South Africa

England recall Steven Finn to replace injured Mark Wood

England selectors have recalled Middlesex seamer Steven Finn as a replacement for injured Mark Wood in the squad for the fourth and final Test against South Africa at Old Trafford.
2 August 2017

Moeen picks hat-trick as England take 2-1 lead against South Africa

Toby Roland-Jones picked a eight wicket haul on debut while Moeen Ali snared four wickets in the second innings that included a hat-trick as England successfully overcame stern resistance from Dean Elgar to win the third Test at The Oval by 239 runs and thereby claiming a 2-1 lead in the series.
1 August 2017

Elgar, Bavuma lead South Africa fightback but England favourites on final day

After South Africa were set a target of 492 runs in the final innings, England struck early to reduce Proteas to 117 runs for four wickets at stumps on day four of the third Test at Kennington Oval.
30 July 2017

Wet weather at The Oval gives South Africa some respite

Toby Roland-Jones capped off a fantastic five-wicket haul on his debut game as England dismissed South Africa for 175 runs in their first innings and stretched the lead to 252 runs with nine wickets in hand before rain played spoilsport washing out almost 59 overs of play on day three of the third Test at The Oval.
29 July 2017

Vernon Philander hospitalised with suspected viral infection

South Africa speedster Vernon Philander was taken to a London hospital on Friday with a suspected viral infection during the second day's play in the third Test at The Oval.
29 July 2017

Toby Roland-Jones shines on debut as South Africa struggle at 126/8

After Ben Stokes scored a brilliant century, Toby Roland-Jones sparkled on his debut game with a four-wicket haul as England restricted South Africa to 126 for eight at stumps on day two thereby maintaining a lead of 227 runs in the first innings in the third Test at The Oval.
28 July 2017

Cook rescues England on rain hit day one at The Oval

Alastair Cook scored a determined unbeaten 82 run knock as England recovered to 171 for four at stumps on rain hit day one of the third Test against South Africa at The Oval.
28 July 2017

Kennington Oval form partnership with Sky Ocean Rescue to reduce use of plastic

As the Kennington Oval is about to make history on Thursday when England and South Africa face each other in the third Test, efforts are being made to make the venue plastic free.
27 July 2017

Teams eye unassailable lead at The Oval - Third Test Preview

As the series is poised at 1-1, England and South Africa will lock horns with each in the third Test that kicks-off on Thursday at The Oval.
27 July 2017

Third Test, England v South Africa - Statistical Preview

As the third Test between England and South Africa set to begin at Kennington Oval on Thursday, here are few of key statistics leading to the encounter.
26 July 2017

Charl Langeveldt backs Rabada to come back strong after suspension

South Africa bowling coach Charl Langeveldt is backing speedster Kagiso Rabada to make a strong statement in the third Test at The Oval on his comeback from suspension.
25 July 2017

JP Duminy heads back home after his Test axing

South Africa batsman JP Duminy will be heading back home ahead of the third Test against England at Kennington Oval after he was overlooked in the ongoing Test series.
25 July 2017

Malan included in England squad, Westley to make debut at The Oval

Essex batsman Tom Westley is all set to make his England debut after he was named in the squad for the third Test against South Africa at The Oval.
20 July 2017

Pietersen blames England's top-order for Trent Bridge defeat

Former skipper Kevin Pietersen has pointed out at poor team selection as the reason behind England's 340-run defeat to South Africa in the second Test at Trent Bridge that allowed the Proteas to level the series 1-1.
20 July 2017

Gary Ballance to miss third Test against South Africa at The Oval

England middle-order batsman Gary Ballance will miss the third Test against South Africa at The Oval after sustaining a fractured finger.
19 July 2017

England clinch thrilling win to reach final of Women's World Cup

A late comeback from South Africa did not prove enough as England completed a thrilling two wicket victory in the first semi-final of the ICC Women's World Cup in Bristol.
18 July 2017

South Africa level series with massive 340 run victory at Trent Bridge

A collective bowling effort from South Africa saw them bowl out England for 133 runs in the final innings on day four as they completed a massive 340 run victory in the second Test at Trent Bridge to level the series 1-1.
18 July 2017

South Africa set daunting target of 474 runs for England

Dean Elgar, Hashim Amla and Faf du Plessis all scored half-centuries as South Africa declared their innings at 343 for nine on day three to set a target of 474 runs for England in the final innings of the second Test at Lord's.
17 July 2017

Australia defend 269 against South Africa to set up semi-final against India

A complete all-round performance from Australia saw them restrict South Africa to 210 runs in a chase of 270 in the 25th match of ICC Women's World Cup in Taunton to finish second in the table.
16 July 2017

South Africa bounce back to stretch lead to 205 runs on day two

After South Africa came up with a clinical bowling performance to bowl out England for 205 runs, Dean Elgar and Hashim Amla played responsible knocks to stretch the lead to 205 runs with nine wickets in hand at stumps on day two of the second Test at Trent Bridge.
16 July 2017