Abbott shows Proteas have shed a costly ‘generation’

2019-09-19 16:38

Kyle Abbott’s superlative county bowling feat served as a disconcerting reminder of the flight of high-calibre cricketers from SA soil, says Rob Houwing.

Abbott answers New Zealand Knights' call

2019-01-11 11:26

The top of the table Knights have bolstered their ranks for the second half of the Super Smash Twenty20 competition with the signing of former SA fast bowler Kyle Abbott.

Fired up Abbott excited to be back in Durban

2018-10-30 21:02

Former Proteas bowler Kyle Abbott will form a crucial cog in the Durban Heat's bowling line-up for the upcoming Mzansi Super League.

Reprieve for ‘Kolpaks’ in SA cricket

2018-05-03 17:17

Although several may not return next season anyway, Kolpak-contracted SA cricketers are clear to continue playing back home if they wish, writes Rob Houwing

No Abbott, Rossouw for T20 Global League

2017-08-24 10:00

Former Proteas fast bowler Kyle Abbott will not be a part of the upcoming T20 Global League.

Abbott shines in England

2017-05-21 11:02

South Africa's Kyle Abbott again showed what his compatriots will miss while they are in England by taking five wickets for Hampshire.

Abbott takes seven for Hampshire

2017-04-09 07:38

Kyle Abbott, Rory Kleinveldt and Colin Ingram starred for their respective sides as the Country Championship got underway in England.

Abbott: I nearly left after 2015 World Cup

2017-02-06 08:57

Kyle Abbott, who has left South Africa on a Kolpak deal, has confirmed that he came close to leaving after the 2015 World Cup.

Abbott saga: Things we’ve overlooked

2017-01-10 10:15

Rob Houwing identifies facts that run the risk of being lost in the tumult that accompanied Kyle Abbott’s goodbye to the Proteas …

Reaction to Abbott's Kolpak deal a result of SA's 'complexities' - S24

Last week Proteas bowler Kyle Abbott sent shock-waves through SA's cricket community by confirming a three-year deal with English county side Hampshire, effectively writing off the rest of his international career. Sport24's Rob Houwing weighs in. Watch.

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SA's Abbott takes 17 wickets to send records tumbling

2019-09-18 18:14

Former SA Test player Kyle Abbott took 17 wickets in Hampshire's County Championship win over title-chasing Somerset - the best figures in first-class cricket for 63 years.

WATCH: Kyle Abbott excited to make SA return at Durban Heat

2018-11-01 13:14

Former Proteas bowler Kyle Abbott says he is excited to be back playing cricket in South Africa for the Durban Heat in the Mzansi Super League.

Steyn, Abbott inspire Hampshire to crushing victory

2018-09-11 21:00

Kyle Abbott and Dale Steyn showed their class as they dominated the scorecard in a County Championship encounter between Somerset and Hampshire.

Abbott: Ball-tampering scandal blown out of proportion

2018-04-12 17:05

Former Proteas fast bowler Kyle Abbott feels the recent ball-tampering scandal involving three Australian cricketers was “blown out of proportion”.

SA cricket: widespread alarm bells

2017-06-22 11:11

Signs of receding depth, volatility around both the captaincy and national coaching berth … a ‘perfect storm’ hovers very near the Proteas, writes Rob Houwing.

SA cricketers set to star in English county cricket

2017-04-10 18:41

The County season has begun and this year it sees several South Africans in the mix in England.

Abbott: No 'sour grapes' towards CSA

2017-02-10 18:47

Former Proteas bowler Kyle Abbott harbours no bad feelings towards Cricket South Africa over his decision to leave for England.

Proteas equipped for life after Abbott

2017-01-16 08:55

If the third Test against Sri Lanka is any indication, then the Proteas are well equipped for life after Kyle Abbott.

Protea exodus: CSA versus Kolpak salaries

Last week Proteas bowler Kyle Abbott sent shock-waves through the SA cricket community by confirming a three-year deal with English county side Hampshire, effectively writing off the rest of his international career. Rob Houwing weighs in. Watch.

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Why we're allowed to be angry at Abbott

2017-01-09 09:40

Kyle Abbott's decision to leave South Africa must be respected, but he should have come clean sooner, writes Lloyd Burnard.

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