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Faf du Plessis gets captaincy gig across all formats for South Africa

33-year-old du Plessis named as successor to AB de Villiers

September 12, 2017 with 0 Comments

Morne Morkel could become Kolpak signing

South African broadcaster Neil Manthorp gives the inside track on the Proteas camp that awaits moves from key players

August 30, 2017 with 0 Comments

Lessons to learn for du Plessis and new South Africa coach

Neil Manthorp looks back at a 'forgettable' tour for South Africa, but argues brighter times could be on the horizon

August 14, 2017 with 0 Comments

Playing smart on the pitch and helping others on it; Bavuma is just what South Africa need

Neil Manthorp lauds the fighting spirit of the Proteas batsman who has set up a foundation in a township outside Cape Town

August 9, 2017 with 0 Comments

Gibson nears England exit as Cricket South Africa come calling

(Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images) By Adam Ellis Ottis Gibson’s switch to South Africa to become their head coach is expected..

August 8, 2017 with 0 Comments

Sweet stats – Proof that Test batsmen can no longer dig in

(Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images) By Simon Sweetman Is there a pattern developing here? England v South Africa, three Tests all won..

August 8, 2017 with 0 Comments

Keshav Maharaj’s control key to series, says Adams

By Richard Edwards Paul Adams was once described by Mike Gatting as having an action which resembled “a frog in a blender” – but..

July 26, 2017 with 0 Comments

Manthorp column: Faf back to steer Proteas back on course

Welcome return of Faf du Plessis will bring South Africa to the party

July 17, 2017 with 0 Comments

Big Vernon Philander has earned the right to feast at the top

By Neil Manthorp The suburb of Ravensmead in Parow, 20 kilometres from the centre of Cape Town, has no airs, graces or pretensions. Nothing..

July 12, 2017 with 0 Comments

Manthorp column: South Africa the last domino to fall as T20 cricket falls to global cash moguls

(Photo: Lee Warren/Gallo Images/Getty Images) By Neil Manthorp It wasn’t necessary to watch South Africa’s insipid performance in the..

June 28, 2017 with 0 Comments


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