Temba Bavuma - South Africa's black hope, set to face WIndies

Temba Bavuma could become only the sixth ethnic black African to play Test cricket for South Africa when the second Test against the West Indies starts at St George's Park on Friday.

Dale Steyn set to become 2nd highest wicket taker for SA
Dale Steyn set to become 2nd highest wicket taker for SA

South Africa fast bowling spearhead Dale Steyn, who finished a six wicket haul against the West Indies in the first Test in Centurion on Saturday, is set to overtake Makhaya Ntini as the second-highest wicket-taker in Test for his country.

Proteas pair take up the mantle of departed greats
Proteas pair take up the mantle of departed greats

South Africa have lost two of the country’s finest ever batsman over the last 12 months, but in AB de Villiers and Hashim Amla they retain world class performers who dug the Proteas out of a spot of trouble on Wednesday.

Justin Ontong named in South Africa's preliminary World Cup squad
Justin Ontong named in South Africa's preliminary World Cup squad

Out-of-favour South African all-rounder Justin Ontong got a fresh lease of life after being named in the 30-man preliminary squad for the 2015 ODI World Cup, announced today by CSA.

Hashim Amla breaks Virat Kohli's record for fastest 17 ODI centuries
Hashim Amla breaks Virat Kohli's record for fastest 17 ODI centuries

South African opener Hashim Amla on Wednesday became the fastest cricketer to score 17 ODI centuries. Amla achieved the feat in 98 innings, which is 14 less than previous record holder Virat Kohli.

England set for bumper South African tour next year
England set for bumper South African tour next year

England will play four tests, five one-day internationals and two Twenty20 matches on a 10-week tour of South Africa during the 2015/16 summer season.

Australia, South Africa eye India's No.1 ODI ranking
Australia, South Africa eye India's No.1 ODI ranking

Australia and South Africa will be challenging India’s No.1 spot in the ICC One-Day International (ODI) team rankings when they go head-to-head in a five-match series in Perth Friday.

South African women delay arrival, warm-up game called off
South African women delay arrival, warm-up game called off

 The South African women cricket team's India tour will start straightaway with the one-off Test in Mysore since the two-day warm up game has been called off due to delayed arrival of the visitors.

Proteas seek momentum in T20 series against Australia
Proteas seek momentum in T20 series against Australia

South Africa hope a win against Australia in a Twenty20 series getting under way this week will set them on the path for a successful summer, coach Russell Domingo said Friday.

South Africa top ODI rankings after NZ series victory
South Africa top ODI rankings after NZ series victory

South Africa have moved to the top of the International Cricket Council (ICC) one-day rankings for the first time in five years, the Proteas climbing above Australia following their 2-0 series win in New Zealand.

Morne Morkel admits Proteas have laid down 'marker' for WC
Morne Morkel admits Proteas have laid down 'marker' for WC

South Africa's towering paceman Morne Morkel has admitted that they have laid down a marker for the World Cup.

Du Plessis' ton guides South Africa to 63-run win over Zimbabwe
Du Plessis' ton guides South Africa to 63-run win over Zimbabwe

Faf du Plessis hit his third century in four games as South Africa beat Zimbabwe by 63 runs today to book a date with Australia in the triangular series final.

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.

Rilee Rossouw, Mthokozisi Shezi all set to make ODI debut for South Africa

South Africa will hand debuts to top-order batsman Rilee Rossouw and left-arm seamer Mthokozisi Shezi in Thursday`s third and final one-day international against Zimbabwe.

Proteas opener Dean Elgar reprimanded after hitting stumps

South Africa opener Dean Elgar has been reprimanded for reacting angrily to his dismissal on the fourth day of the one-off Test against Zimbabwe in Harare on Tuesday.

South Africa lose paceman Beuran Hendricks for one-dayers

Fast bowler Beuran Hendricks is out of South Africa`s three-match one-day international series with Zimbabwe that starts on Sunday.

Zimbabwe vs South Africa: Plenty of demons lurk in Harare pitch

Low, slow, crumbling and likely to get much worse quickly. That was the verdict on the Harare Sports Club pitch from both Zimbabwe and South Africa after the second day`s play in their one-off test yielded just 209 runs in the 90 overs.

Oz reclaims No. 1 Test spot from Proteas after winning `battle of tweets`!

Even though South Africa might have overthrown Australia from the top of the ICC`s Test rankings, Michael Clark`s side may have got the upper hand in a battle of tweets.

South Africa pledge no mercy on struggling Zimbabwe

Freshly re-installed as the top-ranked Test team in the world, South Africa appear disinclined to take any mercy on their struggling neighbours Zimbabwe when the two teams engage in a rare Test starting on Saturday.