Since the epic Ashes series in which England won the five-match series 2-1 for the first time since 1987, cricket has grown in popularity around the world, to the extent that cricket bats are outselling footballs in the United Kingdom, and people as far away as Norway and China are getting hooked on the game. […]
Friday 13th October 2006 sees the start of the newly expanded Street Cricket League for the third year running, now expanded to include two new regions in Cape Town, Gugulethu and Mitchell’s Plain, and also to Mossel Bay communities Kwa Nonqaba, Tarka, and Extension 23.
With the final squash test to be played in Fish Hoek today, the Proteas are still in with a shout, though mainly due to victories in the men’s team making up for losses by the women.
Boland must love Port Elizabeth – they won the Spar national netball championships here for the second time, beating Free State 28 – 25 in the final today.