Articles Posted in the " Cricket " Category

  • Think Pink

    Think Pink: The Proteas will start their tour to Australia at the weekend with a day-night warm-up match using the pink ball at Adelaide Oval. The visitors will return to the city next month to play what could be the deciding game of the Test series, to be played under the same conditions. That match will be […]


  • SA Whitewash Australia

    SA Whitewash Australia: South Africa cruised to a 31-run victory over Australia at PPC Newlands in Cape Town last night to seal the five-match series and inflict a historic one-day international whitewash on Australia. South Africa had posted 327 for eight in their 50 overs after winning the toss and electing to bat first thanks to Rilee […]


  • Errors Cost Proteas

    Errors Cost Proteas: South Africans still agonising over their team’s failure to reach the triseries final in Bridgetown on Sunday will be fixated on two events in the match that sealed that fate. In the 11th over Darren Bravo miscued an attempt to put Morne Morkel over the long leg ropes and should have been caught by […]


  • Lack Of Transformation

    Lack Of Transformation: Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula has now revoked the rights of four of the country’s biggest federations from hosting international tournaments. The South African Rugby Union‚ Cricket South Africa‚ Athletics South Africa and Netball South Africa have been barred from hosting international tournaments‚ the sports minister announced‚ following their failure to meet their transformation targets. The […]


  • World T20

    World T20: Unable to defend a target of 230 runs against England two days ago at the same ground, South Africa chose to bat first after winning the toss and racked up a total of 209 for five in their 20 overs. Shahzad, who hit five sixes and three fours, tore into paceman Kyle Abbott in the […]


  • Faf Du Plessis To Lead

    Faf Du Plessis To Lead: Cricket South Africa (CSA) has announced the Proteas squad for the upcoming T-20 World Cup to be hosted in India, from March. Faf du Plessis will lead the team. Cricket South Africa’s selectors have made only three changes to the team that did business for the Proteas in their decisive 2-0 win over […]


  • Why Advertise With MyAlberton

    In the sophisticated South African media market, smart consumers expect retailers to have an online presence. Newspaper websites (a sub-category of News and Information) had almost 17 million unique visitors in September 2012, spending an average of 36 minutes per visitor on newspaper sites. The number of internet users is on a rapid rise worldwide and the […]


  • Why Advertise With MyAlberton

    In the sophisticated South African media market, smart consumers expect retailers to have an online presence. Newspaper websites (a sub-category of News and Information) had almost 17 million unique visitors in September 2012, spending an average of 36 minutes per visitor on newspaper sites. The number of internet users is on a rapid rise worldwide and the […]


  • The Passing Of A Great Cricketer

    image source TheGaurdian.com One of the best all-rounders of his era, he played for Notts between 1975 and 1987 and led them to the County Championship title in 1981 and 1987 Clive Rice who died in a hospital in Cape Town at the age of 66.He was Aged 42 when he made his official international debut, he was […]


  • Bangladesh Charges Past South Africa

    Bangladesh continued their giant-killing exploits with a nine-wicket victory over South Africa in Wednesday’s rain-hit final one-day international to clinch the three-match series 2-1.  “Beating South Africa was no easy task but hats off to the boys for playing amazingly,” the opener said after his team’s memorable win.  Not reputation, not rankings, not even rain […]


  • Australia Takes The World Cup

    Australia become 5 times World Champions! They put on the greatest show on earth in front of a packed MCG and lift the trophy on home soil for the first time their history. Mitchell Starc was a wicket machine all tournament and again impressed with the ball, as did Player of the Match James Faulkner. […]


  • Australia Beat India

    Australia make a World Cup Final in their back yard! They were pushed in every dimension of their game today but it was Steve Smith’s brilliance with the bat once more, recording an almost faultless hundred to set up his sides record breaking total. India looked good with their opening partnership of 76 runs but […]


  • South Africa Goes home After loosing to New Zealand

    New Zealand make a World Cup Final for the first time in their history! This match had it all and it is one that will be remembered as one of the greatest ever matches. South Africa wore their hearts on their sleeves and fought to the very last moment, but it was Grant Elliott’s phenomenal […]


  • New Zealand Beats West Indies By 143 Runs

    That was one of the most amazing ODI and World Cup matches of recent times. We have Martin Guptill to thank for it and his record breaking 237*, he did not play a shot in anger all day and crashed the ball around all parts of the Wellington Regional with such class and timing. The […]


  • Australia beats Pakistan by 6 wickets

    Australia make the Semi Finals! They were incredible in the field and put their bodies on the line from ball one. Josh Hazlewood’s player of the match performance, with 4 wickets, was the standout effort, but he was backed up from the other end by some superb, accurate quick bowling. Pakistan came out of the […]


  • INDIA BEATS Bangladesh

    India march on! They have produced another all round performance at this World Cup and show the rest of the tournament that they are a force to be reckoned with. Rohit Sharma did not play a shot in anger and stroked the ball to all parts of the MCG for his classy hundred. Umesh Yadav […]


  • South Africa Beats Sri Lanka in the 1st quarter final

    South Africa have certainly stepped it up! They exploded out of the blocks with their front line seamers and then continued to mount the pressure on the tumbling Sri Lankan batting line up with containing spin bowling. They have showed huge amounts of passion and a will to win that is going to worry the […]


  • Pakistan Beats Ireland

    Pakistan are through to the Quarter Finals! Sarfraz Ahmed gets Pakistan’s first hundred of CWC 15 and led them to a highly pressurised victory over the impressive Ireland. William Porterfield played a memorable century for his side but without much help from his other batsmen, Ireland were left short of a par score. Pakistan took […]


  • West Indies Beats United Arab Emirates

    A comprehensive display by West Indies has put them on the brink of qualification for the Knockouts. They were superb with the ball first up, and produced some wonderful shots with the bat, mainly from Carter and Charles. As for UAE, they gave it their best shot, but it wasn’t meant to be. A real […]


  • Australia Beats Scotland

    Australia didn’t necessarily get everything it wanted out of this game, but got the one thing it desperately needed more than anything else – the two points that helped it finish second in Pool A, behind co-host New Zealand. The only way, as it turned out, Australia might have not pocketed full points at the […]