Stokes fined, earns demerit point for spectator altercation

2020-01-25 16:23

England's Ben Stokes has been fined 15% of his match fee for breaching Level 1 of the ICC Code of Conduct during Day 1 of the fourth Test against SA at the Wanderers.

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Cricket

Pakistan thump sloppy Bangladesh for T20 series win

2020-01-25 15:01

Babar Azam and Mohammad Hafeez stroked masterful half-centuries to steer Pakistan to a convincing win over Bangladesh in their second T20 in Lahore.

 
Proteas

Lee, Wolvaardt blast Proteas to victory in Auckland

2020-01-25 09:35

A brilliant opening stand of 163-runs from Lizelle Lee and Laura Wolvaardt has led the Proteas Women to an emphatic victory over New Zealand.

 
England in SA

Proteas bowlers show fight on rain-hit Day 1 at Wanderers

2020-01-24 18:03

On a rain-hit opening day of the fourth Test at the Wanderers, the Proteas seam attack hit their straps in the afternoon session against England.

 
Cricket

India haul in Black Caps in T20 opener in Auckland

2020-01-24 13:39

Half-centuries from Lokesh Rahul and Shreyas Iyer led India to victory over New Zealand in the opening Twenty20 match in Auckland.

 
England in SA

Spotlight on fragile Proteas batting at Wanderers

2020-01-24 06:47

Proteas captain Faf du Plessis has asked for an improved batting display and mental strength from his charges ahead of the Wanderers Test against England.

 
 
 
England in SA

Smith set for 'robust' chats with Faf over Proteas future

2020-01-23 11:36

Proteas captain Faf du Plessis is set to have a "robust" discussion with Director of Cricket Graeme Smith over his international future.

 
Cricket

Spotlight on captain Williamson as India begin NZ tour

2020-01-23 08:12

New Zealand will be looking to put their Test humiliation in Australia behind them when they start a five-match Twenty20 series against India.

 
4-Day Franchise

Warriors,Cobras level pegging going into final day

2020-01-22 19:00

Gihahn Cloete struck 91 for the Warriors as they hit back on the penultimate day of their 4-Day Franchise Series encounter against the Cape Cobras,

 
Cricket

SA U19s post first World Cup win

2020-01-22 17:15

The SA U19 team has kept their hopes alive of qualifying for the U19 ICC Cricket World Cup by thrashing Canada in their second fixture of the tournament.

 
England in SA

England confident ahead of 4th Test against Proteas

2020-01-22 13:50

England are looking strong favourites to claim a series-winning victory in the fourth and final match against the Proteas at the Wanderers.

 
 
 
England in SA

Proteas: Soak up the current pain, urges Bacher

2020-01-21 19:25

The knocks and bumps to the current Proteas were to be expected, says former national captain and senior administrator Ali Bacher. Rob Houwing reports.

 
4-Day Franchise

De Bruyn ton heaps pressure on Lions

2020-01-21 19:00

Theunis de Bruyn’s ton helped the Titans move into a powerful position at the halfway stage of their 4-Day Franchise Series clash against the Lions.

 
England in SA

De Kock replaces Du Plessis as Proteas ODI captain

2020-01-21 15:10

Quinton de Kock has been named as the new ODI captain of the Proteas, replacing Faf du Plessis for the upcoming England series.

 
 
England in SA

STATS | Root equals unwanted record with 28-run over

2020-01-21 11:32

England skipper Joe Root equalled an unwanted record on the final day of the third Test against the Proteas at St George's Park in Port Elizabeth.

 
England in SA

Faf on the difference between England and Proteas

2020-01-20 21:12

Proteas captain Faf du Plessis says the difference between his side and England has been the ability to score "big runs".

 
England in SA

Root hails 'brilliant' England after crushing win over South Africa

2020-01-20 17:09

England captain Joe Root has hailed a complete performance by his team after they beat South Africa by an innings and 53 runs in the third Test at St George's Park.

 
4-Day Franchise

Erwee ton highlights patient day for Dolphins

2020-01-20 17:24

A seventh first class century from opening batsman Sarel Erwee helped the Dolphins negotiate the first day of their 4-Day Franchise Series clash against the Knights.

 
 
England in SA

Pitiful Proteas fall to embarrassing defeat in PE

2020-01-20 11:52

South Africa, outplayed in every department, have fallen to an embarrassing defeat against England in the third Test at St George's Park.

