South Africa extend lead as No 1 Test side

South Africa on Monday strengthened their position as the number-one ranked side on the ICC Test Team Rankings table courtesy their 10-wicket victory over India in the second and final Test in Durban.

2nd Test: We can win force a result, says Robin Peterson

South Africa`s left-arm spinner Robin Peterson is optimistic that his side could force a result on the final day of the second Test and win the series against India at Kingsmead, on Monday.

Durban Test: We can win tomorrow, says Robin Peterson

South African spinner Robin Peterson is optimistic that his side could force a result on the final day of the second Test and win the series against India at Kingsmead, on Monday.

We lost but have some positives to take as well: Ishant Sharma

India might have come a cropper in the just-concluded ODI series against South Africa but pacer Ishant Sharma said there are some positives to be gained from the 0-2 drubbing and the visitors would try to utilise them in the upcoming two Tests.

Team India to play two Tests, three ODIs against South Africa

Ending the uncertainty surrounding India’s tour of South Africa, the BCCI on Tuesday confirmed that it has agreed it.

South Africa set to lose `prime` New Year Test following BCCI-forced `curtailed` tour

SA is set to lose their prime New Year five-day fixture at Newlands after reports indicated that BCCI has agreed to a bare-minimum two-Test and three-ODI visit.

CSA planning to send Haroon Lorgat on leave to please BCCI?

Bowing to pressure from the BCCI, Cricket South Africa is likely to keep its CEO Haroon Lorgat out of any future engagement with the Indian Board.

SA players` association `eager` to see BCCI, CSA resolve India tour fixtures `soon`

The South African cricketers` body has said that the country`s players are eager to see an `urgent engagement` between their board and their powerful Indian counterparts.

SA tour an opportunity for Test team to improve: Ganguly

Former captain Sourav Ganguly reckons the upcoming foreign tours, starting with the one in South Africa, will be an opportunity for the Indian Test team to regain lost ground overseas after successive reverses in England and Australia.

Test matches different ballgame: Sourav Ganguly

India should not go overboard with the A team`s success in South Africa as the Test challenge would be a different ball game, remarked former India captain Sourav Ganguly.

Presence of India A team augers well for November tour: Lorgat

New CSA chief executive officer Haroon Lorgat feels the presence of India A team in South Africa for a one-day Tri-series and two-Tests auger well for the upcoming tour of the senior Indian team in November.

Proteas can rule the world: Kirsten

South Africa cricket coach Gary Kirsten, who guided India to the ODI World Cup victory and the number one Test ranking while in charge of Mahendra Singh Dhoni`s men, feels the Proteas under him right now can be the most dominant team internationally.

Kallis cleared to play in T20 match against India

South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis has been cleared to play in a one-off Twenty20 match between South Africa and India at the Wanderers.

India are favourites but we want to win: Smith

South Africa captain Graeme Smith on Friday said although Saturday`s clash against "favourites" India is not a make-or-break type, they are thinking of nothing less than a victory.

South Africa will grind Indian bowlers: Petersen

South Africa will look to grind the Indian bowlers and bat them out of the first cricket Test on Saturday, opener Alviro Petersen said.

We missed Zaheer, concedes Dravid

Indian batting mainstay Rahul Dravid said the visitor’s inexperienced pace attack missed injured Zaheer Khan’s services badly.

I was surprised at India’s collapse: Smith

South Africa captain Graeme Smith said there was no demon in the wicket and he was surprised to see the visitors surrendering for a paltry 136.