Their unpredictability is not a challenge because they are predictably unpredictable. Their strength lies in the predictability of their unpredictability.
Russell Domingo tries to sum up Pakistan with a tongue-twister
Mar 5, 2015 |
The only way we can stop South Africa scoring 400 is by winning the toss and batting first.
UAE captain Mohammad Tauqir on the unstoppable force of AB and Co
Mar 4, 2015 |
You would like to score runs every game but I don't think that's possible unless you are Don Bradman or AB de Villiers
Hashim Amla, having become the fastest man to 20 ODI hundreds, suggests batting is easier for some
Mar 3, 2015 |
That's why I had a shave today.
South Africa captain AB de Villiers heeds the advice given by Martin Crowe in his ESPNcricinfo column
Feb 26, 2015 |
I just want to sit in my room and feel sad for a while.
AB de Villiers needs a hug after South Africa's huge loss to India
Feb 22, 2015 |
Well played AB de Villiers. Unfortunately, it wasn't quite enough to get Netherlands Cricket out of the record books for conceding highest-ever total
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
Jan 18, 2015 |
I have seen a lot of ads about protea fire. I guess Cape Town will be blazing tomorrow but with a maroon flame.
Darren Sammy has a dig at South African cricket's marketing campaign
Jan 8, 2015 |
If he had to get out there, we wouldn't have been able to keep the ball out of his hand.
Mohammed Moosajee, South African team manager, on why Allan Donald did not come out as 14th man in Centurion
Dec 19, 2014 |
It's got nothing to do about I'll see you in the car park and we'll beat the crap out of each other.
Dale Steyn tries to set the record straight about his confrontation with Michael Clarke during the Cape Town Test earlier this year
Nov 18, 2014 |
We're definitely not predictable. You bowled two overs the other day.
Dale Steyn expresses his surprise on seeing his team-mate AB de Villiers bowl for only the second time in ODIs, against Zimbabwe in Harare
Sep 7, 2014 |
I am currently on the bush with Bouchy, looking after rhinos
Jacques Kallis reveals what he was up to, with Mark Boucher, when he decided to inform the selectors of his international retirement
Jul 30, 2014 |
They must change that rule and give you another chance.
Faf du Plessis thinks a catch down the leg side needs a do-over
Jul 25, 2014 |
Starting to question whether I'm a cricketer or a model here at the IPL
Dale Steyn comments on his spare time being taken up by photoshoots
Apr 24, 2014 |
It's unrealistic to get your yorkers going bowling with a bar of soap.
Stuart Broad on the challenges of bowling in dew-ridden conditions, like in Chittagong for England's World T20 match against South Africa
Mar 30, 2014 |
We are a strange cricket nation. If we win two or three games comfortably, people are accused of peaking at the wrong time, and if we win two close games, people say we are playing badly.
South Africa's coach Russell Domingo is bemused by reactions to his side's victories
Mar 28, 2014 |
We've never tackled them on the cricket field.
The difference between New Zealand's rivalry with South Africa in cricket and in rugby, according to Kane Williamson
Mar 23, 2014 |
If we win 2-1, I'll be very happy it's not a five Test series
Russell Domingo on whether the SA-Aus Test series should be longer
Feb 27, 2014 |
I don't think eyes are going to be lighting up when Morne Morkel comes on. It's going to be when the poor spinner comes on.
Left-arm spinner Robin Peterson knows fully well who the Australian batsmen will be targeting in their Tests against South Africa
Feb 10, 2014 |
We just want to go dart the rhino and have some fun.
South Africa coach Russell Domingo on what South Africa will be doing over the next two days, ahead of their series against Australia
Feb 6, 2014 |
I've got more runs than you this series.
South Africa's Dale Steyn has something to say to India's Rohit Sharma, on the final day of the Durban Test
Dec 30, 2013 |
I thought he had got shot, at first.
Trevor Penney, India's fielding coach, mistook Faf du Plessis' spectacular leaping catch to dismiss Shikhar Dhawan for something else altogether
Dec 30, 2013 |
I could have used my bat, or tried to.
Hashim Amla answers a question on how he could have avoided getting dismissed in the first innings in Johannesburg, when he shouldered arms to an Ishant Sharma delivery
Dec 20, 2013 |
I just have to turn up.
Zaheer Khan on his plans against Graeme Smith, whom he has dismissed six times in nine Tests
Dec 12, 2013 |
It is like comparing a Citi Golf to a Rolls Royce
South Africa allrounder Ryan McLaren sums up the difference between him and Jacques Kallis
Dec 10, 2013 |
That would be my advice: be prepared to get out.
AB de Villiers on the best way to approach batting against Dale Steyn
Dec 6, 2013 |
I enjoyed everything about Australia, except the Test match.
Imran Tahir remembers the last time he played for South Africa in whites
Oct 24, 2013 |
Jacques Kallis will be happy. He hates noise.
South Africa's Graeme Smith on the prospect of playing in fairly empty stadiums in the UAE, during the Pakistan series
Oct 4, 2013 |
Lorgat is a nice gentleman but it would be nice of him if he apologises
Jagmohan Dalmiya on what he expects from Haroon Lorgat to resolve the BCCI-CSA crisis
Sep 4, 2013 |
I've got butterflies the size of Quinton de Kock in my tummy.
Chris Morris is excited but nervous about his call-up to the South African one-day side for the Champions Trophy
Jun 8, 2013 |
Did you guys play so badly that they have pulled you out of the IPL?
Pune Warriors' coach Allan Donald's friend sends him a text after hearing about the franchise's pull-out from the IPL
May 22, 2013 |
If it is in the V, it goes in the tree; if it is in the arc, it goes out of the park.
David Miller followed his father's advice perfectly in his 38-ball 101 against Royal Challengers Bangalore
May 6, 2013 |
[Gary Kirsten] says he's preparing for 'life after Kallis' which makes me feel like I'm 75 years old!
Jacques Kallis after the South Africa coach rested him for the recent one-day series against Pakistan
Apr 3, 2013 |
He's developing a new MCC manual of his own
Hashim Amla is one among many in awe of AB de Villiers' outrageous shot-making ability
Mar 17, 2013 |
I spent half my life trying to get away from it and now it's a hashtag.
Graeme Smith on his nickname 'Biff', which is being used as #Biff100 by Cricket South Africa
Jan 31, 2013 |
Vernon Philander might have to be on stilts to help us practice
Jacques Kallis on how South Africa will prepare for the seven-foot-plus Mohammed Irfan
Jan 29, 2013 |
I just said to him, I am 20ks quicker than he is so he shouldn't bounce me
Dale Steyn on what he said to Neil Wagner on the second day of the Port Elizabeth Test
Jan 13, 2013 |
I don't think you have to say much if they are 45 all out.
Vernon Philander on why South Africa held back on the sledging in the first Test against New Zealand in Cape Town
Jan 4, 2013 |
I see Mitchell saved a few of his short balls for Sri Lanka and I got through that unscathed.
Graeme Smith is happy not to have his hand broken on the tour of Australia
Jan 1, 2013 |
We haven't ruined his last Test match yet, hopefully we do.
AB de Villiers on South Africa's target of winning Ricky Ponting's last Test
Dec 2, 2012 |
At one stage I was hoping to bring out a squash ball because that's how well he was seeing it.
Morne Morkel on bowling to Michael Clarke, who scored his fourth double-century of the year
Nov 23, 2012 |