South Africa

Ottis Gibson front-line choice for Proteas head coach role - Faf du Plessis

South Africa captain Faf du Plessis revealed that former West Indies fast bowler Ottis Gisbon is the front-line choice to be named the head coach of the team.
12 August 2017
 

Balanced England can win Ashes - Faf du Plessis

South Africa captain Faf du Plessis believes England have the right balance to beat Australia in the Ashes series to be played later this year.
9 August 2017

England rise to third position in ICC Test Rankings

England have overtaken their Ashes rival Australia to the third position in the International Cricket Council Test Rankings following their 3-1 series victory over South Africa.
8 August 2017

Moeen Ali picks five wickets as England complete 3-1 series win

Moeen Ali picked a five wicket haul as England managed to dismiss South Africa for 202 runs in the final innings on day four and completed a 177 run victory in the fourth Test at Old Trafford, thereby winning the series 3-1.
8 August 2017

Quick Moeen fifty stretch England's lead to 360 runs

Moeen Ali scored a blistering unbeaten half-century as England managed to reach 224 for eight, thereby taking their lead to 360 runs before rain brought a premature end to the third day in the fourth Test against South Africa at Old Trafford.
7 August 2017

Anderson picks four as South Africa's struggle with bat continues

After Jonny Bairstow scored a determined 99 to lift England to 362 runs, a four wicket haul from James Anderson restricted South Africa to 220 for nine at stumps on day two of the fourth Test at Old Trafford.
6 August 2017

ECB reveals no approach made by South Africa on Ottis Gibson

England and Wales Cricket Board has denied any approach made by their counterparts Cricket South Africa on appointing former West Indies pace bowler as their new head coach.
5 August 2017

Rabada's late strike give South Africa edge on day one

Duanne Olivier and Kagiso Rabada picked two wickets apiece as South Africa restricted England to 260 for six at stumps on day one of the final Test at Old Trafford.
5 August 2017

South Africa will be desperate to maintain unbeaten streak in England - Fourth Test Preview

South Africa will be desperate to come up with a spirited performance as they meet England one final time this season in the fourth Test at Old Trafford on Friday.
4 August 2017

Fourth Test, England v South Africa - Statistical Preview

England and South Africa will face each other one final time in this season in the fourth Test at Old Trafford on Friday with the series poised at 2-1 in favour of hosts. Let us take a look at few of the key statistics ahead of the encounter.
3 August 2017

Vernon Philander confirms recovery from viral infection

South Africa speedster Vernon Philander has confirmed recovery from a viral infection that limited his participation in the third Test against England at The Oval.
3 August 2017

Ashwin rises to second, Stokes makes a rise in ICC Tests rankings

England all-rounder Ben Stokes has climbed to his career best position in the International Cricket Council Rankings for batsmen and bowlers after his fine performance in the third Test against South Africa at The Oval.
2 August 2017

England recall Steven Finn to replace injured Mark Wood

England selectors have recalled Middlesex seamer Steven Finn as a replacement for injured Mark Wood in the squad for the fourth and final Test against South Africa at Old Trafford.
2 August 2017

Moeen picks hat-trick as England take 2-1 lead against South Africa

Toby Roland-Jones picked a eight wicket haul on debut while Moeen Ali snared four wickets in the second innings that included a hat-trick as England successfully overcame stern resistance from Dean Elgar to win the third Test at The Oval by 239 runs and thereby claiming a 2-1 lead in the series.
1 August 2017

Elgar, Bavuma lead South Africa fightback but England favourites on final day

After South Africa were set a target of 492 runs in the final innings, England struck early to reduce Proteas to 117 runs for four wickets at stumps on day four of the third Test at Kennington Oval.
30 July 2017

Wet weather at The Oval gives South Africa some respite

Toby Roland-Jones capped off a fantastic five-wicket haul on his debut game as England dismissed South Africa for 175 runs in their first innings and stretched the lead to 252 runs with nine wickets in hand before rain played spoilsport washing out almost 59 overs of play on day three of the third Test at The Oval.
29 July 2017

Vernon Philander hospitalised with suspected viral infection

South Africa speedster Vernon Philander was taken to a London hospital on Friday with a suspected viral infection during the second day's play in the third Test at The Oval.
29 July 2017

Toby Roland-Jones shines on debut as South Africa struggle at 126/8

After Ben Stokes scored a brilliant century, Toby Roland-Jones sparkled on his debut game with a four-wicket haul as England restricted South Africa to 126 for eight at stumps on day two thereby maintaining a lead of 227 runs in the first innings in the third Test at The Oval.
28 July 2017

Cook rescues England on rain hit day one at The Oval

Alastair Cook scored a determined unbeaten 82 run knock as England recovered to 171 for four at stumps on rain hit day one of the third Test against South Africa at The Oval.
28 July 2017

Kennington Oval form partnership with Sky Ocean Rescue to reduce use of plastic

As the Kennington Oval is about to make history on Thursday when England and South Africa face each other in the third Test, efforts are being made to make the venue plastic free.
27 July 2017