Decade Review 2009
Rilee Rossouw's 83-ball hundred powered South Africa to 361 for 5 in 42 overs and a 131-run win in the fifth ODI in Centurion
Rilee Rossouw's 83-ball hundred powered South Africa to 361 for 5 in 42 overs and a 131-run win in the fifth ODI in Centurion © AFP


    'SA may not be the best side but they're always competitive'

Couch Talk: Former South Africa captain Kepler Wessels on the challenges of leadership, and contests with Australia

    'Still don't understand why the BCCI was upset with me'

Haroon Lorgat talks about CSA's rocky relationship with the BCCI, his career in administration, and transformation in SA

Kapil drops Viv

The Cricket Monthly: To what extent has cricket been shaped by whim and fortune? Gideon Haigh ponders the what ifs
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An era ends

2014 in review: They knocked over a fortress but also said goodbye to two colossus players

    'I wanted to prove my community could also shine on the big stage'

Ashwell Prince looks back on his career: quotas, moving up the order, the best bowlers he faced, and more

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The greatest rivalry never played

Colin Benjamin: What if South Africa and West Indies had clashed with each other in the 1970s?

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

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Netherlands batsman Tom Cooper's tongue-in-cheek response as, despite AB de Villiers' heroics, South Africa fell short of the highest ODI total by four runs

Marchant de Lange flies through the crease
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Chris Gayle fell to the first ball of West Indies' reply
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Wayne Parnell enjoyed a productive evening
Rilee Rossouw slog sweeps
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Narsingh Deonarine lost his bat and his wicket
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Hashim Amla brought out all his shots
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