By Peter Hayter Call me a Luddite… No, really, call me a Luddite, please, because if, in the context of television coverage of..
(Photo: Getty Images) By Paul Nixon Everyone in cricket was shocked by the injury Luke Fletcher suffered almost a fortnight ago when Sam..
By Derek Pringle For those doubting the destructive power of a cricket ball to damage, both physically and psychologically, look no further..
Welcome return of Faf du Plessis will bring South Africa to the party
By Peter Hayter While Joe Root and his every move would have been subjected to the minutest scrutiny from the moment England’s new Test..
By Neil Manthorp The suburb of Ravensmead in Parow, 20 kilometres from the centre of Cape Town, has no airs, graces or pretensions. Nothing..
(Photo: Getty Images) By Neil Manthorp There is something desperately missing from this English summer so far, and I’m not talking about..
By Derek Pringle One day’s play in Essex’s Championship match against Middlesex may not be the kind of sample required by science to..
By Derek Pringle In the Essex dressing rooms of yesteryear, famous for their characters, none was bigger or more boldly defined than Brian..
(Photo: Lee Warren/Gallo Images/Getty Images) By Neil Manthorp It wasn’t necessary to watch South Africa’s insipid performance in the..