Tag: Cricket South Africa

When Sachin Tendulkar sprung a surprise with the ball
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When Sachin Tendulkar sprung a surprise with the ball

If you ask a cricket fan from the nineties about his favorite memory of the sport, it would invariably feature the name of Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar. Not unlike Virat Kohli of this day, the little master had begun to take giant strides into becoming the heartbeat of a nation. The cacophony of the crowd chanting...

The Protea won’t blossom: South Africa and a chronic syndrome
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The Protea won’t blossom: South Africa and a chronic syndrome

What must it be like to be on the slopes on whose head stands the summit? What must it take to lead an expedition to reach that very summit after competing at every level of the ascent and knocking opponents out consistently? We often admire those efforts that have draped themselves in glory, we bask...

Jacques Kallis: The player I loved to hate
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Jacques Kallis: The player I loved to hate

If you happen to be a kid born in the 90s and a fan of Indian cricket — an ardent one at that — there is a great possibility of your hatred for a certain somebody from South Africa. Often regarded as the greatest all-rounders of all time, Jacques Kallis was the kind of cricketer...

Of Innovative cricket shots and its masters
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Of Innovative cricket shots and its masters

Innovation is what drives the survival of an entity in the modern world. Continuous innovation keeps the mindset of an individual lingered to a world beyond existence. Speaking of these with respect to the game of the gentlemen, Cricket wouldn’t have gained such appreciation and popularity, had it still been played with the old set...

Decoding AB de Villiers’s Batting Technique
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Decoding AB de Villiers’s Batting Technique

Quite similar to the universe that is changing rapidly with every passing second, the fascinating game of cricket has come a long way from what it was meant to be. A player, who represents this evolution astutely, is undoubtedly the wily acrobat from South Africa, AB de Villiers, known as a multi-faceted genius who takes...

If Cricket is a Religion, AB de Villiers is Science
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If Cricket is a Religion, AB de Villiers is Science

Religion and Science do not go hand in hand, and a comparison of the two will prove to be a curious game of contrasts where one might have the edge over the other. Well, quite the same goes for cricket and Abraham Benjamin de Villiers. One might wonder that when he can play a game...

Are you human, AB de Villiers?
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Are you human, AB de Villiers?

AB DE Villiers is the best batsman in this world by far. But there’s a lot he can do. He is a perfect role model for the people of this generation. How can one develop his skills and keep developing it? How passionate can one be about what he does? How can live as a...