South Africa

Du Plessis holds South Africa fort on tough batting day

Late strikes from New Zealand restricted South Africa to 224 for six before bad light brought a premature end to the day as the Proteas stretched their lead 191 runs with four wickets in hand at stumps on day four.
11 March 2017

Dunedin Test in balance after Maharaj, Williamson heroics

Kane Williamson scored 130 while Keshav Maharaj registered a five-wicket haul as the first Test between New Zealand and South Africa hangs in balance with Proteas having a slender five-run lead with nine wickets in hand at stumps on day three.
10 March 2017

Williamson's knock give New Zealand slight advantage

Kane Williamson scored a fighting 78-run unbeaten knock as New Zealand went on to post 177 for three at stumps on day two in response to South Africa's first innings total of 308 runs in the first Test in Dunedin.
9 March 2017

ICC Women's World Cup schedule unveiled

The International Cricket Council has announced the schedule for the upcoming ICC Women's World Cup 2017 to be held in England in June and July.
8 March 2017

Dean Elgar's century leads South Africa fightback on day one

Dean Elgar led South Africa's resistance with an unbeaten century as they went on to post 229 for four at stumps on day one of the first Test against New Zealand in Dunedin.
8 March 2017

Bowlers set up convincing series victory for South Africa

A collective bowling effort led by Kagiso Rabada restricted New Zealand to 149 runs following which Faf du Plessis led the chase with an unbeaten fifty as they sealed a six-wicket win in the final One-Day International in Auckland to wrap up the series 3-2.
4 March 2017

New Zealand recall Neesham, Patel for first Test against South Africa

New Zealand have recalled all-rounder James Neesham and off-spinner Jeetan Patel in the squad for the first Test against South Africa that begins in Dunedin next week.
3 March 2017

Guptill marathon powers New Zealand to series levelling victory

Martin Guptill made a stunning comeback with an unbeaten 180-run knock as New Zealand completed a chase of 280 runs with seven wickets in hand in 45 overs against South Africa to win the fourth One-Day International in Hamilton and level the series 2-2.
1 March 2017

Mike Hesson urges New Zealand to move on from massive defeat in Wellington

New Zealand coach Mike Hesson wants his team to move on from their dismal performance against South Africa in the third One-Day International in Wellington where they were handed a 159-run defeat by the visitors.
27 February 2017

South Africa bowlers back AB de Villiers blitz to secure massive 159-run victory

After AB de Villiers scored a brilliant 85 to take South Africa to 271 for eight, a collective bowling performance from the visitors dismissed New Zealand for 112 in the chase to complete a 159-run victory in the third One-Day International in Wellington to seal a 2-1 lead in the series.
25 February 2017

Morne Morkel included in South Africa Test squad for New Zealand series

Titans fast bowler Morne Morkel has made a comeback to the South Africa Test squad that will feature in a three-match Test series against New Zealand next month.
25 February 2017

Ross Taylor slams century as New Zealand level series with a thrilling six-run win

Ross Taylor scored an unbeaten century and Trent Boult followed it with a three-wicket haul as New Zealand went on to level the One-Day International series 1-1 following their close six-run victory in the second game in Christchurch.
22 February 2017

Harmanpreet Kaur last over six seals ICC Women's World Cup title for India Women

After half-centuries from Deepti Sharma and Mona Meshram laid the foundation, Harmanpreet Kaur played a solid responsible knock of unbeaten 41 including a six in the final over to help India Women chase down 245 against South Africa Women in the final delivery with one-wicket in hand to clinch the ICC Women's World Cup Qualifiers title.
21 February 2017

South Africa maintain winning streak with 36-run victory in rain affected game

An all-round display from South Africa Women saw them secure a 36-run victory by Duck-Worth Lewis in a rain affected ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier game against Ireland Women in Colombo.
19 February 2017

De Villiers, Phehlukwayo hold nerve in last-over win for South Africa

AB de Villiers and Andile Phehlukwayo played vital knocks after Quinton de Kock smashed a blistering fifty as South Africa chased down 208 runs with four wickets in hand in a rain-reduced 34-over first One-Day International in Hamilton to claim a 1-0 lead in the series.
19 February 2017

All-round Luus book a spot in ICC Women's World Cup for South Africa

Sune Luus picked three wickets and backed it up with an unbeaten half-century as well to help South Africa Women seal a nine-wicket victory against Sri Lanka Women in Colombo and secure a spot in ICC Women's World Cup.
18 February 2017

Tahir spins South Africa to a massive 78-run win over New Zealand at Auckland

Hashim Amla's 43 ball 62 followed by Imran Tahir's five for 24 helped South Africa bag massive 78 runs victory over New Zealand at Auckland on Friday.
17 February 2017

All-round India Women beat South Africa by 49 runs

After fifties from Mona Meshram and Mithali Raj powered India Women to 205 for eight, Shikha Pandey and Ekta Bisht shared seven wickets between them to dismiss South Africa Women for 156 in the chase and secure a 49-run win in the first game of the Super Six Stage in Colombo.
15 February 2017

Martin Guptill ruled out of initial part of South Africa series

New Zealand's opening batsman Martin Guptill has been ruled out of the early part of South Africa series due to a hamstring injury.
15 February 2017

Fourth ODI between South Africa and New Zealand shifted due to wet outfield

New Zealand Cricket has decided to shift the upcoming fourth One-Day International between the Black Caps and South Africa from Napier due to poor outfield and drainage facilities.
14 February 2017