South Africa

Philander, Rabada trouble Sri Lanka before bad weather intervenes

After a late comeback from Sri Lanka restricted South Africa to 426 in their first innings, Vernon Philander and Kagiso Rabada struck twice each before stumps to have the visitors in trouble at 80 for four on day two of the third Test in Johannesburg.
13 January 2017

South Africa Women start series against Bangladesh with convincing 86-run win

An all-round effort from South Africa Women saw them restrict Bangladesh Women to 165 for six in a chase of 252 to secure a comfortable 86-run win in the first One-Day International in Cox's Bazar.
13 January 2017

Amla, Duminy century keep Sri Lanka at bay

Centuries from JP Duminy and Hashim Amla staged a fantastic recovery for South Africa with a 293-run stand as the Proteas ended the first day of Johannesburg Test against Sri Lanka at 338 for three.
13 January 2017

South Africa opt for young squad for T20I series against Sri Lanka

The South African selectors have opted for a young and inexperienced squad for the three-match Twenty20 International series against Sri Lanka that will be led by Farhann Behardien.
10 January 2017

Uncapped Duanne Olivier replaces Kyle Abbott in Test squad

Uncapped pacer Duanne Olivier has made it to South Africa Test squad for the final game against Sri Lanka in Johannesburg in the place of Kyle Abbott.
7 January 2017

Kyle Abbott signs Kolpak deal with Hampshire, ends South Africa career

Kyle Abbott has quit his South Africa career after signing a Kolpak deal with English county cricket club Hampshire.
5 January 2017

Rabada six-wicket haul secures series victory for South Africa

Kagiso Rabada picked a six-wicket haul as South Africa dismissed Sri Lanka for 224 in the final innings on day four to complete a 282-run victory in the second Test in Cape Town, thereby winning the series 2-0.
5 January 2017

Australia to play four-Test series in South Africa in 2018

Cricket South Africa on Wednesday announced the fixtures for the home Test series featuring Australia for the 2017-18 season.
5 January 2017

South Africa six wickets away from series victory

After setting an improbable target of 507 runs for Sri Lanka in the final innings, South African bowlers were once again impressive in restricting Sri Lanka to 130 for four at stumps on day three of the second Test in Cape Town.
4 January 2017

Elgar, de Kock rescue South Africa after top-order collapse

After the Sri Lankan pacers made the best use of the early Cape Town pitch, Dean Elgar and Quinton de Kock rescued South Africa and ensured they ended the day at 297 for six in the first innings of the second Test.
2 January 2017

South Africa complete 206-run victory over Sri Lanka in Port Elizabeth

Kyle Abbott picked two wickets on the final day as South Africa dismissed Sri Lanka for 281 to complete a 206-run victory in the first Test in Port Elizabeth to take a 1-0 lead in the series.
30 December 2016

Maharaj, Rabada take South Africa close to victory

Kagiso Rabada and Keshav Maharaj picked two wickets apiece as South Africa restricted Sri Lanka to 240 for five in a chase of 488 on day four of the first Test in Port Elizabeth.
29 December 2016

Cook, Philander put South Africa on top at Port Elizabeth

Vernon Philander picked his 11th Test career five wicket haul followed by Stephen Cook's third Test career hundred put South Africa on top of the Port Elizabeth Test as the hosts have taken a decisive 432 runs lead at close of day three's play.
28 December 2016

South Africa pacers rattle Sri Lanka before bad light ends play

The South African pacers made the best use of the conditions to restrict Sri Lanka to 181 for seven before bad light brought an early end to the second day's play in the first Test in Port Elizabeth.
27 December 2016

Sri Lanka pull back things after solid South Africa start

Suranga Lakmal picked a four-wicket haul as he dented South Africa's momentum and restricted them to 267 for six at stumps on day one of the first Test in Port Elizabeth.
26 December 2016

Patience key in Boxing Day Test - Russell Domingo

South Africa head coach Russell Domingo has warned his team of the slow nature of pitch in Port Elizabeth ahead of the Boxing Day Test against Sri Lanka.
24 December 2016

Alviro Petersen banned for two years

Former Proteas batsman Alviro Petersen has been slammed with a two-year ban by Cricket South Africa on Wednesday.
21 December 2016

ICC rejects Faf du Plessis' appeal on ball tampering

International Cricket Council in an independent hearing has rejected the appeal of South Africa captain Faf du Plessis on the recent ball tampering conviction.
21 December 2016

Sri Lanka draw tour game after batsmen get good workout

The top order of Sri Lanka including Dinesh Chandimal scored half-centuries as the visitors had a decent batting practice in the final day of the tour game against South Africa Invitational XI in Potchefstroom which ended in a draw.
20 December 2016

Leus du Plooy resist Sri Lankan bowling attack

After Duanne Olivier and George Linde shared seven wickets between them to restrict Sri Lanka to 373 in their first innings, Leus du Plooy waged a lone battle with the bat scoring a magnificent 142 runs as South Africa Invitational XI ended the day with score of 285 for eight in the tour game in Potchefstroom.
20 December 2016