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SA vs Eng: Dale Steyn rules himself out of Test series against England, targets home season return

SA vs Eng: Dale Steyn rules himself out of Test series against England, targets home season return

Steyn has been out of action since the Perth Test against Australia last November with a broken bone and he was selected in an SA `A` squad who will also tour the UK to get some much-needed match practice.

New Zealand's World Cup hero Grant Elliott confirms retirement from international cricket

New Zealand's World Cup hero Grant Elliott confirms retirement from international cricket

The South Africa-born 38-year-old confirmed his retirement from the Black Caps after an awards night on Thursday.

India vs Australia: Ravichandran Ashwin breaks Dale Steyn’s record of most wickets in a Test season

India vs Australia: Ravichandran Ashwin breaks Dale Steyn’s record of most wickets in a Test season

Despite his relatively poor form in the series, Ashwin has had a brilliant season with both bat and ball.

India vs Australia, 4th Test: Pacers counting on 'true pitch'; Dale Steyn emerges as unlikely catalyst

India vs Australia, 4th Test: Pacers counting on 'true pitch'; Dale Steyn emerges as unlikely catalyst

Days ahead of the Test, reports emerged that the HPCA Stadium pitch has a smattering of grass, akin to those in England. But, the true nature of the pitch will only be known in the morning of Day 1.

Ind vs Aus 2017: Dale Steyn shares photograph with Ishant Shamra in traditional Indian attire

Ind vs Aus 2017: Dale Steyn shares photograph with Ishant Shamra in traditional Indian attire

Ishant swung a length ball into the batsman, which hit him right in front of the wickets and the umpire had no hesitation in raising his finger. The Ranchi crowd heard a loud roar as the pacer exhaled his frustration on sending back the young left-hander.

Ind vs Aus 2017: Kumar Sangakkara, Dale Steyn, Shoaib Akhtar hail Virat Kohli after India's 75-run win in Bengaluru

Ind vs Aus 2017: Kumar Sangakkara, Dale Steyn, Shoaib Akhtar hail Virat Kohli after India's 75-run win in Bengaluru

Virat Kohli on Tuesday called the second Test win over Australia as the best of his captaincy career, comparing his team to a snake which can sting from any direction.

Kagiso Rabada replaces Dale Steyn as South Africa's No.1 Test bowler; Hashim Amla climbs to 6th spot

Kagiso Rabada replaces Dale Steyn as South Africa's No.1 Test bowler; Hashim Amla climbs to 6th spot

South Africa defeated Sri Lanka by an innings and 118 runs in Johannesburg, which gave it a 3-0 series win and moved up to 107 points

South Africa v Sri Lanka: Visiting Lankans play underdogs against Proteas

South Africa v Sri Lanka: Visiting Lankans play underdogs against Proteas

With De Villiers still not fit enough to face Sri Lanka in the Tests - he is targeting a return in the one-day series which starts in late January.

IPL 2017: Franchises release big names like Kevin Pietersen, Ishant Sharma, Dale Steyn for auctions

IPL 2017: Franchises release big names like Kevin Pietersen, Ishant Sharma, Dale Steyn for auctions

As many as 140 cricketers, including 44 overseas players, have been retained, while 63 were let go by the eight franchises for season 10.

Australia vs South Africa: 'Uncapped' Dwaine Pretorius replaces injured Dale Steyn for rest of tour

Australia vs South Africa: 'Uncapped' Dwaine Pretorius replaces injured Dale Steyn for rest of tour

The Faf du Plessis-led side, who have already taken a 1-0 lead in the series, will play their next Test against Australia starting on November 12 at Bellerive Oval in Hobart. 

Australia vs South Africa, 1st Test: JP Duminy, Dean Elgar hit centuries as Proteas dominate Day 3

Australia vs South Africa, 1st Test: JP Duminy, Dean Elgar hit centuries as Proteas dominate Day 3

At stumps on the third day the visitors were 390 for six in their second innings, an overall lead of 388 with four wickets in hand although the injured Dale Steyn is not expected to bat.

Australia vs South Africa, 1st Test, Day 3: As it happened...

Australia vs South Africa, 1st Test, Day 3: As it happened...

Faf du Plessis-led South Africa were in total control of the first Test against Australia where at the end of Day 3, they were leading by 388 runs with four wickets remaining.

Australia vs South Africa, 1st Test: Visiting Proteas produce remarkable fightback on day 2

Australia vs South Africa, 1st Test: Visiting Proteas produce remarkable fightback on day 2

At stumps on the second day, the visitors were 104 for two, an overall lead of 102.

David Warner out in 90s for very first time; thanks to commentator's curse - WATCH

David Warner out in 90s for very first time; thanks to commentator's curse - WATCH

Nicholas revealed that the Aussie hard-hitter has never been out in 90s in Test cricket.

AUS vs SA: David Warner sets internet on fire with MIND-BLOWING six against Dale Steyn at the WACA – WATCH

AUS vs SA: David Warner sets internet on fire with MIND-BLOWING six against Dale Steyn at the WACA – WATCH

In the process of hitting Dale Steyn for a six over wide third man, David Warner lost his balance and his photograph of lying flat on the pitch was all over the social-media.

Dale Steyn fires Australia warning regarding red-hot Kagiso Rabada ahead of Test series opener

Dale Steyn fires Australia warning regarding red-hot Kagiso Rabada ahead of Test series opener

Steyn also had no hesitation in declaring his likely new-ball partner was much faster than he is.

Team India, Ravichandran Ashwin head ICC Test rankings

Team India, Ravichandran Ashwin head ICC Test rankings

Ajinkya Rahane was the top-ranked Indian batsman at sixth with 825 points.

Ravichandran Ashwin surges to the top of ICC Test rankings with career best 900 points

Ravichandran Ashwin surges to the top of ICC Test rankings with career best 900 points

Ashwin, who was named man of the series after he finished with 27 wickets in a 3-0 sweep by India, now has 220 wickets.

South Africa vs Australia, 2nd ODI: Skipper Faf du Plessis century sets up big win for Proteas

South Africa vs Australia, 2nd ODI: Skipper Faf du Plessis century sets up big win for Proteas

South Africa piled up 361 for six wickets, then bowled out Australia for 219.

South Africa vs Australia, 1st ODI: Quinton de Kock masterclass floors Aussies at Centurion​

South Africa vs Australia, 1st ODI: Quinton de Kock masterclass floors Aussies at Centurion​

A masterclass from South African opener Quinton de Kock floored Australia in the first game of the five-match one-day international series at Centurion on Friday.