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I saved another planet today. (superhero) I am kind of like Batman, because I don’t have any super powers. I’m just a super nova. I’ll outshine all of these galaxies. I could be your shock wave. If only it weren’t for these black holes…   ib and ic are...

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The ICC Coup coverage and Siphe Mzaidume

A lot is happening. When the news first broke, I wrote this Then found out that a league system had been proposed (for Tests and ODIs) and wrote this Then FICA and CA responded to it all and I wrote this. I also think it’s time for a revolt...

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BBC World Service Interview – depression in cricket

Spoke to the BBC World Service about depression in cricket. You can listen to the show here.

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The evolution of Quinton de Kock

Quinton de Kock is finally showing signs that he has what it takes to cut it at international level. During South Africa’s tour of the UAE, he’s looked a different player to the one who made his debut almost a year ago. It’s all down to some good old-fashioned...

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R2-million prize money boost for SA’s four-day domestic competition

The four-day domestic competition in South Africa has been given a massive boost in terms of the cash up for grabs for franchises and players who perform well. Players have referred to it as “prestige returning to the four-day game” – and while there is a long way to...

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SA Sports Awards: a shady – and shameful – waste of taxpayers’ money

The South African Sports Awards dished out R65 million on a glitzy ceremony on Sunday night – money that could have been far better spent. And let’s not forget the dodgy tenders. Read the full story here.

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Russell Domingo interview – Daily Maverick

Russell Domingo on the recent tour to the UAE, those who have influenced his coaching career and the progress he has made with the limited overs squads in such a short time. Read the full story here.

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Sport24 Column – Soccer’s officiating stuck in the dark ages

A dodgy penalty results in a late equaliser for a bigger team. How many times have we seen this? It’s time football gets its head out its arse and embraces technology. You can read the column here.

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Graham Onions interview

Had a lovely chat with England international Graham Onions who has signed up for the Dolphins for the season. We spoke about meeting Lance Klusener, 40 overs vs 50 overs, extra bouncers and his hopes for his international future.   You can listen to the interview here.

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Racism in Russian football: when ugliness becomes the norm

Russian football fans are in the news again for all the wrong reasons. CSKA Moscow were punished with a partial stadium closure while Spartak Moscow fans were spotted brandishing a Swastika flag. Racism and race relations in the country is a tense topic and while it’s not football’s responsibility...

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