Luke Alfred

The return of the sledge

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Daryll Cullinan bats

Happy 25th, South Africa

It's a quarter-century since their return to big cricket this month, and for all the magic they've produced, they've also displayed an ability to confound

Willowmoore Park, Benoni

The charming antiquity of Willowmoore Park

The Benoni ground has hosted the likes of Denis Compton, footballers, and other athletes over the years. Might it soon have a bigger role to play in South African cricket?

Dean Elgar targets the leg side

Do it like Dean and Kuhn

In these times of discontent in South Africa, batsmen like Dean Elgar and Heino Kuhn show that quotas don't necessarily have to cause heartburn

Graeme Smith and Mickey Arthur have a chat at the nets

Remembering 2008

As Mickey Arthur takes charge of Pakistan, he could do worse than look back at successful tours of England and Australia eight years ago, when he coached South Africa