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The New Statesman – Women’s Cricket | Skirting the Boundary

I got published in The New Statesman this week. If one is allowed to publicly proclaim that one is proud of oneself, then I’ll say I’m quite chuffed. It’s about women’s cricket. ¬†On the back of reading Skirting The Boundary¬†(which I recommend you do). Why is women’s cricket still...

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Daily Maverick – 1 – 5 July 2013

Flashing wickets, coming to a cricket field near you soon The ICC have approved flashing stumps and bails for use in both one-day internationals and T20 internationals following its annual conference in London this past week. The governing body has also reiterated its zero-tolerance for corruption stance, even though...

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Sports Illustrated column

In a column for Sports Illustrated, I wrote about the current wicketkeeping situation the Proteas find themselves in. AB de Villiers is doing well behind the stumps, but his batting and his body are both coming under fire. What’s the answer?

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Sports Illustrated – World T20 Preview

For October's issue of Sports Illustrated I chatted to a few pundits to talk about the upcoming ICC World T20 in Sri Lanka.

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Week 1: Onside/Offside

A new weekly feature for The Daily Maverick where I gloss over the good, the bad and the ugly in the sporting news week that was.

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Rejoice! One-sided cricket returns

Preview for the first Test between England and West Indies at Lord's.

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Where have all the yorkers gone?

In a batsman dominated arena where bowlers are increasingly coming second, is the yorker becoming extinct?

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Chanderpaul: From concrete blocks to concrete consistency

A homage to Shiv reaching the 10 000 club.

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Guns for Hire

Are freelance cricketers the way of the future? I spoke to a few players to find out.

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