How to REALLY win at a social sport

My action cricket team – team ROFL – recently walked away with the hotly contested Spirit Cup at Montague Arena’s annual Action Cricket Extreme Cup for the fourth time in a row! What’s the secret to our streak? Keep reading. I have long been an advocate of social sport and the cathartic role it can […]

SPRINGBOKS GOLD, PROTEAS AND BAFANA BATTLE FOR SILVER.

If our top three sporting codes had to battle it out for the best team in SA, the Springboks, without a shadow of doubt would grab that gold medal and leave Bafana Bafana to battle it out with the Proteas for silver. Not one, but two world cup winning medals are proudly in the Springbok trophy cabinet, […]

Selection timing can make or break a test career

Timing is everything. Depending on when you get your dream call-up to represent the national side, your career could last a month or last a decade. The Proteas test opening position is a prime example of this. I’ve been reading so many articles and Twitter feeds moaning about how poor Heino Kuhn was in England and […]

Public pressure on selectors will force changes for 2nd Test

With the entire nation having a similar opinion on the Proteas side, I’m convinced that the selectors will now buckle under the pressure for the second Test, before the series is too far gone. It starts with JP Duminy and Quinton de Kock It’s very rare in sport that a nation has similar thoughts on […]

The Proteas are number one – so why aren’t we positive?

The Champions Trophy has arrived and the Proteas are ranked number one in the world, like we usually are going into an ICC tournament – so why are we not confident about lifting the trophy? It’s not unusual for South Africa to go into ICC tournaments ranked as the best in the world. We seem to be experts at […]