 
 
 
Cricket

India outplay Australia to clinch ODI series

2020-01-19 19:15

A sparkling century by Rohit Sharma and some inspired bowling helped India to a series-clinching win over Australia in the third one-day international.

 
Cricket

Sharma leads India to ODI series victory over Australia

2020-01-19 18:02

Opener Rohit Sharma top-scored with 119 as India beat Australia in the third ODI to clinch the series 2-1 in Bangalore.

 
4-Day Franchise

Chasing pack sets sights on wounded Lions

2020-01-19 16:47

The 4-Day Franchise Series is starting to hot up with plenty riding on the final round of games with the chasing pack trying to get at the log leading Lions.

 
England in SA

Nortje energises Proteas on nutty old day

2020-01-18 22:46

A lengthy crease vigil from Anrich Nortje, three slip-catching gaffes from the equally unlikely figure of Ben Stokes … Rob Houwing sums up a weird day in PE.

 
Proteas

Morkel joins Perth Scorchers in Big Bash

2020-01-18 13:50

The Perth Scorchers have locked in star South African fast bowler Morne Morkel for their final matches of the 2019/20 Big Bash League campaign.

 
England in SA

Boucher to ICC: Do not take emotion out of the game

2020-01-17 21:11

Proteas coach Mark Boucher has challenged the International Cricket Council to not take emotion out of the game.

 
England in SA

Proteas on the ropes in PE thanks to Pope, Stokes magic

2020-01-17 17:52

The Proteas are on the ropes in the third Test against England in Port Elizabeth, enduring a woeful second day at St George's Park.

 
England in SA

Proteas speedster Nortje halts England progress

2020-01-25 13:10

England captain Joe Root and rising star Ollie Pope shared a free-scoring century partnership before lunch at the Wanderers Stadium on Saturday.

 
England in SA

Stokes apologises despite 'repeated abuse' from fans

2020-01-25 07:09

England star Ben Stokes apologised for his angry exchange with a fan during the fourth and final Test against South Africa at the Wanderers.

 
Cricket

Recalled Malik leads Pakistan's win over Bangladesh

2020-01-24 15:48

Recalled Shoaib Malik smashed a solid half-century to anchor Pakistan's win over Bangladesh in the first Twenty20 international in Lahore.

 
England in SA

No play before lunch at the Wanderers

2020-01-24 12:36

Rain prevented play before lunch on the first day of the fourth and final Test between South Africa and England at the Wanderers.

 
England in SA

Root facing 'really good selection headache' as Archer nears return

2020-01-23 20:58

England captain Joe Root was looking forward to the prospect of two of the world's fastest bowlers operating on a pace-friendly pitch in the final Test against South Africa.

 
4-Day Franchise

Dolphins, Knights clash ends in entertaining draw

2020-01-23 18:39

The Dolphins settled for a draw following an exciting final session chase against the Knights in their 4-Day Franchise Series clash.

 
England in SA

Smith: Transformation debate in SA cricket is emotional

2020-01-23 13:26

Cricket South Africa's director of cricket Graeme Smith has responded to criticism of some of the appointments he's made since taking up the job.

 
England in SA

Archer, Wood could be named in England team

2020-01-23 10:48

England are hoping they can make the Proteas feel the heat if both Jofra Archer and Mark Wood are passed fit for the final Test at the Wanderers.

 
Cricket

Women's Cricket World Cup 2021 to grace NZ Test grounds

2020-01-23 09:20

2021 Women's Cricket World Cup final will be played at Christchurch's Hagley Oval underscoring the growth of the game over the past two decades.

 
4-Day Franchise

Cartwright leads the way as Titans win derby

2020-01-22 18:36

Ryan Cartwright led another superb bowling display by the Titans as they completed a fine 4-Day Franchise Series win over their old rivals the Lions.

 
England in SA

WATCH | Archer teases return with fiery nets spell

2020-01-22 13:58

Jofra Archer stepped up his bid for a place in the final Test against South Africa, turning in a sustained spell of fiery fast bowling in the nets.

 
England in SA

Comrades legend Fordyce to ring Wanderers bell

2020-01-22 12:33

The Wanderers Stadium revealed that Comrades Marathon record holder and true South African hero Bruce Fordyce will get play underway this week.

 
England in SA

England hoping for Archer return to finish off SA

2020-01-22 12:16

England are eyeing all-out pace in the final Test against South Africa and will give Jofra Archer a chance to join Mark Wood for the decider.

 
 
4-Day Franchise

Williams gives Cobras the edge over Warriors

2020-01-21 20:07

A career-best 83 by captain Lizaad Williams helped the Cape Cobras establish marginal control over the Warriors after the second day of their 4-Day Franchise Series clash.

