England

Vernon Philander ruled out of England Test series

South African fast bowler Vernon Philander has been ruled out of the remainder of the ongoing four-match Test series against England after failing to recover from his ankle injury.
7 January 2016

Hashim Amla steps down as South Africa Test captain

South African batsman Hashim Amla has tendered his resignation from the Test captaincy after the completion of the second Test in Cape Town which ended in a draw.
6 January 2016

England survive South Africa scare on final day

South Africa picked as many as six wickets in the first two sessions of the final day giving the visitors a scare but Moeen Ali and Jonny Bairstow saw England through to safety with the gloomy weather finally ending the second Test in Cape Town as a draw.
6 January 2016

Stuart Broad charged for kicking the pitch

England fast bowler Stuart Broad has been charged by the International Cricket Council for kicking the Newlands pitch on the fourth day of the second Test in Cape Town.
6 January 2016

South Africa declare after Bavuma ton pushes them to safety

South Africa declared after a maiden Test hundred from Temba Bavuma took their total to 627 for seven following which England safely negotiated six tricky overs to end day four of the second Test in Cape Town with an 18-run lead.
5 January 2016

Steven Finn blames Newlands backdrop for missed catches

England fast bowler Steven Finn reckons that the backdrop of the Newlands ground in Cape Town was a factor which contributed to the fielders dropping catches on day three of the second Test.
5 January 2016

Amla marathon propels South African reply

Hashim Amla signalled his return to form with an unbeaten 157 while AB de Villiers and Faf du Plessis hit fifties to take South Africa's total to 353 for three at stumps on day three still trailing England by 276 runs in the second Test in Cape Town.
4 January 2016

Dean Elgar admits South Africa were shocked by Ben Stokes blitz

South African opening batsman Dean Elgar admitted that his team were taken by surprise by the stupendous double century from Ben Stokes on day two of the second Test in Cape Town.
4 January 2016

Records tumble as Stokes, Bairstow send South Africa on a leather hunt

A record breaking double hundred from Ben Stokes and a maiden century from Jonny Bairstow helped England post 629 runs in their first innings following which Hashim Amla's unbeaten fifty guided South Africa to 141 for two at stumps on day two of the second Test in Cape Town.
3 January 2016

Test cricket challenges excite Alex Hales

England opening batsman Alex Hales said he loves the challenges thrown to him in Test cricket after scoring his maiden half-century on day one of the second Test against South Africa in Cape Town.
3 January 2016

England make steady gains on day one

Steady fifties from Alex Hales, Joe Root and Ben Stokes pushed England to a total of 317 for five at stumps on day one of the second Test against South Africa in Cape Town.
2 January 2016

Alastair Cook to be careful with James Anderson's return

England captain Alastair Cook stated that the team management will adopt a careful approach with the return of James Anderson for the second Test against South Africa.
2 January 2016

England look to annihilate South Africa - Second Test preview

Following a resounding victory in the first Test against South Africa, England will be looking to extend their domination in the second game in Cape Town.
1 January 2016

We are really hungry to push on - Alastair Cook

England captain Alastair Cook stated that his team is hungry for more success after defeating South Africa by 241 runs in the first Test in Durban.
31 December 2015

Moeen Ali bowls England to victory on final day

Moeen Ali picked up three wickets on the final day to dismiss South Africa for 174 in the final innings and secure a massive 241-run victory for England in the first Test in Durban.
30 December 2015

England are in fantastic position to press for victory - Finn

England fast bowler Steven Finn is confident that his team is in a great position to push for a historic victory against South Africa in the first Test in Durban.
30 December 2015

England on course for historic win despite de Villiers resistance

Steven Finn took three wickets to reduce South Africa to 136 for four in a chase of 416 runs, putting England on a course for their first Test win against the Proteas since December 2009 despite a solid resistance from AB de Villiers.
29 December 2015

AB de Villiers concerned about increasing workload

South African batsman AB de Villiers is concerned about his increasing workload across the three formats of the game amidst rumours over a possible retirement from Test cricket.
29 December 2015

England build sizeable lead after Elgar ton

Riding on Joe Root's unbeaten half-century England scored 172 for three at stumps on day three to stretch their lead to 261 runs with seven wickets in hand after Dean Elgar's unbeaten hundred remained the only saving grace for South Africa in their first innings of the first Test in Durban.
28 December 2015

Stuart Broad thanks Ottis Gibson for his improved bowling

England fast bowler Stuart Broad has thanked the bowling coach Ottis Gibson for helping him become an improved bowler after leading the bowling attack in the absence of James Anderson.
28 December 2015