Protea – India post-mortem

What happened at the Melbourne Cricket Grounds was a great display for world cricket and well done to India. But as South Africans we have to bear in mind that the result has no bearing whatsoever on who will, or won’t, win the world cup.  This is the group stages; and the most important thing [...]

By |2015-02-24T22:57:08+02:00February 24th, 2015|Opinions|Comments Off on Protea – India post-mortem

Protea 15-man squad for the Cricket Word Cup

The Protea 15-man squad was named on Wednesday for the Cricket World Cup in Australia and New Zealand next month. Surprisingly Quinton de Kok was also included despite being injured in last month's first test against West Indies.  He was initially ruled out of action for three month, thus raising questions about his replacement especially [...]

By |2015-01-07T19:53:18+02:00January 7th, 2015|Sports|Comments Off on Protea 15-man squad for the Cricket Word Cup

Alviro Petersen retires from test cricket

Alviro Petersen announced his retirement from test cricket in Cape Town on Tuesday. The announcement came at the end of the third and final test against the West Indies, which South Africa won by eight wickets securing the series 2-0. Petersen played 36 tests for South Africa and also holds the enviable record of scoring [...]

By |2015-01-07T10:18:07+02:00January 6th, 2015|Sports|Comments Off on Alviro Petersen retires from test cricket