The most vexing question after the third T20 International concerned the proportions between South Africa’s excellence and Sri Lanka’s ineptitude. When…
For many years, decades even, I’ve written and spoken about the decline in players’ performance towards the end of tours. They were merely personal obs…
It is wretched habit of those professionally or even just emotionally invested in the performance of ‘their’ sports team to suddenly question the quali…
The ennui of another featureless day on tour appeared to be significantly off-set by the prospect of watching Christiano Ronaldo once again playing foo…
The Proteas’ T20 International modus operandi was established in the five matches in the West Indies and is now cemented in place for the World Cup nex…
It’s important to set goals and have something to look forward to each day in the bio-bubble and today it was the announcement of T20 World Cup squads,…
Sri Lankan cricket has had precious little to celebrate over the last couple of years so it was only right and proper that they should make a big deal …
That was as a grim a batting display as South Africa have ever produced in a One-Day International and the mood of gloom about their prospects of havin…
Two days off between the second and third ODIs on the tour schedule looked like an enticing prospect several weeks ago. A ‘day off’ on tour, in times g…
Nowhere else in the world would there have been a game of cricket after so much rain, but Colombo venues know what to expect at the start of Monsoon Se…
Apart from the most appalling luck at the start of his limited overs captaincy career, the abiding memory of Temba Bavuma’s departure from the field of…
So much hard work expended into what would have been a record run-chase on one of the most difficult grounds in the world to chase a target, only for i…