AB learns harsh lessons

2012-10-03 08:55

Proteas skipper AB de Villiers will return from the ICC World Twenty20 a sadder but wiser man, writes Colin Bryden.

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Colin Bryden

Speed between the stumps

2012-09-25 15:29

Playing cricket for SA in the Gary Kirsten era seems to be more fun than it was in the not so distant past, says Colin Bryden.

Colin Bryden

Times get tough for AB

2012-09-04 14:49

The downturn in the fortunes of the South African one-day team have put pressure on AB de Villiers, says Colin Bryden.

Colin Bryden

Smith the conqueror

2012-08-15 09:11

Graeme Smith stands on the brink of a momentous achievement as he prepares for the final Test against England, writes Colin Bryden.

Colin Bryden

Kirsten gets it right

2012-07-24 12:19

Fears, expressed by many that South Africa would be under-prepared going into the first Test, proved unfounded, writes Colin Bryden.

Colin Bryden

Donald set to fire up bowlers

2012-07-04 09:02

Team bonding in Switzerland is fine, but old-fashioned psychology may prove SA's trump card in England, says Colin Bryden.

Colin Bryden

Yes, this time it was a choke

2011-03-28 15:48

The Proteas will only finally shed the “chokers” tag when they win a tight knockout match in a CWC, writes Colin Bryden.

Colin Bryden

No obvious World Cup winner

2011-01-19 09:48

Colin Bryden's first reaction to the announcement of SA’s squad for the CWC is that it doesn’t look like a winning combination.

Colin Bryden

Herschelle gets it wrong

2010-11-01 15:27

Extracts published from Herschelle Gibbs's autobiography make for depressing reading, writes Colin Bryden.

Colin Bryden

SA have a good chance, but...

2012-09-18 10:23

SA have a great chance of success in the ICC World Twenty20, but so do at least seven other teams, says Colin Bryden.

Colin Bryden

It's the Hashim Amla show!

2012-08-29 14:16

After the Test battle, it wasn’t easy to build up enthusiasm for the ODI series - then along came Hashim Amla, writes Colin Bryden.

Colin Bryden

Beware the KP factor

2012-08-07 09:18

The Proteas had full exposure to the England batsman Kevin Pietersen factor at Headingley, writes Colin Bryden.

Colin Bryden

Let the Test battle begin!

2012-07-18 09:42

The England v SA Test series promises to be a thrilling one, but Colin Bryden isn't prepared to stake his pension on the outcome.

Colin Bryden

A mish-mash of an Oz tour

2011-05-06 10:44

The itinerary for Australia’s lamentably short tour in October will disappoint many cricket followers, writes Colin Bryden.

Colin Bryden

Time to ban the 'C' word

2011-03-07 14:04

The Proteas lose a CWC match – and the “choker” word comes out. So predictable, so inane, writes Colin Bryden.

Colin Bryden

The Proteas fall short

2011-01-11 08:33

Instead of going on to greater heights, the Proteas have slipped backwards in recent years, writes Colin Bryden.

Colin Bryden

How to buy the best

2010-09-15 08:54

It might not buy happiness - although I'm happy to test that theory - but money can buy the world’s top golfers, says Colin Bryden.

Colin Bryden

Chilly end but warm prospects

2012-09-13 13:48

A rain-shortened match made for an inappropriate ending to a wonderfully successful Proteas tour of England, says Colin Bryden.

Colin Bryden

Challenge awaits new champs

2012-08-22 09:57

An almost immediate challenge awaits the Proteas' Test sumpremacy as they prepare to travel to Australia, writes Colin Bryden.

Colin Bryden

Beware of 2nd Test syndrome!

2012-08-01 06:53

After their win at the Oval, the Proteas will have to avoid what has become a distressing second Test syndrome, says Colin Bryden.

Colin Bryden

SA face life without Boucher

2012-07-11 09:11

SA’s team dynamic has been altered dramatically and permanently by the career-ending injury to Mark Boucher, writes Colin Bryden.

Colin Bryden

The general who left his troops

2011-03-30 15:32

“Leadership is the problem” said a former Springbok when we discussed the Proteas collapse in the CWC, writes Colin Bryden.

Colin Bryden

Too much is too bad

2011-02-16 10:13

ODI cricket sits between the slow-boiling drama of Tests and the instant appeal of the Twenty20 version, says Colin Bryden.

Colin Bryden

A true test for Test cricket

2010-12-10 08:52

The series between the Proteas and India will be a barometer of Test cricket’s place in the SA's sporting psyche, writes Colin Bryden.

Colin Bryden

Cricket's heart of darkness

2010-08-30 14:05

Colin Bryden is horrified by the lily-livered response by the ICC to the damning story of corruption in the Pakistan cricket team.


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