A new champion will be unveiled at this year’s race after defending champ Richard Murray could not return to defend his title due to commitments in Abu Dhabi next weekend where he will be competing in the World Triathlon Series.
Cricket Eastern Cape broke new ground yesterday when they appointed Malibongwe Maketa as their head coach for three seasons.
Shah owes his livelihood to driving a taxi in Hamilton, but he owes his loyalty to Afghanistan. And he reckons the World Cup could have had a thing coming.
The Chevrolet Warriors’ bid to reach the playoff stage of the Momentum One-Day Cup received a major shot in the arm late yesterday with the news that Simon Harmer will be playing this weekend.
He might have said it in jest but Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula gave the Proteas a timely reminder to keep their eyes firmly on the prize when he said yesterday: “Don’t be like Shakes [Mashaba]”.
Questions were not in short supply at the press conference ahead of the last match of West Indies’ tour to SA today, a one-day international at Centurion. However, straight answers were not as easily had.
Buffalo Park produced the goods with a fantastic showing when the Proteas thumped the West Indies to seal the ODI series at the ground on Wednesday evening.
A fantastic Proteas bowling effort blew the West Indies off Buffalo Park before the South Africans wrapped up the five-match one-day series in style with a crushing nine-wicket victory last night.