Peter Bruce Columnist

I don’t think any South African can really imagine what a nightmare the touring Australian cricket side is causing their countrymen back home. Australia is in many ways a barren place. It works, its people are, well, nice, but it hasn’t often delivered great men and women to the world. What it can do, though, is play sport. Australians bestride tennis, cricket, rugby and golf history but nothing comes close to cricket in the Australian panoply. Australia is often the best cricket team in the world, the one side everyone wants to beat. Its national team members are rich beyond the dreams of avarice, they captain sides in the rich Indian IPL and are in huge demand at home outside their test seasons. The world’s greatest-ever batsman, Donald Bradman, lived in Adelaide. His test match average score in a long career was 99.94. So being caught on camera blatantly cheating during a test match against SA’s Proteas in Cape Town on Saturday is not just a big story Down Under. It is everything...

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