AB de Villiers nominated for South African 'Cricketer of the Year' award
AB de Villiers nominated for South African 'Cricketer of the Year' award

Swashbuckling batsman AB de Villiers has been nominated for the second year in a row for the coveted South African Cricketer of the Year award.

Hashim Amla signs up for Derbyshire stint
Hashim Amla signs up for Derbyshire stint

South Africa Test captain Hashim Amla will join Derbyshire next month for three T20 Blast fixtures and two County Championship matches, the English club announced on Tuesday.

Amla, 31, will replace Martin Guptill, who has been called up for New Zealand`s Test series against England.

Vernon Philander selection not race-based, says CSA
Vernon Philander selection not race-based, says CSA

Cricket South Africa (CSA) has denied reports that the selection of pacer Vernon Philander ahead of fast bowler Kyle Abbott for their team's World Cup semi-final against New Zealand was racially motivated.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, 1st semi-final: South Africa vs New Zealand - As it happened...
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, 1st semi-final: South Africa vs New Zealand - As it happened...

Welcome to our live cricket blog for the 1st semi-final between New Zealand and South Africa at Auckland

ICC World Cup, 1st semi-final: New Zealand vs South Africa key men
ICC World Cup, 1st semi-final: New Zealand vs South Africa key men

Key men ahead of the World Cup semi-final between New Zealand and South Africa at Eden Park in Auckland on Tuesday:

ICC World Cup 2015: No need for big motivation speech for semi-final, says AB de Villiers
ICC World Cup 2015: No need for big motivation speech for semi-final, says AB de Villiers

South Africa captain AB de Villiers doubts he will need to say too much to motivate his team mates for their cricket World Cup semi-final against New Zealand as he feels they are already in a `good space`.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, 1st Quarter-Final: Sri Lanka vs South Africa - As it happened...
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, 1st Quarter-Final: Sri Lanka vs South Africa - As it happened...

Welcome to our live cricket blog for the 1st quarter-final of the ICC World Cup 2015 between Sri Lanka and South Africa at the Sydney Cricket Ground.

ICC World Cup 2015: Quinton de Kock, fifth bowler – areas of major concern for South Africa
ICC World Cup 2015: Quinton de Kock, fifth bowler – areas of major concern for South Africa

They might be one of the best teams in world cricket across all formats, but as South Africa take on Sri Lanka in the first quarter-final of ICC World Cup 2015, there are a few major concerns for the AB de Villiers-led side.

ICC World Cup 2015: Hashim Amla convinced Quinton de Kock will soon be back in the runs
ICC World Cup 2015: Hashim Amla convinced Quinton de Kock will soon be back in the runs

 South Africa`s Hashim Amla is convinced his struggling opening partner Quinton de Kock will be soon be back among the runs as the Proteas look to bury their reputation as World Cup "chokers" in the knockout stages. 

Cricket World Cup: Senior Proteas players will need to step up, says Hashim Amla
Cricket World Cup: Senior Proteas players will need to step up, says Hashim Amla

With the South African team keen to shrug-off the chokers tag, star batsman Hashim Amla has said the experienced campaigners in the squad will need to step up their performance when they take on Sri Lanka in the World Cup quarter-finals at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Wednesday.

Africans top batting charts on a heart-breaking day for continent
Africans top batting charts on a heart-breaking day for continent

It may not be a great day for African teams at the 2015 Cricket World Cup, but Saturday witnessed four batsmen from the continent occupying the top four spots in run-getters chart. The individual achievement, albeit temporarily, will not serve the team cause, but it nonetheless serve as consolations to great teams – South Africa and Zimbabwe.

ICC Cricket WC 2015: Pakistan vs South Africa - As it happened...
ICC Cricket WC 2015: Pakistan vs South Africa - As it happened...

Welcome to the Live coverage of a Pool B encounter between Pakistan vs South Africa of the ICC World Cup 2015, in Auckland.

Cricket World Cup: Pakistan vs South Africa - Preview
Cricket World Cup: Pakistan vs South Africa - Preview

Having beaten two minnow teams after a disastrous start in the tournament, an unpredictable but dangerous Pakistan take on formidable South Africa in their crucial cricket World Cup match here on Saturday, knowing fully well that a loss could put them on the brink.

Cricket World Cup: Misbah-ul-Haq backs bowlers to slam brakes on South Africa
Cricket World Cup: Misbah-ul-Haq backs bowlers to slam brakes on South Africa

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq insists his bowlers can slam the brakes on South Africa's batting superstars in Saturday's World Cup clash in Auckland with AB de Villiers their prime target.

ICC World Cup: Ireland left to rue the one that got away
ICC World Cup: Ireland left to rue the one that got away

Ireland got an early and painful reminder of what a fickle mistress cricket can be in their 201-run defeat at the hands of South Africa in their third World Cup match on Tuesday.

ICC Cricket World Cup: Power-packed South Africa flatten Ireland by 201 runs
ICC Cricket World Cup: Power-packed South Africa flatten Ireland by 201 runs

Hashim Amla and Faf du Plessis hit centuries, while Dale Steyn shone in his 100th one-day international, as South Africa showcased their prowess with a 201-run rout of Ireland in the World Cup on Tuesday.

Cricket World Cup: Hashim Amla fastest to 20 ODI centuries
Cricket World Cup: Hashim Amla fastest to 20 ODI centuries

South Africa opener Hashim Amla reached his 20th one-day century faster than any batsman during the World Cup Pool B match against Ireland in Canberra on Tuesday.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: South Africa vs Ireland - As it happened...
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: South Africa vs Ireland - As it happened...

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

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.

Cricket World Cup: AB de Villiers' sensational batting sinks West Indies
Cricket World Cup: AB de Villiers' sensational batting sinks West Indies

Skipper A B de Villiers hammered the fastest 150 in ODI history as he led South Africa to a record-equalling 257-run win over the West Indies in a Pool B cricket World Cup match, here on Friday.