South Africa

Alastair Cook leads England fightback after South African domination

Alastair Cook scored an unbeaten gritty half-century to take England to 138 for two at stumps on day two after Quinton de Kock's maiden century propelled South Africa's first innings total to 475 in the fourth Test in Centurion.
23 January 2016

England strike back after Stephen Cook century

Stephen Cook became the hundredth debutant to score a Test century after which England pegged back the South African first innings total to 329 for five at stumps on day one of the fourth Test in Centurion.
22 January 2016

Stuart Broad replaces Liam Plunkett in England ODI squad

Stuart Broad's performance in the ongoing Test series against South Africa has reaped benefits as he has been named as the replacement for the injured Liam Plunkett in the England One-Day International squad.
22 January 2016

Cook feels de Villiers' comments will spice up fourth Test

England captain Alastair Cook stated that the recent comments of the South African captain AB de Villiers will add spice to the contest ahead of the fourth Test between the two teams in Centurion.
22 January 2016

Fall of the Giants - The Obvious and The Expected

In the span of two months, South Africa lost two things extremely valuable - their decade long invincibility in away tours and their coveted number one Test ranking. India ensured the first, England affected the second.
21 January 2016

AB de Villiers confident of exposing England's weaknesses

South African captain AB de Villiers is confident that his team can find the weaknesses in the England batting lineup ahead of the fourth and final Test match in Centurion.
21 January 2016

Quinton de Kock cleared to play fourth Test

South African wicket-keeper batsman Quinton de Kock has passed a fitness Test and is cleared to take part in the fourth and final Test match against England in Centurion on Friday.
21 January 2016

Glenn Maxwell doubtful starter for fifth ODI

Australia have been handed a fresh injury blow as their flamboyant all-rounder Glenn Maxwell is doubtful for the fifth One-Day International against India after suffering a knee injury in the fourth game.
21 January 2016

Retirement rumours are 'absolute rubbish' says Dale Steyn

South African pace spearhead Dale Steyn termed the rumours that he is nearing the end of his career as “absolute rubbish” and reaffirmed his desire to play for his country during the tough times.
21 January 2016

England aim to maintain unbeaten record in Centurion - Fourth Test preview

After already defeating South Africa in the series, England will be keen to keep their winning momentum going when they lock horns in the fourth Test in Centurion on Friday.
21 January 2016

Kagiso Rabada urges South Africa to remain positive

South African fast bowler Kagiso Rabada has called for his team to remain positive amidst the poor run of results which recently culminated in a series defeat against England.
20 January 2016

Sybrand Engelbrecht's bowling action cleared by CSA

Cape Cobras' all-rounder Sybrand Engelbrecht has been allowed to bowl in domestic cricket by Cricket South Africa after his remodelled action was cleared in an independent assessment.
19 January 2016

South Africa drop Stiaan van Zyl for Centurion Test

South African batsman Stiaan van Zyl has been dropped for the fourth and final Test against England in Centurion while Dale Steyn has also been ruled out of the game.
19 January 2016

South Africa add Stephen Cook to squad for fourth Test

Highveld Lions opening batsman Stephen Cook has been added to the South African squad to face England in the final Test in Centurion.
18 January 2016

Trevor Bayliss challenges England to win 3-0

England coach Trevor Bayliss has challenged his players to secure a 3-0 margin in the ongoing Test series against South Africa after they claimed an unassailable lead of 2-0 with a victory in the third Test in Johannesburg.
18 January 2016

Dale Steyn to miss Centurion Test

South African fast bowler Dale Steyn is unlikely to play the fourth Test of the ongoing series against England as a precautionary measure keeping in mind the upcoming limited overs series.
18 January 2016

Stuart Broad becomes top ranked bowler in Tests

Stuart Broad has become the first England bowler to claim the top spot in the International Cricket Council Test bowler rankings since 2004 after taking eight wickets in the third Test against South Africa in Johannesburg.
17 January 2016

AB de Villiers credits England after series defeat

Newly appointed South African Test captain AB de Villiers praised England and their bowling attack after the seven-wicket defeat in the third Test in Johannesburg.
17 January 2016

South Africa dethroned from pole position in ICC Test rankings

South Africa have dropped to the third position in the International Cricket Council Test rankings after their seven-wicket defeat against England in Johannesburg on Saturday.
17 January 2016

High-flying Broad dismantles South Africa to deliver series victory

A brilliant six-wicket haul by Stuart Broad dismantled South Africa for 83 in their second innings as England chased down the paltry target of 74 runs in 22.4 overs to inflict a seven-wicket defeat on the Proteas thereby finishing the third Test within three days and sealing the four-match series 2-0.
16 January 2016