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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…

A MILESTONE AHEAD: Coach Gary Kirsten, left, and captain Graeme Smith of South Africa talk during a delay in play on day one of the third Test match between New Zealand and the Proteas. Smith remains focused as he approaches his 100th Test as a captain.Picture: GETTY IMAGES

End of Smith era ushers in brave new day

TECHNIQUE and timing are two of the ingredients needed to make a batsman world-class.

South Africa v Australia - 2nd Test: Day 4

Captains courageous

GRAEME Smith and Michael Clarke are quality batsmen, but they have been conspicuous by their absence as major players in…

South Africa v Australia - First Test: Day 2

Proteas to flex their muscles

“MAYBE we just don’t like to throw the first punch,” was the most telling thing Graeme Smith said yesterday ahead…


Kallis back in fray for Pakistan ODIs

FAF du Plessis will play his last match for South Africa for almost a month, perhaps more, in the second…


Crunchtime for Desert Storm Test

Without Amla and Steyn heat will truly be on. NEITHER Graeme Smith nor Misbah-ul-Haq wanted to dwell on the implications…

Firdosa Moonda

Defeat provokes healthy dose of introspection

SELF-EXAMINATION is the best outcome of defeat and South African cricket received a reason for a healthy dose last week.

Graeme Smith

Biffs crowns it all at bullring

GRAEME Smith’s triple celebration at the Wanderers today is in no danger of being overshadowed by the start of the…

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