Lewis of 'DLS method' cricket fame dies

2020-04-01 23:00

Tony Lewis, one of the men behind the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method used in weather-affected limited overs cricket matches, has died aged 78.

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Buttler auctions World Cup final shirt for hospital appeal

2020-03-31 22:35

England's Jos Buttler is auctioning the shirt he wore in last year's dramatic World Cup final win in support of hospitals treating the coronavirus.


CSA reveals its 4-point coronavirus pandemic strategy

2020-03-31 17:49

Cricket South Africa revealed its four-point plan to play it part in countering the Covid-19 pandemic that has claimed tens of thousands of lives.


Contract extensions for successful Dolphins coaching team

2020-03-31 12:45

After being crowned One-Day Cup champions, the Dolphins's 3-man coaching staff have all penned new contracts with the franchise.


Smith faces competition for Australia captaincy - Paine

2020-03-31 08:10

A rising crop of young talent will compete with Steve Smith to be Australia's next captain, current skipper Tim Paine has said.


Root trying to make most of enforced break

2020-03-30 16:09

England Test captain Joe Root wants to make the most of some unexpected extra time with his family as he urged his side to reflect on their game.


BCCI donate funds in fight against Covid-19

2020-03-29 10:08

The Board of Control for Cricket in India has donated £5.47million to the Prime Minister's Relief Fund in the fight against Covid-19.


Cancel County Championship if it can't be played in full - Cook

2020-03-28 18:56

Former England captain Alastair Cook on Saturday called on cricket chiefs to cancel the English County Championship if the season cannot be played in full due to the coronavirus.


Coronavirus | ICC board meets to discuss future events

2020-03-28 11:35

The ICC board met via teleconference on Friday to discuss the potential impact of coronavirus on the sport's forthcoming global events.


Cobras all-rounder Linde named 2019/20 SACA MVP

2020-03-27 16:04

Cape Cobras all-rounder George Linde ended the season at the top of the overall SACA MVP in domestic franchise cricket for the 2019/20 season.


ECB considers behind-closed-doors resumption

2020-03-27 13:08

The England and Wales Cricket Board has indicated it could install coronavirus checkpoints and isolation units at grounds this summer.


Titans unveil promising 2020/21 contracted player list

2020-03-27 11:04

The Titans have named an exciting squad for the 2020/21 season, with some interesting additions from across the country.


Proteas: Will virus crisis extend their Caribbean drought?

2020-03-26 16:04

A full decade of Test inactivity in the West Indies will pass for SA if they can't play their mid-winter series there due to the coronavirus, writes Rob Houwing.


Proteas: The player who gets such mixed signals

2020-03-25 17:42

He's earned a fresh contract ... but will the enigmatic figure who is Reeza Hendricks finally secure his status with the SA national team? Rob Houwing report.

One Day Cup

Khan lauds Dolphins on One Day Cup triumph

2020-03-24 18:01

Cricket South Africa have decided to award the Dolphins with the One Day Cup title while KZN Coastal will share the 3-Day Provincial Cup title.


No plan yet to move Caribbean Premier League despite virus

2020-03-23 17:18

Caribbean Premier League officials said they had no immediate plans to postpone or cancel this year's T20 competition over the coronavirus pandemic.


Ireland-Bangladesh series' postponed due to coronavirus

2020-03-21 15:37

Ireland's seven-match series against Bangladesh has become the latest casualty to be inflicted on the cricket calendar by the coronavirus pandemic.


Stewart: Hundred, T20 Blast will be prioritised in rescheduled season

2020-03-20 17:29

Alec Stewart believes the ECB will prioritise getting The Hundred and T20 Blast competitions on this summer over the County Championship.


Australia aiming to hold T20 World Cup as scheduled

2020-03-19 06:56

Cricket Australia is aiming to hold the men's Twenty20 World Cup as scheduled this year despite the escalating coronavirus pandemic, but admitted the situation is fluid.


Anderson fears coronavirus could wreck English cricket season

2020-03-18 19:39

England fast bowler James Anderson fears the global coronavirus pandemic could see the domestic and international season abandoned completely.

One Day Cup

CSA to hold coronavirus meeting over ongoing One Day Cup

2020-03-16 12:06

CSA are currently in talks with the various union and boards to decide whether the One Day Cup will continue amid the coronavirus pandemic.


Coronavirus cancels Over 50s World Cup in Cape Town

2020-03-15 15:05

The Over-50s Cricket World Cup being staged in and around Cape Town has been cancelled with immediate effect because of the Covid-19 virus.


