South Africa is a team in transition: Hashim Amla
South Africa is a team in transition: Hashim Amla

South Africa Test captain Hashim Amla claimed that the Proteas are a team in transition after losing famous players like Jacques Kallis, Graeme Smith and Alviro Petersen in recent past.

England a `laughing stock` over Kevin Pietersen, says ex Proteas skipper
England a `laughing stock` over Kevin Pietersen, says ex Proteas skipper

Former South Africa captain Graeme Smith was among several pundits who slammed Andrew Strauss`s decision to maintain Kevin Pietersen`s international exile, saying it had made English cricket a "laughing stock".

Andrew Strauss turning English cricket into 'laughing stock': Graeme Smith
Andrew Strauss turning English cricket into 'laughing stock': Graeme Smith

Former South African skipper Graeme Smith on Tuesday said new ECB director Andrew Strauss was making English cricket a laughing stock yet again.

Cricket World Cup: Special final between two evenly matched sides, says Graeme Smith
Cricket World Cup: Special final between two evenly matched sides, says Graeme Smith

Ahead of Sunday’s high-voltage cricket World Cup final between Australia and New Zealand, former South Africa captain Graeme Smith on Saturday said both teams have powerful bowling line-ups and a plethora of destructive batsmen.

ICC World Cup 2015: 'Proteas will have to wait for 4 more years'
ICC World Cup 2015: 'Proteas will have to wait for 4 more years'

Former South Africa captain Graeme Smith said on Wednesday that the Proteas will have to wait for another four years to lift their first cricket World Cup trophy following their defeat to New Zealand in the semifinal on Tuesday.

World Cup 2015: South Africa`s comedy of errors is no laughing matter
World Cup 2015: South Africa`s comedy of errors is no laughing matter

Another World Cup semi-final but another failure to get to the final has left many South Africa fans questioning what their side must do to reach one-day international cricket`s showpiece match.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: ''Match winner'' Quinton de Kock needs to step up
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: ''Match winner'' Quinton de Kock needs to step up

South Africa`s Quinton de Kock was probably already feeling the most pressure of his fledgling international career before captain AB de Villiers dumped even more of it on his shoulders.

ICC World Cup 2015: Ireland won`t be intimidated by South Africa, says captain
ICC World Cup 2015: Ireland won`t be intimidated by South Africa, says captain

Ireland captain William Porterfield is confident his team will not be overawed by the mighty South Africans in Canberra on Tuesday, saying they had made good plans to contain AB de Villiers` side.

ICC World Cup: India will back itself to chase anything, says Graeme Smith
ICC World Cup: India will back itself to chase anything, says Graeme Smith

Former South Africa captain Graeme Smith said Mahendra Singh Dhoni's team would back itself to chase down any target, and billed the upcoming cricket World Cup tie against the Men in Blue as a contest between the Proteas bowling attack and Indian batting line-up.

Graeme Smith to split from wife
Graeme Smith to split from wife

Former South African Test skipper Graeme Smith has decided to end his three-and-a-half year-old marriage to Irish model Morgan Deane.

Cricket World Cup: Confidence abounds for well-balanced South Africa
Cricket World Cup: Confidence abounds for well-balanced South Africa

South Africa`s reputation as cricketing `chokers` has become a dressing room joke, they say, and there has been nothing spluttering about their build-up as they head to the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand in confident mood.

India heavily reliant on Virat Kohli: Rahul Dravid
India heavily reliant on Virat Kohli: Rahul Dravid

Former India captain Rahul Dravid on Saturday said that Virat Kohli will need to bat really well in the upcoming Cricket World Cup as the current team is too much dependent on him in the middle overs.

New rules will make World Cup exciting: Rahul Dravid
New rules will make World Cup exciting: Rahul Dravid

Former India captain Rahul Dravid is expecting next month's cricket World Cup to be an aggressive affair as he feels the revamped ODI rules will push teams into selecting attacking bowlers over part-timers.

Phillip Hughes` death unites cricket in grief
Phillip Hughes` death unites cricket in grief

Cricket confronted tragedy in 2014 with the death of Phillip Hughes after the Australia batsman was hit by a bouncer in a domestic first-class match.

Proteas keen to get back to five-Test series post long ODI spree
Proteas keen to get back to five-Test series post long ODI spree

South Africa is reportedly keen on getting back to the long format of game following an ODI spree that has kept the squad busy for the past year-and-a-half.

Proteas pair take up the mantle of departed greats
Proteas pair take up the mantle of departed greats

South Africa have lost two of the country’s finest ever batsman over the last 12 months, but in AB de Villiers and Hashim Amla they retain world class performers who dug the Proteas out of a spot of trouble on Wednesday.

1st Test, Day 1: Hashim Amla, AB de Villiers punish West Indies
1st Test, Day 1: Hashim Amla, AB de Villiers punish West Indies

A sparkling unbeaten stand of 168 between Hashim Amla and AB de Villiers punished a labouring West Indies bowling attack as South Africa went to tea on 225 for three on day one of the opening test at Centurion on Wednesday.

Steven Smith can replicate the success of Graeme Smith: Jacques Kallis
Steven Smith can replicate the success of Graeme Smith: Jacques Kallis

 South African great Jacques Kallis believes that Australian Test captain Steven Smith can achieve success despite his young age and replicate the example set by former Proteas skipper Graeme Smith.

Hashim Amla looks forward to transition
Hashim Amla looks forward to transition

South African captain Hashim Amla said on Tuesday he believed his team was well equipped to continue winning matches while they go through what he described as a transition period.

Kevin Pietersen set to resume career in birth country South Africa within fortnight
Kevin Pietersen set to resume career in birth country South Africa within fortnight

Ousted England batsman Kevin Pietersen is reportedly set to resume his cricket career in South Africa within a fortnight.