Hope guides Windies to victory over Bangladesh

2018-12-11 18:56

Shai Hope struck a brilliant century as West Indies beat Bangladesh by four wickets in the second ODI to level the three-match series 1-1 in Dhaka.


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Mzansi Super League

Durban Heat hoping to end MSL 2018 on a high

2018-12-11 16:14

The Durban Heat will be hoping to end the Mzansi Super League with two wins in a row when they face the Tshwane Spartans at SuperSport Park.


Gibbs applies for India coaching job

2018-12-11 12:29

Former Proteas batsman Herschelle Gibbs is reportedly interested and has applied for the head coach role of the Indian women's cricket team.


Australia look for quick fix ahead of second India Test

2018-12-11 09:50

Australia skipper Tim Paine admitted there was little time to regroup after the first Test defeat to India.

Mzansi Super League

2 alleged 'match-fixers' arrested at Kingsmead

2018-12-10 20:01

Two alleged match-fixers were arrested during Friday evening's Mzansi Super League encounter at Kingsmead Stadium.

Mzansi Super League

Gayle's Mzansi Super League stint cut short

2018-12-10 16:22

Chris Gayle will leave the Jozi Stars camp and return to the Caribbean to attend his mother's funeral this weekend.


Kohli hails Pujara's 'belief, grit and determination'

2018-12-10 13:18

India captain Virat Kohli lauded Cheteshwar Pujara for his "belief, grit and determination" after helping the visitors to a 31-run victory against Australia in the first Test.


India's Pant ties AB's record for Test catches

2018-12-10 08:15

Indian wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant has equalled the world record for most catches taken in a Test, snaring 11 in the opening clash against Australia in Adelaide.


Will Young selected in New Zealand squad

2018-12-10 07:40

Uncapped batsman Will Young has been selected in New Zealand's squad for the first two cricket Tests against Sri Lanka.

Mzansi Super League

Faf, Thomson keep Rocks playoff hopes alive

2018-12-09 14:47

Skipper Faf du Plessis and batsman Grant Thomson have taken the Paarl Rocks to a much-needed victory against the Jozi Stars at the Wanderers.

Mzansi Super League

Spartans down Giants to keep playoff hopes alive

2018-12-09 07:37

Gihahn Cloete's half-century kept the Tshwane Spartans hopes of clinching a playoff spot alive with a win over the Nelson Mandela Bay Giants.


Sri Lanka appoint new fielding coach

2018-12-08 14:18

Struggling Sri Lanka have announced the appointment of former Australian cricketer Steve Rixon as their fielding coach.


Langer rebuffs Tendulkar criticism of defensive batting

2018-12-08 09:00

Coach Justin Langer Saturday rebuffed criticism from Sachin Tendulkar that Australia's batting was too defensive against India.


Proud Williamson savours 'special' series win against Pakistan

2018-12-07 20:56

Kane Williamson termed his team's first away series win over Pakistan in 49 years as "special" after New Zealand clinched the third Test in Abu Dhabi.


Pakistan recall Amir for Test series against Proteas

2018-12-07 14:24

Pakistan have recalled fast bowler Mohammad Amir for the three-Test series in South Africa starting this month.


England captain Root commits future to Yorkshire

2018-12-07 13:06

England Test captain Joe Root has signed a contract extension with Yorkshire that will keep him at the county of his birth until 2022.


Indian spin king Ashwin piles pressure on Australia

2018-12-07 07:40

Indian off-spinner Ravi Ashwin bowled beautifully to take three wickets and pile pressure on Australia in the opening Test at Adelaide.


Pujara: One of my top innings in Test cricket

2018-12-06 17:50

Cheteshwar Pujara described his century against Australia as "one of my top innings in Test cricket" after helping India recover at the Adelaide Oval.


Reeza racing to CWC 2019, BUT ...

2018-12-06 12:55

Reeza Hendricks might well illuminate the World Cup, although his lack of English experience is a tempering factor, reminds Rob Houwing.


Proteas shock with Hamza call-up for Pakistan series

2018-12-06 10:10

Zubayr Hamza, the 23-year-old Cape Cobras batsman, has been named as a potential new cap in the Proteas squad for the three-match Test series against Pakistan.


Shah fastest to 200 Test wickets, breaks 82-year record

2018-12-06 08:49

Pakistan's leg-spinner Yasir Shah became the fastest cricketer to take 200 Test wickets, breaking an 82-year-old record on the fourth day of the third Test against New Zealand.

Mzansi Super League

Behardien remains positive despite 2nd defeat

2018-12-05 19:01

Cape Town Blitz endured their second Mzansi Super League defeat, however, captain Farhaan Behardien remains positive about securing a home final.


