South African pace bowler Vernon Philander, who is currently on a comeback trail after a lengthy layoff due to an ankle injury is eyeing a county contract to boost his chances for an international return.
South African Twenty20 International captain Faf du Plessis has copped a 50 per cent fine of his match fee from the International Cricket Council after showing dissent at an umpiring decision during his dismissal in the ICC World T20 encounter against Sri Lanka.
A clinical bowling performance from South Africa bowled Sri Lanka out for 120 runs following which a calm fifty from Hashim Amla helped set up an eight-wicket consolation win in their final Super 10 Group 1 encounter of the ICC World Twenty20 in Delhi.
Chamari Atapattu struck a fifty as Sri Lanka Women set South Africa Women a target of 115 runs before restricting them to 104 for seven in 20 overs to secure a 10-run consolation victory in the Group A encounter of the ICC Women's World Twenty20 in Bangalore.
By beating Sri Lanka by 10 runs, England knocked out both Sri Lanka and South Africa, and qualified for the ICC World T20 semi-finals, watched by Chetan Narula, to set up a likely clash with New Zealand on Wednesday.
South Africa Women's campaign in the ICC World Twenty20 was brought to an end by an all-round display from Sophie Devine and a three-wicket haul from Leigh Kasperek which secured a seven-wicket win for New Zealand Women in the Group A encounter of the tournament in Bangalore.
West Indies T20 skipper Darren Sammy has expressed confidence in his team's ability to defeat South Africa in their upcoming Group 1 encounter of the ongoing ICC World Twenty20 tournament at Nagpur on Friday.
Suné Luus took a career haul of best five wickets for eight runs as South Africa Women restricted Ireland Women to 89 for nine in 20 overs in a chase of 157 runs to secure a massive 67-run victory in the Group A encounter of the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 in Chennai.