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Welcome to Short Fine Legs. A cricket podcast that spits off a length into the corridor of uncertainty. A tantalising delivery of hostile snorters that gets tongues wagging like errantly wafting bats. Mostly it's just jargon. Daniel Gallan is a freelance journalist who has spent too much of his life watching highlights of Brian Lara and poring over old scorecards. Join him and an array of guests from the world of cricket. 

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Welcome to Short Fine Legs. A cricket podcast that spits off a length into the corridor of uncertainty. A tantalising delivery of hostile snorters that gets tongues wagging like errantly wafting bats. Mostly it's just jargon. Daniel Gallan is a freelance journalist who has spent too much of his life watching highlights of Brian Lara and poring over old scorecards. Join him and an array of guests from the world of cricket. 

    Can South Africa win the T20 World Cup

    Can South Africa win the T20 World Cup

    Dan rides solo as he asks, and answers, the question on the lips of every Proteas fan. Sure, they can win the thing, but how?

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    • 12 min
    Paul Adams: Part 2

    Paul Adams: Part 2

    In this second episode of our special on Paul Adams, Dan makes a the case that the chubby wrist spinner with an alien action is arguably South Africa's most iconic cricketer of the modern age.

    But it wasn't all clear sailing. Unfair comparisons with Shane Warne, a change in leadership and a freak injury hampered his career. Then a troubled stint as a coach both enhanced and sullied his reputation.

    Whatever your view, there can be no denying that Gogga left his mark on the game.

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    • 16 min
    Paul Adams: Part 1

    Paul Adams: Part 1

    In this episode Daniel Gallan takes a look back at the extraordinary career of a cricketing legend Paul Adams. the enigmatic leg-spinner captured the hearts of the South African public and this episode shines a light on some of the special moments.

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    • 20 min
    SJN Hearings with Simnikiwe Xabanisa.

    SJN Hearings with Simnikiwe Xabanisa.

    What comes next for South African cricket?

    This is a watershed moment for South African cricket. The SJN Hearings have rocked the foundations of the game in the country and now assistant coach Enoch Nkwe has left his post.

    Helping Dan and Nons unpack this mess is award winning journalist Simnikiwe Xabanisa.

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    • 37 min
    Enoch Nkwe Part 2

    Enoch Nkwe Part 2

    In the second episode of a special two part interview, The Proteas assistant coach Enoch Nkwe chats to Dan and Nons about his experience learning and coaching overseas and the impact he looks to make in helping the Proteas attain a trophy in 2023. 

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    • 46 min
    Enoch Nkwe Part 1

    Enoch Nkwe Part 1

    In the first episode of a special two part interview, The Proteas assistant coach Enoch Nkwe chats to Dan and Nons about life in cricket. Here he unpacks his early days growing up in Soweto, the cultural challenges of moving to St. Stithians High School and how childhood trauma has shaped his views as a coach.

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    • 43 min

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