VINCE VAN DER BIJL: Come on cricket lovers, let’s continue this buoyant start to the new year

We seek a new cricket order in this fractured country and need social healers not wannabe celebrities

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‘Destructive’ Omphile Ramela takes Cricket SA to court

Legal questions raised over the decision to remove the former player from the governing body’s board will now be put to the test

Kagiso Rabada fully focused on the cricket in Pakistan

Proteas’ speedster says it’s good to feel safe with the security arrangements in place for tour

Modi and Kohli hail India’s grit in Australia

Weakened team defies huge odds to script a memorable 2-1 series victory Down Under

Ngidi backs Maharaj to play crucial role for Proteas against Pakistan

The bowler is the best spinner in the team and has a good record on the subcontinent, speedster says

Rishabh Pant smashes India to a series win for the ages

Australia lose for the first time since 1988 at the Gabba

NEIL MANTHORP: Tight security in Pakistan has allayed fears, says Proteas skipper De Kock

But living in bio-secure bubbles has been tough on the players, he says

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India eye fairytale win while Australia fret over Starc

The Aussies may be wondering if they waited too long to unleash their bowlers

Sundar, Thakur rearguard steadies India in Brisbane Test

The duo, drafted into the side after injuries to front-line bowlers, smash maiden Test 50s to deny Australia a substantial first innings lead

Jack Leach takes five wickets as nervous England near victory

Jonny Bairstow and debutant Dan Lawrence must master a wicket offering prodigious turn on last day

Boucher confident of Proteas’ safety in Pakistan

Coach says SA security officials travelled ahead to check how safe it is for the national cricket team

Under-cooked Bess grabs a ‘fivefor’ as England take charge

Despite his achievement the 23-year-old bowler feels he could have done better

Expect surprises in Pakistan, predicts Lungi Ngidi

Fast bowler says hosts may be tempted to prepare pitches that will assist their fast bowlers

India on back foot as Australia look to seal series

India select rookie pacemen in fourth Test as injuries mount

Aussie coach Langer goes in to bat for Paine and Smith

Captain under fire for abusive sledging but team mentor says skipper has been outstanding in everything and just had a frustrating day

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