South Africa

We knew Indian tour would be tough - JP Duminy

South African all-rounder Jean-Paul Duminy believes the ongoing Test series against India has tested the mettle of the Proteas team.
23 November 2015

The odds of pitching a balanced game

We witnessed two Tests in the last couple of weeks that raise many questions - one in Mohali that ended within three days and another at the WACA, Perth that witnessed four centuries and two massive double centuries. Is home advantage the biggest factor in Test matches?
22 November 2015

South Africa call up Marchant de Lange

South Africa have called up fast bowler Marchant de Lange as a cover for Dale Steyn in their depleted pace attack in the ongoing Test series against India.
20 November 2015

Compton, Ballance return to England squad for South Africa Tests

The England selectors have announced a 16-man Test squad for the tour of South Africa, which features the return of Gary Ballance and Nick Compton.
19 November 2015

Second Test ends in draw after fourth consecutive washout

The rain had the final say in the second Test match between India and South Africa in Bangalore as the game ended in a drab draw after the play on the fifth day was also called off due to rain and a wet outfield.
18 November 2015

Rain consumes third consecutive day in Bangalore

A wet outfield and more rain ensured that the fourth day of the second Test match between India and South Africa was called off without a ball being bowled.
17 November 2015

Rain, wet outfield force abandonment of day three

Play on day three of the second Test match between India and South Africa at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore was called off due to constant rain and a wet outfield.
16 November 2015

Incessant rain washes out day two in Bangalore

Constant rain ensured that the entire second day's play of the second Test between India and South Africa in Bangalore was washed out without a ball being bowled.
15 November 2015

India pile on runs after South Africa succumb to spin again

India's openers added an unbeaten 80-run stand after the spinners rattled South Africa and dismissed them for 214 in the first innings on day one of the second Test in Bangalore.
14 November 2015

Injured Dale Steyn to miss second Test

South African fast bowler Dale Steyn has been ruled out of the second Test match against India in Bangalore after failing to recover from a groin strain he picked up in the first game.
14 November 2015

Vernon Philander ruled out of Test series

South African fast bowler Vernon Philander has been ruled out of the remainder of the Test series against India after suffering an ankle injury during a practice session in Bangalore on Thursday.
12 November 2015

Bangladesh-South Africa series postponed again

South Africa Womens' tour of Bangladesh has been postponed for a second time after it was initially delayed.
9 November 2015

Morkel, Duminy set to return, Steyn doubtful for second Test

South African cricketers, Morne Morkel and JP Duminy are set to make a return after recovering from their injuries while fast bowler Dale Steyn is doubtful for the second Test against India in Bangalore.
8 November 2015

Indian spinners seal emphatic 108-run win over South Africa

Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin shared eight wickets between them as India made full use of a dry Mohali pitch to dismiss South Africa for 109 in their final innings and secure a 108-run victory in the first Test.
7 November 2015

Dale Steyn doubtful with groin strain

South African pace spearhead Dale Steyn is doubtful of bowling in the rest of the first Test in Mohali after suffering a groin strain while fielding on the first day.
7 November 2015

Spinners, Pujara put India on top

Cheteshwar Pujara scored a crucial half-century to take the Indian lead to 142 with eight wickets in hand after the spinners led by Ravichandran Ashwin tormented South African batting line-up in day two of the first Test in Mohali.
6 November 2015

Spinners keep South Africa in check after India bundled out for 201

12 wickets fell on a dramatic first day of the first Test in Mohali where India fought back with two South African wickets after Dean Elgar's four-wicket haul skittled Virat Kohli's men out for just 201 runs earlier in the day.
5 November 2015

South Africa announce schedule for 2016-17 season

Cricket South Africa has announced the schedule for the 2016-17 season wherein they will play both home and away tours against Australia and New Zealand, while hosting Sri Lanka and Ireland at home.
4 November 2015

Ashwin is our major threat - Faf du Plessis

South African batsman Faf du Plessis has identified Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin as the chief threat in the upcoming four match Test series which kicks off on 5th November.
3 November 2015

Big knock from Hashim Amla round the corner - Russell Domingo

South African coach Russell Domingo is not worried about the dip in the form of Hashim Amla, who is yet to score a fifty on the ongoing tour of India.
31 October 2015