Decade Review 2009
Quinton de Kock scored his sixth ton, at the SCG, putting him third on the list of batsmen with the most ODI hundreds at 21
Quinton de Kock scored his sixth ton, at the SCG, putting him third on the list of batsmen with the most ODI hundreds at 21 © Getty Images
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'The birth of the chokers tag'

Daryll Cullinan remembers feeling stunned at the end of the tied 1999 World Cup semi-final

Glum, grim, gutsy

The Cricket Monthly: Jonathan Wilson hated to love the immovable nuisance that was Graeme Smith
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    SA should confront the c-word

Daryll Cullinan: It's imperative the players and coach accept their biggest frailty immediately, rather than face a media onslaught closer to the World Cup

    Rewarding times for Hashim Amla

Numbers Game: The rate at which he has accumulated ODI hundreds and MoM awards is among the fastest in history

Anjum on the spot

How well does one of Indian women's cricket's leading lights know her career?

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Blogs

Johnson v McLaren: a tale of two blows

Russell Jackson: The South African allrounder had the misfortune of being in the line of fire twice this year

Let us now praise Dudley Nourse

Stuart Wark: The SA batsman's superior Test numbers may have slipped under the radar because of his team's poor record in the few years either side of the war

The other rebels

Russell Jackson: Not many remember the International Wanderers teams who visited apartheid South Africa to play cricket

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Dale Steyn tries to set the record straight about his confrontation with Michael Clarke during the Cape Town Test earlier this year

Robin Peterson picked up four wickets
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Kyle Abbott celebrates a wicket
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Security personnel tackle a streaker
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Faf du Plessis lobs the ball back towards Rilee Rossouw to orchestrate a smart catch
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Farhaan Behardien goes over the top
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Quinton de Kock raises his sixth ODI century
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