South Africa

Young South African cricketer passes away while training

Lukhanya Tsiki, a young South African cricketer, passed away on Monday while training with his academy side in the town of Alice after collapsing due to a suspected heart failure.
21 April 2016

Dale Steyn eager to play day-night Tests

South African pace spearhead Dale Steyn stated that he is very eager to take part in a day-night Test match and feels that a first-class match is all it will take for the players to get accustomed to the idea.
20 April 2016

Australia working to ensure day-night Test against South Africa - James Sutherland

Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland stated that the board is working along with Cricket South Africa to ensure that the Adelaide Test match of the Proteas tour of Australia will be a day-night fixture.
20 April 2016

Australia announce 2016-17 season schedule

Cricket Australia has announced the international schedule for the Australian team to be played in the upcoming 2016-17 season, including series against South Africa, New Zealand, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
20 April 2016

South African players not in favour of day-night Test against Australia

The South African players’ association Chief Executive Tony Irish has disclosed that the Proteas are not in favour of playing the day-night Test against Australia due to lack of experience with the pink ball.
19 April 2016

Unlikely that Cricket South Africa will agree to day night Tests - Tony Irish

Chief Executive of the South Africa Cricketers Association Tony Irish has stated that due to the concerns surrounding the usage of the pink ball, Cricket South Africa is unlikely to agree for a day-night Test match against Australia.
11 April 2016

I have done fairly well in the Twenty20 format - Dale Steyn

South African pace spearhead Dale Steyn has defended his performances in the shortest format of the game and said that he has done well to keep a good economy rate.
10 April 2016

Cricket South Africa appoints review panel after poor showing in ICC tournaments

Cricket South Africa has appointed a four-member panel to conduct a review of the performance of the South African teams after early exits in the three ICC tournaments held in 2016.
10 April 2016

Pietersen considering international return for South Africa

Former England captain Kevin Pietersen has disclosed that he has been thinking about attempting to return to international cricket for South Africa, the country of his birth.
10 April 2016

Brisbane, Adelaide likely to host day-night Tests

The Gabba in Brisbane is likely to join the Adelaide Oval in hosting the day-night Tests during the 2016-17 season according to the reports.
7 April 2016

Philander looking for county contract after return to domestic cricket

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.
1 April 2016

West Indies tri-series a good challenge for Australia - Mitchell Starc

Australia fast bowler Mitchell Starc feels that the tri-series against West Indies and South Africa in June is a good challenge for his team to win an away series.
31 March 2016

Faf du Plessis fined for showing dissent

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.
29 March 2016

Faf du Plessis terms World T20 campaign as nightmare

South African Twenty20 International captain Faf du Plessis has termed his side's campaign in the ICC World T20 as a nightmare after failing to qualify for the semi-finals of the tournament.
29 March 2016

Clinical South Africa complete World T20 campaign with consolation win

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.
28 March 2016

Sri Lanka Women end campaign with victory after Atapattu fifty

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.
28 March 2016

England hold on to see off Sri Lanka, South Africa

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.
26 March 2016

Devine, Kasperek end South Africa Women's campaign

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.
26 March 2016

West Indies qualify for semi-finals after tense win over South Africa

After restricting South Africa to 122 for eight, West Indies secured a tense three-wicket win in the Super 10 Group 1 encounter in Nagpur to qualify for the semi-finals of the 2016 ICC World Twenty20.
25 March 2016

Confident we can beat South Africa - Darren Sammy

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.
24 March 2016