Hendricks: Playing in 2019 World Cup a 'dream'

2019-01-21 21:26

Proteas batsman Reeza Hendricks acknowledges that playing in the 2019 World Cup in England would be a dream come true.

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4-Day Franchise

Warriors in control thanks to Moore, Vallie tons

2019-01-21 19:18

Centuries by Eddie Moore and Yaseen Vallie helped the Warriors dominate the opening day of their 4-Day Domestic Series encounter against the Dolphins.

 
Proteas

Proteas: Pretorius’s rising CWC push

2019-01-21 13:55

Is Dwaine Pretorius now favourite for the No 7 position for SA at the World Cup? Rob Houwing explains why this may be the case.

 
Proteas

WATCH: Imran Tahir tries to interview David Miller

2019-01-21 10:35

The Proteas' ODI series against Pakistan moves to Durban when the hosts will look to square the series after going down in Port Elizabeth.

 
Cricket

David Warner to undergo surgery on injured elbow

2019-01-21 07:40

Banned former Australian vice-captain David Warner is expected to undergo minor surgery on his elbow this week.

 
Cricket

Finch looks to break to improve batting ahead of CWC

2019-01-20 12:08

Australia's ODI captain Aaron Finch said he only had himself to blame for his poor showings against India ahead of the Cricket World Cup.

 
Proteas

Proteas get CWC wake-up after PE defeat

2019-01-19 20:43

The Proteas were given a timely reminder of how much work lies ahead before the Cricket World Cup when they were beaten by Pakistan in the first ODI at St George's Park.

 
 
Cricket

India praised for 'perfect finish' to tour 'Down Under'

2019-01-19 09:14

India's cricketers are being hailed a once-in-a-generation side as the World Cup looms, capping off a "perfect finish" to their historic Australia tour.

 
Cricket

Hazlewood ruled out of Sri Lanka Test series

2019-01-19 07:35

Australia suffered a big blow with star fast bowler Josh Hazlewood ruled out of their two upcoming Tests against Sri Lanka with a back injury.

 
Proteas

Faf backs Ottis to re-sign as Proteas coach

2019-01-18 14:17

Proteas captain Faf du Plessis has backed Ottis Gibson to stay on as national coach beyond the 2019 Cricket World Cup.

 
Proteas

Ramiz Raja chats to Sport24

2019-01-18 10:01

In an exclusive interview, Ramiz Raja assesses Mickey Arthur’s tenure as Pakistan coach and discusses the deteriorating pitches in SA.

 
Cricket

India win toss, bowl in MCG ODI decider

2019-01-18 06:43

India won the toss and opted to bowl in the third and final one-day international against Australia in Melbourne.

 
Proteas

Can Amla claw his way back to 50?

2019-01-17 20:07

The five-match series against Pakistan is Hashim Amla's chance to propel his ODI average back into the more pleasing, elite fifties, writes Rob Houwing.

 
 
International

Proteas legend Gibbs hails Ronaldo as 'simply the best'

2019-01-17 13:50

Proteas legend Herschelle Gibbs has hailed five-time Ballon d'Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo as 'the best' after winning his first trophy with Juventus.

 
 
Cricket

Law warns England not to take West Indies lightly

2019-01-17 10:54

Former West Indies coach Stuart Law believes England could come unstuck during their upcoming Test series in the Caribbean if they "underestimate" their hosts.

 
Cricket

AB says 'time is right' to play in Pakistan

2019-01-17 06:37

South Africa's AB de Villiers hopes his involvement in this year's Pakistan Super League will encourage the world's best players to return to the country.

 
4-Day Franchise

Bosch strikes before Second rescues Knights

2019-01-16 17:37

Rudi Second and Shadley van Schalkwyk was holding up the Dolphins when bad light ended play of their 4-Day encounter against the Knights.

 
 
Rugby

Lomu, Crowe honoured as All Blacks take on Black Caps

2019-01-16 10:38

All Black legend Jonah Lomu and former Black Caps skipper Martin Crowe will be honoured when New Zealand's two biggest national sides do battle later this month.

