Month: January 2022

Exclusive: Cricket supremo throws out a challenge to England, after South Africa topple the world’s top-ranked Test team, India.

14 January 2022 By Paul Martin

By Paul Martin at Newlands Cricket Ground, Cape Town. South Africa’s director of cricket, former captain Graeme Smith, has warned England his country’s Test team will be even better by the time they take on England in England during July and August. South Africa are fresh from a stunning series victory against the world’s top-ranked […]

Controversial leg-before-wicket reversal raises issues about modern cricket technology. And about whether some modern cricket-players are whingers.

14 January 2022 By Paul Martin

By Paul Martin at Newlands Cricket Ground, Cape Town. India’s impending Test series defeat against South Africa here was preceded by an astonishing Indian display of how to be bad losers. At 60 runs for one wicket, dismissing the gritty South African opening batsman and captain Dean Elgar was a huge imperative for a hardpressed […]

The ghosts of apartheid’s bloody past. The murder in 1993 of a top South African nearly led to the collapse of crucial talks and a descent into civil war. The murderer may soon be released.

1 January 2022 By Paul Martin

Gaye Derby-Lewis, in an exclusive interview with Correspondent.World, insisted her husband was not a murderer, as he never gave a final order to kill. Clive Derby-Lewis died from cancer in 2016 while on parole after a commuted death sentence and 20 years imprisonment. But a Polish immigrant who pulled the trigger and killed top ANC […]