Why have SA match fixers only been banned? Lock them up!

It saddens me to say this, but when the news broke in January that a few domestic cricket players were involved in spot fixing, I wasn’t actually surprised This absolute disgrace of a human has been given a 12 year ban from cricket for spot-fixing. Thus comes after it was reported earlier this year that “ring leader” Gulam Bodi had been […]

What is REALLY wrong with SA sport?

Watching the Proteas tumble out of another ICC event shortly after a RWC campaign where the Springboks lost to Japan – I couldn’t help but wonder if SA sport’s biggest problem is not talent, or even coaches – it’s our attitude. In my opinion – SA is one of the most naturally talented nations in […]

Our Cape Town Sixes experience and thoughts

The Cape Town Cricket Sixes Festival was fun. There was loads of highlights but a few disappointments too. This weekend saw the start of, hopefully, something very special for the cricketing community. The Cape Town Cricket Sixes is hoping to become a similar tournament to the Takealot10’s rugby festival. It’s the first year they’ve had it – so […]

6 Players That Prove Dylan Hartley Might Be A Success

With Eddie Jones confirming that English scoundrel Dylan Hartley is his captain – we got to thinking – do players walking the tight rope between right and wrong make good captains? Dylan Hartely has spent over 40 weeks on the sideline due to disciplinary indiscretions in his career and while selecting him might be a […]

What the Proteas need: an antagonistic leader

When I think back on all of the Protea’s recent successful years, the one thing that stands out consistently is that Biff Smith was leading us. Leading by example. Aggressive, arrogant and cocky were all words to describe him. I loved it, and other countries hated it. We need another Graeme Smith We have plenty of problems in […]