Indian cricketers face backlash for supporting Pakistan coronavirus fund

2020-04-01 13:01

Indian cricketers Yuvraj Singh and Harbhajan Singh have unleashed a social media storm by backing former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi's foundation.


Donald voted English county's greatest overseas player

2020-04-01 11:10

Legendary former Proteas fast bowler Allan Donald has been voted as English country Warwickshire's greatest ever overseas player.


ECB launches £61m aid package for English cricket in response to virus

2020-03-31 21:23

The England and Wales Cricket Board announced a aid package in response to the "once in a generation" challenge of the coronavirus outbreak.


CSA look to give Graeme Smith permanent role

2020-03-31 16:02

Cricket South Africa's acting director of cricket, Graeme Smith, looks set to be appointed to a permanent role.


WATCH | David Warner shaves his head in support of medical staff battling coronavirus

2020-03-31 12:45

With medical professionals risking their lives on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic, Australia's David Warner has shown his appreciation for the work they are doing.


Australian documentary 'motivates' England skipper Root for Ashes

2020-03-30 21:04

England Test captain Joe Root has said watching the first few episodes of a documentary about the Australian cricket team has been a "motivator" ahead of the 2021/22 Ashes.


World Cup win was nothing, says Sharma as he polices coronavirus curfew

2020-03-30 13:56

Ex-India bowler Joginder Sharma says he faces more pressure as a police officer making sure people stay home during the coronavirus crisis than he did in his playing days.


WATCH | Kane Williamson gives pet dog slip catching practice

2020-03-27 15:38

If New Zealand are ever looking for a safe pair of hands - or mouth - in the slip cordon, they needn't look much further than skipper Kane Williamson's labrador.


Lions sign journeyman fast bowler

2020-03-27 12:55

The Lions have signed fast bowler Tladi Bokako, who hails from Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape.


Lions sign Easterns batsman

2020-03-27 10:23

The Lions have announced the signing of Wesley Marshall, a top-order batsman born in Kempton Park.


Aussie coach Langer sees 'silver lining' to coronavirus shutdown

2020-03-26 15:17

Australian coach Justin Langer said he was encouraging his players to find some "silver lining" amid the coronavirus pandemic.


Two-year anniversary | 24 March 2018: Australia's ball-tampering shame

2020-03-24 20:19

Two years ago on 24 March, Australia's Test cricket team became embroiled in a ball-tampering scandal during the third Test of a series in South Africa.


SACA issues statement on coronavirus pandemic

2020-03-24 10:47

With the Covid-19 pandemic having had a direct impact upon cricket throughout the world, the SACA has re-emphasised its commitment to supporting and assisting players.


Nortje, Van der Dussen handed Proteas contracts

2020-03-23 15:14

Cricket South Africa announced the Proteas men and the Proteas women's squad players to be awarded national contracts for the 2020/21 season.


English cricket season delayed until May

2020-03-21 06:45

No professional cricket will be played in England and Wales before 28 May due to the coronavirus pandemic, cricket chiefs announced.


Mustafizur Rahman working with Gibson to get better

2020-03-20 14:57

Mustafizur Rahman has revealed that he is working hard with Bangladesh bowling coach Ottis Gibson and is determined to be regular.


Cricket great Warne's gin distillery shifts to hand sanitiser

2020-03-20 06:58

Australian cricket great Shane Warne has halted production of gin at a distillery he co-owns to make medical-grade hand sanitiser.

One Day Cup

Biff to decide One Day Cup, 4-Day Franchise Series winners

2020-03-18 15:12

CSA chief executive Jacques Faul revealed that Director of Cricket Graeme Smith will choose the winner for the One Day Cup and 4-Day Franchise Series.

One Day Cup

Warriors stalwart Birch calls time on career

2020-03-17 11:56

Warriors bowler Andrew Birch has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket after the One-Day Cup was cancelled due to the coronavirus.


Sri Lanka shuts borders after England cancel tour

2020-03-16 10:33

Sri Lanka has shut its borders to travellers from the United Kingdom, catching out cricket fans after the postponement of England's tour.


Proteas stars inspire SA's future at Mini-Cricket Festival

2020-03-15 10:45

Proteas women opener Laura Wolvaardt and former Proteas all-rounder Rory Kleinveldt attended this week's KFC Mini-Cricket Provincial Festival.


