Proteas: Why there’s no need for long faces

2020-02-16 20:36

The more demanding of their fans may dispute it, but South Africa showed far more pluses than minuses in their epic T20 combat with England, insists Rob Houwing.

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Waugh's advice to SA crowds: Sledge Smith, Warner at your own peril

2020-02-16 19:45

Steve Waugh believes that David Warner and Steve Smith will expect to be given a hard time by South African crowds on their upcoming limited overs tour.

England in SA

Proteas opt to bat 1st in T20I decider

2020-02-16 14:07

Proteas captain Quinton de Kock has won the toss and decided that South Africa will bat in the 3rd T20I decider against England.

England in SA

Moeen Ali eyeing return to Test cricket

2020-02-16 11:09

Moeen Ali has set his sights on a Test return and has revealed the reason he made himself unavailable for England's tour of Sri Lanka.

One Day Cup

Frylinck, Maharaj set up Dolphins bonus point win

2020-02-14 19:33

Outstanding bowling by Keshav Maharaj and Robbie Frylinck paved the way for the Dolphins to beat the Knights in a One Day Cup fixture in Bloemfontein.

England in SA

SA’s ‘fizzle-out’ at crease … a case for AB!

2020-02-14 06:24

Despite their fine win, lingering Proteas imperfections in East London served as evidence that a certain AB de Villiers could still fill a hole, says Rob Houwing.

One Day Cup

Peterson happy to give fringe players more opportunities

2020-02-13 16:19

Warriors coach Robin Peterson is pleased that this season’s One-Day Cup is affording fringe players in his squad an opportunity to stake a claim for more regular action.

Top Stories

SCORECARD | Proteas win first T20 by 1 run

2020-02-12 21:42

LIVE coverage of the first T20 international between South Africa and England from Buffalo Park in East London.

England in SA

England opt to bowl in 1st T20 as Steyn returns for Proteas

2020-02-12 17:37

England captain, Eoin Morgan has won the toss and opted to field in the first T20 international at Buffalo Park in East London.

England in SA

Proteas: Do they still have 'small town' appeal?

2020-02-12 11:58

East London’s entry onto the England tour radar is a chance to study the current extent of SA support in less fashionable centres, writes Rob Houwing.


2 SA umpires to stand in Women's T20 World Cup

2020-02-12 09:13

The International Cricket Council announced the match officials for the league phase of the ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020.


Kohli seethes as Black Caps whitewash India in ODI series

2020-02-11 13:45

Indian captain Virat Kohli criticised his team's ability to cope under pressure after they suffered a rare series whitewash against New Zealand.


No South Africans in U19 CWC Team of the Tournament

2020-02-11 10:05

The International Cricket Council have named their U19 Cricket World Cup team of the tournament following the Bangladesh's triumph in the final.


5 players charged by ICC after U19 World Cup final

2020-02-11 06:27

Three Bangladesh players and two of their Indian opponents have been charged by the ICC after unsavoury scenes following the U19 World Cup final.

England in SA

Boucher sees 'unique' De Kock as long-term Proteas skipper

2020-02-10 10:47

Proteas coach Mark Boucher believes that Quinton de Kock is a long-term captaincy option as plans for the 2023 Cricket World Cup in India continue.


Moffat Appointed as CEO of FICA

2020-02-10 11:53

FICA on Monday confirmed the appointment of Tom Moffat as its Chief Executive whilst Tony Irish will remain as Executive Chairman.


Bangladesh down India to reign as U19 CWC champions

2020-02-09 18:49

Bangladesh produced a stunning fightback against India in Potchefstroom to win the Under-19 World Cup for the first time.

One Day Cup

Cobras hand Dolphins first One Day Cup defeat

2020-02-09 17:47

In a game that was shortened by rain, the Cape Cobras beat the Dolphins in their One Day Cup clash in Pietermaritzburg.

England in SA

Miller, De Kock give Proteas fighting chance at 'Pink Day'

2020-02-09 13:42

A strong bowling display by England, in which they managed to pick up wickets at regular intervals, has helped restrict the Proteas in the third ODI at the Wanderers.

