South Africa

South Africa Confident Despite Injuries

South Africa captain Faf du Plessis says his side are confident ahead of their opening match at the ICC Worl Twenty20 despite the fact that both he and Dale Steyn are carrying injuries.
21 March 2014

England, India, South Africa, West Indies Win Warm-Ups

There were ICC Women's World Twenty20 2014 warm-up victories for England, India, South Africa and the West Indies as the teams began their final preparations for the tournament.
21 March 2014

ICC WT20 2014 Preview: The Real Battle Begins

At the time of writing, the last qualifying round of matches had begun in Chittagong. The hosts will play in the evening, taking on Hong Kong, and it should formally decide on their qualification to the next phase
20 March 2014

South Africa Dismiss Pakistan For 71 In Easy Win

South Africa dismissed Pakistan for just 71 in 17.3 overs before wrapping up an utterly convincing eight-wicket win in their latest ICC World Twenty20 warm-up game in Fatullah.
19 March 2014

Du Plessis & Steyn Nurse Hamstring Injuries

South Africa face the possibility of going into the ICC World Twenty20 with both their captain and leading fast bowler short of match practice due to hamstring strains.
19 March 2014

Favourites All Win First Warm-Ups

The four sides that reached the semi-finals of the last ICC Women's World Twenty20 - Australia, England, New Zealand and the West Indies - all won their first warm-up games for the 2014 competition.
18 March 2014

ICC World Twenty20 2014 Preview - South Africa

This team has been at the international top rung for quite some time now, yet for them not to have one an ICC world event has got to be one of the biggest surprises in world cricket.
17 March 2014

All-Round Australia Thrash Proteas To Take Series

Australia showed why some are tipping them as winners of the forthcoming ICC World Twenty20 with a clinical dispatching of South Africa in the final Twenty20 International in Centurion.
14 March 2014

Video - Mike Procter On His Early Career...As A Wicket-Keeper

In this exclusive interview with South African legend Mike Procter, he reveals that in his early days he was a wicket-keeper and occasional off-spinner and it was only later that he became a great fast bowler.
14 March 2014

Hot Spot - ICC WT20 2014 Preview - Group 1

John Pennington and Chetan Narula continue their preview of the ICC World Twenty20 2014 with a look at Group 1 of the tournament where England, New Zealand, Sri Lanka and South Africa take on a qualifier.
14 March 2014

Proteas Learn Lessons From Defeat

South Africa coach Russell Domingo says that his side have learnt valuable lessons despite losing the second Twenty20 International to Australia in Durban.
13 March 2014

Hodge Sixes Take Australia Home

Brad Hodge smashed successive sixes in the final over as Australia won a hugely-reduced second Twenty20 International against South Africa in Durban.
12 March 2014

Best Attack In The World - A Debate Settled?

In the build up to the recent South Africa-Australia Test series, there was a question which put even the greats like Barry Richards and Michael Holding on the spot. Harsha Vardhan attempts to answer it.
12 March 2014

Opening SA-Australia T20I Washed Out

The first Twenty20 International between South Africa and Australia in Port Elizabeth was abandoned without a ball being bowled due to rain.
9 March 2014

Video - Thrown In At The Deep End - Shaun Pollock On South Africa Captaincy

Shaun Pollock recalls how he felt like he was 'thrown in at the deep end' when he was asked to take over as South Africa captain following Hansie Cronje's life ban.
9 March 2014

Video - Pollock On Importance Of Role Models

Shaun Pollock tells Cricket World that he thinks it is vitally important that youngsters have role models they can look to as they are getting into the game.
7 March 2014

Abbott Added To South Africa T20 Squad

South Africa have added Kyle Abbott to their Twenty20 squad to play Australia in three matches as cover for the injured Dale Steyn.
6 March 2014

Johnson To Miss Twenty20 Series

Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson will return home to rest ahead of the ICC World Twenty20 in Bangladesh, missing the three-match series in South Africa.
6 March 2014

Comment - Smith's Departure A Sad Moment

Jack Vittles gives his take on Graeme Smith's retirement from international cricket, which he announced earlier this week.
5 March 2014

Australia End South Africa's Resistance

Australia finally ended South Africa's brave resistance to win the decisive third and final Test in Cape Town by 245 runs, and with it claim a 2-1 series victory.
5 March 2014


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