 
Proteas

'Mission accomplished' for Ottis Gibson and Proteas

2019-01-15 21:02

Proteas coach Ottis Gibson was thrilled about how his team had checked all the boxes in bringing up that 3-0 sweep against Pakistan.

 
4-Day Franchise

Dolphins, Knights frustrated by rain

2019-01-15 17:12

Rain and a wet outfield meant there was no day two play possible between the Dolphins and the Knights in their 4-Day Domestic Series encounter.

 
Proteas

ODIs: SA must be pushed … and on better tracks!

2019-01-15 12:21

Rob Houwing urges decent, trustworthy surfaces for the imminent one-day international portion of the Proteas’ roster against Pakistan.

 
Cricket

SA's Paddy Upton lands top IPL gig

2019-01-15 09:50

South Africa's Paddy Upton has been confirmed as head coach of the Rajasthan Royals for the 2019 IPL.

 
4-Day Franchise

Mulder takes three as Lions control derby

2019-01-14 21:17

A superb three-wicket haul from Wiaan Mulder seized the advantage for the Highveld Lions in their 4-Day Domestic Series derby against the Titans.

 
Cricket

England cricket chief backs 'Hundred' despite Kohli concerns

2019-01-14 19:43

English cricket's top administrator believes the world game's best players will be involved when the controversial new Hundred tournament is launched next year.

 
Cricket

WATCH: Monty Panesar's disastrous quiz show performance

2019-01-14 15:37

Former England spinner Monty Panesar did not have the best day at the office when appearing on quiz show, Mastermind.

 
Proteas

De Kock, Sarfraz combine for new 'keeper Test record

2019-01-14 13:14

Proteas star Quinton de Kock and his Pakistan counterpart Sarfraz Ahmed have combined to set a Test wicketkeeping world record.

 
Proteas

Proteas whitewash Pakistan after Wanderers win

2019-01-14 12:05

The Proteas have secured a series whitewash against Pakistan by winning the third Test at the Wanderers on Monday.

 
Cricket

AB de Villiers confirms groundbreaking trip to Pakistan

2019-01-14 10:09

AB de Villiers has confirmed that he will play in Pakistan for the first time since 2007 in this year's Pakistan Super League.

 
Proteas

Steyn strikes put Proteas in command

2019-01-13 17:30

After a solid start by the Pakistan, Proteas speedster Dale Steyn struck twice to put the home side in command at the end of day three of the third Test at the Wanderers.

 
Proteas

Duanne: SA’s swifter 'new Nella'!

2019-01-13 07:00

A couple of inviting landmarks beckon for Proteas sensation Duanne Olivier before the Wanderers Test has run its course, writes Rob Houwing.

 
4-Day Franchise

Petersen's rich form gives Knights solid base

2019-01-21 19:22

Keegan Petersen top-scored for the Knights as they ended the opening day of their 4-Day Domestic Series encounter against the Highveld Lions in a solid position.

 
Cricket

Patterson credits NSW batting coach after Australia call up

2019-01-21 12:54

Kurtis Patterson has credited the fantastic work done by New South Wales batting coach Beau Casson for his call up to the Australia Test squad.

 
Proteas

Proteas: Amla criticism ignores the bigger picture

2019-01-21 08:54

Hashim Amla's return to form for the Proteas is a more important development than a loss to Pakistan, argues Lloyd Burnard.

 
Cricket

Australia call up Patterson for 1st Sri Lanka Test

2019-01-21 07:07

In-form Kurtis Patterson has been added to Australia's squad for the upcoming Tests against Sri Lanka as selectors try to fix a batting line-up.

 
Proteas

Lots of 'learnings' for Proteas after PE defeat

2019-01-20 09:45

Proteas skipper Faf du Plessis says that South Africa will learn from their defeat to Pakistan in the first ODI at St. George's Park.