England in SA

England ask Proteas to bat in 3rd ODI at Wanderers

2020-02-09 09:38

England have won the toss and asked the Proteas to bat at "Pink Day", the third one-day international at the Wanderers.


Sublime Babar, Masood help Pakistan dominate Bangladesh

2020-02-08 17:26

Sparkling hundreds from Babar Azam and Shan Masood put Pakistan in command against Bangladesh on the second day of the first Test.


New Zealand win 2nd ODI against India, claim series

2020-02-08 12:56

New Zealand won the second one-day international against India by 22 runs in Auckland on Saturday to wrap up the series with a game to spare.

One Day Cup

Rickelton magic makes it two from two for Lions

2020-02-07 21:36

A career-best 157 by Ryan Rickelton enabled the Lions to make it two One-Day Cup wins from two as they easily beat the Cape Cobras.


Shaheen helps Pakistan bowl Bangladesh for 233 in first Test

2020-02-07 15:43

Lanky paceman Shaheen Shah Afridi took four wickets to help Pakistan dismiss Bangladesh on the opening day of the first Test in Rawalpindi.


Tendulkar likens Australia's SA-born Labuschagne - to himself!

2020-02-07 12:49

Indian superstar Sachin Tendulkar has paid Australian batsman Marnus Labuschagne the ultimate compliment, singling him out as the player most like himself.

One Day Cup

Knights, Warriors aim to get off the mark

2020-02-06 16:37

Knights captain Pite van Biljon says his team need to adapt to play white ball cricket again to get their One Day Cup season underway.

England in SA

Morgan blasts England to T20 series win as 28 sixes rain down on Centurion

2020-02-16 18:05

England captain Eoin Morgan went on a six-hitting spree to take his side to a series win in the third and final Twenty20 international against South Africa at SuperSport Park.


Bangladesh axe Mahmudullah for Zimbabwe Test

2020-02-16 14:26

Bangladesh have dropped batsman Mahmudullah and recalled pace bowler Mustafizur Rahman for the one-off Test against Zimbabwe.


Zimbabwe looking forward to Bangladesh challenge: Taylor

2020-02-16 07:59

Zimbabwe batsman Brendan Taylor has said his side's performance in the recent series against Sri Lanka would motivate them to do well against Bangladesh.


Boycott's wife rounds on knighthood critics

2020-02-15 07:50

The wife of England cricket great Geoffrey Boycott has defended her husband from critics "wrongly crucifying" him for a domestic abuse conviction.


Warner, Smith brace for 'very hostile' SA crowds after cheating scandal

2020-02-14 06:26

Australia opener David Warner is braced for a hostile reception but hopes fans will show "respect" as he and Steve Smith return to South Africa.

England in SA

Steyn overtakes Tahir as leading SA T20 wicket-taker

2020-02-13 16:22

Proteas fast bowler Dale Steyn overtook leg-spinner Imran Tahir as South Africa's leading T20 wicket-taker in the opening T20 against England in East London.

England in SA

Weather report for Durban T20 is ... GOOD!

2020-02-13 11:03

There is good news for South African cricket fans with weather forecasts suggesting that there will be no rain in Durban for the second T20 on Friday.

England in SA

Morgan rues narrow loss to Proteas

2020-02-13 09:52

Eoin Morgan mused that England had taken a backward step after failing to get over the line against South Africa in the first Twenty20.

Top Stories

SCORECARD | Cape Cobras v Titans

2020-02-12 21:00

LIVE scoring from the One Day Cup encounter between Cape Cobras and Titans at Newlands in Cape Town.

England in SA

England apply late brakes on Proteas in T20 opener

2020-02-12 20:02

Ben Stokes made a crucial strike to slow a South African batting assault in the first Twenty20 international against England at Buffalo Park.


USA equal record lowest ODI total of 35

2020-02-12 13:11

The United States were bowled out for 35 by Nepal and joined Zimbabwe in making the lowest total in a 50 over international.

