Skipper AB de Villiers says 'finishing games' for Proteas gets him going
Skipper AB de Villiers says 'finishing games' for Proteas gets him going

South Africa cricket team captain A.B. de Villiers has said that the satisfaction of leading from the front has been the driving force behind his match-winning performances for the squad this year.

South Africa beat New Zealand by six wickets in 1st ODI
South Africa beat New Zealand by six wickets in 1st ODI

South Africa cruised to a six-wicket win over New Zealand in the first one-day international at Mount Maunganui on Tuesday, guided home by a captain`s knock from AB de Villiers.

South Africa eye top ODI ranking in New Zealand
South Africa eye top ODI ranking in New Zealand

The Proteas have a chance to reclaim the number one ODI ranking, during their New Zealand sojourn, in which they are schedule to play three-match ODI series, starting from Wednesday.

ICC Rankings: Virat Kohli claims 2nd spot, Bhuvneshwar Kumar breaks into top-10
ICC Rankings: Virat Kohli claims 2nd spot, Bhuvneshwar Kumar breaks into top-10

Benefiting from his return to form in the abruptly-ended West Indies series, Indian batsman Virat Kohli claimed number two slot in the ICC rankings while swing bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar broke into top-10 for the first time in his career.

South Africa seek Cricket World Cup edge in New Zealand
South Africa seek Cricket World Cup edge in New Zealand

South Africa opens a one-day series against New Zealand on Tuesday looking to strike a psychological blow against the Black Caps ahead of the Cricket World Cup early next year.

AB de Villiers believes South Africa have 'little bit of edge' over Australia
AB de Villiers believes South Africa have 'little bit of edge' over Australia

South Africa captain AB de Villiers is of the opinion that his team does have a little bit of an edge over Australia despite being wary of a backlash following their recent win in Zimbabwe.

AB de Villiers brands New Zealand as 'one of the favourites' to win next year's World Cup
AB de Villiers brands New Zealand as 'one of the favourites' to win next year's World Cup

South Africa cricket team captain AB de Villiers has branded New Zealand as one of the favourites to win next year's Cricket World Cup.

South Africa name full-strength squad for Oz, NZ tours
South Africa name full-strength squad for Oz, NZ tours

South Africa have named a full-strength squad for what will effectively be World Cup rehearsal tours of New Zealand and Australia, starting next month.

Shivnarine Chanderpaul climbs to number three in ICC Test rankings
Shivnarine Chanderpaul climbs to number three in ICC Test rankings

Riding on his two match-winning knocks against Bangladesh in the second Test, West Indies' veteran batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul leapfrogged Angelo Mathews and David Warner to be positioned third in the latest ICC Test rankings released Wednesday.

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.

Zimbabwe eye South African scalp and place in final
Zimbabwe eye South African scalp and place in final

Zimbabwe must pull off a second shock victory in the space of five days on Thursday but must also beat South Africa by a big enough margin to qualify for a one-day triangular series final against Australia.

Faf Du Plessis fills Jacques Kallis void, says can get even better
Faf Du Plessis fills Jacques Kallis void, says can get even better

Faf du Plessis has cemented his number three position in South Africa`s one-day international (ODI) lineup with successive centuries against Australia but the batsmen believes he can get even better before next year`s World Cup.

South Africa win toss, elect to bowl against Australia
South Africa win toss, elect to bowl against Australia

AB de Villiers won the toss and elected to bowl as he returned to captain South Africa against Australia in a key triangular series clash on Tuesday.

Hashim Amla skippers South Africa against Zimbabwe
Hashim Amla skippers South Africa against Zimbabwe

Hashim Amla took charge of South Africa for their triangular series clash with Zimbabwe in Harare on Friday as AB de Villiers sat out following his exertions against Australia.

South Africa chase down 327 to beat Australia
South Africa chase down 327 to beat Australia

Former schoolmates AB de Villiers and Faf du Plessis both hit centuries in a game-changing 206-run partnership as South Africa chased down 327 to beat top-ranked Australia by seven wickets here today. The South Africans struck the first blow against the Australians in the triangular one-day series in Zimbabwe as they powered to 328-3 and victory - and with 20 balls to spare at Harare Sports Club.

Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel back for South Africa in triangular series

Pacemen Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel have been added to the South African one-day international squad for a triangular series involving hosts Zimbabwe and Australia starting on Monday, but Vernon Philander misses out with a hamstring injury.

3rd ODI: Quinton de Kock stars as Proteas cruise to series whitewash

Opener Quinton de Kock smashed 84 as a weakened South Africa crushed Zimbabwe by seven wickets to complete a whitewash in their three-match ODI series at Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo on Thursday.

2nd ODI: Wayne Parnell stars as South Africa ease to series victory against Zimbabwe

Wayne Parnell took three wickets and contributed some handy runs as South Africa beat Zimbabwe by 61 runs in the second one-day international to clinch the three-match series on Tuesday in Bulawayo.

India vs England: English press slams India`s abject surrender

The Indian cricket team found itself at the receiving end of scathing criticism by the British media following its humiliating innings and 244-run drubbing in the fifth and final Test at the Oval with Geoffrey Boycott calling the visiting batsmen "lambs to the slaughter".

Hashim Amla leads South Africa to 309-3 against Zimbabwe

Hashim Amla helped himself to a 15th one-day international hundred as South Africa eased to 309 for three in the first game of a three-match series against Zimbabwe on Sunday.