CSA announces dates for Proteas Women v Sri Lanka

2018-12-05 14:45

Cricket South Africa (CSA) has confirmed the dates for the Proteas Women’s inbound tour against Sri Lanka in February, 2019.


Goodbye Daredevils, hello Capitals for Delhi's IPL team

2018-12-05 10:20

IPL Delhi Daredevils have been renamed Delhi Capitals as the franchise's new owners seek a change in fortunes for the 2019 edition of the T20 cricket extravaganza.


Kohli taking nothing for granted against Australia

2018-12-05 08:28

Superstar skipper Virat Kohli has played down suggestions Australia are vulnerable after the ball-tampering scandal.

Mzansi Super League

In-form Hendricks blows Blitz away as Stars move 2nd

2018-12-04 22:54

Reeza Hendricks continued his purple patch as he helped the Jozi Stars to a win over the Cape Town Blitz in the Mzansi Super League.


India's Gambhir to retire from cricket at 37

2018-12-04 19:21

Indian opener and World Cup hero Gautam Gambhir hasannounced his retirement from all forms of cricket, finally heeding voices that were telling him "it's over".


Watling passes 3 000 runs in Tests to frustrate Pakistan

2018-12-04 10:03

New Zealand's wicketkeeper batsman BJ Watling passed 3 000 Test runs as he continued to defy Pakistan on the second day of the third and final Test.


King Kohli eyes crowning glory in Australia

2018-12-04 08:00

Virat Kohli is at the top of his game but he must get his other batters to perform if he is to grab the crowning glory of India's first Test series victory in Australia.

Mzansi Super League

Gayle throws weight behind another Hendricks MSL ton

2018-12-03 19:46

Superstar batsman Chris Gayle has thrown his weight behind Reeza Hendricks possibly scoring a third successive Mzansi Super League century.


Top-ranked Kohli feeling the heat from Williamson

2018-12-11 15:43

Kane Williamson has become the first New Zealand batsman and 32nd overall to break the 900-point barrier in the ICC Test batsmen rankings.


Social media has a ball with Shastri's TV comments

2018-12-11 12:17

Coach Ravi Shastri has made social media come alive with his cheeky TV comments after his side became the first Indian team to win a Test series-opener on Australian soil.


SA may expose raw Pakistan batting

2018-12-11 08:17

The Proteas should be able to cash in soon on the Pakistan squad’s glaring collective lack of experience in our Test conditions, writes Rob Houwing.


Hamza heaps praise on Cobras coaches as Proteas cap looms

2018-12-10 18:42

With a possible Proteas cap in the near future, Zubayr Hamza has credited Ashwell Prince and Faiek Davids for his stellar rise.

Mzansi Super League

Prince's Blitz ready to turn up in MSL final

2018-12-10 14:36

Cape Town Blitz head coach Ashwell Prince believes his team are ready to 'turn up' when they host the inaugural Mzansi Super League final.


Paine proud of new-look Aussies

2018-12-10 10:46

Australian captain Tim Paine says he's proud of the way his team not only fought hard against India but played in the right spirit.


India end 10-year win drought in Australia first Test

2018-12-10 09:29

India have won their first Test on Australian soil in a decade, bowling out the home side in a nail-biting finale to clinch the opening match of the series at Adelaide Oval.

Mzansi Super League

Zondo, Van Wyk power Heat to Newlands win

2018-12-09 18:53

Khaya Zondo and Morne van Wyk led the Durban Heat to victory over the Cape Town Blitz in their Mzansi Super League encounter at Newlands.


Australia face defeat in record India run chase

2018-12-09 10:31

Australia were staring at defeat in the first Test after losing four wickets in their record run chase after being set a target to win by India.


Arthur calls on Pakistan to toughen up ahead of SA tour

2018-12-08 14:30

After losing to New Zealand, disgruntled Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur demanded his players toughen up and seize key moments.


Australia-India Test on knife-edge

2018-12-08 06:56

Travis Head matched his highest Test score but missed out on a century as Australia moved to within 15 runs of India.

Mzansi Super League

Stars triumph at the death in Durban

2018-12-07 18:48

Two consecutive sixes in the final over from Jozi Stars’ Nono Pongolo scraped his side to a win over the Durban Heat in the Mzansi Super League.


New Zealand beat Pakistan in 3rd Test to win series

2018-12-07 14:09

Debutant Will Somerville grabbed three key wickets to guide New Zealand to their first away series win over Pakistan in 49 years.


Cool Head keeps Australia alive in India Test

2018-12-07 10:01

Travis Head hit a stubborn half-century to keep Australia in the hunt after their top order slumped under sustained pressure from India's bowlers.


