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South Africa announce extensive World Cup preparations

Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 20:17

South Africa will play a minimum of 23 warm-up one-day internationals against five different countries to boost their preparation for next year`s World Cup, the country`s cricket board said on Monday.

`Terribly sad` Steyn says became `tearful` following `close pal` Kallis` retirement news

Last Updated: Sunday, December 29, 2013, 19:09

South African fast bowler Dale Steyn has revealed that he almost had a `tear in his eye` when he realised that his teammate Jacques Kallis was being serious on the subject of his retirement from the longest form of the game.

Sunil Gavaskar hails `retiring` Kallis as one of `all-time great players`

Last Updated: Friday, December 27, 2013, 22:11

Former South African captains Shaun Pollock and Kepler Wessels and Indian batting legend Sunil Gavaskar have hailed all-rounder Jacques Kallis as one of the country`s all-time great cricketers following the announcement that he will retire from Test cricket after this week`s Test match against India at Kingsmead.

I don`t see it as goodbye, says Kallis

Last Updated: Thursday, December 26, 2013, 00:26

South Africa`s legendary all-rounder Jacques Kallis will retire from Test cricket after the second Test against India starting at Kingsmead here Thursday. Kallis, 38, however, will be available for the shorter formats of the game.

Zaheer wants Indian bowlers to make adjustments on South African pitches

Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 23:50

Veteran speedster Zaheer Khan, who will be spearheading the Indian pace attack in the two-Test series, feels that one needs to make some adjustments on the "hit the deck" kind of surfaces in South Africa having done bulk of the bowling on the sub-continental featherbeds.

De Kock, De Villiers power South Africa to 301/8

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 21:15

Quinton de Kock notched up his third successive hundred while his captain A B de Villiers also struck a century as South Africa wriggled out of a tight spot to post an imposing 301 for 8 in their third and final cricket one-dayer against India here on wednesday.

De Villiers reminds India of their poor record

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 04, 2013, 23:32

South African cricket captain AB de Villiers Wednesday reminded India of its poor track record in South Africa as the three-match series starts Thursday with the first ODI at the Wanderers here.

Steyn, Kallis will be fit for first ODI: Proteas coach

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 04, 2013, 16:56

South African cricket coach Russell Domingo has stated that his key players pace spearhead Dale Steyn and veteran all-rounder Jacques Kallis would be fit in time for the first One Day International (ODI) cricket match against India at the Wanderers slated for Thursday.

Azhar Mahmood to play for Highveld Lions in Proteas domestic T20s

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 04, 2013, 15:27

Former Pakistan all-rounder Azhar Mahmood will represent the Highveld Lions in the upcoming South African domestic T20 competition, according to reports.

Graeme Smith backs use of DRS despite `extra pressure` on captaincy

Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 11:02

South African Test captain Graeme Smith has said that the use of technology adds extra pressure on the captaincy in cricket but it definitely has advantages.

Dale Steyn wants to play more limited-overs cricket to `prepare well` for T20 WC

Last Updated: Sunday, November 10, 2013, 12:01

South African bowler Dale Steyn has said that he came back feeling energized from the two ODI break, during which he went back home and was just getting stronger and ready.

De Villiers `happy and proud` of `magnificent` ODI series win against Pakistan

Last Updated: Sunday, November 10, 2013, 11:57

South African ODI captain AB de Villiers said that he is happy that his team won the one-day series against Pakistan in the UAE, and added that he is proud of each and every one of the team.