The Springbok Captains: the men who shaped South African rugby
Through 124 eventful and passionate years, the Springbok rugby captain has represented many things to many South Africans. He has united, and he has divided. He has thrilled, he has disappointed. He has inspired, he has disheartened. He has triumphed, he has failed.
In this fully updated new edition, Edward Griffiths and Stephen Nell depict the men who have been able to call themselves ‘Springbok Captain’ through their backgrounds, triumphs and tragedies.
Defining Moments At The Crease celebrates 25 years of South Africa’s greatest cricketing moments
Who will ever forget Mark Boucher punching the sky after scoring the winning runs in the “438” game against Australia? Or when Makhaya Ntini took five wickets at Lords and knelt down to kiss the hallowed turf? At the Crease commemorates the extraordinary journey travelled by the Proteas since readmission to world cricket in 1991 and is filled with the finest photographs that capture the triumphs and tragedies on the cricket field.
SPORTS STARS FEATURED INCLUDE:
Clive Rice, Kepler Wessels, Allan Donald, Gary Kirsten, Herschelle Gibbs, Jacques Kallis, Mark Boucher, Makhaya Ntini, Shaun Pollock, Graeme Smith, Hashim Amla, AB de Villiers and many more.