Australia urges India to get behind day-night Tests

2018-12-07 06:57

Australia's cricket chief has urged India to reconsider its opposition to day-night Tests with crowd numbers hurt by their refusal to play under lights in Adelaide.


Yasir, Williamson share honours as third Test nears gripping end

2018-12-06 16:28

Record-breaking Yasir Shah had to share the day's honours with NZ skipper Kane Williamson as the third Test heads towards a gripping final day.

Mzansi Super League

Heat hoping for a polished home performance

2018-12-06 12:12

The Durban Heat will have one final opportunity at Kingsmead to put in a complete T20 performance when they take on the Jozi Stars.


Williamson's half century carries NZ in 3rd Test

2018-12-06 10:43

Kane Williamson's fighting half century led NZ in the third and final Test as Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah became the quickest bowler to take 200 wickets in Test cricket history.


Kohli falls as Australia strikes put India on ropes

2018-12-06 07:29

Australia grabbed three early wickets, including the prized scalp of star batsman Virat Kohli, to have India on the ropes early on the opening day of the first Test in Adelaide.


59 South Africans registered for 2019 IPL

2018-12-05 19:17

More than 1 000 cricketers have registered for the 2019 IPL player auction, according to the tournament's official website.


Black Caps face uphill battle after Azhar, Shafiq tons

2018-12-05 15:59

Azhar Ali and Asad Shafiq hit centuries to leave Pakistan in command of the third and final Test against New Zealand in Abu Dhabi.


Stokes faces England hearing despite court acquittal

2018-12-05 10:07

Ben Stokes will on Wednesday head to an internal English cricket hearing into a brawl outside a nightclub last year that cost him his Ashes place.


Australia axe Marsh as Khawaja returns against India

2018-12-05 06:58

Australia sprang a surprise by axing all-rounder Mitch Marsh for the first Test against India, as Usman Khawaja's return was confirmed despite the shock of his brother's arrest.

Mzansi Super League

Knockout time for AB's Spartans

2018-12-04 20:27

It is knockout time for the Tshwane Spartans in the Mzansi Super League as they prepare to host the Paarl Rocks at Centurion.


Azhar leads Pakistan fightback

2018-12-04 16:42

Azhar Ali struck a fighting half century to help Pakistan recover to 139-3 at close on the second day of the third and final Test against New Zealand.


Pakistan's Hafeez to retire from Test cricket

2018-12-04 15:28

Struggling Pakistan opener Mohammad Hafeez says he will be retiring from Test cricket after the ongoing third and final match against New Zealand.


Pakistan lose Hafeez after Watling's defiance in third Test

2018-12-04 10:36

Pakistan got off to a poor start when opener Mohammad Hafeez was dismissed without scoring on the second day of the third and final Test in Abu Dhabi.

Mzansi Super League

Durban Heat finally boosted by Rashid Khan arrival

2018-12-04 08:31

The Durban Heat will welcome the arrival of Afghanistan spin magician Rashid Khan for their final four games of the Mzansi Super League.


Australia captain 'sick of ball tampering talk'

2018-12-04 06:48

Australia skipper Tim Paine says he is sick of all the ball-tampering talk and it is time to move on and focus on halting powerhouse India.


Williamson, Watling dig in after Yasir shines in final Test

2018-12-03 17:22

New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson hit a fighting half century while BJ Watling batted with patience on the first day of the third and final Test against Pakistan.


Paine: Nobody better than in-form Starc

2018-12-11 14:27

Australia captain Tim Paine feels there is "no better bowler in the world" than Mitchell Starc when he is on song.


Australia'S Big Bash swaps coin toss for bat flip

2018-12-11 15:47

The Big Bash League is set to dispense with the traditional toss of a coin to determine which team gets to choose whether to bat or bowl first.


Dananjaya suspended from bowling over illegal action

2018-12-11 07:15

Sri Lanka off-spinner Akila Dananjaya has been suspended from bowling in international cricket over an illegal action.


England keep faith with Test squad for Windies tour

2018-12-10 18:02

England kept faith with the squad that delivered a Test whitewash in Sri Lanka, naming the same 16 players for the series against the West Indies.

Mzansi Super League

Tickets on sale for MSL final at Newlands

2018-12-10 12:58

Tickets for Sunday's Mzansi Super League final, which will feature the Cape Town Blitz, at Newlands, have gone on sale.


Sri Lanka draw tour match against NZ XI

2018-12-10 10:48

Sri Lanka completed their preparation for the first Test against New Zealand in a drawn three-day tour match against a New Zealand XI.


