The Hundred is not a threat to county cricket, says ECB chief

2019-10-23 18:20

England cricket chief Tom Harrison says the controversial Hundred competition will help protect other formats of the game despite fears over its potential impact.

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Proteas

Philander rises, De Kock drops out of Top 10

2019-10-23 15:40

Quinton de Kock and Vernon Philander have made moves - but in different directions - in the latest ICC Test rankings following the conclusion of the Proteas' tour to India.

 
Mzansi Super League

Lubbe keen to impress for Durban Heat in MSL

2019-10-23 12:40

All-rounder Wihan Lubbe is hoping to make an immediate impact when he strides out in Durban Heat colours for this year’s Mzansi Super League.

 
Cricket

Ganguly elected president of India's cricket board

2019-10-23 08:25

Former captain Sourav Ganguly has been unanimously elected as the president of India's cricket board, the sport's most powerful national body.

 
Proteas

Stats show Proteas’ spectacular nosedive in India

2019-10-22 19:05

The lopsided, post-series averages make grim reading for South African enthusiasts as the Proteas fly home with tails between legs, writes Rob Houwing.

 
4-Day Franchise

Hendricks, Van den Bergh put Lions in control

2019-10-22 18:49

Reeza Hendricks and Nicky van den Bergh paved the way for the Lions to enjoy another successful batting day in their 4-Day Domestic Series against the Knights.

 
4-Day Franchise

Dolphins, Cobras left frustrated by rain

2019-10-22 16:10

Rain had the final say on day two of the 4-Day Domestic Series clash between the Dolphins and the Cobras with only 92 runs added to the home team's total.

 
Cricket

Corruption claim deepens Bangladesh crisis after strike

2019-10-22 09:49

A former Bangladesh cricket chief said that match fixing was widespread in the country, deepening a crisis sparked by a strike by players.

 
 
4-Day Franchise

Moore, Vallie help Warriors dominate opening day

2019-10-21 20:14

Half-centuries by Eddie Moore and Yaseen Vallie gave the Warriors a strong start as they dominated a rain-shortened opening day with the Titans.

 
Cricket

4th UAE cricketer suspended for corruption

2019-10-21 18:06

Ashfaq Ahmed became the fourth United Arab Emirates cricketer suspended as part of an anti-corruption investigation.

 
Cricket

Aussie Andrew McDonald named Rajasthan Royals IPL coach

2019-10-21 14:41

Former Australian cricketer Andrew McDonald has been appointed as head coach of the Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League (IPL), the franchise announced Monday.

 
Cricket

Pakistan drop Sarfaraz, Malik from Australia tour

2019-10-21 12:48

Pakistan dropped former skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed from the country's Twenty20 and Test squads for their upcoming Australian tour.

 
4-Day Franchise

Dolphins back home to host Cobras

2019-10-20 19:30

The Dolphins will play their first home game of the season when they face the Cape Cobras in the CSA 4-Day Domestic Series at the Pietermaritzburg Oval.

 
Proteas

Sharma hits double ton as India take command of 3rd Test

2019-10-20 13:10

Rohit Sharma struck his maiden double Test century to put India on top of the third match against South Africa after the hosts declared on 497 for nine.

 
 
4-Day Franchise

Warriors bid for fitting Gobind farewell

2019-10-18 20:38

Warriors coach Rivash Gobind is hoping for a happy goodbye when he leads his team for one final time in their encounter against the Titans.

 
Proteas

Injured Kuldeep out of final Test against Proteas

2019-10-18 17:44

A shoulder injury will keep Indian wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav out of the third Test against South Africa, the country's cricket board said.

 
Proteas

Du Plessis mulls substitute after 9 coin flip losses

2019-10-18 10:39

Faf du Plessis says he may send out a substitute for the toss for Saturday's start of the third and final Test against India after 9 straight losses flipping the coin in Asia.

 
Proteas

Faf looks for Proteas to 'bat big' in final Test

2019-10-18 08:07

Skipper Faf du Plessis hopes to "bat big" as South Africa look to salvage some honour in their final game against India starting Saturday.