Cricket South Africa is cleaning its windows

2020-04-01 11:55

Financially still stuck in dense undergrowth, Cricket South Africa is nevertheless restoring credibility and normal services with mounting stealth, says Rob Houwing.


Umar's destiny in his own hands, says Misbah

2020-03-31 20:35

Pakistan's coach Misbah-ul-Haq urged Umar Akmal to discipline himself and focus on his cricket if he wants to revive his derailed career.


Smith sets deadlines for Proteas tours

2020-03-31 14:30

The Proteas will require six weeks of preparation before embarking on any tours, CSA's acting director of cricket, Graeme Smith, says.


Lord's made available to help fight coronavirus pandemic

2020-03-31 12:45

A number of top sporting venues in England are offering their facilities to the National Health Service and local authorities during the coronavirus pandemic.


Van der Dussen waits in suspense over landmark

2020-03-31 06:30

Whenever ODIs resume, Rassie van der Dussen has a daring chance of vaulting SA captain Quinton de Kock to an attractive stats milestone, says Rob Houwing.


Sibley admits he had doubts over Test credentials after struggling in SA

2020-03-29 11:59

England opener Dom Sibley admitted there was a moment where he did not know how he was going to score any runs in the series against South Africa.


WATCH | 'Stressed out' AB encourages fans to 'play their part'

2020-03-28 12:31

Proteas star AB de Villiers has given a heartfelt message to his followers, encouraging them to play their part in beating the coronavirus.


Piedt ends Proteas career, moves to the USA

2020-03-27 20:32

Proteas spinner Dane Piedt has ended his South African cricketing career and will relocate to the United States of America.


Immie turns 41 ... and yes, it's only a number!

2020-03-27 14:00

At the landmark of Imran Tahir's 41st birthday, Rob Houwing urges his inclusion in South Africa's plans for the ICC Twenty20 World Cup.


Warriors sign 7 new recruits for 2020/21 season

2020-03-27 11:24

The Warriors have announced that seven new players are set to join the Eastern Cape-based franchise ahead of the 2020/21 domestic season.


Coronavirus won't end my career - Anderson

2020-03-26 20:07

James Anderson is determined that the coronavirus will not end his career as he focuses on keeping fit by taking part in "virtual" training sessions with his team-mates.


Lions deserved 4-day title - coach Gwavu

2020-03-26 15:07

Lions coach Wandile Gwavu says he is delighted that his team have been crowned 4-Day Domestic Series champions.


Stokes preparing for IPL despite likely coronavirus shutdown

2020-03-26 06:46

England all-rounder Ben Stokes says he is preparing to play in the Indian Premier League, even though he knows the tournament is unlikely to go ahead.


England skipper Root still in training despite virus

2020-03-24 20:12

There may be no training nets for them to attend right now but England captains Joe Root and Heather Knight are still following personalised programmes.


Proteas: Klaasen's crazy cold shoulder over contract

2020-03-24 13:00

Heinrich Klaasen was a near-criminal omission from CSA’s list of contracted national players for the 2020/21 season, reckons Rob Houwing.


Warriors lose Sipamla, Magala to Lions

2020-03-23 18:17

The Lions Cricket franchise announced that Lutho Sipamla, Sisanda Magala, Wesley Marshall and Tladi Bokako will join their set-up.


Troubled Umar Akmal faces ban over corruption charges

2020-03-20 18:00

Pakistan's problem-maker Umar Akmal could face a lifetime ban if convicted of match-fixing charges unveiled by Pakistan cricket authorities.


ECB to continue discussions over rescheduling of cricket season

2020-03-20 13:19

England and Wales Cricket Board bosses will meet with chiefs from the 18 counties, in a bid to plot the way forward amid the coronavirus outbreak.


WATCH | Former England skipper Gatting gives back to SA's Masi 750 Club

2020-03-17 14:00

Former England captain Mike Gatting and the UK Lord's Taverners completed a kit handover at the Ukhanyo Primary School in Cape Town.


PICTURES | 'Masked' Proteas fly home after coronavirus cancels India tour

2020-03-16 14:45

The Proteas are on their way back home after their ODI series against India was postponed amid the mounting anxiety over the coronavirus pandemic.

One Day Cup

Von Berg rattles Titans as Knights clinch semi spot

2020-03-15 17:06

Knights leg-spinner Shaun von Berg claimed a maiden career five-for that dumped defending champions the Titans out of the One-Day Cup.


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