England in SA

Proteas' Magala fails fitness requirements, out of 1st T20

2020-02-12 09:55

Warriors seamer Sisanda Magala is unavailable for selection ahead of the first T20 between the Proteas and England in East London.


Nenzani persuaded to resign as CSA President - report

2020-02-11 18:59

Cricket South Africa president Chris Nenzani will reportedly be asked to step down from his role ahead of a board meeting in East London.


Foakes, Jennings earn England calls for Sri Lanka tour

2020-02-11 15:33

Ben Foakes and Keaton Jennings are back in England's Test squad for the first time in 12 months after being picked for the tour of Sri Lanka.


Black Caps beat India to sweep ODI series

2020-02-11 12:10

New Zealand defeated India in the third and final one-day international at Mount Maunganui to claim a 3-0 series clean sweep.

England in SA

Proteas: Steyn will settle ragged seam attack

2020-02-09 20:12

The return of Dale Steyn could hardly be more welcome for the T20 series against England after events at the Wanderers, writes Rob Houwing.

England in SA

Root defends use of Archer

2020-02-09 14:28

England Test captain Joe Root defended his use of Jofra Archer after the paceman was ruled out for around three months.


Azam falls but Pakistan build big lead against Bangladesh

2020-02-09 09:47

Bangladesh took four wickets as Pakistan built a commanding first innings lead on the third day in the first Test in Rawalpindi.


Sydney Sixers win Big Bash League

2020-02-08 13:45

The Sydney Sixers clinched their second Twenty20 Big Bash League title Saturday after the Melbourne Stars fell short in the run-chase.

England in SA

De Kock to captain Proteas in T20s, Steyn returns

2020-02-08 09:39

Quinton de Kock has been named captain of the Proteas T20 squad that will take on England in the three-match series from February 12-16.

One Day Cup

Roelofsen master class guides Dolphins home

2020-02-07 22:11

A career best 147 not out from Grant Roelofsen helped the Dolphins to an epic One Day Cup win over the Titans.

England in SA

Rains wins in Durban as 2nd ODI abandoned

2020-02-07 19:27

The second one-day international between the Proteas and England has been abandoned with heavy rainfall in Durban having the final say.


Proteas donate R50 000 to Solo Nqweni's medical expenses

2020-02-07 11:58

The Proteas, through the South African Cricketers' Association have donated R50 000 to Eastern Province cricketer Solo Nqweni.


Bangladesh set up Under-19 World Cup final against India

2020-02-06 17:45

Mahmudul Hasan Joy hit a century as Bangladesh defeated New Zealand to book a clash against holders India in the final of the Under-19 Cricket World Cup.


Luus stars in Proteas warm-up win over Sri Lanka

2020-02-16 15:52

The Proteas Women made a winning start to their trip to Australia for the ICC Women’s T20 Cricket World Cup 2020 by claiming a comfortable victory over Sri Lanka.

England in SA

Morgan hails Curran's death bowling after England level T20 series

2020-02-15 13:58

Eoin Morgan was full of praise for Tom Curran after he held his nerve to help England secure a dramatic win over South Africa in the 2nd T20 International.

England in SA

De Kock urges Proteas to 'stay ruthless'

2020-02-13 21:40

Proteas captain Quinton de Kock has urged his side to 'stay ruthless' after winning the opening T20 against England at Buffalo Park.

England in SA

Mature Bavuma making most of limited-overs chance

2020-02-13 15:53

Temba Bavuma is quietly going about carving a niche for himself as a vital member of South Africa's limited-overs top order. Lloyd Burnard reports.

One Day Cup

Knights chase that all-important first win

2020-02-13 15:34

The Knights are determined to get some reward for the hard work they have put in over the first few weeks of the One-Day Cup season.

England in SA

Proteas: Lungi's leap back to forefront

2020-02-13 06:26

While his rehabilitation remains incomplete, Lungi Ngidi’s second successive instance of death-bowling composure for SA said so much about him, writes Rob Houwing.