 
Cricket

Windies stand by Pybus appointment despite storm of criticism

2019-01-19 15:07

The West Indies are standing by the decision to name Richard Pybus as their new head coach despite a storm of criticism which greeted the Englishman's appointment.

 
4-Day Franchise

Warriors turn focus to Dolphins after memorable week

2019-01-19 11:27

Warriors coach Rivash Gobind hopes they can continue their improvement when they welcome the Dolphins in East London from Monday.

 
Proteas

Proteas team-mates star in epic Big Bash SF

2019-01-19 09:08

Marizanne Kapp and Dane van Niekerk were key to the Sydney Sixers' super-over win in the Women's' Big Bash League semi-finals.

 
Proteas

Pakistan a good challenge in ODI’s - Faf

2019-01-18 21:44

Faf du Plessis expects an evenly contested challenge between South Africa and Pakistan in the first ODI at St George’s Park in Port Elizabeth.

 
Cricket

Dhoni finishes off job to clinch ODI series for India

2019-01-18 13:01

Master finisher Mahendra Singh Dhoni eased India to victory to clinch their one-day international series against Australia in Melbourne.

 
 
Cricket

Thunder coach fumes after lights go out at the Gabba

2019-01-18 06:45

Sydney Thunder coach Shane Bond has urged a review of the rules after farcical scenes in Australia's Big Bash League when a game was abandoned after the lights went out.

 
Proteas

Pakistan seeking change of fortunes against Proteas

2019-01-17 18:16

Pakistan will seek a change of fortune when they play South Africa in the first of five one-day internationals at St George’s Park on Saturday.

 
Cricket

Root urges team to back up SL whitewash in Caribbean

2019-01-17 17:42

England captain Joe Root has urged his team-mates to back up their Test series victory in Sri Lanka when they take on the West Indies.

 
4-Day Franchise

Warriors' win over Cobras throws title race wide open

2019-01-17 14:11

The Warriors have beaten the Cape Cobras in their 4-Day Franchise Series clash at Newlands to throw the title race wide open.

 
 
Cricket

NZ bring back heavyweights for India ODI series

2019-01-17 07:37

New Zealand have assembled their strongest possible line-up for their ODI series against India in what will be their toughest workout ahead of the Cricket World Cup.

 
Cricket

England speedster Stone out of West Indies tour

2019-01-17 06:56

England pace bowler Olly Stone will miss the tour of the West Indies after suffering a back injury.

 
Proteas

Steyn, De Kock rested as Olivier added to Proteas squad

2019-01-16 14:08

Dale Steyn and Quinton de Kock have been rested from the Proteas squad for the first two ODIs against Pakistan.

 
 
 
4-Day Franchise

Hendricks, Rapulana seize control for Lions

2019-01-15 19:17

The Highveld Lions have seized the initiative of their 4-Day Domestic Series derby against the Titans in Benoni.

 
Cricket

ICC confirms new CEO to replace Dave Richardson

2019-01-15 13:55

The International Cricket Council has named Manu Sawhney its new chief executive officer to replace former South African cricketer, David Richardson.

 
 
Cricket

Australia win toss, bat in 2nd ODI v India

2019-01-15 07:36

Australia won the toss and chose to bat in the second ODI against India in Adelaide, where temperatures around 40 degrees Celsius are forecast for the match.

 
4-Day Franchise

Smith, Kleinveldt shine with bat and ball for Cobras

2019-01-14 21:13

Rory Kleinveldt and Jason Smith struck with bat and ball as the Cape Cobras fought back on day one of their latest 4-Day Domestic Series match against the Warriors.

 
Cricket

Wade on Test snub: Doesn't really make a lot of sense

2019-01-14 17:53

Matthew Wade feels the reasons given for not selecting him in the Australia Test team against Sri Lanka "doesn't really make a lot of sense".

