Lindsay du Plessis Blog

Holland's win over Ireland.

Eight Memorable Moments from the WT20

The recently concluded World Twenty20 was filled with a number of interesting match-ups, close calls, brilliant catches, Virat Kohli eyebrow raises, and some very entertaining fumbles in the field.

Warne - Unfixed Lyon.

By the Numbers: Newlands Nail-Biter

It was an intriguing match that ended with just 4.3 overs to go, as the hosts nearly pulled off a miracle draw to save the series. But alas, Graeme Smith's final game in national kit ended in defeat.

Philander - Kept hope alive.

Five-fer: It's the hope that kills you

And so one of the most tense and exciting days of Test cricket comes to an end, with Australia preventing a final day miracle as the Proteas failed to secure a draw in honour of their retired skipper.

By bye Biff.

Five-fer: A day of contrasts at Newlands

Day four of the third Test in Cape Town was overshadowed by the retirement of Proteas skipper Graeme Smith, and his subsequent failure with the bat, while the Aussies were bound and determined to push for the win.

Biff - We'll miss you.

A heartbroken letter to Graeme Smith

I just wanted to let you know that I'm kind of a little bit heartbroken that you're leaving, after nearly 13 years together. You've been the Proteas' skipper for almost my entire professional life, and I'm not really sure how to deal.