England in SA

Proteas hold their nerve to win 1st T20 humdinger against England

2020-02-12 21:38

South Africa have beaten England to win the first T20 international in a three-match series at Buffalo Park in East London.


Bangladesh U-19 world champions return to a hero's welcome

2020-02-12 18:57

Thousands of ecstatic fans celebrated as Bangladesh returned home to a hero's welcome after winning the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup.


Hafeez cleared to bowl again after ICC tests

2020-02-12 12:39

Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez is free to bowl in ECB competitions this year after his bowling action passed an independent assessment.


Blow for SA as Jonty Rhodes unavailable for Over 50s CWC

2020-02-11 16:50

South Africa have been dealt a blow a month before the start of the Over 50s Cricket World Cup with the forced withdrawal of star batsman Jonty Rhodes.

One Day Cup

Cobras, Titans seek consistent form at Newlands

2020-02-11 15:12

The Cape Cobras and Titans are both looking to build on their recent upturn in results in the One-Day Cup when they clash at Newlands in Cape Town.


Warner: I know exactly what I'm walking into in SA

2020-02-11 11:40

David Warner says his experiences in England will him deal with any situation when he returns to South Africa for the first time since the ball-tampering scandal.


Bangladesh erupts in joy after biggest cricket triumph

2020-02-10 15:28

Fans flooded the streets of Bangladesh's capital Dhaka and the prime minister promised a public celebration after they won the U19 World Cup.


Proteas women downed in Wellington to lose T20 series

2020-02-10 07:56

The Proteas women have lost their T20 series against New Zealand after Monday's defeat at the Basin Reserve in Wellington.


SA cricket on track as Proteas women get major sponsor

2020-02-09 19:39

CSA announced Momentum as the headline sponsor of the Proteas Women's National side with immediate effect as part of a four-year partnership.

England in SA

England down Proteas on 'Pink Day' as ODI series shared

2020-02-09 17:48

England have beaten the Proteas in the third and final one-day international at the Wanderers and in doing so, levelled the series 1-1.


Pakistan's Naseem Shah becomes youngest to take Test hat-trick

2020-02-09 14:49

Pakistan teenager Naseem Shah grabbed a hat trick against Bangladesh to become the youngest person to record the feat in Test cricket.


Lara shines as cricket royalty raises money for bushfire relief

2020-02-09 10:15

Brian Lara showed he still has what it takes with a stylish 30 not out as cricketing royalty helped raise money to aid Australian bushfire relief.


Nepal's Malla (15) youngest to hit ODI 50

2020-02-09 09:49

Nepal teenager Kushal Malla has become the youngest batsman to score a one-day international half-century in men's cricket.

England in SA

Morgan: Development, not results, our priority

2020-02-08 12:52

Eoin Morgan says that giving international exposure to youngsters is more of a priority than how they fare in the ongoing ODI series against the Proteas.


Upstarts Bangladesh target India upset in U19 World Cup final

2020-02-08 07:40

First-time finalists Bangladesh will try to deny neighbours and cricketing giants India a record-extending fifth Under-19 World Cup title on Sunday.

One Day Cup

Vallie's captain's innings sets up Warriors win

2020-02-07 21:49

A captain's innings by Yaseen Vallie paved the way for the Warriors to secure their first win of the One-Day Cup season


CSA, SACA agree on initial roadmap for domestic cricket restructure

2020-02-07 16:09

CSA and SACA have agreed to a roadmap consultation process with regard to the review and possible restructure of domestic cricket in the country.

England in SA

With Tahir no longer, Shamsi embraces 'new beginning'

2020-02-07 10:52

Tabraiz Shamsi has an opportunity to step out of Imran Tahir's shadow as his country's premier spinner in limited overs cricket.

One Day Cup

Cobras, Lions aim to build on 'near perfect' games

2020-02-06 18:42

The Cape Cobras want to build on their near ‘perfect game’ in their One-Day Cup opener when the next face the Lions in Paarl.


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