 
Cricket

Kumar looking to get over niggles after frustrating 2018

2019-01-14 16:08

India seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar has said that not bowling much in international cricket last year has affected his rhythm as he looks to battle back from niggling injuries.

 
Proteas

Proteas jump to 2nd in ICC Test rankings

2019-01-14 13:14

The Proteas have overtaken New Zealand and England to take second position in the ICC Test team rankings after their win at the Wanderers.

 
Cricket

Bizarre 7-ball over dismissal in Big Bash League

2019-01-14 11:14

Perth Scorchers opener Michael Klinger was bizarrely given out on the seventh ball of an over in Australia's T20 Big Bash League with umpires failing to realise their mistake.

 
Cricket

14 all out: China hopes stumped by record T20 loss

2019-01-14 09:47

Cricket's governing body has long dreamed of spreading the game to China, but the latest performance by its women's team is unlikely to inspire many to take up the bat and ball.

 
Cricket

India's Rayudu reported for suspect bowling action

2019-01-13 17:57

India's Ambati Rayudu has been reported for a suspect bowling action in the first one-day international against Australia .

 
Cricket

Overstrand fires nearly derail Kallis wedding

2019-01-12 21:23

The devastating wildfires in the Overstrand region nearly derailed former Proteas cricketer Jacques Kallis’ wedding.

 
4-Day Franchise

Rookie stands tall as spinners dominate Titans, Cobras clash

2019-01-21 19:13

The Titans fought their way to 272 for nine on the opening day of their 4-Day Domestic Series encounter against the Cape Cobras in Oudtshoorn.

 
Cricket

SuperSport cancels chat with trio of SA greats, Richards upset

2019-01-21 10:37

SA cricket legends - Barry Richards, Graeme Pollock and Mike Procter - were left in the dark when a planned live interview was cancelled at the last minute by SuperSport.

 
Cricket

History against England in the West Indies

2019-01-21 08:09

England may be third in the Test rankings and the West Indies eighth, but history will be against Joe Root's tourists when a three-match series gets underway in Barbados.

 
Proteas

Amla defends stuttering Proteas in PE

2019-01-20 20:02

Proteas opener Hashim Amla has defended his side's inability to accelerate with the bat in the first ODI against Pakistan.

 
Proteas

The day Proteas' gearstick jammed

2019-01-20 06:50

Hardly forced into a sweat in the Tests, SA now know they have a fight on their hands in the rest of the ODI series against Pakistan, writes Rob Houwing.

 
Proteas

Proteas bat first in PE, field 2 debutants

2019-01-19 12:33

South Africa will bat first after winning the toss in the first ODI against Pakistan at St. George's Park in Port Elizabeth.

 
4-Day Franchise

Knights wary of dangerous, in-form Lions

2019-01-19 10:48

Interim Knights coach Alan Kruger is wary of the dangers his side face when they come up against the form team in the country in the Highveld Lions

 
4-Day Franchise

Hurting Cobras, Titans want strong reactions

2019-01-19 08:25

Cape Cobras assistant coach Faiek Davids admits that their 4-Day Domestic Series defeat this week has opened the door for their opponents.

 
Cricket

Carnival atmosphere expected at biggest CT Sixes yet

2019-01-18 14:40

A carnival atmosphere is expected at this year's Cape Town Sixes - an amateur tournament that has attracted hundreds of players.

 
Proteas

Ramiz: More can be done to improve pitches in SA

2019-01-18 11:23

Pakistan cricket commentator Ramiz Raja says more work can be done to improve the standard of South African pitches.

 
 
Proteas

Van der Dussen to take T20 form into ODI series

2019-01-17 22:09

Rassie van der Dussen wants to take his MSL form into the Proteas upcoming ODI series against Pakistan starting at St George's Park.

 
4-Day Franchise

Weather frustrates Dolphins, Knights best efforts

2019-01-17 18:03

Rain and bad light proved to be the main winner as the 4-Day Domestic Series encounter between the Dolphins and Knights ended in a draw.

