Kepler Wessels

Kepler Wessels not surprised with India's ODI series triumph against South Africa

Kepler Wessels not surprised with India's ODI series triumph against South Africa

Praising the visiting team, Wessels pointed out that India were clearly the better side and they played accordingly. On the other hand, South Africa's frailties against quality spin hurt them. 

Feb 17, 2018, 17:40 PM IST
Kepler Wessels thinks Rohit Sharma will never come good in South Africa

Kepler Wessels thinks Rohit Sharma will never come good in South Africa

India opener Rohit Sharma may have scored three double hundreds in ODIs but former South Africa captain Kepler Wessels is not much impressed.

Feb 12, 2018, 16:03 PM IST
India vs South Africa, 2nd Test: Kepler Wessels shows soft corner for Ajinkya Rahane, backs Virat Kohli to come good on bouncy wickets soon

India vs South Africa, 2nd Test: Kepler Wessels shows soft corner for Ajinkya Rahane, backs Virat Kohli to come good on bouncy wickets soon

Former South Africa captain Kepler Wessels has revealed that he was surprised to see Ajinkya Rahane out of the Indian team for the first Test in Cape Town against South Africa that the visitors lost by 72 runs after an abominable batting performance in the match.

Jan 12, 2018, 17:22 PM IST
Kepler Wessels suspected Hansie Cronje of fixing matches long before he was caught in 2000

Kepler Wessels suspected Hansie Cronje of fixing matches long before he was caught in 2000

Cronje in 2000 had admitted to taking bribes from gamblers since 1996 before being handed a life ban from cricket. However, two years later, Cronje died in an aeroplane crash.

Feb 23, 2017, 23:23 PM IST
South Africa vs India: Kepler Wessels urges Proteas to not 'whine' about pitches after series loss

South Africa vs India: Kepler Wessels urges Proteas to not 'whine' about pitches after series loss

Several former players have slammed the spin-friendly conditions in India, which saw the Nagpur Test end inside three days.

Dec 01, 2015, 12:47 PM IST

Domingo hits back on Kepler Wessels` criticism on Proteas` World T20 fallout

South Africa coach Russell Domingo has reportedly hit back on former captain Kepler Wessels criticism of the team`s tactics following their falling out in the ICC World Twenty20 in Bangladesh.

Apr 09, 2014, 10:46 AM IST

Kepler Wessels wants new coaches for Proteas T20 squad

Former South African captain Kepler Wessels is reportedly of the opinion that new coaches should be provided to the team for the shorter format of cricket.

Apr 08, 2014, 17:14 PM IST

World Twenty20: India will reach final if there is no play on Friday

With the weather forecast for Friday predicting another round of heavy rainfall here, India will be the lucky team if it eventually pours as they would then automatically advance to the final of the ICC World T20.

Apr 04, 2014, 09:25 AM IST

South Africa in no hurry to select new test skipper

With their next test series in Sri Lanka in July, Cricket South Africa (CSA) say they are in no rush to find a replacement captain for Graeme Smith, who retired from the sport at the conclusion of the third test against Australia on Wednesday.

Mar 06, 2014, 14:19 PM IST

1992 Proteas World Cup squad player accused of rape

A former South African cricketer, who played for the national team and took part in the 1992 Cricket World Cup, has reportedly been accused of rape.

Mar 05, 2014, 15:50 PM IST

Sunil Gavaskar hails `retiring` Kallis as one of `all-time great players`

Former South African captains Shaun Pollock and Kepler Wessels and Indian batting legend Sunil Gavaskar have hailed all-rounder Jacques Kallis as one of the country`s all-time great cricketers following the announcement that he will retire from Test cricket after this week`s Test match against India at Kingsmead.

Dec 27, 2013, 22:11 PM IST

Pollock, Wessels praise Kallis as all-time great cricketer

Former South African captains Shaun Pollock and Kepler Wessels praised Jacques Kallis as one of South Africa`s all-time great cricketers following the announcement that he will retire from Test cricket after this week`s match against India at Kingsmead.

Dec 26, 2013, 23:49 PM IST

Kepler Wessels lauds Indian team for `brilliant` Johannesburg show

Hailing the technique and mental approach of the Indian batsmen in the first Test, former South African captain Kepler Wessels said the visitors are expected to continue their "brilliant" show in the second match, starting Thursday in Durban.

Dec 23, 2013, 17:49 PM IST

Allan Donald recalls exploits in 1992 World Cup

Former South Africa fast bowler Allan Donald has said the 1992 ICC Cricket World Cup provided him with the opportunity to show his talent and potential on a global stage.

Aug 02, 2013, 17:46 PM IST

Wessels blames ‘ageing’ Ponting’s ‘fading reflexes’ for repeated failures

Former South Africa batsman Kepler Wessels believes veteran Ricky Ponting’s incessant failure against top quality fast bowling attack is down to his fading reflexes.

Nov 22, 2012, 13:42 PM IST

Players who played for two different countries

There are only 14 players in the history of international cricket who have represented two different countries in their Test careers.

Feb 18, 2012, 10:58 AM IST

Players who played for two different countries

There are only 14 players in the history of international cricket who have represented two different countries in their Test careers.

Feb 18, 2012, 10:58 AM IST

India coach Fletcher faces dilemma, says Wessels

India coach Duncan Fletcher faces a dilemma after a lack of discipline helped account for India`s 4-0 series loss to England, according to former South Africa captain Kepler Wessels.

Aug 25, 2011, 19:37 PM IST

Smith`s hunger could be back after marriage: Kepler Wessels

Kepler Wessels feels current Test skipper Graeme Smith`s interest in the game could be back after his recent marriage to Irish singer Morgan Deane.

Aug 09, 2011, 09:54 AM IST

Ponting should focus on batting

Ricky Ponting should give up the Australian captaincy and concentrate on his batting, says former SA skipper Kepler Wessels.

Jan 12, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

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