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Two Proteas in World Cup team

2011-04-03 13:53

AB de Villiers and Dale Steyn are the two South Africans included in the ICC World Cup team of the tournament.

Cricket World Cup 2011

'Flawed' middle order cost SA

2011-03-31 07:52

The reason for South Africa's failure lies in a 'flawed' middle order, former Protea coach Mickey Arthur has said.

Cricket World Cup 2011

Next SA coach still at CWC?

2011-03-28 22:21

Three of the candidates for the job as new Proteas coach are still involved in the remaining CWC matches.

Rob Houwing

Botha skipper riddle for SA

2011-03-30 10:11

Rob Houwing on why Johan Botha is a little less certain now to be the full-time successor to Graeme Smith as SA’s ODI captain.

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.

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AB de Villiers

Currently the best ODI cricketer in the world, South Africa's AB de Villiers is a sporting enigma, and will be a highlight player in 2011 without doubt.
Cricket World Cup 2011

Majola: 'Chokers' tag to stay

2011-03-28 09:36

CSA chief Gerald Majola has said it will be extremely difficult for the Proteas to shed the dredded 'choker' tag.

Cricket World Cup 2011

Corrie: Choker tag helps foes

2011-03-27 14:26

South African cricket fans are helping the opposition every time they call the Proteas "chokers", coach Corrie van Zyl has said.

Cricket World Cup 2011

Hudson: Not a proud record

2011-03-26 22:14

Proteas national selection convenor, Andrew Hudson, says each generation has more and more expectation thrust on it.

Cricket World Cup 2011

Proteas to face the music

2011-03-27 22:41

All 15 Proteas will soon have to explain to SA cricket why they have again failed to progress past the knockout stage at a World Cup.

Cricket World Cup 2011

CSA plans the way forward

2011-03-27 15:37

Cricket South Africa has put the process in place to learn the lessons from the Cricket World Cup exit and plan the way forward.

Cricket World Cup 2011

Media label Proteas 'chokers'

2011-03-26 16:46

The Proteas will see the dreaded "chokers" term in nearly every newspaper headline they view when they return home.

Cricket World Cup 2011

Corrie stands by his choices

2011-03-27 17:31

Proteas' coach Corrie van Zyl has apologised for disappointing fans but said, with hindsight, he would have done nothing differently.

Cricket World Cup 2011

Mbalula comforts Proteas

2011-03-27 13:43

The Proteas will have to pick themselves up after the disappointment of their World Cup loss, Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula has said.

Cricket World Cup 2011

FACTS: SA's CWC record

2011-03-26 17:23

South Africa's CWC quarter-final defeat to NZ was the latest in a long line of big-time failures at the game's showpiece event.

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Proteas the 'Team of the Decade'

South Africa's cricketers have done themselves proud, writes Fidel Castro, culminating in a prestigious ICC award for being the Associate Member Team of the Decade for services rendered to World Cricket...starting with Basil D'Oliveira's rescuing of a shocking England attack...

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Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Indian skipper MS Dhoni is not only an outstanding wicketkeeper and an astute captain, but also one of India's many extremely destructive batsmen.


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Cricket World Cup 2011

The day Aussies went 'soft'?

2011-04-01 07:37

Newly appointed Michael Clarke seems to represent a seismic change to Australian cricket captaincy characteristics. Read More


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