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Sodumo doubtful for crucial Eastern clash

An unfortunate  incident in a Premier League Twenty20 cricket match last Sunday may prevent Border captain Abongile Sodumo from playing in his 100th first-class match against Easterns at Buffalo Park today.

TESTING TIMES: Temba Bavuma of the Highveld Lions has been called up to the Protea squad for the Test series against the West Indies in South Africa

Winds change for Proteas Tests

Temba Bavuma and Kagiso Rabada were the new faces in the SA squad named yesterday for the Test series against West Indies, while Stiaan van Zyl should at last get the chance to show why he deserves selection.

Quinton de Kock of South Africa bats during game five of the One Day International series between Australia and South Africa at the Sydney Cricket Ground on November 23, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Proteas wilt in series loss

JAMES Faulkner hit the winning boundary with five balls to spare to give Australia a thrilling two-wicket victory over South Africa yesterday and push them to the top of the ICC one-day rankings.


Swinging ball wreaks havoc at Buffalo Park

A BUSY day for the revolving changing room door ended with Border perched on 84/5, trailing North West’s first innings score by 103 runs at the end of the first day of their Sunfoil Three-Day Challenge match at Buffalo Park yesterday.

All rounder Burton de Wet in the nest at Buffalo Park Picture: MARK ANDREWS

Border plan an airborne attack in Buffalo charge

IT’S game day as the Border semi-professional cricket team get down to business against North West in their Sunfoil Three-Day Challenge match at Buffalo Park this morning.

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - JANUARY 03: Jacques Kallis during the game between the Proteas and the Springboks during day 1 of the Cell C Festival of Cricket at Sahara Park Newlands on January 03, 2014 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Carl Fourie/Gallo Images)

Kingmaker makes his final exit

Kandy, Sri Lanka - JACQUES Kallis has woken up and smelled the golf course. Or the beach. Or the boerie rolls at a Wynberg Boys’ High rugby match.


SA look to childlike stubbornness to win Sri Lankan war

HE STANDS with folded arms, crossed legs and a scowl. Someone tried to coax him but he is unmoved. Then irritated.


The ‘Domingo effect’ might just work

IT’S not easy being a South African team at a major tournament. The whole country wants you to win and almost as many people suspect you will not.

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