Ex-skipper Ali Bacher backs De Villiers to be appointed new Proteas` Test captain

Former South African captain Ali Bacher has said that the team`s current ODI squad captain AB de Villiers should be given the reins of the nation`s Test team, with Faf du Plessis being appointed as vice-captain.

Ex-skipper Ali Bacher backs De Villiers to be appointed new Proteas` Test captain

Former South African captain Ali Bacher has said that the team`s current ODI squad captain AB de Villiers should be given the reins of the nation`s Test team, with Faf du Plessis being appointed as vice-captain.

Sunil Gavaskar, ex-Test skippers `worried` over Test cricket`s `long-term` future

A group of legendary Test captains, including former Indian stalwart Sunil Gavaskar, has expressed their concerns over the future of Test cricket, which is the longest form of the game.

Bacher says presence of Smith, Kallis `non-negotiable` for Proteas

Former South African Test captain Ali Bacher has said that the presence of current Test skipper Graeme Smith and all-rounder Jacques Kallis in the country`s Test squad is `non-negotiable` if South Africa wants to retain its place on top of the global best rankings.

Bacher warns Proteas not to let T20 `overrun` Test cricket

Former South African Test captain Ali Bacher has warned the current Proteas cricket administrators not to allow Twenty cricket overrun their first-class Test games.

Cricketers continue to interact with bookies: Ali Bacher

Former Cricket South Africa supremo Ali Bacher believes that the malpractice of players interacting with bookmakers continues to take place even today.

Bacher praises selection panel that appointed Smith as captain

Former South African cricket supremo Ali Bacher has lauded the 2003 Omar Henry-led selection committee for appointing Graeme Smith as national captain when was just 22 and in the initial phrase of his international career.

Ex-captain Bacher hails Smith’s team as best in Proteas Test history

Former South Africa captain Ali Bacher has claimed current Proteas Test team under Graeme Smith is the best in their history.

Smith is the strongest on-side player I`ve ever seen: Bacher

Former South African captain Ali Bacher has lauded Graeme Smith, terming the present Proteas skipper as the strongest on-side player he has ever witnessed.

Bacher calls for review of CSA constitution

Former South African cricket supremo Ali Bacher has called for a radical reform of the Constitution of Cricket South Africa (CSA).

Cricket now about corporate governance, not bat and ball: Ali

Former South African cricket supremo Ali Bacher feels corporate governance has now taken precedence over bat and ball in international cricket.

I refused 2003 World Cup bonus: Ali Bacher

Ali Bacher told an inquiry into the financial affairs of Cricket South Africa that he had refused an offer of a substantial bonus for his role in hosting the 2003 Cricket World Cup in the country.

Bacher agrees to give verbal statement on alleged 2003 World Cup pay-off

Former Cricket South Africa (CSA) chief Ali Bacher is expected to explain the alleged payment of Rand five million in bonuses when the country’s sports ministry`s inquiry into cricket resumes in Pretoria on Tuesday.

Ali Bacher is a liar: Majola

Former South African cricket supremo Ali Bacher has been labelled a `liar` by CSA CEO Gerald Majola for denying receiving a five million rands bonus after the country`s hosting of the 2003 World Cup.

Ali Bacher ready to appear before cricket inquiry

Former South African cricket supremo Ali Bacher said that he is ready to appear before the inquiry committee looking into the financial affairs of Cricket South Africa.

Bacher rejects Majola`s R5m World Cup bonus allegation

Ali Bacher has rejected claims by Gerald Majola that he set the precedent for huge bonuses by taking a five million rands payment after the 2003 World Cup.