than the players for whom there…
A couple of days before the IPL final I made contact with Faf du Plessis in Dubai where the Chennai Super Kings were awaiting news of their opponents in…