AB learns harsh lessons

2012-10-03 08:55

Proteas skipper AB de Villiers will return from the ICC World Twenty20 a sadder but wiser man, writes Colin Bryden.

SA have a good chance, but...

2012-09-18 10:23

SA have a great chance of success in the ICC World Twenty20, but so do at least seven other teams, says Colin Bryden.

Times get tough for AB

2012-09-04 14:49

The downturn in the fortunes of the South African one-day team have put pressure on AB de Villiers, says Colin Bryden.

Challenge awaits new champs

2012-08-22 09:57

An almost immediate challenge awaits the Proteas' Test sumpremacy as they prepare to travel to Australia, writes Colin Bryden.

Let the Test battle begin!

2012-07-18 09:42

The England v SA Test series promises to be a thrilling one, but Colin Bryden isn't prepared to stake his pension on the outcome.

Eng v SA: Stick with Sport24

2012-07-04 11:18

Sport24 will provide in-depth coverage of SA's tour to England, headed by chief writer Rob Houwing and cricket veteran Colin Bryden.

The Proteas fall short

2011-01-11 08:33

Instead of going on to greater heights, the Proteas have slipped backwards in recent years, writes Colin Bryden.

Cricket's heart of darkness

2010-08-30 14:05

Colin Bryden is horrified by the lily-livered response by the ICC to the damning story of corruption in the Pakistan cricket team.

Put SWC divers in with Bakkies

2010-06-29 08:46

Colin Bryden is no fan of the blatant cheating by players who go down as if mortally wounded at the slightest touch from an opponent.

Blood on the change room floor

2010-05-12 07:59

When an official CSA press release is headlined, “The End of a Proteas’ Era” you have to believe something is afoot, says Colin Bryden.


Speed between the stumps

2012-09-25 15:29

Playing cricket for SA in the Gary Kirsten era seems to be more fun than it was in the not so distant past, says Colin Bryden.

Chilly end but warm prospects

2012-09-13 13:48

A rain-shortened match made for an inappropriate ending to a wonderfully successful Proteas tour of England, says Colin Bryden.

It's the Hashim Amla show!

2012-08-29 14:16

After the Test battle, it wasn’t easy to build up enthusiasm for the ODI series - then along came Hashim Amla, writes Colin Bryden.

Beware of 2nd Test syndrome!

2012-08-01 06:53

After their win at the Oval, the Proteas will have to avoid what has become a distressing second Test syndrome, says Colin Bryden.

SA face life without Boucher

2012-07-11 09:11

SA’s team dynamic has been altered dramatically and permanently by the career-ending injury to Mark Boucher, writes Colin Bryden.

No obvious World Cup winner

2011-01-19 09:48

Colin Bryden's first reaction to the announcement of SA’s squad for the CWC is that it doesn’t look like a winning combination.

How to buy the best

2010-09-15 08:54

It might not buy happiness - although I'm happy to test that theory - but money can buy the world’s top golfers, says Colin Bryden.

A Test too far for Smit?

2010-07-28 08:38

There’s definitely a place for sentiment in sport, but it’s not always in the best interest of teams, though, writes Colin Bryden.

The lonely Proteas

2010-06-10 08:03

The TV promotion for SA’s Test series against the West Indies states: “They’re not alone.” Colin Bryden isn't so sure...

The invisible Proteas

2010-04-09 08:18

The third edition of the IPL has hardly been a stage of glory for SA players ahead of the ICC World Twenty20, writes Colin Bryden.

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