 
4-Day Franchise

Chetty rescues draw for Dolphins

2019-10-17 18:24

A determined unbeaten half-century by Cody Chetty help the Dolphins secure a draw in their 4-Day Domestic Series encounter against the Knights in Bloemfontein.

 
Cricket

Malinga to lead Sri Lanka on Australia T20 tour

2019-10-17 15:47

Sri Lanka's T20 skipper Lasith Malinga, who skipped the recent Pakistan tour, was included in a 16-man squad to play against Australia.

 
Cricket

Dhoni gives India advice ahead of 2020 T20 World Cup

2019-10-17 14:51

Former India captain MS Dhoni has given the current squad advice on how to be successful in next year's T20 World Cup.

 
Proteas

Kohli hot on Smith's heels as India eye clean sweep of SA

2019-10-17 10:16

On-song Virat Kohli is looking to topple Aussie run machine Steve Smith in the rankings as India push for a whitewash over South Africa.

 
Cricket

'Idiot' Marsh set to miss Pakistan Test after punching wall

2019-10-17 06:47

All-rounder Mitchell Marsh is set to miss the opening Test against Pakistan after fracturing his right hand punching a wall.

 
4-Day Franchise

Cobras fight back after Titans record stand

2019-10-16 19:33

While a second century of the season by Farhaan Behardien put the Titans in a strong position, the Cobras fought back on day three of their 4-Day Domestic Series encounter.

 
 
Cricket

Watson apologises for 'illicit' social media posts

2019-10-16 06:45

Australia's Shane Watson has apologised to fans after his social media accounts were flooded with "illicit" photographs of half-naked women and racist comments.

 
4-Day Franchise

Bowlers raise Warriors victory hopes

2019-10-15 19:33

Three wickets apiece by Onke Nyaku and Lutho Sipamla put the Warriors in a strong position after the second day of their 4-Day Domestic Series encounter against the Lions.

 
 
Cricket

Simmons reappointed Windies coach 3 years after being axed

2019-10-14 22:25

Phil Simmons has returned to take charge of the West Indies three years after being dismissed in controversial circumstances.

 
4-Day Franchise

Malan, Verreynne tons give Cobras good platform

2019-10-14 19:14

Pieter Malan and Kyle Verreynne both struck centuries that helped the Cape Cobras on day one of their 4-Day Domestic Series encounter against the Titans.

 
Proteas

De Kock, Philander slip in ICC Test rankings

2019-10-14 14:49

Proteas duo Quinton de Kock and Vernon Philander have slipped in the latest ICC Test rankings following the conclusion of the second Test.

 
Proteas

Moroe urges fans to have patience with the Proteas

2019-10-14 11:46

CSA has called on fans to show patience with captain Faf du Plessis, interim team director Enoch Nkwe and the Proteas as they regroup.

 
Cricket

Mashrafe approached to mediate player strike in Bangladesh

2019-10-23 15:21

Reports in Bangladesh suggest that the prime minister has approached ODI captain Mashrafe Mortaza to help mediate in the ongoing strike.

 
Cricket

Ganguly's rise: today cricket, tomorrow India

2019-10-23 10:06

Sourav Ganguly was one of the most astute captains ever and his move to take over the cricket body could be a step to becoming one of India's future leaders.

 
Mzansi Super League

AB believes MSL is important for depth in SA cricket

2019-10-22 21:03

Former Proteas star batsman AB de Villiers believes the Mzansi Super League is vital in order to strengthen the state of South African cricket.

 
Proteas

NPA welcomes Bodi match-fixing sentencing

2019-10-22 18:35

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) have welcomed the 5-year sentence handed down to former Protea player Gulam Bodi for match-fixing.

 
 
Proteas

Faf believes Brexit will boost South African cricket

2019-10-22 13:17

Brexit will be a boon to ailing South Africa as they rebuild, Proteas captain Faf du Plessis said after his side's series drubbing by India.

 
Cricket

Warne: Gayle, Malinga 'priced wrong' in The Hundred draft

2019-10-22 09:16

Australia legend Shane Warne suggested Chris Gayle and Lasith Malinga were not selected in the The Hundred draft as they were over-priced.

