South African skipper AB de Villiers backs Dale Steyn as match-winner
South African skipper AB de Villiers backs Dale Steyn as match-winner

South Africa captain AB de Villiers backed Dale Steyn to be a World Cup match-winner despite the strike bowler struggling to hit top form at the tournament.

ICC World Cup: UAE not afraid of Pakistan giant Irfan, says Amjad Javed
ICC World Cup: UAE not afraid of Pakistan giant Irfan, says Amjad Javed

United Arab Emirates allrounder Amjad Javed said his batsmen will not fear facing giant Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Irfan in Wednesday`s World Cup match in Napier.

Strong bench key to South Africa's World Cup campaign
Strong bench key to South Africa's World Cup campaign

South Africa`s impressive depth was underlined in their emphatic World Cup win over West Indies on Friday and with paceman Vernon Philander and JP Duminy out injured, the Proteas will again rely on their "bench" to shine against Ireland.

Mountain fires worry Dale Steyn ahead of landmark match
Mountain fires worry Dale Steyn ahead of landmark match

South African fast bowler Dale Steyn plays his 100th one-day international on Tuesday looking to regain top form despite being distracted by mountain fires raging near his home in Cape Town.

Cricket World Cup: South Africa vs West Indies - As it happened...
Cricket World Cup: South Africa vs West Indies - As it happened...

Welcome to our live cricket blog for this Pool B clash between South Africa v West Indies. Follow live score and all the latest updates here:

ICC World Cup: Vernon Philander absence may test depth, balance but not result
ICC World Cup: Vernon Philander absence may test depth, balance but not result

Vernon Philander`s hamstring injury will not only upset the balance of South Africa`s attack against West Indies but also test their pace bowling depth when the two sides clash in their World Cup Pool B match in Sydney on Friday.

ICC Cricket World Cup, South Africa vs West Indies: Preview
ICC Cricket World Cup, South Africa vs West Indies: Preview

South Africa face a revitalised West Indies at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Friday in a match they need to win to breathe life back into their faltering World Cup campaign.

ICC Cricket World Cup: Dale Steyn v Chris Gayle with reputations at stake
ICC Cricket World Cup: Dale Steyn v Chris Gayle with reputations at stake

Struggling South African fast bowler Dale Steyn must find a way to contain record-breaking West Indian batsman Chris Gayle in Friday`s crunch World Cup clash.

World Cup 2015: Chris Gayle eyes another post-300 total against South Africa
World Cup 2015: Chris Gayle eyes another post-300 total against South Africa

Record-breaking Chris Gayle says the West Indies will be looking to post their fourth total above 300 in Friday`s crunch World Cup game with South Africa at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

Why Dale Steyn enjoyed his team's embarrassing defeat against India
Why Dale Steyn enjoyed his team's embarrassing defeat against India

South Africa may have crashed to a 130-run defeat against Indian on Sunday, but speed gun Dale Steyn seems to have enjoyed the game despite the outcome.

MS Dhoni inspects MCG match strip all by himself
MS Dhoni inspects MCG match strip all by himself

Call it by fate or by design, Mahendra Singh Dhoni probably shares a different kind of bonding with the Melbourne Cricket Ground as it was again evident today, a day before India's second group league encounter against South Africa in the ICC Cricket World Cup.

Indian top-order batsmen need to fire against South Africa: Kapil Dev
Indian top-order batsmen need to fire against South Africa: Kapil Dev

World Cup-winning captain Kapil Dev feels that India's top-order batsmen need to take more responsibility for the team to win against South Africa, who have a potent bowling attack led by the dangerous Dale Steyn.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: India vs South Africa - Preview
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: India vs South Africa - Preview

Buoyed by their overwhelming victory against arch-rivals Pakistan in the opening game, India will aim to turn the tables when they meet a formidable South Africa in the cricket World Cup, here on Sunday.

India vs South Africa: AB de Villiers fears pitch will blunt Proteas` pacemen
India vs South Africa: AB de Villiers fears pitch will blunt Proteas` pacemen

South Africa captain AB de Villiers believes the pitch at the Melbourne Cricket Ground for Sunday`s World Cup clash against defending champions India will not favour his fast bowlers, saying batsmen should revel on it.

ICC World Cup 2015: Jonty Rhodes predicts South African win against India
ICC World Cup 2015: Jonty Rhodes predicts South African win against India

India might have begun their World Cup campaign with a morale-boosting win over Pakistan but former Protea batsman Jonty Rhodes feels that South Africa are a better all-round side and tipped them to win their high-profile clash against the defending champions in Melbourne on Sunday.

India vs South Africa, World Cup 2015: Fit-again Dale Steyn bowls full-tilt, unique training by David Miller
India vs South Africa, World Cup 2015: Fit-again Dale Steyn bowls full-tilt, unique training by David Miller

There won't be any respite for the Indian batsmen as South Africa's numero uno fast bowler Dale Steyn looked fit and set to go out all guns blazing at Virat Kohli and Co, when the two teams meet in the cricket World Cup group league match here on Sunday.

India vs South Africa: Dale Steyn fit for high-stake clash
India vs South Africa: Dale Steyn fit for high-stake clash

South Africa`s premier fast bowler Dale Steyn is fit to lead their attack in a key World Cup match against India on Sunday after recovering from a bout of sinusitis.

ICC World Cup 2015: Dale Steyn recovering from flu ahead of India tie
ICC World Cup 2015: Dale Steyn recovering from flu ahead of India tie

South Africa`s premier fast bowler Dale Steyn missed training on Wednesday due to flu, but is expected to be fit for the World Cup match against India at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.