South Africa

South Africa pacers rattle Sri Lanka before bad light ends play

The South African pacers made the best use of the conditions to restrict Sri Lanka to 181 for seven before bad light brought an early end to the second day's play in the first Test in Port Elizabeth.
27 December 2016

Sri Lanka pull back things after solid South Africa start

Suranga Lakmal picked a four-wicket haul as he dented South Africa's momentum and restricted them to 267 for six at stumps on day one of the first Test in Port Elizabeth.
26 December 2016

Patience key in Boxing Day Test - Russell Domingo

South Africa head coach Russell Domingo has warned his team of the slow nature of pitch in Port Elizabeth ahead of the Boxing Day Test against Sri Lanka.
24 December 2016

Alviro Petersen banned for two years

Former Proteas batsman Alviro Petersen has been slammed with a two-year ban by Cricket South Africa on Wednesday.
21 December 2016

ICC rejects Faf du Plessis' appeal on ball tampering

International Cricket Council in an independent hearing has rejected the appeal of South Africa captain Faf du Plessis on the recent ball tampering conviction.
21 December 2016

Sri Lanka draw tour game after batsmen get good workout

The top order of Sri Lanka including Dinesh Chandimal scored half-centuries as the visitors had a decent batting practice in the final day of the tour game against South Africa Invitational XI in Potchefstroom which ended in a draw.
20 December 2016

Leus du Plooy resist Sri Lankan bowling attack

After Duanne Olivier and George Linde shared seven wickets between them to restrict Sri Lanka to 373 in their first innings, Leus du Plooy waged a lone battle with the bat scoring a magnificent 142 runs as South Africa Invitational XI ended the day with score of 285 for eight in the tour game in Potchefstroom.
20 December 2016

ICC announces Women's World Cup Qualifier 2017 fixtures

The International Cricket Council on Monday announced the fixtures for the Women's World Cup 2017 which has been scheduled between 7th and 21st February in four venues across Colombo.
19 December 2016

Sri Lankan batsmen make most of the tour game

Four of the Sri Lankan batsmen crossed the 50-run mark as they started the tour of South Africa with a strong performance with the bat posting 328 for six at stumps on day one of the practice game at Potchefstroom.
18 December 2016

Uncapped Theunis de Bruyn named in South Africa Test squad

South African selectors have included uncapped batsman Theunis de Bruyn in the 13-man squad for the home Test series against Sri Lanka.
14 December 2016

AB de Villiers resigns as Proteas Test captain

South Africa star batsman AB de Villiers has decided to step down from the Test captaincy after he failed to recover from long-standing elbow injury.
12 December 2016

Sri Lanka include uncapped seamer Vikum Sanjaya for South Africa Test series

Sri Lanka have called-up uncapped seamer Vikum Sanjaya in their Test squad for the series against South Africa that begins later this month.
9 December 2016

Faf du Plessis hearing scheduled on 19th December

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced 19th December as the date of hearing of South Africa captain Faf du Plessis' appeal against ball-tampering verdict.
6 December 2016

Ellyse Perry looking forward to carry momentum from South Africa series

Australian Women all-rounder Ellyse Perry was pleased with her team's effort in the five-match One-Day International series against South Africa Women which they won 4-0.
1 December 2016

Perry shines with bat and ball for Southern Stars complete 4-0 win

Ellyse Perry scored an important 56 and also picked three wickets as Australia Women completed a 4-0 series win by virtue of their 46-run victory in the fifth One-Day International against South Africa Women in Coffs Harbour.
30 November 2016

South Africa Women collapse dramatically to tie game against Australia Women

South Africa Women lost six wickets in the final 10 overs while chasing a target of 243 and eventually ended the fourth One-Day International against Australia Women with a tie in Coffs Harbour.
27 November 2016

Australia dominate day-night Test again with seven-wicket win

After the Australian seamers bowled out South Africa for 250 in their second innings, the batsmen chased down the target of 127 runs with seven wickets in hand to register a consolation win for the home side.
27 November 2016

Stephen Cook's unbeaten 81 keep South Africa alive

Stephen Cook remained unbeaten on 81 as South Africa managed a 70-run lead with four wickets in hand at stumps on day three of the Third Test against Australia in Adelaide.
26 November 2016

Khawaja's 138 help Australia claim 48-run lead

Usman Khawaja scored a brilliant unbeaten 138 as Australia reached 307 for six at stumps on day two extending their first innings lead to 48 runs against South Africa in the third Test in Adelaide.
25 November 2016

Faf du Plessis century and declaration catches Australia off the guard

Faf du Plessis scored a fabulous unbeaten century as South Africa recovered from 161 for seven to 259 for nine before they declared their innings to have a crack at Australia on day one of the third Test in Adelaide.
24 November 2016