South Africa

BJ Watling urges more caution against Keshav Maharaj

New Zealand wicket-keeper batsman BJ Watling has urged his team-mates to adopt a cautious approach against South Africa left-arm spinner Keshav Maharaj after his match-winning spell in Wellington.
22 March 2017
 

Injury concerns for Quinton de Kock, Trent Boult ahead of decider

Injury concerns for South African wicket-keeper batsman Quinton de Kock and New Zealand's new-ball bowler Trent Boult makes them a doubtful starter for the third and deciding Test in Hamilton.
22 March 2017

New Zealand name unchanged squad for series decider

New Zealand have named an unchanged 14-man squad for the third and final Test against South Africa that kicks off on 25th March at Seddon Park in Hamilton.
20 March 2017

Maharaj six-wicket haul sets up convincing victory for South Africa

A brilliant six-wicket haul from Keshav Maharaj dismissed New Zealand for 171 in their second innings following which South Africa chased down the target of 81 runs with eight wickets in hand to win the second Test in Wellington and claim an unassailable lead of 1-0 in the series.
18 March 2017

Bavuma, de Kock lead South Africa fightback on day two

Quinton de Kock and Temba Bavuma led South Africa's reply as they ended day two with a score of 349 for nine to claim a lead of 81 runs against New Zealand in the second Test in Wellington.
17 March 2017

Henry Nicholls notches maiden century on tough batting day

Henry Nicholls registered his maiden Test century on conditions conducive for bowling as New Zealand were bowled for 268 runs in their first innings following which South Africa lost both their openers and were restricted to 24 for two at stumps on day one of the second Test in Wellington.
16 March 2017

South Africa include Dane Piedt for New Zealand Tests

South Africa off-spinner Dane Piedt has been drafted into the Test squad for the remainder of series against New Zealand.
14 March 2017

Neil Broom to replace injured Ross Taylor for second Test

Otago batsman Neil Broom has been called up to New Zealand squad for the second Test against South Africa in Wellington following the injury to Ross Taylor.
12 March 2017

Rain plays spoilsport as Dunedin Test ends in disappointing draw

Relentless rain ensured no play was possible on the final day as the first Test between New Zealand and South Africa in Dunedin ended in a draw.
12 March 2017

Du Plessis holds South Africa fort on tough batting day

Late strikes from New Zealand restricted South Africa to 224 for six before bad light brought a premature end to the day as the Proteas stretched their lead 191 runs with four wickets in hand at stumps on day four.
11 March 2017

Dunedin Test in balance after Maharaj, Williamson heroics

Kane Williamson scored 130 while Keshav Maharaj registered a five-wicket haul as the first Test between New Zealand and South Africa hangs in balance with Proteas having a slender five-run lead with nine wickets in hand at stumps on day three.
10 March 2017

Williamson's knock give New Zealand slight advantage

Kane Williamson scored a fighting 78-run unbeaten knock as New Zealand went on to post 177 for three at stumps on day two in response to South Africa's first innings total of 308 runs in the first Test in Dunedin.
9 March 2017

ICC Women's World Cup schedule unveiled

The International Cricket Council has announced the schedule for the upcoming ICC Women's World Cup 2017 to be held in England in June and July.
8 March 2017

Dean Elgar's century leads South Africa fightback on day one

Dean Elgar led South Africa's resistance with an unbeaten century as they went on to post 229 for four at stumps on day one of the first Test against New Zealand in Dunedin.
8 March 2017

Bowlers set up convincing series victory for South Africa

A collective bowling effort led by Kagiso Rabada restricted New Zealand to 149 runs following which Faf du Plessis led the chase with an unbeaten fifty as they sealed a six-wicket win in the final One-Day International in Auckland to wrap up the series 3-2.
4 March 2017

New Zealand recall Neesham, Patel for first Test against South Africa

New Zealand have recalled all-rounder James Neesham and off-spinner Jeetan Patel in the squad for the first Test against South Africa that begins in Dunedin next week.
3 March 2017

Guptill marathon powers New Zealand to series levelling victory

Martin Guptill made a stunning comeback with an unbeaten 180-run knock as New Zealand completed a chase of 280 runs with seven wickets in hand in 45 overs against South Africa to win the fourth One-Day International in Hamilton and level the series 2-2.
1 March 2017

Mike Hesson urges New Zealand to move on from massive defeat in Wellington

New Zealand coach Mike Hesson wants his team to move on from their dismal performance against South Africa in the third One-Day International in Wellington where they were handed a 159-run defeat by the visitors.
27 February 2017

South Africa bowlers back AB de Villiers blitz to secure massive 159-run victory

After AB de Villiers scored a brilliant 85 to take South Africa to 271 for eight, a collective bowling performance from the visitors dismissed New Zealand for 112 in the chase to complete a 159-run victory in the third One-Day International in Wellington to seal a 2-1 lead in the series.
25 February 2017

Morne Morkel included in South Africa Test squad for New Zealand series

Titans fast bowler Morne Morkel has made a comeback to the South Africa Test squad that will feature in a three-match Test series against New Zealand next month.
25 February 2017