 
4-Day Franchise

Lions thrash Titans to keep title race alive

2019-01-17 14:16

The Highveld Lions beat defending champions the Titans in their 4-Day Domestic Series clash at Willowmoore Park in Benoni on Thursday.

 
Proteas

Klaasen's World Cup dream at a crossroads

2019-01-17 13:04

Heinrich Klaasen's World Cup dream could hinge on his performances in the first two ODIs against Pakistan, writes Lloyd Burnard.

 
Cricket

Warner to return to Australia after elbow injury

2019-01-17 10:00

Banned Australian batsman David Warner will return home from Bangladesh to have an injured elbow assessed.

 
Cricket

Law hopes Smith and Warner's club calls set Australia example

2019-01-17 09:44

Stuart Law believes disgraced Australia stars Steve Smith and David Warner will have a better idea of "what life is all about" after playing club cricket.

 
4-Day Franchise

Van den Bergh, Hendricks leave Titans with a mountain to climb

2019-01-16 19:54

Nicky van den Bergh recorded a first double ton as the Highveld Lions took complete command of their 4-Day Domestic Series derby against the Titans.

 
 
Cricket

Kohli hails 'classic' Dhoni after India keep series alive

2019-01-16 10:22

India captain Virat Kohli reserved special praise for MS Dhoni after he helped them beat Australia in the second ODI and level the three-match series.

 
Cricket

Bravo, Joseph recalled by West Indies for England series

2019-01-16 07:12

Darren Bravo could play his first Test for the West Indies in over two years after the top-order batsman was recalled for next week's series opener against England.

 
Proteas

Rabada hunts SA ODI 'podium' place

2019-01-15 16:02

Kagiso Rabada should shortly earn a place in elite SA company when he reaches his 100 wickets in one-day internationals, writes Rob Houwing.

 
Cricket

Kohli, Dhoni star as India force series into decider

2019-01-15 13:36

Veteran wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni steered India to victory over Australia in the second one-day international to level the series in Adelaide.

 
Proteas

Proteas shoot up individual Test rankings

2019-01-15 10:31

A number of Proteas players have shot up the individual rankings following the side's Test series win over Pakistan.

 
Proteas

Pakistan seek cure for batting struggles after South Africa sweep

2019-01-14 20:52

Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur said on Monday he was determined to find a solution to his team’s problems against fast, short-pitched bowling.

 
4-Day Franchise

Ackerman ton gives Dolphins strong start

2019-01-14 21:20

A maiden 4-Day Domestic Series century by Marques Ackerman helped the Dolphins dominate the opening day of their round eight clash against the Knights.

 
Proteas

Proteas: Tough tweaks ahead for Test team

2019-01-14 16:35

Rob Houwing summarises the Proteas’ 3-0 Test sweep of Pakistan, pointing to some tricky selection issues when Sri Lanka appear on the radar in February.

 
Proteas

Rampant Proteas must plan for Maharaj return

2019-01-14 14:16

The Proteas are a dominant fast bowling unit at home, but they need to start thinking about how they will include spin again, writes Lloyd Burnard.

 
Proteas

Proteas' Olivier falls short of 116-year long record

2019-01-14 12:41

Proteas speedster Duanne Olivier almost made history in the third and final Test against Pakistan at the Wanderers.

 
Proteas

Steyn’s greatness only more apparent

2019-01-14 10:04

The legend of Dale Steyn in Test cricket, from a statistical point of view, just grows and grows, explains Rob Houwing.

 
Proteas

Proteas: ‘Old firm’ fires at perfect time

2019-01-13 21:28

There are deeper reasons for South Africans to be gratified by the Wanderers Test stand of 102 between Quinton de Kock and Hashim Amla, writes Rob Houwing.

 
Proteas

Bounce and swing key factors - Olivier

2019-01-13 07:50

Leading wicket-taker Duanne Olivier said bounce and swing were key factors as bowlers again dominated at the Wanderers.

 
 

 
 
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