MAKHAYA NTINI

  • Twenty20 in Africa's snowcapped mountain Kilimanjaro September 22, 2014

    Map, tent, water, food: check. All needed to scale the snowcapped peak of Africa's highest mountain Kilimanjaro. Bat, ball, stumps, pads: check. Also needed when you're hoping to break the world record for the highest game of cricket ever played. Two teams are taking part in a gruelling eightday trek up the...
  • South Africa to consider franchise 'quotas' October 3, 2013

    Cape Town: South African cricket officials are set to consider a proposal forcing professional franchises to include at least two black Africans in every team. Another item expected to be discussed at an October 11 Cricket South Africa (CSA) meeting will be the need for secondtier, semiprofessional provincial sides to select...
  • South Africa to appoint a black selector December 11, 2012

    Johannesburg: Cricket South Africa (CSA) plans to appoint a black selector soon as part of its efforts to transform the sport in the country. Despite 80 per cent of the population being black, the Proteas have fielded only five black players in the 200 Test matches since South Africa made a...
  • SA have to galvanise themselves as a team: Ntini May 11, 2012

    Johannesburg: Former South African Test fast bowler Makhaya Ntini has said the Proteas will need to galvanise their team culture before they are able to dominate Test cricket. South Africa will face England in a Test series in July to claim the No.1 spot but Ntini warned that they could...
  • 'IPL should help SA players learn teamwork' May 11, 2012

    Johannesburg: South African cricketers tend to perform better as individuals rather than as a unit, and they must learn a few lessons in teamwork through their stints in the ongoing IPL, feels countrys former paceman Makhaya Ntini. "Most of the South Africans playing in the IPL are performing very well," Ntini...
  • 'Kirsten has great plans for South Africa' January 23, 2012

    Johannesburg: Former India coach and presently in charge of the South African cricket team, Gary Kirsten, has great plans for the Proteas, according to several former players here. "[Kirsten] wants to change the cricket culture in South Africa," former paceman Makhaya Ntini said. "Gary has done so much to show that his...