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There are various forms of cricket, a popular bat-and-ball game played on an outdoor field between two teams of eleven players. Central to the game is a rectangular 20-m long pitch which has a wicket comprising three wooden stumps and two bails at one end. The bowler bowls the ball to the batsman, aiming at the stumps or minimise the number of runs the bowler can run. The winning team is that one that scores the most runs from one end of the pitch to the other.

Masabata Klaas takes a wicket

Exclusive: Masabata Klaas Put Cricket Career on Hold Due to Pregnancy

Proteas pace bowler, Masabata Klaas, has revealed that she put her cricket career on hold for two years because of her pregnancy. In an interview with The Sporting Detail, Masabata Klaas said: “Since my debut in 2010, I have had some ups and...

Top 10 South African Sporting Moments for 2018

In 2018 we have witnessed some gutsy, great and inspirational performances. From Banyana Bananya, the Proteas, and Caster Semenya making history, to Siya Kolisi walking down the tunnel at a packed Ellis Park Stadium to lead the Springboks. We also...
The Proteas

The Proteas Have the Ability to Perform Under Pressure – Thabang Moroe

The Proteas’ impressive 40-run win against Australia in the third and final One Day International (ODI) at the Bellerive Oval in Hobart on Sunday is an indication that the team has the ability to perform under pressure, says Cricket...
Proteas Women Are Struggling

Sune Luus Admits Proteas Women Are Struggling In Every Game

The Proteas women's batting skills are a continuing struggle with just five days left before they take on Sri Lanka in their opening match of the ICC Women’s World T20. But even though she admits the Proteas women are...
SA Women's Cricket Team

SA Women’s Cricket Team Not Used to Massive Crowds

Dane van Niekerk, captain of the SA Women's cricket team, the Proteas Women, was overwhelmed with the big crowd that gathered at the Cricket South Africa (CSA) head office yesterday in Melrose for her side’s send-off event to the...
Alastair Cook batting 2013 Ashes

Alastair Cook: Nothing Left In The Tank

Picture: England captain Alastair Cook plays a shot during the 3rd day of the 1st Test of the 2013 England v Australia Ashes series at Trent Bridge, Nottingham. Pic by Nic Redhead - Wikipaedia England former cricket captain Alastair Cook will...

Ben Stokes Fray – Victim of Pre-Determined Guilt

Picture: Stokes practicing before England's ODI against Ireland in 2013. England Cricket All-rounder Ben Stokes was found not guilty of a fray at the Bristol Crown Court on Tuesday after the jury accepted that he was acting in self-defense during...

Proteas Spin Woes Continue in First Test

Poor shot selection, lack of application, the pitch, sad spin woes, and good bowling are some of the reasons for the Proteas' horrible display in the first test match against Sri Lanka in Galle. While the Proteas were expected to...