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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

Hayter column: Stylish Crane is one who could hit heights

(Photo: Getty Images) By Peter Hayter Mason Crane’s entry into the consciousness of England supporters may not have had quite the seismic..

June 27, 2017 with 0 Comments

Manthorp column: Proteas still can’t crack winning code

By Neil Manthrop There is a big difference between not making a decision and making a bad one, or the wrong one. Some may say the..

June 21, 2017 with 0 Comments

Derek Pringle column – Hit-and-hope De Villiers is feeling the pressure

Every cricketer with a lengthy career will experience dips in form, but AB de Villiers appears to be battling more than a crisis of..

June 12, 2017 with 0 Comments

Neil Manthorp column – Why the Proteas are right to count on Kagiso

The big-hitters grab the headlines and attention but it’s equally a fact that the team with the highest wicket-takers – or the most..

June 7, 2017 with 1 Comment

Neil Manthorp column – Players must embrace what is a special tour

South Africa’s first post-isolation tour of England remains, 23 years later, a career if not lifetime highlight of every player who came..

May 30, 2017 with 0 Comments

De Villiers: We have to show England our respect

AB de Villiers says England have won the respect of the cricketing world after coming back from “rock bottom” at the last World Cup to..

May 23, 2017 with 0 Comments

Derek Pringle column – Proteas always bring a certain menace

For many, the Ashes series this winter is the one for England to win, following their drubbing in Australia last time. Yet there is a..

May 10, 2017 with 0 Comments

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