Sports Gazette

The sports magazine brought to you by the next generation of sport writers

The One Short Podcast – Episode 12: South Africa’s brilliant World Cup | Interview with Daniel Gallan


Daniel Gallan, renowned freelance sports journalist specializing in cricket and rugby, joins Aayush and Toby to discuss South Africa’s highly impressive 2023 ODI World Cup campaign.

We speak about South Africa’s dominance as well as their unpredictability, Temba Bavuma’s inspiring leadership, the in-form Quinton de Kock, the significance of winning a World Cup for South African fans, and more. Daniel also shares his insightful views on the future of the ODI format, and predictions for this World Cup’s knockout stage.

Make sure to follow our Instagram (@OneShortPodcast) and find us on Spotify.


  • Aayush Majumdar

    Sports journalist from India with over five years of work in the field, Aayush has previously covered ATP events and international cricket series, among other big events. He has a keen interest in cricket, tennis and football, but contributes content across sports. Now living and learning in London, he is co-editor of the Sports Gazette.

  • Toby Reynolds

    Toby is the cricket editor at the Sports Gazette. For the last three years, he has been a radio host and podcaster at URN. He also enjoys F1, rugby and football. Having written his dissertation on rugby union salary caps, Toby loves to explore tactical trends and use statistics to back up his arguments, as well as trying to disprove the saying that “stats are for prats”.