South Africa

Australia target 612 runs to Win Fourth Test against South Africa

South Africa (du Plessis & Elgar) batted this Test into a draw, at best, for Australia and so with it, a home series win against Australia, for South Africa for the first time since 1970.
2 April 2018
 

South Africa lead by 401 runs at the end of Day 3 against Australia

South Africa are in a commanding position and lead by 401 runs with 7 wickets remaining, at the end of play on Day 3 , at the Wanderers, in Johannesburg, in the Fourth and final Test of this series, against Australia.
1 April 2018

Cummins lead Australia fightback after Markram brilliance

Aiden Markram registered his career highest score of 152 but Australia made a brief comeback with a three-wicket haul from Pat Cummins to restrict South Africa to 313 for six at stumps on day one of the fourth Test in Johannesburg.
30 March 2018

Darren Lehmann to resign as Australia head coach

Australia head coach Darren Lehmann has confirmed that he will resign from his role at the end of the fourth and final Test against South Africa in Johannesburg.
29 March 2018

Demoralised Australia face an uphill task of saving series - Fourth Test Preview

Following a controversial last one week, a demoralised Australia side head to Johannesburg with a hope of levelling the series against South Africa.
29 March 2018

Australia add Matt Renshaw in squad for final Test against South Africa

Australia have added opening batsman Matt Renshaw in the squad for the final Test against South Africa to be played in Johannesburg from 30th March.
27 March 2018

It's been a bizarre, strange and horrible 24 hours - Tim Paine

Australia stand-in captain Tim Paine described the team has been through a tough 24-hour as they succumbed to massive 322-run defeat to South Africa in the third Test in Cape Town.
26 March 2018

Australia's ball tampering scandal affects the reputation of the game - Alastair Cook

Former England captain Alastair Cook has slammed the recent ball-tampering scandal that broke out during the third Test between Australia and South Africa during the recently concluded third Test in Cape Town.
26 March 2018

Morkel five-wicket haul steers South Africa to 2-1 lead

Morne Morkel claimed nine wickets in the game as South Africa wrapped up Australia for 107 in the final innings to complete a 322-run victory in the controversy-marred third Test in Cape Town to take a 2-1 unassailable lead in the series.
25 March 2018

Smith, Warner step down from leadership roles as Tim Paine takes over reins

Australia captain Steven Smith and his deputy David Warner have stepped down from their respective roles following the ball tampering scandal that broke out on Saturday during the third Test against South Africa in Cape Town.
25 March 2018

Cricket Australia to launch investigation on ball tampering in Cape Town Test

Cricket Australia Chief Executive James Sutherland confirmed that the board has launched an investigation into a ball tampering scandal that broke out during the ongoing third Test against South Africa in Cape Town.
25 March 2018

Cameron Bancroft questioned by umpires for suspected ball tampering

Australia opening batsman Cameron Bancroft has found himself in a middle of a controversy after he was questioned by the on-field umpires for a suspected ball tampering during the third day's play in the Newlands Test.
24 March 2018

Morne Morkel relishes 300-wicket landmark

South Africa speedster Morne Morkel has credited hard work for his success after he went past 300 wickets in the ongoing third Test against Australia at Newlands.
24 March 2018

Cricket Australia complains about Newlands crowd after verbal abuse on players

Cricket Australia have lodged an official complaint to Cricket South Africa after the Australian players raised an issue of being verbally abused by the Newlands crowd during the ongoing third Test.
24 March 2018

South Africa pacers restrict Australia on day two

After South Africa managed to post 311 runs in the first innings, their pace bowlers kept Australia in check and restricted them to 245 for nine at stumps on day two of the third Test in Cape Town.
24 March 2018

Cummins lead Australia fightback after Elgar century

After Dean Elgar scored an unbeaten 121 run knock, Pat Cummins helped Australia make a comeback restricting South Africa to 266 for eight at stumps on day one of the first Test in Cape Town.
23 March 2018

South Africa hold psychological advantage with Rabada's return - Third Test Preview

Both Australia and South Africa will be keen to seize advantage when they lock horns in the third Test at Newlands in Cape Town with the series levelled at 1-1.
21 March 2018

South Africa add Duanne Olivier, Chris Morris in squad for final two Tests

South Africa have recalled fast bowler Duanne Olivier and all-rounder Chirs Morris in the squad for the final two Test series against Australia.
19 March 2018

Dale Steyn's comeback plan delayed further

South Africa's hope of drafting pace spearhead Dale Steyn in the third Test against Australia in Newlands has vanished after he failed to make sufficient progress from a heel injury.
14 March 2018

Rabada picks 11 as South Africa level series following six-wicket win in Port Elizabeth

Kagiso Rabada claimed 11 wickets in the game as South Africa dismissed Australia for 239 in their second innings and knocked down the target of 101 runs with six wickets in hand in the second Test in Port Elizabeth to level the series 1-1 with two more games to go.
12 March 2018