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NZ vs SA, 1st ODI: Quinton de Kock, AB de Villiers help South Africa beat New Zealand by 4 wickets

NZ vs SA, 1st ODI: Quinton de Kock, AB de Villiers help South Africa beat New Zealand by 4 wickets

In a clash that went down to the wire, the departure of de Kock for 69 sparked a middle order collapse before an AB de Villiers rescue mission saw his side home with a ball to spare.

NZ vs SA, ODIs, PREVIEW: Dealing with Imran Tahir not the only issue for Kiwi one-day international side

NZ vs SA, ODIs, PREVIEW: Dealing with Imran Tahir not the only issue for Kiwi one-day international side

New Zealand coach Mike Hesson recognised his side would need to step up in the first of five ODIs on Sunday, when Neil Broom and Ross Taylor return for limited-over series.

South African Imran Tahir becomes No.1 ODI bowler, Faf du Plessis breaks into top 5 of batsman standings

South African Imran Tahir becomes No.1 ODI bowler, Faf du Plessis breaks into top 5 of batsman standings

Not only in ODIs, Tahir has also achieve the top spot in MRF ICC T20I player rankings for a bowler.

WATCH: Faf du Plessis proves he has mastered the art of grabbing one-handed catches

WATCH: Faf du Plessis proves he has mastered the art of grabbing one-handed catches

In the ongoing series against Sri Lanka, Faf on numerous occasions shifted the momentum towards his team by taking some absolute blinders.

WATCH: Cape Town erupts in epic celebration after Faf du Plessis made a mockery of Sri Lankan attack

WATCH: Cape Town erupts in epic celebration after Faf du Plessis made a mockery of Sri Lankan attack

In his 212 minute stay in the centre, the right-handed batsman hit 16 fours and three sixes.

4th ODI: Skipper Faf du Plessis trumps spirited Sri Lanka with magnificent 185-run knock

4th ODI: Skipper Faf du Plessis trumps spirited Sri Lanka with magnificent 185-run knock

Du Plessis' 185-run knock, which was just three runs short of Gary Kirsten's 188, came off 141 balls and was studded with 16 fours and three sixes.

WATCH: Faf du Plessis takes superb one-handed catch to dismiss Sri Lanka's Dickwella during 2nd ODI

WATCH: Faf du Plessis takes superb one-handed catch to dismiss Sri Lanka's Dickwella during 2nd ODI

The first day of February witnessed two stunning catches of contrasting natures on either side of the hemisphere.

SA vs SL, 2nd ODI: South Africa crush Sri Lanka by 121 runs, take 2-0 lead in five-match series

SA vs SL, 2nd ODI: South Africa crush Sri Lanka by 121 runs, take 2-0 lead in five-match series

Faf du Plessis and David Miller, both hit centuries as South Africa recovered from a poor start and piled up 307 for six.

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.

Kagiso Rabada replaces Dale Steyn as South Africa's No.1 Test bowler; Hashim Amla climbs to 6th spot

Kagiso Rabada replaces Dale Steyn as South Africa's No.1 Test bowler; Hashim Amla climbs to 6th spot

South Africa defeated Sri Lanka by an innings and 118 runs in Johannesburg, which gave it a 3-0 series win and moved up to 107 points

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.

South Africa name weakened T20 squad for Sri Lanka series without Faf du Plessis, AB de Villiers

South Africa name weakened T20 squad for Sri Lanka series without Faf du Plessis, AB de Villiers

AB de Villiers, Morne Morkel are due to play in a domestic one-day game on January 22 and may be considered for the third and final T20 international.

South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 4 at Port Elizabeth: As it happened

South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 4 at Port Elizabeth: As it happened

Kagiso Rabada made two crucial breakthroughs as South Africa chipped away at a stubborn Sri Lankan batting order on the fourth day of the first Test.

ICC Judicial Commissioner rejects Faf du Plessis's appeal on ball tampering decision

ICC Judicial Commissioner rejects Faf du Plessis's appeal on ball tampering decision

Du Plessis was found guilty of a breach of Article 2.2.9 of the ICC Code of Conduct.

ICC reserves decision on Faf du Plessis 'mint-gate' appeal, unclear on release of final decision

ICC reserves decision on Faf du Plessis 'mint-gate' appeal, unclear on release of final decision

He was fined 100 percent of his match fee by the ICC, but was cleared to play the third day-night Test at the Adelaide Oval.

Controversies that rocked sports in 2016: From Russia's doping scandal to Shobhaa De's shameful tweet

Controversies that rocked sports in 2016: From Russia's doping scandal to Shobhaa De's shameful tweet

Before we say bye-bye to 2016, here's a look at the controversies which have rocked the sporting world this year.

Russia Doping: Trapped in its own design

Injured AB de Villiers steps down as South African captain, Faf du Plessis to continue leading

Injured AB de Villiers steps down as South African captain, Faf du Plessis to continue leading

De Villiers was appointed Test captain in January following Hashim Amla’s resignation, and led the team in two Test matches against England before injury forced him to miss the series against New Zealand and Australia at the beginning of the 2016/2017 season.

Australia vs South Africa: Rejuvenated hosts won Adelaide Test by 7 wickets, but lose series

Australia vs South Africa: Rejuvenated hosts won Adelaide Test by 7 wickets, but lose series

The Australians, rejuvenated by five team changes in response to two humiliating defeats to the Proteas to lose the series, chased down 127 runs for victory after dismissing the tourists for 250 on the fourth day of the pink-ball Test.

Australia vs South Africa, 3rd Test: Shaky Proteas hang on as late wickets tumble on day 3

Australia vs South Africa, 3rd Test: Shaky Proteas hang on as late wickets tumble on day 3

At the close, South Africa were holding on and just 70 runs ahead of Australia heading into Sunday`s fourth day.

Magical Delivery! Kagiso Rabada sends off Nic Maddinson in style, with bit of sledging — VIDEO

Magical Delivery! Kagiso Rabada sends off Nic Maddinson in style, with bit of sledging — VIDEO

Rabada, an otherwise quiet character, enjoyed himself with a bit of sledging even as his team-mates found the proceeding entertaining with their youngest member taking on the Aussies.