 
 
Cricket

Kirsten believes family played a role in England snub

2019-10-21 19:49

Gary Kirsten says family circumstances could have played a role in his failure to beat Chris Silverwood in the race to become England's new coach.

 
Cricket

India tour in doubt as Bangladesh go on strike

2019-10-21 15:31

Bangladesh's professional cricketers - including several members of the national squad - went on strike to call for better pay and benefits.

 
Proteas

India on brink of Test sweep as dire Proteas crumble

2019-10-21 14:33

India are on the brink of a series whitewash after South Africa crumbled while following-on in the third Test in Ranchi.

 
Cricket

Surprise as Gayle, Rabada snubbed in The Hundred draft

2019-10-21 09:32

Afghanistan star Rashid Khan became the first player selected in The Hundred draft, but West Indies legend Chris Gayle wasn't selected for next year's tournament.

 
Proteas

Lessons learnt for debutant Linde after 4-wicket haul

2019-10-20 17:38

South Africa spinner George Linde said he learnt lessons during India's 497 for nine declared as he claimed four wickets on debut in the third Test.

 
Cricket

'Mr Cricket' joins Australia staff for SL, Pakistan series

2019-10-20 07:08

Mike Hussey has been drafted in by Australian coach Justin Langer to help mentor the side during their upcoming Twenty20 series against Sri Lanka and Pakistan.

 
Proteas

Sharma, Rahane help India hit back after early Proteas wickets

2019-10-19 12:46

Opener Rohit Sharma hit his third century of the series to lead India's charge against South Africa on day one of the third Test on Saturday.

 
Cricket

Singapore pile on sports misery for Scotland

2019-10-18 21:00

Scotland's sporting October suffered another setback when their cricket team slumped to defeat in the 2020 T20 World Cup qualifying tournament.

 
4-Day Franchise

Knights expect reaction from wounded Lions

2019-10-18 17:22

Knights coach Alan Kruger has warned against underestimating the Lions ahead of their round three 4-Day Domestic Series encounter.

 
Cricket

Pakistan sack Sarfaraz as Twenty20, Test skipper

2019-10-18 10:45

Pakistan sacked Sarfaraz Ahmed from his post as Twenty20 and Test skipper, a week after he led the side to a shocking 3-0 home defeat against Sri Lanka.

 
Proteas

'Upbeat' Elgar on Ranchi Test: It's no dead rubber

2019-10-17 21:57

Proteas opening batsman Dean Elgar believes that the Proteas can come back in the final Test against India despite losing the series 2-0.

 
Proteas

Markram sorry to 'let team down' after lashing out at 'solid object'

2019-10-17 18:08

Proteas opening batsman Aiden Markram is out of the third and final India Test after hurting his wrist when he "lashed out at a solid object".

 
Cricket

Ganguly mum on Dhoni's international future

2019-10-17 15:28

New BCCI president Sourav Ganguly said he will need to meet with the national selectors to find out if MS Dhoni will be selected for India again.

 
Cricket

Silverwood gives hope to Hales for England return

2019-10-17 14:11

New England head coach Chris Silverwood has given hope to batsman Alex Hales of a return to the national team set-up.

 
Proteas

Proteas blow as Markram ruled out of final India Test

2019-10-17 09:48

Proteas batsman Aiden Markram has been ruled out of the third and final Test against India after sustaining an injury to his right wrist.

 
Proteas

Nortje on Proteas' Indian tour: It's not about a series loss

2019-10-16 21:23

Proteas fast bowler Anrich Nortje insists that South Africa are still motivated despite losing the three-match Test series against India.

 
Proteas

Why Vernon is shaft of light for Proteas

2019-10-16 19:07

Rob Houwing detects a positive for later in the summer from Vernon Philander’s disciplined toil thus far in the “difficult” ongoing Test series in India.

 
Cricket

UAE captain among 3 cricketers charged with corruption

2019-10-16 16:52

Captain Mohammed Naveed is one of three United Arab Emirates cricketers who have been charged with corruption, the ICC says.

