South Africa

South Africa Will Not Choke - AB De Villiers

South African captain AB de Villiers maintained that his team will not crumble under pressure when they face Sri Lanka in their World Cup quarter-final on Wednesday in Sydney.
17 March 2015

Luus Levels Series For South Africa

Sune Luus returned figures of five for 20 to set up a three-wicket win for South Africa Women over Pakistan Women in the second One-Day International in Sharjah.
15 March 2015

Pakistan Defeat South Africa In Opener

Bismah Maroof fell one run short of a century and Anam Amin took three wickets as Pakistan Women beat South Africa Women by 57 runs in the first One-Day International in Sharjah.
13 March 2015

South Africa Hammer United Arab Emirates By 146 Runs

AB de Villiers narrowly missed a century as South Africa produced a complete batting display to comprehensively beat UAE in their World Cup encounter by 146 runs in Wellington, securing the second spot in Pool B.
12 March 2015

Can South Africa Address These Critical Flaws?

Allegations of choking have in many ways only serve as a vehicle to masking a series of altogether more obvious problems for South Africa, argues Matt Carter.
11 March 2015

It Is Must Win Game For Us - AB de Villiers

South African captain AB de Villiers termed his side’s World Cup Pool B clash against the United Arab Emirates in Wellington on Thursday as a “must win game”.
11 March 2015

AB De Villiers Calls South Africa the 'Best Team In The World Cup'

Unfazed by his side's mixed World Cup campaign so far, South African captain AB De Villiers termed his side as ‘the best team in the tournament’.
11 March 2015

Follow Through - A Rousing Finish To Group Stage

England are out of the 2015 One-Day International World Cup. Bangladesh delivered the knock-out blow, after they lost to Australia, New Zealand and Sri Lanka.
10 March 2015

Smith Concerned About South Africa's Ability To Chase

Former cricket captain Graeme Smith expressed concerns over South Africa’s inability to consistently chase down targets after their World Cup defeat to Pakistan in Auckland.
9 March 2015

AB de Villiers Urges His Team To Show More Intent

South African captain AB de Villiers has blamed his side's lack of intent for the 29-run World Cup loss to Pakistan in Auckland on Saturday.
7 March 2015

Follow Through - Pakistan Punch Above Their Weight

Pakistan completed a rousing 30-run win over South Africa in their Pool B match in Auckland on Saturday, taking control of their destiny in qualifying for the quarter-finals of the 2015 One-Day International World Cup.
7 March 2015

Predictably Unpredictable Pakistan Expose South Africa Again

Pakistan gave a glimpse of their mercurial nature at Eden Park, Auckland, to win their third successive World Cup game, toppling South Africa by 29 runs on the Duckworth/Lewis method in a thriller.
7 March 2015

Expecting Pakistan To Come Out Guns Blazing - Dale Steyn

South African fast bowler Dale Steyn expects Pakistan to come at full throttle against them when the two teams meet in Auckland on Saturday in their World Cup Pool B encounter.
6 March 2015

Dale Steyn Amazed By AB De Villiers' Skills

South African pace bowler Dale Steyn was all praise for his captain AB de Villiers, who has smashed two incredible knocks in the last two months, including the fastest 100 and 150 in One-Day Internationals.
6 March 2015

South Africa End Ireland's Good Phase With All-Round Show

Hashim Amla and Faf du Plessis cracked excellent tons as South Africa became the first team to post two consecutive totals of 400 in a World Cup, defeating Ireland by 201 runs in Canberra.
3 March 2015

Week In Review - Pools Begin To Take Shape

The second week of action in the 2015 One-Day International World Cup saw a continuation of the thrilling action from the first seven days.
2 March 2015

Holder Hails AB de Villiers, Confident Of Comeback

West Indies captain Jason Holder lavished praise on AB de Villiers but insisted that his team weren't on the backfoot despite the heavy defeat to South Africa on Friday.
28 February 2015

It Was A Very Enjoyable Knock - AB De Villiers

After hitting the fastest 150 in One-Day Internationals, South African skipper AB de Villiers credited the top order for setting the foundation which enabled him to play an "enjoyable knock" against West Indies on Friday.
27 February 2015

AB De Villiers-Led South Africa Pack A Hard Punch On West Indies

It was records galore as AB de Villiers smashed the fastest 150 in One-Day International history as South Africa thumped West Indies by 257 runs in Sydney, the fifth biggest margin of victory in ODIs.
27 February 2015

Week In Review - Off The Blocks

With a fixture-list drawn to please television schedules, the 2015 One-Day International World Cup got off to a quick start in its first week of competition.
23 February 2015


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