South Africa

South Africa eye rise to second spot in ODI rankings

With a busy international season ahead, South Africa currently have a chance to leapfrog India and New Zealand to claim the second spot in the ICC One-Day International Rankings.
24 September 2016

AB de Villiers to miss Ireland ODI due to injury

South Africa captain AB de Villiers will miss the upcoming One-Day International against Ireland in Benoni on Sunday after failing to recover from an elbow injury.
22 September 2016

Ellyse Perry named captain of Governor-General's XI

Australian all-rounder Ellyse Perry has been selected to lead the Governor-General’s XI against South Africa on 13th November at Drummoyne Oval.
10 September 2016

Queens's Park Oval, Kingsmead receive warning from ICC

Queen's Park Oval in Port of Spain and Kingsmead in Durban were handed official warnings by the International Cricket Council for the poor outfield conditions in the respective Test matches involving India and New Zealand.
9 September 2016

ICC abandons plans for two-tier system in Test cricket

The proposal of the International Cricket Council to create a two-tier system in Test cricket has been dropped after a discussion with the members in a two-day working group meeting in Dubai on Wednesday.
8 September 2016

Uncapped Phehlukwayo called up for Australia ODIs

South African selectors have called up uncapped pacer Andile Phehlukwayo to the One-Day International squad which will take on Australia in a five-match series which gets underway at the end of this month.
7 September 2016

Australia call up Worrall, Mennie and Tremain for South Africa ODIs

The Australian selectors have called up the pace bowling trio of Daniel Worrall, Joe Mennie and Chris Tremain for the upcoming ODI series in South Africa after opting to rest Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood.
5 September 2016

Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Starc rested for South Africa tour

The Australian selectors have decided to rest fast bowlers Josh Hazlewood and Mitchell Starc for the upcoming One-Day International tour of South Africa.
2 September 2016

Dale Steyn reclaims pole position in Test rankings

South African pace spearhead Dale Steyn has reclaimed the number one position in the International Cricket Council rankings for Test bowlers after his excellent performance in the second Test against New Zealand in Centurion.
31 August 2016

Dale Steyn bowls South Africa to series win

Dale Steyn's five-wicket haul led the way for South Africa as they bowled New Zealand out for 195 runs after setting a target of 400 runs and secured a 204-run victory on the fourth day of the second Test in Centurion.
30 August 2016

New Zealand strike back after batting collapse in first innings

After a relentless pace bowling display from South Africa bowled New Zealand out for 214 runs in the first innings, the Black Caps came back strongly to strike with six wickets, reducing the Proteas to 105 for six at stumps on day three of the second Test in Centurion.
29 August 2016

South Africa strike early after Faf du Plessis century

Faf du Plessis led from the front with an unbeaten century, taking South Africa to 481 for eight before declaring their innings following which New Zealand were restricted to 38 for three at stumps on day two of the second Test in Centurion.
28 August 2016

South Africa top-order stand firm on day one

Led by a fluent 82 from Quinton de Kock and fifties from Stephen Cook, Hashim Amla and JP Duminy, South Africa claimed the honours on day one of the second Test against New Zealand in Centurion by scoring 288 for three from 88 overs.
27 August 2016

Mark Boucher handed two-year contract as Titans head coach

Former South African wicket-keeper batsman Mark Boucher has been announced as the next head coach of the Titans franchise on a two-year contract.
23 August 2016

CSA blames unseasonal rain for poor outfield conditions at Kingsmead

Cricket South Africa chief executive Haroon Lorgat has blamed the unseasonal rain in Durban for the poor outfield conditions at Kingsmead where the first Test between the Proteas and New Zealand ended in a draw.
23 August 2016

Outfield at Kingsmead ends first Test in draw

The wet outfield at Kingsmead has forced the first Test between South Africa and New Zealand to end in a dull draw after the fifth day’s play was called off without a ball being bowled.
23 August 2016

Soggy outfield leads to second consecutive washout at Kingsmead

Wet outfield conditions have forced a complete washout of the fourth day’s play of the first Test between South Africa and New Zealand in Durban.
22 August 2016

Dockrell returns for South Africa, Australia ODIs

Ireland left-arm spinner George Dockrell has been recalled to the Ireland One-Day International squad which will face South Africa and Australia next month.
21 August 2016

Overnight rain renders outfield unfit for play on day three

Overnight rain at Kingsmead in Durban left the outfield wet and unsuitable for play, eventually forcing the umpires to abandon play on the third day of the first Test between South Africa and New Zealand.
21 August 2016

Heavy rain intervenes after Steyn twin strikes

Inclement rain washed out two sessions on the second day of the first Test in Durban but not before South Africa speedster Dale Steyn struck twice to remove the New Zealand openers, restricting the Black Caps to 15 for two in 12 overs.
20 August 2016