 
4-Day Franchise

Titans in control over Cobras

2019-10-15 19:59

The Titans move into a powerful position after the second day of their 4-Day Domestic Series encounter against the Cape Cobras in Benoni.

 
Cricket

Cricket chiefs scrap controversial boundary Super Over rule

2019-10-15 12:05

Cricket chiefs have announced changes to the Super Over regulations, ending the use of boundary countback to decide knockout games.

 
Cricket

Aussie skipper Paine backs Smith's return to captaincy

2019-10-15 07:28

Australian captain Tim Paine has addressed speculation over whether Steve Smith will again lead the team once a ban ends in March 2020.

 
4-Day Franchise

Batsmen lead the way for Dolphins

2019-10-14 19:47

The Dolphins batsmen produced a strong opening day for the franchise in their 4-day Domestic Series clash against the Knights.

 
Cricket

Zimbabwe readmitted as ICC member

2019-10-14 17:15

Zimbabwe was readmitted as an International Cricket Council member by cricket chiefs on Monday after a three-month suspension over political interference.

 
Mzansi Super League

Mzansi Super League tickets go on sale

2019-10-14 14:21

It is all systems go for the Mzansi Super League 2.0 with tickets on sale across Ticketpro retail outlets.

 
Cricket

Ganguly vows 'corruption-free' BCCI after becoming president

2019-10-23 15:13

Former captain Sourav Ganguly has vowed to clean up Indian cricket as he was elected president of the sport's rich and powerful, but troubled national board.

 
Cricket

World cricketers' group backs Bangladesh strike

2019-10-23 08:52

Cricket's global players' representative group has lent its support to Bangladesh players in their unprecedented strike over pay and benefits.

 
Cricket

England's WC glory counts for nothing now says Silverwood

2019-10-22 19:45

Chris Silverwood says England's historic World Cup triumph against New Zealand will count for nothing when the two sides clash again.

 
4-Day Franchise

Vallie sets Warriors up for commanding total

2019-10-22 18:52

Yaseen Vallie’s 14th career century helped the Warriors enjoy a fruitful day two of their 4-Day Domestic Series encounter against the Titans.

 
 
Cricket

Agenbag becomes first SA woman to umpire men's first-class game

2019-10-22 11:41

Lauren Agenbag wrote a new chapter for CSA when she became the first female umpire to stand in a men's first-class match in South Africa.

 
Proteas

Skipper Faf committed to struggling Proteas' transition

2019-10-22 08:40

Proteas captain Faf du Plessis says he is still committed to leading the side in Test cricket in what he refers to as a "transition" phase.

 
4-Day Franchise

Reeza helps Lions regain their roar in Kimberley

2019-10-21 20:20

A 15th career century by Reeza Hendricks helped the Lions score 300-plus as they bossed the opening day against the Knights.

 
4-Day Franchise

Roelofsen ton puts Dolphins in strong Day 1 position

2019-10-21 18:35

A century from Grant Roelofsen helped the Dolphins before bad light brought an early end to day one against the Cape Cobras in Pietermaritzburg.

 
Proteas

OPINION | Proteas: It's never been this bad, has it?

2019-10-21 15:51

The Proteas are in their worst shape since readmission to the international game back in 1991, writes Lloyd Burnard.

 
Proteas

Elgar replaced over concussion fears in India Test

2019-10-21 13:11

Proteas opener Dean Elgar withdrew injured from the third Test against India after being hit on the helmet by a short pitched delivery.

 
Cricket

Aussie captain Finch battling to be fit for Sri Lanka T20

2019-10-21 10:04

Limited-overs captain Aaron Finch is battling to be fit for Australia's opening Twenty20 against Sri Lanka after picking up a side strain.

 
Proteas

Sharma rates double ton as 'most challenging' Test knock

2019-10-20 15:20

Rohit Sharma has described his maiden Test double century as "most challenging" after he lifted India out of early trouble to put them in command over South Africa.

 
Cricket

UAE down Ireland in World T20 qualifier

2019-10-19 21:36

The United Arab Emirates finished a terrible week which saw three of their players charged with corruption with an impressive victory over Ireland.