Injured Indian batting phenomenon Shaw resumes running

2018-12-10 07:22

Young Indian batting phenomenon Prithvi Shaw resumed running in his battle to be fit for the second Test against Australia after a nasty ligament injury.


Mushfiqur steers Bangladesh to easy win against Windies

2018-12-09 17:15

Mushfiqur Rahim top scored with an unbeaten 55 as Bangladesh defeated the West Indies in their first one-day international in Dhaka.


West Indies seek to end ODI series drought in Bangladesh

2018-12-08 14:55

The West Indies are looking to end their four-year wait for a one-day international series win when they take on hosts Bangladesh starting on Sunday.


Mathews' century saves Sri Lanka's batting blushes

2018-12-08 10:25

An unbeaten century by Angelo Mathews saved Sri Lanka from an embarrassing batting collapse against a New Zealand XI.

Mzansi Super League

De Kock steers Blitz to Cape derby honours

2018-12-07 22:17

Proteas batsman Quinton de Kock steered the Cape Town Blitz to a comfortable victory against the Paarl Rocks at Newlands.

Mzansi Super League

MSL: Proteas’ T20 pool is swelling

2018-12-07 15:45

The MSL looks like giving the national selectors new faces to add to their list of ‘possibles’ for SA T20 purposes, writes Rob Houwing.


World record brings Yasir into spinners' hall of fame

2018-12-06 19:26

Yasir Shah has become the fastest spinner to 200 Test wickets beating the record of Australian great, Clarrie Grimmett.


Pujara ton helps India claw back against Australia

2018-12-06 14:41

Cheteshwar Pujara scored a gritty 123 in punishing conditions to claw India back into the opening Test in Adelaide after Australia seized early control with some blistering bowling.


All you need to know about Proteas newbie Zubayr Hamza

2018-12-06 11:57

Proteas newbie Zubayr Hamza might not be a name that many South Africans are familiar with, but he has been highly rated for a long time.

Other Sport

10 best South African sporting moments of 2018

2018-12-06 09:32

As 2018 winds down to a close, Lloyd Burnard looks at 10 of the country's finest sporting moments this year.

Mzansi Super League

Heat have no chance of making MSL playoffs after washout

2018-12-05 22:16

The Durban Heat became the first team to be eliminated from the Mzansi Super League when their clash against the Nelson Mandela Bay Giants was washed out.

Mzansi Super League

Spartans hold nerve to edge Rocks

2018-12-05 19:00

Robbie Frylinck of the Tshwane Spartans held his nerve to guide his team to victory over the Paarl Rocks in a Mzansi Super League encounter at Centurion.


West Indies' Bravo returns for Bangladesh ODIs

2018-12-05 15:47

Darren Bravo has been recalled after more than two years away from ODI cricket as the West Indies named their squad for their three-match series against Bangladesh.


Ton-up Azhar lifts Pakistan in 3rd Test

2018-12-05 10:20

Azhar Ali ended his century drought to put Pakistan close behind New Zealand's first-innings total in the third and final Test in Abu Dhabi.

Lloyd Burnard

Dose of perspective needed in grading Mzansi Super League

2018-12-05 09:25

The Mzansi Super League is not without its problems, but it is not fair to compare it to the Big Bash League or the IPL, writes Lloyd Burnard.

Mzansi Super League

Durban Heat refuse to give up on MSL playoffs

2018-12-04 19:16

Durban Heat coach Grant Morgan insists they will not throw in in the towel in their pursuit of a Mzansi Super League play-off spot.

Mzansi Super League

MSL gates WAY behind Big Bash

2018-12-04 17:00

SA administrators can only dream at this stage about luring Mzansi Super League crowds to rival Australia’s flagship T20 tournament, writes Rob Houwing

Mzansi Super League

Prince hails 'team effort' for CT Blitz success

2018-12-04 13:14

Cape Town Blitz coach Ashwell Prince has praised his squad's performance ahead of their Mzansi Super League match against the Jozi Stars at Newlands.


Marsh happy to do 'graveyard shift' for Aussies

2018-12-04 09:55

Australia allrounder Mitch Marsh says he is prepared to take the "graveyard shift" with the ball and take his bowling to the next level this summer.

Mzansi Super League

Mzansi for sure? Maybe not so …

2018-12-04 08:00

Should Haroon Lorgat’s initial ‘Global League’ really have been binned? Rob Houwing isn’t wowed thus far by its reincarnation as the MSL.


Brother of Oz cricketer arrested over fake terror 'hit list'

2018-12-04 06:47

The brother of a top Australian cricketer has been charged by police for framing a love rival as the author of a hit list that sparked a major counterterrorism investigation.


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