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Ford on Simons

If former South African coach Graham Ford wishes his successor Eric Simons anything, it is mostly that his bowlers stay fit

Simons named as new South African coach

Former one-day international Eric Simons was duly confirmed as South Africa's new coach on Monday, fitting into the role vacated by Graham Ford who was sacked by the United Cricket Board at the beginning of this month

Simons tipped to become South African coach

Eric Simons is almost certain to be appointed South Africa's new coach on Monday at a press conference due to be addressed by United Cricket Board chief executive Gerald Majola in Cape Town

St George's Park keeps WC semifinal despite administration crisis

St George's Park in Port Elizabeth will keep its World Cup semi-final, for the time being anyway, despite a new outbreak of infighting in the Eastern Province Cricket Board which prompted the resignation of president Ronnie Pillay at the weekend

Cronje lawyer in funeral squabble

The United Cricket Board has refuted a demand made by Hansie Cronje's lawyer Leslie Sackstein that no South African cricket officials attend the funeral of the former South African captain Hansie Cronje in Bloemfontein on Wednesday

New South African coach to be named this week

The guessing game involving the identity of Graham Ford's successor should resolve itself before the end of this week with the announcement of a new South African national coach likely to be made before the weekend

South Africa sack coach Ford

On a bleak day for South African cricket, the news of the death of Hansie Cronje was followed shortly by the announcement that national coach Graham Ford had lost his job

Hansie Cronje's tragic fall from grace

Hansie Cronje's tragic death in an air crash near George in South Africa's southern Cape on Saturday has ended one of the saddest episodes in South African sport

Henry to convene new South African selection panel

Omar Henry, who has Test match and international one-day cricket on his CV as well as the captaincy of Scotland, has been appointed convener of the South African selectors in what amounts to an almost total clean-out of Rushdi Magiet's discredited