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ICC Champions Trophy: South Africa announce 15-man squad; Keshav Maharaj makes cut, Morne Morkel returns

ICC Champions Trophy: South Africa announce 15-man squad; Keshav Maharaj makes cut, Morne Morkel returns

The 26-year-old Maharaj has had an impressive debut season for the Test squad, and comes into the squad to bolster the spin options alongside Imran Tahir.

NZ vs SA: Morne Morkel, Vernon Philander's return bolster South African attack ahead of New Zealand Tests

NZ vs SA: Morne Morkel, Vernon Philander's return bolster South African attack ahead of New Zealand Tests

The pair are likely to join Kagiso Rabada in an impressive pace attack after the 21-year-old showed in the final one-day international in Auckland on Saturday that he was warming to New Zealand conditions.

Morne Morkel back in the South African Test squad after 13 months

Morne Morkel back in the South African Test squad after 13 months

Fast bowler Morne Morkel has been included in South Africa's squad for three Test matches in New Zealand starting on March 8.

Morne Morkel eyes comeback for South Africa's tour to England later this year

"I was told that I would never be able to play cricket again and it was a mental thing to go to the gym" : Morkel

Rohit Sharma hails MS Dhoni's decision to make him open in ODIs as career changing

Rohit Sharma hails MS Dhoni's decision to make him open in ODIs as career changing

Rohit, first opened in early 2013 against England during the home series, followed by a steady show in the Champions Trophy.

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.

1st Test, South Africa vs New Zealand: Hosts vulnerable against improving Kiwis

1st Test, South Africa vs New Zealand: Hosts vulnerable against improving Kiwis

Kane Williamson, who has blossomed into one of the world`s top batsmen, started his reign as New Zealand test captain with two easy wins in Zimbabwe in recent weeks. 

IPL 2016: Read How Morne Morkel's wife trolled Dale Steyn in style!

IPL 2016: Read How Morne Morkel's wife trolled Dale Steyn in style!

Steyn uploaded a picture of Morkel with baby diapers in his hands and commented 'How times changed.'

IPL 2016, Match 8: Brilliant Gautam Gambhir helps Kolkata beat Hyderabad by 8 wickets

IPL 2016, Match 8: Brilliant Gautam Gambhir helps Kolkata beat Hyderabad by 8 wickets

Gambhir finished off the game in style by hitting a boundary off Karn Sharma to take the team to 146 for two with 10 balls to spare.

Big names missing from 2016 World Twenty20

Brendon McCullum and other big names in cricket who will miss the 2016 ICC World Twenty20 in India

ICC World Twenty20: Dale Steyn returns as South Africa snub Morne Morkel

ICC World Twenty20: Dale Steyn returns as South Africa snub Morne Morkel

South Africa's Morne Morkel was a surprise omission in the Proteas' squad for the 2016 ICC World Twenty20. 

ICC World Twenty20: Ahmed Shehzad, Irfan Pathan, Stuart Broad and other biggies who were snubbed

ICC World Twenty20: Ahmed Shehzad, Irfan Pathan, Stuart Broad and other biggies who were snubbed

Certain key players from various nations will feel hard done by their omission.

South Africa vs England: Kagiso Rabada strikes as visitors crumbles to paltry 101 all out to lose fourth Test

South Africa vs England: Kagiso Rabada strikes as visitors crumbles to paltry 101 all out to lose fourth Test

Kagiso Rabada took 6-32 in the second innings for 13 wickets in the match.

4th Test: Kagiso Rabada's 7-up keeps Proteas in driving seat against England

4th Test: Kagiso Rabada's 7-up keeps Proteas in driving seat against England

England, set an unlikely target of 382 on a deteriorating pitch, were 52 for three at the close.

South Africa vs England, 4th Test: Kagiso Rabada takes seven as Proteas stretch advantage on Day 3

South Africa vs England, 4th Test: Kagiso Rabada takes seven as Proteas stretch advantage on Day 3

England were bowled out for 342 in reply to South Africa`s 475.

RSA vs ENG, 2nd Test: England survive Proteas surge before match ends in draw on Day 5

RSA vs ENG, 2nd Test: England survive Proteas surge before match ends in draw on Day 5

Jonny Bairstow and Moeen Ali negotiated the rest of the afternoon and England were on 159 for six when play was called off for bad light 15 minutes after tea and abandoned 45 minutes later.

RSA vs ENG, 2nd Test: Record-breaking Ben Stokes puts Proteas to sword

RSA vs ENG, 2nd Test: Record-breaking Ben Stokes puts Proteas to sword

Stokes slammed 258 and Bairstow made 150 not out before England declared on 629 for six. The pair shared a world Test record sixth wicket partnership of 399. Stokes` score was the highest by a number six batsman in Tests.

Fired-up Ben Stokes slams second fastest double ton against South Africa

Fired-up Ben Stokes slams second fastest double ton against South Africa

Stokes used mere 163 balls to reach the 200-run mark, laced with 25 boundaries and seven sixes.

RSA vs ENG, 2nd Test: Ben Stokes attacks Proteas to give England the edge on Day 1

RSA vs ENG, 2nd Test: Ben Stokes attacks Proteas to give England the edge on Day 1

England were 317 for five at the close, with the left-handed Stokes on 74 not out.

1st Test: All-round Stuart Broad puts England on top on Day 2 vs South Africa

1st Test: All-round Stuart Broad puts England on top on Day 2 vs South Africa

South Africa were 137 for four at the close, still 166 runs behind England`s first innings total of 303.