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Graeme Smith spent months toying with retirement decision

Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 11:15

It was not the result he wanted but Graeme Smith`s final day as South African test captain ended with his side showing grit and dogged resilience, mirroring his 12-year international career.

Proteas management slams David Warner

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 16:27

The South African management has slammed Australian opener David Warner for his comments questioning whether the hosts were acting within the limits with scuffing of the ball in their second Test victory, which was secured with devastating reverse swing bowling.

Proteas looking for taking their legacy up a notch against Australia

Last Updated: Monday, February 10, 2014, 16:47

When South Africa take on Australia at home from this week, they will be on a mission to create a lasting legacy of excellence as well as to earn the respect of the latter.

Warner warns of sledge and bounce tactics to keep Proteas on back foot

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 17:04

Launching verbal attack ahead of their Proteas tour next month, Australian opener David Warner has said the World No. Test team will be on backfoot and will miss just -retired Jacques Kallis during the series.

Harris accepts Steyn still sets benchmark for fast-bowlers

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 17:03

Australian pacer Ryan Harris, who has risen to third in the Test bowling rankings behind Vernon Philander and Dale Steyn, believes that Steyn still sets the benchmark for fast-bowling.

Will Oz selectors drop George Bailey to fix batting woes for Proteas tour?

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 09:13

Australian selectors may consider altering the batting order and dropping George Bailey in order to fix team`s batting woes before taking on World No.1 Test team South Africa for the three-Test tour, starting February 12.

Misbah happy with Pakistan`s `special wins`

Last Updated: Saturday, December 28, 2013, 18:50

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul Haq termed the one-day victories over South Africa and Sri Lanka as "special wins" which meant his team ended a tough year on a high.

Graeme Smith is not afraid of losing

Last Updated: Monday, December 23, 2013, 16:53

His team abandoned plans to go for a win after coming extremely close to upstaging India but South African cricket captain Graeme Smith insisted that the last-minute change in strategy was not prompted by the fear of loss.

Virat Kohli reminded me of Sachin Tendulkar of 1996 tour: Donald

Last Updated: Thursday, December 19, 2013, 11:21

Former South African pace legend and current bowling coach Allan Donald on Wednesday compared Virat Kohli`s century with Sachin Tendulkar, who had similarly counter-attacked the Proteas attack during a Test match in Cape Town back in 1996.

India vs South Africa: We will play the game hard, says Graeme Smith

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 09:09

South African skipper Graeme Smith today sought to play mindgames ahead of the Test series against India, saying the fast and bouncy tracks here will be a real "test of character" for the young Indian batting line-up.

Can Virat Kohli prove his mettle in South Africa?

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 11:05

After a poor ODI series in South Africa, Virat Kohli, the new run-machine of Team India has to perform in two-match Test series against the Proteas, to prove his credentials right.

Paul Harris tells Proteas team to stick with spinner Tahir for India Test series

Last Updated: Sunday, December 15, 2013, 14:50

Former Proteas stalwart Paul Harris has told his team to stick with the attacking spin qualities offered by Imran Tahir for the first Test against India at the Wanderers from next Wednesday, according to reports.