South Africa Cricket

South African batsman Shane Dadswell hits record 490 in one-day game on his 20th birthday

South African batsman Shane Dadswell hits record 490 in one-day game on his 20th birthday

Shane Dadswell, in his 151-ball knock, hit 57 sixes and 27 fours, and helped his club NWU Pukke post 677/3 against Potch Dorp 1st. In reply, Potch Dorp 1st managed just 290/9.

Nov 19, 2017, 14:18 PM IST
Dale Steyn to return from injury lay-off in Ram Slam T20 Challenge

Dale Steyn to return from injury lay-off in Ram Slam T20 Challenge

Confirming the news, Steyn posted a picture of him on Twitter holding up his new kit and said that he is refreshed to be back in Titans squad.

Nov 14, 2017, 22:03 PM IST
Dale Steyn targets November return at South Africa's domestic T20 competition

Dale Steyn targets November return at South Africa's domestic T20 competition

Regarded as one of the greatest fast bowlers, Steyn has so far played 85 Tests, 116 ODIs and 42 T20Is for South Africa, taking 417, 180 and 58 wickets respectively.

Oct 20, 2017, 23:01 PM IST
Two cricket coaches found dead in South Africa's Laudium Stadium

Two cricket coaches found dead in South Africa's Laudium Stadium

Two other individuals, who had been assaulted and were severely injured, were also found in one of the rooms in the clubhouse.

Sep 14, 2017, 22:50 PM IST
South Africa appoint Ottis Gibson as head coach

South Africa appoint Ottis Gibson as head coach

His first assignment as South Africa coach will be a home series against Bangladesh, wwhich will have a two-match Test series, four-match one-day series and a two-match Twenty20 series.

Aug 30, 2017, 18:01 PM IST

South Africa's T20 Global League announces final team squads

Akhona Mnyaka, an 18-year-old SA Schools player from Hudson Park in East London, became the youngest player in the draw when he was picked by the Bloemfontein City Blazers.

Aug 28, 2017, 11:53 AM IST

Graeme Smith roped in as one of the coaches for South Africa's Twenty20 Global League

It will be the first senior-level coaching post for the 36-year-old since he retired from international cricket three years ago.

Aug 23, 2017, 10:54 AM IST
South Africa batsman Hashim Amla is considering Kolpak deal: Report

South Africa batsman Hashim Amla is considering Kolpak deal: Report

Earlier this week, another South African – pacer Morne Morkel – was linked to a Kolpak deal. It's worth noting that Proteas have lost a number of players on Kolpak deals, including Kyle Abbott, Rilee Rossouw, Stiaan van Zyl, Dane Vilas and Simon Harmer.

Aug 16, 2017, 19:44 PM IST
South Africa bowler Lonwabo Tsotsobe gets eight-year suspension for match fixing

South Africa bowler Lonwabo Tsotsobe gets eight-year suspension for match fixing

In April, Tsotsobe was charged by CSA for several breaches of its Anti-Corruption Code relating to the 2015 RAM SLAM T20 Challenge Series.

Jul 11, 2017, 22:32 PM IST
Wimbledon 2017: Kevin Anderson wants a 'rematch' with AB de Villiers after losing to him in childhood

Wimbledon 2017: Kevin Anderson wants a 'rematch' with AB de Villiers after losing to him in childhood

As a 12 year old, AB de Villiers defeated Kevin Anderson in a tennis game long ago.

Jul 11, 2017, 14:58 PM IST
SA vs ENG: South Africa’s Dean Elgar eager to get his own back on Stuart Broad in upcoming Test series

SA vs ENG: South Africa’s Dean Elgar eager to get his own back on Stuart Broad in upcoming Test series

Last year`s Johannesburg Test saw the now 31-year-old Broad take six for 17 in the second innings to lay the platform for England`s series-winning seven-wicket victory over the Proteas.

Jul 06, 2017, 09:40 AM IST
South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis to miss first Test against England

South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis to miss first Test against England

Opening batsman Dean Elgar will lead the team and become the 12th player to captain South Africa since their readmission to international cricket in 1992.

Jul 03, 2017, 19:46 PM IST
South Africa great Barry Richards calls on AB de Villiers to quit captaincy

South Africa great Barry Richards calls on AB de Villiers to quit captaincy

De Villiers was only leading the Twenty20 side in place of Faf du Plessis, who is back in South Africa expecting the birth of his child.

Jun 29, 2017, 22:24 PM IST
Ab de Villiers aims for T20I success after heartbreak in ICC Champions Trophy

Ab de Villiers aims for T20I success after heartbreak in ICC Champions Trophy

De Villiers`s captaincy was called into question during the Champions Trophy but now he is ready to lead the side at the 2019 World Cup in England.

Jun 21, 2017, 10:10 AM IST
South Africa's T20 league: Faf du Plessis hopeful tournament will halt talent exodus

South Africa's T20 league: Faf du Plessis hopeful tournament will halt talent exodus

The likes of Kyle Abbott, Rilee Rossouw, Dane Vilas, David Wiese, Simon Harmer, Hardus Viljoen and Stiaan van Zyl have all opted to play county cricket rather than continue to represent South Africa.

Jun 20, 2017, 09:36 AM IST
ICC Champions Trophy: South African skipper AB de Villiers keen on playing 2019 World Cup

ICC Champions Trophy: South African skipper AB de Villiers keen on playing 2019 World Cup

Despite being the World No. 1 batsman in one-day internationals, AB de Villiers managed to score just 20 runs from three matches in ICC Champions Trophy 2017.

Jun 13, 2017, 11:59 AM IST
ICC Champions Trophy: Why do South Africa choke in knockout games of major tournaments? Here's what AB de Villiers said

ICC Champions Trophy: Why do South Africa choke in knockout games of major tournaments? Here's what AB de Villiers said

South Africa were the first winners of the Champions Trophy, then known as the ICC Knockout, in Bangladesh in 1998.

Jun 12, 2017, 13:08 PM IST
India vs South Africa: Twitterati destroy Faf du Plessis, David Miller after hilarious run-out in ICC Champions Trophy

India vs South Africa: Twitterati destroy Faf du Plessis, David Miller after hilarious run-out in ICC Champions Trophy

In the post-match conference, de Villiers agreed to the fact that those two run-outs cost them the match.

Jun 12, 2017, 10:11 AM IST
WATCH: Imran Tahir's animated celebration after taking brilliant catch to dismiss Mohammad Hafeez during SA vs Pak tie

WATCH: Imran Tahir's animated celebration after taking brilliant catch to dismiss Mohammad Hafeez during SA vs Pak tie

Tahir, who is known for his trademark celebrations, once again entertained the crowd by celebrating after grabbing a clean catch.

Jun 08, 2017, 13:03 PM IST

Cricket South Africa launches T20 Global League

The eight successful team owners will be announced on 19th June in London alongside the eight allocated Marquee players announced previously.

Jun 01, 2017, 15:48 PM IST