Kallis stands his ground
Kallis stands his ground

Ask any Indian supporter when the turning point of the game arrived andhe'll have little doubt

From receiver to giver
From receiver to giver

Sunday was the first day of the rest of Jacques Kallis' life

Kallis now a 'giver'
Kallis now a 'giver'

Sunday was the first day of the rest of Jacques Kallis' life

No magic solution in sight
No magic solution in sight

A dozen years ago South Africa were a team with few stars, and only one man who knew anything at all about playing Test cricket

South Africa - a team in freefall
South Africa - a team in freefall

South African cricket followers may well be holding their breath with anxiety more than ever before

South Africa's cricketers dare to live their dreams
South Africa's cricketers dare to live their dreams

It may seem harsh to the most fervent of South African supporters that the national has started crashing down both the Test and one-day international rankings in the last couple of months - a period in which the team hasn't played a single match in

The return of Zulu and Nantie
The return of Zulu and Nantie

Neil Manthorp on the likely return to South African colours of two so-called bad boys - Mornantau Hayward and Lance Klusener

'Many people there are very scared indeed'
'Many people there are very scared indeed'

Neil Manthorp on the situation in Zimbabwe

An unlikely hero
An unlikely hero

Gary Kirsten has called it a day

An unlikely hero
An unlikely hero

Gary Kirsten has called it a day

Fleming is winning the mindgames
Fleming is winning the mindgames

Stephen Fleming has outmaneouvred his opposite number, Graeme Smith ..

Windies walk the talk
Windies walk the talk

Being a West Indian cricket supporter in 2004 must be like meeting your ageing Aunt for lunch in an exclusive restaurant, only for her to turn up wearing a skin-tight, leopard-print mini-skirt and a see-through blouse

Sir Viv overruled by Sir Brian?
Sir Viv overruled by Sir Brian?

West Indies' captain Brian Lara performed an extraordinary about-turn just seconds before the toss, when it appears that he unilaterally reinstated the fast bowler Mervyn Dillon to the starting XI even though the chairman of selectors, Sir Viv

Thanks for the memories
Thanks for the memories

Neil Manthorp gives a South African slant on the retirement of Steve Waugh

'I'd like to score 7000 runs and 20 hundreds - for South Africa'
'I'd like to score 7000 runs and 20 hundreds - for South Africa'

South Africa's batting rock, Gary Kirsten, didn't have the slightest doubt about withdrawing from the first Test against West Indies - but neither does he have any doubt about extending his career in pursuit of 100 caps and 20 centuries

'I'd like to score 7000 runs and 20 tons - for South Africa'
'I'd like to score 7000 runs and 20 tons - for South Africa'

South Africa's batting rock, Gary Kirsten, didn't have the slightest doubt about withdrawing from the first Test against West Indies - but neither does he have any doubt about extending his career in pursuit of 100 caps and 20 centuries

Current champions and former giants miss out on domestic honours
Current champions and former giants miss out on domestic honours

The opening section of South Africa's first-class Supersport Series concluded this week with three of the country's biggest unions, as well as the defending champions, all failing to qualify for the Super Six section of the competition, which takes

Where have all the bowlers gone?
Where have all the bowlers gone?

One of South African cricket's proudest traditions goes on trial at Edgbaston and there are more than a few doubters who believe Graeme Smith's team lack the ability to maintain it

'We want to make all South Africans proud of their team'
'We want to make all South Africans proud of their team'

What are the biggest changes to your life since you became captain

'We want to make all South Africans proud of their team'
'We want to make all South Africans proud of their team'

The second part of our exclusive interview with South Africa's captain Graeme Smith