Where are your modern-day Randalls and Tufnells?

Where have all the characters and entertainers gone? When Kevin Pietersen said this week that “I really struggle to see entertainers, they’re lacking in the game,” Virat Kohli aside, “pure entertainers and superstars are not in the game and that’s a big worry,” he addressed an important issue. He could be talking about any sport…

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Exclusive: Tatenda Taibu speaks about getting the axe and a bright future for Zimbabwe cricket

Up until March of this year Tatenda Taibu had been the convenor of selectors for Zimbabwe Cricket and the founder and head of the Rising Stars Academy but since then he along with head coach Heath Streak and skipper Graeme Cremer have been removed from their roles to the chagrin of cricket lovers in Zimbabwe….

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Why now, AB? Questioning the timing of De Villiers’ retirement

No, it’s not a cleverly contrived conspiracy to detract from the Ashwin Willemse versus Nick Mallett controversy. AB de Villiers, indeed, has retired from all forms of international cricket – with immediate effect. Wednesday’s announcement will be viewed as out of the blue by many, but the signs have been there for a while. Regardless,…

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