Pendulum Cricket Test Match Overview: 31 December 2018

Pendulum Cricket Test Match overview: 31 December 2018 The rise of global T-20 Cricket The rise of global T-20 Cricket has witnessed a demise of Test Match quality in general. Cricket pitches have a life span of between twelve and fifteen years. They become apparently aged and tiresome when...

A case study in team culture

  Graeme Smith - Contributor There wasn’t really a team culture when I started playing for South Africa. There were guys who were proud to play for South Africa, but there were no real traditions or values within the environment that we stood for. South Africa is a unique team in...

Bookie involved in Hansie Cronje match-fixing scandal to face the music

After almost two decades, Sanjeev Chawla, accused of being involved in the match-fixing scandal involving former Proteas captain Hansie Cronje will finally face the music after a British court ordered for his extradition to India. Sanjeev Chawla, the bookie accused of being involved in the match-fixing...

The truth about Aussie cricket culture

The truth about Aussie cricket culture Mickey Arthur - Contributor Unfortunately, it was always going to end like this. Despite generational change, independent reviews and too many behavioural spotfires to list, Cricket Australia and the national team had demonstrated no real willingness or desire to improve the culture within their...

Pendulum Cricket Test Match Overview: 30 April 2018

Pendulum Cricket Test Match Overview: 30 April 2018 Inaugural Test Championship: Who plays whom? The highly-anticipated Test Championship will begin on July 15, 2019 and will continue until April 30, 2021 - a period during which each of the nine top-ranked Tests sides will play six bilateral series...

Pendulum Cricket Test Match Overview: 28 February 2018

Pendulum Cricket Test Match Overview: 28 February 2018 Current Cricket Test Match Season: The delicious encounter between South Africa and Australia is currently under way, just the 4-Tests with no limited over action. April is generally set aside for the IPL (Indian Premier League), when the cream of...

Pendulum Cricket Test Match Overview: 30 November 2017

Cricket Test Match Fixtures: The Ashes is upon us, the oldest Test fixture between these two ancient rivals that are jostling for position. Both sitting way back from the consistent current performers of front runner India. Australia will hope home ground advantage holds sway and that...

Pendulum Cricket Test Match overview September 2017

  The perfect score! Three hundred runs is fast becoming the new 400 and an acceptable amount of runs per Test Match innings. In the two Tests played in early October 2017 South Africa scored 573/4d which turned out to be a mammoth score as their Bangladesh...

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The Oval, 100 up congrats!   Midway through the current England and South African Test Series the Oval holds the 3rd Test of the 4-Test Series. This culminates with the Oval hosting their 100th Test Match and joins a prestigious group behind Lord’s, Melbourne (MCG) and Sydney...

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Welcome aboard! The recent induction of Afghanistan and Ireland as Test Cricket playing nations are the newest recruits for 17 years, since Bangladesh’s introduction in year 2000.   They now join the other elite 10 Test nations in current ranking order (18 May 2017); India, South Africa, Australia,...