South Africa

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

Disciplined New Zealand bowlers thrive on day one

New Zealand put up a disciplined bowling display to restrict South Africa to 236 for eight from 77.4 overs that were possible on the first day of the first Test in Durban, which was affected by bad light.
19 August 2016

New Zealand recall Curtis, Huddleston for South Africa tour

Pace bowler Holly Huddleston and top-order batsman Sam Curtis have been recalled to the New Zealand Womens One-Day International squad which is set to tour South Africa in October.
19 August 2016

Dale Steyn looking to trade pace for longevity

South African pace spearhead Dale Steyn said that he is looking to cut down a bit of pace from his arsenal in order to increase his longevity in the game.
18 August 2016

India claim number one rank after Australia suffer series whitewash

India have claimed the number one rank in Test cricket after Australia's 3-0 series defeat against Sri Lanka saw them slip down to the third position.
17 August 2016

Mark Boucher joins South Africa coaching staff for New Zealand Tests

Former Proteas wicket-keeper batsman Mark Boucher has joined as a member of the South African coaching staff for a short stint ahead of the upcoming Test series against New Zealand.
15 August 2016

We will pick our best playing XI - Russell Domingo

South African coach Russell Domingo asserted that the team management will pick the best XI players for the upcoming Test series against New Zealand amid the issue over racial quotas.
15 August 2016

Wolvaardt, Luus lead South Africa to series victory

Laura Wolvaardt scored her maiden century while Sune Luus picked her second five-wicket haul in three games as South Africa Women defeated Ireland Women by 67 runs in the third One-Day International in Dublin to take a 3-0 lead in the series.
9 August 2016

Cricket South Africa supports two-tier Test system

Cricket South Africa chief executive Haroon Lorgat has stated that the board supports the proposed two-tier system in Test cricket.
9 August 2016

Cricket South Africa bans Thami Tsolekile and three others

Cricket South Africa has banned four cricketers, Thami Tsolekile, Jean Symes, Ethy Mbhalati and Pumelela Matshikwe for their involvement in the 2015 Ram Slam Twenty20 fixing scandal.
8 August 2016

South Africa Women claim 2-0 lead as du Preez stars with unbeaten ton

Mignon du Preez struck an unbeaten ton as South Africa Women bowled Ireland Women out for 204 runs after setting a target of 273, to take a 2-0 lead in the four-match series with a 68-run victory in the second One-Day International in Dublin.
7 August 2016

All-round Sune Luus delivers comfortable win for South Africa Women

Sune Luus hit a fifty and followed it up with a six-wicket haul as South Africa Women posted a total of 283 for seven and secured an 89-run victory over Ireland Women in the first One-Day International in Dublin.
5 August 2016

Bowlers help Ireland Women level series

Ireland Women successfully defended a target of 116 runs and bowled South Africa Women out for 95 runs in 19.3 overs to secure a 20-run win in the second Twenty20 International in Dublin, which drew the two-match series 1-1.
4 August 2016

AB de Villiers, Morne Morkel to miss New Zealand Test series

South African skipper AB de Villiers and fast bowler Morne Morkel have been ruled out of the upcoming Test series against New Zealand due to injuries.
2 August 2016

Du Preez stars with a fifty as South Africa Women win last ball thriller

A fifty from Mignon du Preez and an unbeaten cameo from Dinesha Devnarain helped South Africa Women chase a target of 141 runs in a last-ball thriller and beat Ireland Women by four wickets in the first Twenty20 International in Dublin.
1 August 2016

Kagiso Rabada clean sweeps CSA awards

South African pace sensation Kagiso Rabada won as many as six honours at the annual Cricket South Africa Awards in Johannesburg.
27 July 2016

Ireland Women ODI and T20I squads announced for South Africa series

Cricket Ireland has announced the Ireland Women One-day International and Twenty20 International squads for the home series against South Africa Women which starts in August.
21 July 2016

CPL franchises finalise replacements for South African internationals

The franchises in the ongoing Caribbean Premier League have confirmed the replacement players for the current South African International cricketers who are set to end their stints in the tournament.
19 July 2016

Devnarain to lead South Africa Women in Ireland

Dinesha Devnarain will captain South Africa Women on their tour of Ireland in August as four players - including new skipper Dane van Niekerk - are unavailable due to their participation in the Kia Women's Super League.
15 July 2016

Political unrest? In Zimbabwe, the game must go on

Bisma Ahmed reports from Harare, where cricket continues as normal despite significant political unrest in the country as Zimbabwe prepare to host New Zealand - with the tour set to go ahead as scheduled.
13 July 2016