we go again
KEVIN MCCALLUM: It’s like 1992 all over again as Cricket World Cup gets under way
South Africans wait in anticipation as Proteas make another go at the elusive title in England
Do you remember the first time? The waiting, the fighting, the early mornings, the strangeness of it all? Do you remember the first ball? The nick heard around the world, the spitting fury at hearing “not out”, the sigh of relief from Bill Lawry?
Early 1992 was a rare time to be a South African. It was a confusing time, a country set on a relentless path to democracy, eyes being opened, some remaining closed and stubborn, but the way ahead seemed bright and hopeful.