Articles Posted in the Cricket Category

  • warne

    Australian Spinners since Warne

    While we are on eve of a very exciting test series the subject on everyone’s mind is spinners. Who from South Africa will be in the team? Debutant leg spinner Tahir with his very well hidden googlys, or slow-left arm bowler Harris. Yes I did refer to him as slow-left arm bowler and not a […]

  • Mitch

    Batting Preview: Sunfoil Test series

    Oh we we love to lay down the gauntlet against our old antipodean foes, the Aussies. I for one, cannot rejoice more when they bite the dust, and that includes losses to the Brits (who are all Saffers in any case). And hey! No Bryce Lawrence to help them this time… The last time we faced the Aussies we […]

  • Sunfoil

    CSA gets new sponsor

    After searching long and wide, by hook and by crook CSA managed to get a sponsor who does not mind to be associated with Crooked South Africa. The upcoming test series against the mortal enemy of all sports-loving South African, Australia, will be Sunfoil (or to be more accurate, Willowton Group, manufacturers of Sunfoil Pure […]

  • Capture

    Proteas show batting power

    I had this very detailed in-depth analysis post prepared in my head about how Graeme Smith’s limited over career might be over after the series against Australia. I even found some stats showing his weakness against left arm fast bowlers. And seeing how Boulinger and Johsnon swung the ball in the T20 series, I was […]

  • Capture

    T20 Cricket at its best!

    What an exciting end to a series which was clouded by headlines regarding the misadministration of Cricket South Africa. After it looked like South Africa was dead and gone, Rusty Theron and Wayne Parnell pulled rabbits out of their hats to snatch a victory for South Africa and to draw the series 1-1. When South […]

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    Jacques Kallis Cricket Bat : Slazenger V200 Pro

    Jacques Kallis must be one of the greatest ever cricketers to grace the beautiful game, if not the best all rounder of all time.  Not only a prolific run scorer, but a good pace bowler with a deceptive bouncer. Kallis’ weapon of choice is the Slazenger V200 Pro cricket bat, it  offers a perfect balance […]

  • CLT20

    Time for Champions League T20

    With the Rugby World Cup getting more exciting as the tournament progresses, the media has been relatively quiet about the start of the Champions League T20. For that reason we at Up and Under decided to keep you informed about all the latest results and news regarding the exciting 6-hitting tournament. Due to the country […]

  • icc

    ICC Awards 2011

    Last night was the most prestigious awards regarding international cricket. The event was held in London to recognise the major individual and team achievements in world cricket. The nominations for most of the awards will be made by a five-man  panel chaired  by West Indies legend Clive Lloyd. The panel also includes former South African […]

  • CLT20

    Champions League Twenty20 2011 Teams : CLT20 Cricket

    It that time of year again when the top T20 club sides clash for the Champions League Twenty20 Trophy to be crowned the number 1 twenty over side in the world. With the Chennai Super Kings dominating the 2011 IPL tournament, they will be aiming to hit their straps and retain the Champions League trophy […]

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    A closer look at the top test nation(s?)

    England is no 1 in test cricket. Congrats. Are they worthy though? India lost their talismatic coach, and seems to be resting on their laurels after winning the World Cup. What about South Africa? In the previous post we saw the stats. Best batsmen over the last two years consistently belongs to England. We all […]