Nasri Alexander

Exclusive: Ali Shah’s World Cup memories

"In our team we had lawyers, IT specialists and farmers, but we just wanted to show the world that we could play cricket and deserved Test status."

Dunamis Player of the Week: Mahmudullah

With England being knocked out of the World Cup without reaching the quarter-finals, Three Lions fans will be laying the blame at the feet of their own players (and KP, probably) but also Bangladesh batsman Mahmudullah, our Dunamis Player of the Week.

Dunamis Player of the Week: Imran Tahir

If we could give away awards for sheer wicket-taking joy, and the most exuberant celebration ritual in world cricket, then South Africa spinner Imran Tahir would win every week. Oh what the heck, we're giving it to him anyway.

Dunamis Player of the Week: Grant Elliott

The most hashed out 'joke' online this week has been that at last there will be a South African in the World Cup final, and we're going to hand said Saffer-turned-Kiwi, Grant Elliott, our Dunamis Player of the Week gong.

By the numbers: SA’s World Cup campaign

Another World Cup has come and gone for South Africa, with players and fans left breathless with disappointment following that Auckland thriller on Tuesday, and as the Proteas book their flights back home, let's have a look at the numbers.