 
 
Cricket

‘Every game is a semi-final’ for Junior Proteas

2020-01-21 17:31

South Africa U19 assistant coach, Chris van Noordwyk, emphasised the importance of the team’s upcoming matches in pursuit of a place in the U19 Cricket World Cup.

 
England in SA

Proteas: 5 selections to consider for Wanderers Test

2020-01-21 12:08

After South Africa's massive to England in the third Test in Port Elizabeth, Lloyd Burnard examines the selection dilemma ahead of the Wanderers.

 
Proteas

Proteas women eye 2021 CWC qualification in NZ

2020-01-21 09:15

Proteas women opener Laura Wolvaardt has welcomed management's decision to go into the three-match ODI series with two practice matches.

 
England in SA

Proteas: Their schoolboy error in PE

2020-01-20 19:15

Embattled South Africa have little choice but to try to stretch out their rickety batting line-up for the Wanderers Test against England, believes Rob Houwing.

 
4-Day Franchise

Seamers make it Warriors day against Cobras

2020-01-20 19:49

With a top score of 41, David Bedingham was the only player to hold off the Warriors seamers on the first day of the Cape Cobras 4-Day Franchise clash in East London.

 
 
England in SA

Faf recommits future to Proteas, eyes T20 World Cup as swansong

2020-01-20 13:38

Faf du Plessis says he remains committed to captaining the Proteas despite suggestions that he could be nearing the end of his tenure.

 
Cricket

Tougher India learn to convert toss losses to match wins

2020-01-20 13:20

India have learned to be tougher when they lose the toss following the heartbreak of a World Cup semi-final defeat, said captain Virat Kohli.

 
Cricket

Maxwell doesn't make our top 7, says Australia skipper

2020-01-20 09:47

Glenn Maxwell will have to work to get back into Australia's one-day squad despite his brilliant domestic form, said captain Aaron Finch.

 
 
 
Cricket

Smith ton guides Australia in ODI decider against India

2020-01-19 14:27

Steve Smith struck his first one-day international century since his ball-tampering ban as Australia posted 286 for nine in the third and deciding ODI against India.

 
Cricket

Australia win toss, bat in ODI decider against India

2020-01-19 09:56

Australia captain Aaron Finch won the toss and elected to bat in the third and deciding one-day international against India in Bangalore.

 
 
Cricket

Kohli says India ready for Australia showdown

2020-01-18 12:49

After overcoming "panic" among fans, Indian captain Virat Kohli has assured supporters it will be service as normal when his side take on Australia in their series deciding ODI.

 
England in SA

Oops, Proteas get wrong guy's tail up

2020-01-17 19:32

Embattled SA badly need to subject England's off-spinner Dom Bess to an exhausting marathon in PE ... but the quest hasn't started well, says Rob Houwing.

 
Cricket

SA U19 slump to embarrassing defeat in CWC opener

2020-01-17 16:47

Afghanistan under-19s sealed a comprehensive victory over South Africa in the opening match of the ICC under-19 Cricket World Cup.

 
 
England in SA

Stokes in hot water after foul-mouthed altercation with fan

2020-01-24 19:19

England allrounder Ben Stokes has landed himself in hot water after being dismissed on day one of the fourth Test against the Proteas at the Wanderers.

 
England in SA

Proteas lose toss, England to bat at Wanderers

2020-01-24 13:08

Proteas skipper Faf du Plessis has lost the toss for a seventh consecutive time in the fourth and final Test against England at the Wanderers.

 
England in SA

Rain delays start of Day 1 of Wanderers Test

2020-01-24 09:35

Rain has delayed the start of the first day of the fourth and final Test between South Africa and England at the Wanderers.

 
England in SA

Biff on retiring Philander: CSA needs to keep him in the system

2020-01-23 18:58

Vernon Philander will play his final game for the Proteas this week and according to his former captain Graeme Smith, South Africa must keep him in the system.

 
 
Cricket

Pakistan seek to retain T20 top spot against Bangladesh

2020-01-23 14:24

Pakistan are seeking to hold on to the top world ranking and also prove again the country is capable of hosting international cricket when they take on Bangladesh in a Twenty20 series starting Friday.

 
 
Cricket

Bangladesh cricketers arrive in Pakistan amidst tight security

2020-01-22 22:42

Bangladesh's cricket team arrived in Pakistan for a three-match Twenty20 series on a tour only finalised after wrangling over security concerns.

