Vernon Philander

South Africa's 'Keep Virat Kohli Quiet' plan worked to perfection

South Africa's 'Keep Virat Kohli Quiet' plan worked to perfection

"Virat is a quality player, and the key thing is to keep him quiet and make sure that we set him up with the other one. I always knew I had the one coming back," said 'Man of the Match' Vernon Philander

Jan 09, 2018, 13:49 PM IST
India in South Africa: Need to take the attack to South African bowlers, says Virat Kohli

India in South Africa: Need to take the attack to South African bowlers, says Virat Kohli

India's batsmen must show a more positive mindset to combat the South Africa bowling attack, their captain Virat Kohli said after losing the first Test on Monday.

Jan 08, 2018, 22:27 PM IST
India vs South Africa, 1st Test: SA responded beautifully through rough patches: Faf du Plessis

India vs South Africa, 1st Test: SA responded beautifully through rough patches: Faf du Plessis

After handing India a 72-run defeat in the opening Test at Newlands, South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis on Monday focussed on the importance of putting pressure on the opposition in a brief three-match rubber.

Jan 08, 2018, 21:39 PM IST
India v South Africa, 1st Test: Batsmen fail to show up as India taste demoralising 72-run defeat

India v South Africa, 1st Test: Batsmen fail to show up as India taste demoralising 72-run defeat

Needing 208 to win on Monday, India's famous batsmen failed terribly against the South African bowlers, especially Vernon Philander who took 6/42, as a result of which they now trail the three-game rubber 0-1.

Jan 08, 2018, 20:36 PM IST
India in South Africa, 1st Test: All-round Hardik Pandya shines but SA 142 runs ahead on Day 2

India in South Africa, 1st Test: All-round Hardik Pandya shines but SA 142 runs ahead on Day 2

Pandya scored 93 in India's 209 and then took two late wickets to restrict the hosts to 65/2; however, South Africa's lead reached a healthy 142 by stumps.

Jan 06, 2018, 21:58 PM IST
India ready for South African challenge? Vernon Philander has his doubts

India ready for South African challenge? Vernon Philander has his doubts

South Africa are expected to roll out a green top in the first Test at Newlands beginning January 5.

Jan 03, 2018, 20:17 PM IST
South Africa welcome back top trio for Zimbabwe Test

South Africa welcome back top trio for Zimbabwe Test

De Villiers, Steyn and Philander return to be part of a historic first-ever official four-day Test match to be held in Port Elizabeth from Dec 26-29.

Dec 19, 2017, 15:19 PM IST
WATCH: Quinton de Kock takes one-handed blinder to dismiss England skipper Joe Root

WATCH: Quinton de Kock takes one-handed blinder to dismiss England skipper Joe Root

Looking at the game, England finished up day one action losing four and scoring 171 in total. Cook stands at 72 off 161 deliveries with Ben Stokes to accompany him.  

Jul 28, 2017, 10:26 AM IST
South African skipper Faf Du Plessis hails Vernon Philander as 'new Jacques Kallis'

South African skipper Faf Du Plessis hails Vernon Philander as 'new Jacques Kallis'

He made valuable scores of 54 and 42 at number seven before taking three wickets for 24 in 10 overs as England, chasing a huge 474 for victory, collapsed to 133 all out in what was their heaviest Test defeat, in terms of runs, at Trent Bridge.

Jul 18, 2017, 11:39 AM IST
England crumble as South Africa win second Test by 340 runs

England crumble as South Africa win second Test by 340 runs

No England batsman made a fifty in an innings where former captain Alastair Cook's 42 was the top score.

Jul 17, 2017, 20:46 PM IST
WATCH: Vernon Philander vs Chris Morris! South African quickies produce best dismissals of 2nd Test

WATCH: Vernon Philander vs Chris Morris! South African quickies produce best dismissals of 2nd Test

Philander (3), Morris (2), were in top form as South Africa bowled out England for just 133 runs in second innings.

Jul 17, 2017, 20:33 PM IST
ENG vs SA, 1st Test: All-round England beat South Africa by 211 runs with more than a day to spare at Lord's

ENG vs SA, 1st Test: All-round England beat South Africa by 211 runs with more than a day to spare at Lord's

The Proteas, set 331 to win, collapsed to 119 all out inside 37 overs. The result meant Joe Root, who made 190 in the hosts' first innings 458, enjoyed a resounding victory in his first Test as England captain, with his side now 1-0 up in this four-match series.

Jul 09, 2017, 23:19 PM IST
England vs South Africa, 1st Test: Alastair Cook fifty helps hosts take complete control on Day 3

England vs South Africa, 1st Test: Alastair Cook fifty helps hosts take complete control on Day 3

England were 119 for one in their second innings at stumps on the third day, a lead of 216 runs in this opening match of a four-Test series.

Jul 08, 2017, 23:46 PM IST
England vs South Africa, 1st Test: Joe Root leads from the front with unbeaten 184 on Day 1

England vs South Africa, 1st Test: Joe Root leads from the front with unbeaten 184 on Day 1

Root, dropped twice, and Ben Stokes (56) shared a fifth-wicket partnership of 114 to dig England out of a deep hole after they had stumbled to 82 for four at lunch having won the toss in excellent batting conditions.

Jul 07, 2017, 00:13 AM IST
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.

Mar 06, 2017, 13:23 PM IST
SA vs SL, PREVIEW: Sri Lanka eager to hit back after Test whitewash against Proteas

SA vs SL, PREVIEW: Sri Lanka eager to hit back after Test whitewash against Proteas

South Africa have not played a T20 international since defeating Sri Lanka in their last match of  World T20 campaign in March.

Jan 19, 2017, 15:28 PM IST
South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Day 3: Sublime Proteas smash Lankans to sweep series 3-0

South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Day 3: Sublime Proteas smash Lankans to sweep series 3-0

After posting 426 in their first innings on Friday, South Africa bowled Sri Lanka out for 131 before lunch on day three.

Jan 14, 2017, 20:37 PM IST
South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Day 2: Visitors in familiar trouble despite Nuwan Pradeep spark

South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Day 2: Visitors in familiar trouble despite Nuwan Pradeep spark

Sri Lanka were 80 for four when bad light ended play for the day, still 346 runs behind South Africa`s total of 426.

Jan 13, 2017, 23:21 PM IST
South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Day 4: Kagiso Rabada gives Proteas 282-run win

South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Day 4: Kagiso Rabada gives Proteas 282-run win

Kagiso Rabada took three wickets in two overs as South Africa sent Sri Lanka crashing to a 282-run defeat on the fourth day of the second cricket Test at Newlands, here on Thursday.

Jan 05, 2017, 21:57 PM IST
South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Proteas need six wickets for victory

South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Proteas need six wickets for victory

South Africa have ample time to whittle away the rest of the Sri Lankan batting while the visitors, set 507 runs to win, must survive six more sessions if they are to force a most improbable outcome.

Jan 04, 2017, 23:40 PM IST