In tune with the Barmy Army
In tune with the Barmy Army

Centurion: Back in May, on one of those chilly late afternoons they euphemistically call ``a balmy spring day'' in England, running in to some of the more jolly members of the Barmy Army was more accidental than incidental

Three Bajans who helped shape modern SA thinking
Three Bajans who helped shape modern SA thinking

Port Elizabeth - Even in today's era of reconciliation it is difficult to mention the name of Sylvester Clarke without some disapproving curl of the lip at how the big Bajan was merely a "mercenary at heart"

West Indian reject Benjamin handy weapon for Gauteng
West Indian reject Benjamin handy weapon for Gauteng

Johannesburg: If Courtney Walsh is considered too valuable to the West Indies attack to leave out of their side at the age of 37, consider then the case for 32-year-old Antiguan reject Kenneth Benjamin now plying his trade for Gauteng

Flamboyant Colombo and CH Gunasekara
Flamboyant Colombo and CH Gunasekara

While Colombo has her attractions and may be far more colourful, wearing her finery with the flamboyance of an attacking batsman, and Kandy, the ancient kingdom up in the hills, has the scenery to match the majesty to go with such soundings, it is

The story of Churchill Hector Gunasekera
The story of Churchill Hector Gunasekera

As was the habit in India, when for more than half a century under the Raj, teams representing Hindus, Parse, Muslims and Europeans played in an annual series in (then) Bombay, Ceylon had a similar polarised structure

Pollock named South Africa's Player of the Century
Pollock named South Africa's Player of the Century

When you first caught sight of Graeme Pollock in the early 1960s, you noticed all too quickly his upright stance and his footwork: so balanced and so correct

Changes to the Standard Bank Cup playing conditions
Changes to the Standard Bank Cup playing conditions

Johannesburg - Those who like to eat their left-over naartjies (a type of citrus fruit ) in October get a chance this year to indulge in their favourite exercise when the domestic day/night series moves to its now traditional early season format

Lindsay on match referees' panel
Lindsay on match referees' panel

Denis Lindsay, the former South African wicketkeeper,is to be appointed to the International Cricket Council panel of match referees

Book review: Cronjegate issues re-eaxmined in startling updated version of Indian journalist's book
Book review: Cronjegate issues re-eaxmined in startling updated version of Indian journalist's book

It does not need someone with a sharp entrepreneurial mind to decide to make a quick dollar or two (in this case it is rand) out of a cause celebre such as Cronjegate with it appurtenant match-fixing innuendo

Hussain may appear at King commission
Hussain may appear at King commission

Cronjegate is becoming an even more intriguing merry-go-round these days with suggestions that England captain Nasser Hussain could be summoned to attend the King Commission of inquiry into malpractice and dishonesty said to involve South African

Pollock and Donald top 'world ranking'
Pollock and Donald top 'world ranking'

Confirmation that South Africa have at present the world's top strike bowling combination at Test level has emerged in a series of listings contained in a statistical review of the season by Andrew Samson

Northerns step up off-season program
Northerns step up off-season program

Dave Nosworthy has not allowed the dust or cobwebs to collect in the Northerns dressingroom this winter, although for dressingroom read exercise room and gymnasium as he plots the pre-season programme

Former SA manager calls Mallett's claims
Former SA manager calls Mallett's claims

In some polite circles he is known as ""Rowdy" but now Ashley Mallett has drawn an angry broadside of criticism from Alan Jordaan, manager of the South African 1997/98 side Down Under for comments which he says questions the team's tactics during the

World Cup cash bonanza looms for Test venues
World Cup cash bonanza looms for Test venues

Whoever loses during the 2003 World Cup program, it is not going to be the treasurers running the six Test unions in South Africa and which are to host five games each during the month-long event

Adams' successful bowling rehabilitation
Adams' successful bowling rehabilitation

As you would expect from a young man who has had his more share of attention than most sportsmen, Paul Adams was far from fussed by it all during his four days at the indoor nets at SuperSport Park

Cronje commission venue may move to Cape Town
Cronje commission venue may move to Cape Town

Johannesburg - In an interesting new twist to the King Commission hearings into dishonesty involving some members of the South African cricket team, the judicial inquiry is now likely to be moved from Pretoria to Cape Town - the starting date is to

ICC and King Commission hope to restore credibility
ICC and King Commission hope to restore credibility

While the International Cricket Council stopped short of reintroducing public flogging and placing the perpetrators of dishonesty in the stocks for further they have manfully put aside differences to root out the evil which has left a gaping

Cronje faces five-year ban as ICC clamps hard on dishonesty
Cronje faces five-year ban as ICC clamps hard on dishonesty

Johannesburg: For those hoping for a sight of Hansie Cronje in Durban on Saturday when Shaun Pollock gets married, are likely to be disappointed as the disgraced former captain, now facing a five-year ban, would not turn up to embarrass the

Galle opening port of call for Pollock's side in Sri Lanka tour
Galle opening port of call for Pollock's side in Sri Lanka tour

Johannesburg - A dash to Galle, one of the most scenically pleasing venues at international level, awaits South Africa as they enter the post-Hansie Cronje era when South Africa's tour of Sri Lanka starts on July 6

Time the ICC faced the truth at their Clock Tower address
Time the ICC faced the truth at their Clock Tower address

Those subscribers to the theory there is no place for politics in sport are going to view the decision of the International Cricket Council over the next two days to investigate itself with more than just a touch of skepticism