Tag: South Africa

A tale of two run out dismissals, 15 years apart

The muddying white cricket ball rolled, almost obediently, from Ross Taylor’s blade back to Dale Steyn. The big South African swooped down to pick it up, sprinted back to the non-striker’s wicket and broke it with an action that tempted…

Dhoni has to take decisive steps to win Durban

Now that fingernails and, in some cases, even fingers, have had some time to recover, it will help to look ahead rather than lose time discussing which of the two teams took its foot off the pedal and ease its…

Enjoy the prospect of good cricket

You don’t have to focus hard to become aware of the din that brands India’s two-Test series in South Africa as the true test of the squad. There is an unbridled eagerness in conversations that place great emphasis on assessing…