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  • Test Century On Debut: Devon Conway
    22 Sep 2021 • 13 min read • 2 0
    On June 4, 2021, the officials at Lord’s wrote the following: ‘2021, D. P Conway, New Zealand’ in black pen on a strip of tape and stuck it on the visitors’ honours board. He had become the latest vis...
  • Test Century on Debut: Alviro Petersen
    09 Sep 2021 • 11 min read • 1 0
    On February 14, 2010, Alviro Petersen became the 89th male cricketer to score a century on debut. After finding himself in a settled Proteas squad that couldn’t find a spot for him in the First XI, th...
  • Century on Debut: Stephen Cook
    03 Sep 2021 • 13 min read
    On 22 January 2016, Stephen Cook became the 100th male player to score a century on debut with his 115 against England. He became the 5th South African to achieve that feat. As he remembers it, the la...
  • Proteas Origins: Gary Kirsten
    18 Aug 2021 • 8 min read • 2 2
    Gary Kirsten had to find his way from under the shadows of his talented brother and respected father to carve his own legacy in the sport that was a part of their family. Subscribe now When he looked ...
  • Waking up from the dream
    06 Aug 2021 • 9 min read
    Former elite swimmer - former Olympic and Commonwealth swimmer for Team SA - Dr. Kirsten van Heerden doesn’t just want to help elite athletes perform at their best, she wants to help them live their b...
  • Finally free to express herself
    28 Jul 2021 • 14 min read
    Sharne Mayers smiles a lot when she's playing cricket, and when people ask her why, her response is: "Because I am happy to be here." The former Zimbabwe women’s captain is happiest when she is playin...
  • Notebook Entry
    19 Jul 2021 • 3 min read
    Oops… Puma did it again. They step up, again, when no one else does. I am a sucker for stories like this one. I just hope that someone else out there gets moved by them. Subscribe now At this point I ...
  • JP Duminy's legacy
    14 Jul 2021 • 11 min read • 3 2
    JP Duminy had an amazing career in South Africa colors, but he doesn't want his legacy to be another one that tells a story of just another professional cricketer who represented his country. He wants...
  • Glenn Pocknall colors outside the margins
    08 Jul 2021 • 9 min read • 1 0
    This article is brought to you by FRDM, A Taste of Africa For many people, Glenn Pocknall is Devon Conway’s coach, but he was Tom Blundell and Jimmy Neesham’s coach before he became a coach to Devon (...
  • David Miller's 82nd cap
    02 Jul 2021 • 6 min read
    Milestone caps are a big deal, and I am making a big deal out of David Miller’s 82nd T20 cap for the Proteas. "He is an absolute team-man. He is always willing to serve everyone in his team. He is an ...
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