South Africa

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

Joe Root targets a big hundred in search of a lead

England batsman Joe Root is looking to covert his hundred into a big score in order to build a lead against South Africa in the third Test match in Johannesburg.
16 January 2016

Root leads England's reply with a classy hundred

Joe Root led England's charge with an unbeaten hundred to push the total to 238 for five, trailing South Africa by 75 runs at stumps after the Proteas were bowled out for 313 runs in their first innings on the second day of the third Test in Johannesburg which ended early due to bad light.
15 January 2016

Gulam Bodi revealed as player charged with fixing scandal

Former Proteas cricketer Gulam Bodi has been named by Cricket South Africa as the player charged in connection with a match fixing scandal in the domestic Twenty20 competition.
14 January 2016

Disciplined England restrict South Africa on day one

A collective effort from England bowlers restricted South Africa to 267 for seven at stumps on day one of the third Test in Johannesburg.
14 January 2016

New Zealand day-night Test against South Africa unlikely

The proposal of New Zealand Cricket to host a day-night Test against South Africa in 2017 is now termed unlikely after cancelling a round of pink-ball trial games in the Plunkett Shield tournament.
14 January 2016

AB de Villiers admits to some truth in retirement rumours

South African captain AB de Villiers acknowledges that there is some truth in the rumours concerning his retirement from Test cricket.
14 January 2016

Chris Morris confident that Johannesburg will be bowler friendly

South African fast bowler Chris Morris is confident that the pitch in Johannesburg will offer plenty of assistance to the bowlers in the upcoming third Test against England.
13 January 2016

England eye series win against depleted South African attack - Third Test preview

After leading the four-match series 1-0, England will be desperate to win the Basil D'Oliveira trophy when they lock horns with South Africa for the third Test in Johannesburg.
13 January 2016

James Anderson feels good after Cape Town marathon

England fast bowler James Anderson stated that it feels good to have lasted the marathon bowling innings in Cape Town where South Africa scored 627 for seven in their first innings from 211 overs.
12 January 2016

Jonny Bairstow eager to cement wicket-keeper's role

England's Jonny Bairstow expressed his desire to make his role as the wicket-keeper batsman permanent after having struck his maiden Test hundred in the second Test against South Africa.
12 January 2016

Dale Steyn ruled out of third Test against England

South African pace spearhead Dale Steyn will sit out of the third Test against England in Johannesburg after failing to fully recover from the shoulder injury he sustained in the series opener in Durban.
11 January 2016

Ben Stokes better than me at 24 - Ian Botham

Former England all-rounder Sir Ian Botham feels that Ben Stokes is a better player than he was at the age of 24 after smashing a record breaking double hundred against South Africa in the second Test in Cape Town.
9 January 2016

South Africa name unchanged squad for England Tests

The South African selectors have named an unchanged squad for the third and fourth matches of the ongoing Test series against England.
8 January 2016