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ICC World Cup: AB de Villiers 'best of century', says Imran Tahir
ICC World Cup: AB de Villiers 'best of century', says Imran Tahir

South Africa leg-spinner Imran Tahir described captain AB de Villiers as "the best player of the century" after the skipper smashed a whirlwind, undefeated 162 against the West Indies at the World Cup.

Sporting a mohawk, Virat Kohli feasts on spinners at nets ahead of crucial South Africa clash
Sporting a mohawk, Virat Kohli feasts on spinners at nets ahead of crucial South Africa clash

His mohawk hairdo caught the eye as much as his wide range of shots, but Virat Kohli was focus personified while feasting on the spinners at the nets here on Friday, as India geared up to take on a traditionally pace-heavy South Africa in their next cricket World Cup match.

3rd ODI: South Africa crush West Indies by nine wickets, win series
3rd ODI: South Africa crush West Indies by nine wickets, win series

West Indies tour of South Africa hit a new low on Wednesday when they were bundled out for 122 in under 34 overs to lose the third one-day international by nine wickets at Buffalo Park.

Chris Gayle forces West Indies to victory over South Africa in first T20
Chris Gayle forces West Indies to victory over South Africa in first T20

Chris Gayle blazed a half-century off 17 balls to power West Indies to a four-wicket victory over South Africa in the first Twenty20 international at Newlands on Friday.

South Africa vs West Indies: Ramdin leads fightback after Harmer triple
South Africa vs West Indies: Ramdin leads fightback after Harmer triple

Debutant off-spinner Simon Harmer took three wickets before West Indian captain Denesh Ramdin led a fightback against South Africa on the first day of the third and final Test at Newlands on Friday.

Imran Tahir in as Robin Peterson becomes latest injury casualty
Imran Tahir in as Robin Peterson becomes latest injury casualty

Left-arm slow bowler Robin Peterson has become the latest player ruled out of the ongoing test series between South Africa and West Indies after he was injured in practice on Tuesday.

South African spinner Imran Tahir in doubt for fourth ODI
South African spinner Imran Tahir in doubt for fourth ODI

South Africa could be without frontline spin bowler Imran Tahir for the fourth one-dayer against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground after he injured his knee in the 73-run defeat in Canberra on Wednesday.

Tri series: South Africa vs Australia - Preview
Tri series: South Africa vs Australia - Preview

South Africa will look to extract an advantage from their superior spin stocks when they take on a hard-hitting Australian side in the second match of a triangular series in Harare on Wednesday. Number 1 ranked Australia issued a statement of intent on Monday when they crushed Zimbabwe by 198 runs in the series opener, exhibiting a greater degree of ruthlessness than South Africa did in winning a three-match one-day series against the hosts in Bulawayo last week.

Hampshire re-sign South African leggie Imran Tahir

Eyeing a promotion to the top flight after three years, English county club Hampshire have re-signed South African leg-spinner Imran Tahir for a short-contract subject to visa clearance.

Hashim Amla`s 15th ODI ton leads South Africa to victory

Hashim Amla`s 15th one-day international hundred guided South Africa to a comfortable 93-run victory in the first game of a three-match series against Zimbabwe, here on Sunday.

Dane Piedt excels on test cricket debut, says more to come

Dane Piedt became the second South African in 126 years to take a wicket with his first ball in test cricket but said it was not his most memorable scalp of the day and that he could have played better.

South Africa secure draw against Sri Lanka to reclaim top test ranking

South Africa reclaimed top spot in cricket`s test rankings after grimly hanging on for a draw in the second and final test against Sri Lanka on Monday to win the series 1-0.

Lanka off to slow start on first day of second Test against Proteas

Sri Lanka got off to a slow start on the first day of their second Test against South Africa at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground in Colombo, and have so far lost three wickets.

South Africa contemplating extra pace option for second Test against Sri Lanka

South Africa, on the verge of a rare series win in Sri Lanka, are considering playing an extra fast bowler on the Singhalese SC track which is not as conducive to spin as the one in Galle.

Hashim Amla heaps praise on struggling Imran Tahir

South African skipper Hashim Amla on Wednesday backed struggling leg-spinner Imran Tahir to come good, saying he had the qualities to be a match-winning bowler.

Lanka tour: Proteas lack spin options, says Daryll Cullinan

The Proteas lack a good enough spin arsenal for their Sri Lankan tour, feels former batsman Daryll Cullinan.

IPL 2014: Mumbai Indians vs Delhi Daredevils - As it happened...

Live updates of the 51st match of the Indian Premier League’s seventh edition between Mumbai Indians and Delhi Daredevils from Wankhede stadium, Mumbai.

Luck is not favouring Daredevils in IPL-7, feels Tahir

South African leg-spinner Imran Tahir says it was not lack of effort that has spelt doom for Delhi Daredevils in this IPL edition but, simply, lady luck was not smiling on them.

Tahir counting on sub-continent experience to rescue DD

Languishing at the bottom of the table, Delhi Daredevils need a miracle of sorts to make the knock-outs and leg-spinner Imran Tahir, who is set to make his IPL debut, is hoping to use his experience of playing on sub-continent wickets to get the team out of doldrums.

Tahir to replace Nathan; Zaheer, Saurabh ruled out of IPL-7

Pakistani-born South African spinner Imran Tahir will replace injured Australian fast bowler Nathan Coulter-Nile in the Delhi Daredevils team for the remainder of the IPL-7.