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Australia practise reverse-swing at Newlands

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 18:45

Stung by a heavy defeat in the second Test, Australia are now practising ball tampering to improve the art of reverse-swing in the third Test against South Africa starting Saturday here at the Newlands.

Amla says Port Elizabeth pitch helped Proteas handle Johnson `easily`

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 16:01

Veteran South African batsman Hashim Amla has admitted that a more placid pitch was one of the main reasons behind their relatively easy handling of Australian pace sensation Mitchell Johnson in the second Test at Port Elizabeth.

Australia`s tour of South Africa: Fast bowling at its best

Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 17:19

The most high-profile series of the year between Australia and South Africa is certainly justifying its top billing. In the three-match Test series, two matches are already being played and the series is well poised with 1-1 at the moment.

Rain may be `main obstacle` to Proteas` quest to win second Test

Last Updated: Sunday, February 23, 2014, 11:05

South Africa will reportedly need to keep ahead of the weather conditions if they want to win the second Test against Australia at Port Elizabeth to level the series with a strong chance of rain for much of the scheduled fifth day`s play on Monday continuing to characterise weather forecasts.

Injured Parnell out of ongoing second Test against Aussies

Last Updated: Saturday, February 22, 2014, 20:03

South Africa claimed a substantial first innings lead after bowling out Australia for 246 on a dramatic fourth day of the second Test at St George`s Park on Saturday.

Mitchell Johnson – Man of the hour

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 13:12

As the second Test between South Africa and Australia will kick start on Thursday, when both the teams lock horns at St Grorge`s Park at Elizabeth, it would be interesting to see the strategy of South African batsmen against fearsome Mitchell Johnson.

2nd Test: Quite a good performance by team, says MS Dhoni

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 08:55

Despite his team overwhelmingly crushed by New Zealand during the tour, India skipper Mahendra Singh today put up a brave front, saying it was "quite a good performance" by his team in the Test matches.

Shane Watson to stay on sidelines for 2nd Test against Proteas

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 19:23

Australian all-rounder Shane Watson will reportedly stay on the sidelines for the second Test against South Africa in Port Elizabeth after failing to participate fully in the squad`s first training session at the venue.

India end ignominious NZ tour with 0-1 loss in Test series

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 10:44

India ended the ignominious tour of New Zealand by drawing the second and final cricket Test after home team skipper Brendon McCullum became the first Kiwi batsman to hit a triple-century and stage an incredible turnaround to clinch the the two-match series 1-0, here today.

We will look to win tomorrow, says Shikhar Dhawan

Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 19:40

At a loss of words to explain India`s poor performance, batsman Shikhar Dhawan today conceded that New Zealand have turned the tables on his side in the ongoing second cricket Test but insisted that the visitors still have a chance to not just save but win the match.

Complacent Team India`s Test win pushed to Day 4 at Basin Reserve

Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 19:15

Even if Team India have pushed the Kiwis on the verge of losing the 2nd Test match at Basin Reserve, the Day 3 witnessed complacency on the part of touring side after tasting some initial success.

2nd Test: McCullum`s double ton changes course of the game

Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 17:41

New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum has scored a big double ton on day four of the second and last Test here at Basin Reserve.