 
4-Day Franchise

Cele presses home Dolphins advantage over Knights

2020-01-22 17:50

Dolphins speedster Okuhle Cele helped his side continue to keep a strangle-hold over their 4-Day Franchise Series match with the Knights.

 
Cricket

Mathews makes Test best as Sri Lanka surge ahead

2020-01-22 15:27

Angelo Mathews struck his highest Test score with an unbeaten double century as Sri Lanka left Zimbabwe battling to save the series opener going into the final day.

 
Proteas

Dave Callaghan named skipper of SA Over-50 side

2020-01-22 12:28

Former Eastern Province and Proteas all-rounder Dave Callaghan has been appointed captain of the South African over-50s squad for the World Cup.

 
England in SA

Bacher: Are ICC match referees really necessary?

2020-01-22 09:49

The Kagiso Rabada Test ban controversy brings into further question the existence of match referees, according to Ali Bacher. Rob Houwing reports.

 
 
Cricket

Injured Dhawan out of India's ODI, T20 squad for NZ tour

2020-01-21 19:40

Shikhar Dhawan has been ruled out of India's limited-overs teams for their tour of New Zealand after injuring his shoulder.

 
Cricket

Mathews in control as Sri Lanka close in on lead in Harare

2020-01-21 18:57

Angelo Mathews and Kusal Mendis both struck measured half-centuries as Sri Lanka reached 295 for four on the third day of the first Test against Zimbabwe.

 
England in SA

Faf: There are no instructions for SA groundsmen

2020-01-21 13:41

Proteas captain Faf du Plessis says there have been no specific instructions to groundsmen during the Test series against England.

 
England in SA

Rabada: I've let the team and myself down

2020-01-21 09:02

Banned Proteas speedster Kagiso Rabada says he has let himself and the team down after being suspended for the fourth Test at the Wanderers.

 
Cricket

Tendulkar, Walsh to coach Aussie bushfire relief match

2020-01-21 07:10

Cricket legends Sachin Tendulkar and Courtney Walsh will coach star-studded teams in a charity match to raise funds for victims of Australia's bushfires.

 
4-Day Franchise

Titans stun Lions on opening day of derby

2020-01-20 20:26

A brilliant bowling display by the Titans gave them the advantage after the first day of their 4-Day Franchise clash with the Lions.

 
Proteas

'Average' Jonty aware of privileged selection

2020-01-20 18:49

Former South African batsman Jonty Rhodes admitted that he had benefited from his skin colour to earn his debut selection for the national side in February 1992.

 
Cricket

Ervine, Tiripano give Zimbabwe edge over Sri Lanka

2020-01-20 18:25

Donald Tiripano struck early to remove Oshada Fernando and complete an excellent second day of the first Test for Zimbabwe against Sri Lanka in Harare.

 
England in SA

Red-faced records beckon for Proteas

2020-01-20 13:24

Unwanted milestones now flicker dangerously for South Africa, thumped by an innings in the third Test against England, writes Rob Houwing.

 
 
 
 
Cricket

Kasuza, Masvaure 50s give Zimbabwe solid platform

2020-01-19 13:01

Kevin Kasuza struck a half-century on debut while opening partner Prince Masvaure recorded his maiden fifty as Zimbabwe shone on Day 1 of the first Test against Sri Lanka.

 
England in SA

England enforce follow-on before rain stops play

2020-01-19 12:19

England enforced the follow-on after they needed only 28 balls to dismiss South Africa's last four batsmen on the fourth day of the third Test at St George's Park.

 
Cricket

Pollard's 4 wickets in vain as 2nd T20 v Ireland abandoned

2020-01-19 08:17

Captain Kieron Pollard produced the best bowling spell by a West Indian in T20 International before rain forced the second match against Ireland to be abandoned.

 
England in SA

Fighting De Kock gives under-fire Proteas hope

2020-01-18 18:13

A half-century by Quinton de Kock gave the Proteas hope as they struggled on a rain-affected Day 3 against England in Port Elizabeth.

 
Cricket

Bangladesh call up uncapped Mahmud for Pakistan tour

2020-01-18 12:52

Bangladesh have called up uncapped fast bowler Hasan Mahmud for their three-match T20 series in Pakistan which has been engulfed by fears over player safety.

 
Cricket

India beat Australia to level one-day series

2020-01-17 19:18

Steve Smith hit a swashbuckling 98 but Australia could not stop India powering to a victory to level their one-day series.

 
 

 
 
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