Bacher leads tributes for retiring WP CEO Dien

2020-04-30 11:29

Former and current leading cricket administrators have led the tributes for retiring Western Province Cricket Association CEO Nabeal Dien.

Proteas: Soak up the current pain, urges Bacher

2020-01-21 19:25

The knocks and bumps to the current Proteas were to be expected, says former national captain and senior administrator Ali Bacher. Rob Houwing reports.

Ali Bacher: 3 reasons why Proteas' World Cup flopped

2019-06-26 06:57

Former South African captain and cricket boss Ali Bacher says he was not surprised after the Proteas' Cricket World Cup campaign flopped.

Cricket South Africa's storied blueprint for success

2016-09-19 12:38

Cricket South Africa has come a mighty long way ever since the beginning of the post-isolation period when they were known as the United Cricket Board of South Africa (UCBSA).

Bacher backs Mbalula's ban on SA Rugby

2016-04-26 11:33

Ali Bacher has backed Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula’s ban on sporting associations regarding the hosting of major international events.

Bacher: Black cricketers won't make it in townships

2016-01-11 11:25

Young black cricketers will not make it to the top if they keep playing their cricket in townships, Ali Bacher believes.

Bacher's sketchy past comes into focus

2015-04-17 15:04

A number of Sport24 readers have hit back angrily at Ali Bacher questioning CSA CEO Haroon Lorgat regarding the sms-gate saga.

Bacher: There was time for 50 overs

2015-03-26 13:11

Ali Bacher is of the opinion that overs should not have been reduced in the Cricket World Cup semi-final between SA and NZ.

'Big 3' hijacked game: Bacher

2014-07-07 14:15

Former cricket boss Ali Bacher has spoken out against the decision to vote to give the "big three" more power in international cricket.

Bacher: AB captain, Faf deputy

2014-04-23 12:13

Former SA captain Ali Bacher says AB de Villiers should be the Proteas' next Test skipper, with Faf du Plessis vice-captain.


Bacher: Are ICC match referees really necessary?

2020-01-22 09:49

The Kagiso Rabada Test ban controversy brings into further question the existence of match referees, according to Ali Bacher. Rob Houwing reports.

Bacher calls for CSA boss to quit: 'We're the joke of world cricket'

2019-12-05 08:41

Former Test captain and South African cricket boss Ali Bacher says CSA CEO Thabang Moroe needs to consider resigning.

Australia 'incredibly stupid' - Ali Bacher

2018-03-28 08:52

Ex-SA skipper Ali Bacher has labelled Australian captain Steve Smith and his ball-tampering team-mates as "incredibly stupid".

Review into Proteas' performances 'scrapped'

2016-06-02 14:11

The independent panel assigned to review the Proteas’ performance last season has disbanded without completing its work.

Ali Bacher chats to Sport24

2016-02-26 13:41

In an exclusive interview, doyen of SA cricket DR ALI BACHER talks about transformation, how to eliminate match-fixing and his admiration for AB de Villiers.

Bacher: SA's India tour was madness

2016-01-04 12:24

Former SA cricket captain Ali Bacher says the Proteas’ gruelling tour to India has played a part in the team's current struggles.

Bacher: Lorgat must explain

2015-04-17 10:05

Ali Bacher says the allegations against Cricket SA CEO Haroon Lorgat are of a serious nature and he needs to explain.

Pick specialists: Bacher

2014-11-25 14:38

Former South African cricket captain Ali Bacher says selectors need a change in thinking, its time to select specialists.

Accolades pouring in for AB

2014-06-06 13:02

Former CEO of SA cricket, Dr Ali Bacher says AB de Villiers is the most innovative South African batsman he has ever seen.

'Underrated' Irvine praised

2014-03-09 13:40

Lee Irvine was never given the recognition he deserved as a batsman, says his friend and former team-mate Ali Bacher.

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