 
Proteas

India win toss despite Proteas sending Bavuma as proxy captain

2019-10-19 06:23

India's Virat Kohli elected to bat for the third straight time after South Africa's attempt to beat their bad luck at the toss with Temba Bavuma in the final Test Saturday.

 
4-Day Franchise

Dolphins, Cobras search for elusive win

2019-10-18 18:49

Dolphins coach Imraan Khan admits that starting well will be hugely important to their overall prospects when they welcome the Cape Cobras.

 
 
Cricket

Bangladesh sack coaches for not playing leg-spinners

2019-10-18 09:51

Bangladesh have upped in the ante in their quest for a quality leg-spin bowler, with two domestic first-class coaches sacked for not fielding one.

 
4-Day Franchise

Verreynne hits 2nd ton before Cobras earn tense draw

2019-10-17 18:39

Kyle Verreynne hit a magnificent century to play a pivotal role as the Cape Cobras narrowly missed out on beating the Titans in their 4-Day Domestic Series encounter.

 
Cricket

Bangladesh recall Sunny, Al-Amin Hossain for India T20s

2019-10-17 16:46

Bangladesh recalled spinner Arafat Sunny and pace bowler Al-Amin Hossain to their 15-men squad for next month's T20 series against India.

 
Cricket

Minnows chasing 'dream' in World T20 qualifiers marred by corruption charges

2019-10-17 15:47

Cricket's lesser lights are chasing a "dream" as qualifying for next year's T20 World Cup gets underway amidst allegations of corruption.

 
Proteas

Wilting Proteas in a spin ahead of 3rd Test

2019-10-17 12:21

The Proteas, quite simply, look to be on a hiding to nothing heading into the third Test against India in Ranchi, writes Lloyd Burnard.

 
Mzansi Super League

Jozi Stars sign Shoaib Malik for MSL

2019-10-17 09:24

Reigning Mzansi Super League champions, the Jozi Stars have confirmed on Thursday the signing of Pakistan all-rounder Shoaib Malik.

 
4-Day Franchise

Knights make merry in Bloem

2019-10-16 19:38

A Pite van Biljon double century helped the Knights dominate the third day of their 4-Day Domestic Series encounter against the Dolphins.

 
4-Day Franchise

Warriors score narrow win over Lions

2019-10-16 17:39

Composed half-centuries by Onke Nyaku and Matthew Breetzke helped the Warriors to a narrow win over the Lions in their 4-Day Domestic Series encounter.

 
Cricket

Nigeria cricketers hope T20 chance can boost game at home

2019-10-16 14:19

When Ademola Onikoyi was a teenager he struggled to explain to his friends why he would leave football games early to go to cricket practice.

 
4-Day Franchise

Van Biljon carries Knights hopes at halfway

2019-10-15 19:30

Pite van Biljon led a solid reply by the Knights as they reached the halfway stage of their 4-Day Domestic Series clash against the Dolphins.

 
Proteas

Transitional Proteas in worst Test slump in over a decade

2019-10-15 10:28

The Proteas have lost their last four Test matches - their worst run in the format since they lost five in a row in 2005/06.

 
Cricket

Ireland, Scotland eye World T20 qualification

2019-10-15 07:46

Ireland captain Gary Wilson wants his side to ensure they finish "right at the top again" in the upcoming 2020 T20 World Cup qualifying tournament.

 
4-Day Franchise

Sipamla gives Warriors marginal edge over Lions

2019-10-14 19:22

Lutho Sipamla claimed four wickets as the Warriors just about held the advantage after the opening day of their 4-Day Domestic Series encounter against the Imperial Lions

 
Cricket

Kapp stars but Proteas Women go down to India

2019-10-14 15:30

Marizanne Kapp starred with bat and ball but it was still not enough as the Proteas Women fell to a narrow six-run loss to India in their final ODI encounter.

 
Cricket

Build on the Cricket World Cup legacy - Archer

2019-10-14 12:28

English cricket authorities must make the most of the thrilling World Cup triumph to encourage youngsters to take up the sport, says Jofra Archer.

 
 

 
 
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