South Africa can break World Cup jinx: Faf du Plessis
South Africa can break World Cup jinx: Faf du Plessis

South Africa batsman Faf du Plessis believes they have a team that can win the upcoming International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup to be held in Australia and New Zealand Feb 14-March 29.

JP Duminy to captain South Africa for first time in T20 series against Australia
JP Duminy to captain South Africa for first time in T20 series against Australia

South African batsman J.P. Duminy would captain his team for the first time when they play a Twenty20 series against Australia in November.

CLT20 2014: CSK vs Dolphins - Preview
CLT20 2014: CSK vs Dolphins - Preview

After a jittery start, Chennai Super Kings will look for a turnaround to get their campaign back on track when they take on South African team Nashua Dolphins in a Group A match of the Oppo Champions League T20 here tomorrow.

Run-machine Faf du Plessis is South Africa's man of the moment
Run-machine Faf du Plessis is South Africa's man of the moment

If you want to count numbers, then South Africa's Faf du Plessis is the man of the moment, who is having a dream run with the bat. The right-handed batsman has registered 464 runs in the ODI triangular series involving Australia and Zimbabwe.

South Africa beat Australia by 6 wickets to win triangular series
South Africa beat Australia by 6 wickets to win triangular series

Dale Steyn ripped the heart out of Australia`s batting and Faf du Plessis came within a whisker of yet another century as South Africa cruised to a six-wicket victory to clinch the triangular series trophy on Saturday.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

Faf du Plessis defends Proteas` poor run rate in first innings against Zimbabwe

South African batsman Faf du Plessis defended his side`s poor run rate as they resumed batting on Day three in the one-off Test against Zimbabwe at the Harare Sports Club, saying that they played it perfectly.

1st Test, Day 3: South Africa in control despite Nyumbu`s five-wicket haul

John Nyumbu became the second Zimbabwean to record a five-wicket haul on Test debut but South Africa still put themselves in the driving seat on day three of the one-off Test on Monday.

South Africa battle defensive Zimbabwe on slow-go day

South Africa overcame a sluggish spell to attain a position of strength on day two of their one-off Test against Zimbabwe on Sunday as they reached stumps on 201 for four.

South Africa 206/6 against Lanka at tea

South Africa consolidated their lead on the fourth day of the first Test against Sri Lanka Saturday despite losing their opening batsmen to spinners Rangana Herath and Dilruwan Perera.

1st Test: Dean Elgar`s ton takes South Africa to 268-5 vs Sri Lanka on Day 1

Opener Dean Elgar notched a superb 103 today as South Africa reached 268 for 5 on the opening day of the first Test against Sri Lanka.

Amla pleased with 79-ball century during warm-up match against Sri Lanka

South Africa Test captain Hashim Amla is pleased with is 79-ball century that laid the platform for the squad`s 108-run win against a Sri Lanka Cricket Board President`s XI in Moratuwa on Thursday

Hashim Amla throws `hat in ring` for next Proteas Test captain selection

South Africa batsman Hashim Amla has reportedly made himself available to be considered for the national squad`s next Test captaincy.

Ex-skipper Ali Bacher backs De Villiers to be appointed new Proteas` Test captain

Former South African captain Ali Bacher has said that the team`s current ODI squad captain AB de Villiers should be given the reins of the nation`s Test team, with Faf du Plessis being appointed as vice-captain.

CSA considering four contenders to handle Proteas` Test reins

Cricket South Africa (CSA) is reportedly considering four contenders to handle the reins of their Test team for filling the massive vacancy left by former national Test captain Graeme Smith.