Lindsay du Plessis Blog

Tahir - Added points for acting.

Report Cards: South Africa in Colombo

The second Test between South Africa and Sri Lanka and Colombo ended in a draw, with Sri Lanka falling two wickets short of a win and the Proteas battling hard with the bat all match after falling behind the pace early on.

SRT and KP - MIA.

How have England and India changed since 2011?

It's been nearly three years since India last played a Test series in England, and in 2011 the visitors were humiliated four-nil, losing by whopping margins at Lord's, Trent Bridge, Edgbaston and The Oval.

Lee consoled by Flintoff.

Close but no cigar: Agonising last stands

Here are a few memorable last stands by bottom order batsmen that just-just failed to save the day, either by falling a few runs short of a win, or by being dismissed in the final moments.

Kallis - More valuable than runs.

Opinion: Kallis and the value of the veteran

South Africa veteran Jacques Kallis was signed by the Sydney Thunder for the Big Bash League, and former Australia skipper Ricky Ponting commented that he'd retired two years too late. 'Is Kallis making the same mistake?' was the immediate thought.

Amla - Taking over Biff's life.

What have the Proteas been up to since April?

We've done a quick wrap of the names in the 15-man squad, and recapped their time since the international and domestic seasons ended three months ago. Let's look at what they've been up to.