South Africa

Matthew Hoggard picks India as ICC WT20 favourites

Former England fast bowler Matthew Hoggard has picked tournament hosts India as the favourites to win the 2016 ICC World Twenty20.
12 March 2016

South Africa have the most balanced squad - Faf du Plessis

South African Twenty20 International captain Faf du Plessis expressed that the Proteas squad selected for the ICC World T20 is the most balanced in recent times.
12 March 2016

Australia complete series victory despite Amla's brilliance

Hashim Amla's unbeaten knock of 97 went in vain for South Africa as Australia chased down 179 in the final over with six wickets in hand in the third Twenty20 International in Cape Town to wrap up the series 2-1.
9 March 2016

South Africa Women seal 2-1 series victory with thrilling four-run win

A collective bowling effort from South Africa Women bowlers saw them defend 119 against West Indies Women successfully by four runs in the third Twenty20 International in Cape Town and completed a 2-1 series victory.
9 March 2016

Aaron Phangiso clears bowling action reassessment

South Africa left arm orthodox spinner Aaron Phangiso has successfully cleared an independent reassessment of his bowling action and is all set to take part in the ICC World Twenty20 tournament.
9 March 2016

World T20 - India favourites despite being in group of death

Three of the five World Cups have been won by sub-continental teams. There is a good chance the sixth edition of the tournament that goes underway from 8th March will also be won by a sub-continental team, hosts India.
7 March 2016

Australia level the series in thrilling last-ball finish after Maxwell, Warner blitz

David Warner and Glenn Maxwell posted record 161-run stand for the fourth wicket as Australia chased down a target of 205 runs to level the three-match series by sealing a five-wicket win in a thrilling last ball finish in the second Twenty20 International in Johannesburg.
6 March 2016

Stafanie Taylor leads from front as West Indies Women level series

Stafanie Taylor struck a fluent fifty and went on to take two wickets as West Indies Women posted a target of 144 runs and then bowled South Africa Women out for 98 runs, securing a 45-run victory in the second Twenty20 International in Durban, which helped the visitors level the series 1-1.
6 March 2016

Josh Hazlewood ready for T20 Challenge

Australian fast bowler Josh Hazlewood, who has not played a Twenty20 International in over two years, is ready to take up the challenge of playing in the shortest format ahead of the ICC World T20.
6 March 2016

Miller fifty guide South Africa to thrilling three-wicket win

After losing five wickets inside the first 10 overs, South Africa were rescued by David Miller who smashed an unbeaten fifty in a chase of 158 runs to give the Proteas a three-wicket win over Australia in the first Twenty20 International in Durban.
4 March 2016

Ismail takes three as South Africa Women take early 1-0 lead

Shabnim Ismail stunned the West Indies Women top order by taking three quick wickets as South Africa Women restricted the opposition to 114 for six in a chase of 126 runs to complete a 11-run win in the first Twenty20 International in Durban which gave them a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.
4 March 2016

Fit again Steyn desperate to do well says Russell Domingo

South Africa head coach Russell Domingo revealed that the Proteas pace spearhead Dale Steyn is raring to perform well after returning from a lengthy injury lay-off.
2 March 2016

Phangiso suspended after bowling action deemed illegal in testing

South African left-arm orthodox spinner Aaron Phangiso has been suspended from bowling in domestic cricket after an independent testing determined that all his deliveries exceeded the allowed 15-degree extension.
1 March 2016

South Africa women avoid clean-sweep with consolation victory

Led by fifties from Trisha Chetty and Dane van Niekerk, South Africa Women set a target of 236 runs before putting on a disciplined bowling performance to restrict West Indies Women to 200 for eight and secured a 35-run win in the third One-Day International in East London to avoid a 3-0 clean sweep.
29 February 2016

Steven Smith wants spinning wickets in South Africa

Australian captain Steven Smith is hoping that the pitches in South Africa during the upcoming tour will aid spin so as to help the teams prepare for the upcoming ICC World Twenty20 tournament.
29 February 2016

Steyn confident of fitness after successful domestic return

South African pace spearhead Dale Steyn is confident that he has put his injury troubles behind him after having made a successful return to domestic cricket for the Western Province Cricket Club.
28 February 2016

Fifties from Taylor, Dottin guide West Indies Women to series win

Stafanie Taylor and Deandra Dottin struck fluent fifties as West Indies posted a target of 233 runs before going on to bowl South Africa Women out for 175 runs to secure a 57-run victory in the second One-Day International in East London along with an unbeatable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
28 February 2016

Winners and losers from England's tour of South Africa

England’s two and a half month tour of South Africa was a series of ups and downs for both teams, though neither side should feel too disappointed with their respective performances. Laura Williamson reviews.
27 February 2016

Lonwabo Tsotsobe denies match fixing involvement rumours

South African fast bowler Lonwabo Tsotsobe has denied any involvement in the match fixing scandal involving former teammate Gulam Bodi.
26 February 2016

Aaron Phangiso reported for suspected illegal action

South Africa left-arm orthodox spinner Aaron Phangiso is set to undergo an assessment of his bowling action after being reported for a suspected illegal action in the semi-finals of the Momentum One-Day Cup.
25 February 2016