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.

West Indies bowl as South Africa hand debut to Stiaan van Zyl
West Indies bowl as South Africa hand debut to Stiaan van Zyl

West Indies won the toss and elected to bowl in the first test against South Africa at an overcast Centurion in Pretoria on Wednesday as the hosts handed batsman Stiaan van Zyl his international debut. 

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.

Hashim Amla seeks winning home captaincy start
Hashim Amla seeks winning home captaincy start

Hashim Amla will be seeking a winning start when he captains South Africa for the first time in a home Test match when a three-match series against the West Indies starts at SuperSport Park on Wednesday.

Justin Ontong named in South Africa's preliminary World Cup squad
Justin Ontong named in South Africa's preliminary World Cup squad

Out-of-favour South African all-rounder Justin Ontong got a fresh lease of life after being named in the 30-man preliminary squad for the 2015 ODI World Cup, announced today by CSA.

South Africa name preliminary World Cup squad
South Africa name preliminary World Cup squad

AB de Villiers was confirmed as South Africa`s captain for the Cricket World Cup when Cricket South Africa announced a 30-man preliminary squad for the global event on Wednesday.

Virat Kohli maintains second spot in ICC rankings, Bhuvneshwar moves up to seventh
Virat Kohli maintains second spot in ICC rankings, Bhuvneshwar moves up to seventh

Top India batsman Virat Kohli has maintained his second position in the latest ICC batsmen rankings while medium pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar has moved up a place to be seventh in the bowlers' standings.

5th ODI, Australia vs South Africa: As it happened...
5th ODI, Australia vs South Africa: As it happened...

Australia may have already clinched the series against South Africa but they have the incentive of top spot on the world one-day rankings in todays`s fifth ODI in Sydney.

India continue to top ODI team table, Virat Kohli at number 2
India continue to top ODI team table, Virat Kohli at number 2

India retained the number two spot in the latest Reliance ODI team rankings while Virat Kohli maintained the number two position with skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni static at the seventh place in the batting chart released here.

Hashim Amla breaks Virat Kohli's record for fastest 17 ODI centuries
Hashim Amla breaks Virat Kohli's record for fastest 17 ODI centuries

South African opener Hashim Amla on Wednesday became the fastest cricketer to score 17 ODI centuries. Amla achieved the feat in 98 innings, which is 14 less than previous record holder Virat Kohli.

3rd ODI: Aaron Finch, Steven Smith spearhead Aussies to big win over South Africa
3rd ODI: Aaron Finch, Steven Smith spearhead Aussies to big win over South Africa

Australia cruised to a 73-run victory over South Africa in their third one-day international on Wednesday on the back of big-hitting innings by Aaron Finch and Steve Smith.

Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan in top-five of ICC ODI batsmen's rankings
Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan in top-five of ICC ODI batsmen's rankings

Two Indian batsmen are now in the top five of the ICC ODI rankings, with Virat Kohli remaining at number three and opener Shikhar Dhawan climbing up the ladder to fifth after earning four places in the latest list issued here today.

Virat Kohli slips to No. 3 in ODI batsmen's rankings
Virat Kohli slips to No. 3 in ODI batsmen's rankings

Virat Kohli has slipped a rung but is still the best-placed Indian batsman at third position in the latest ICC ODI batsmen's rankings list released here on Tuesday.

South Africa beat New Zealand in 2nd ODI to claim series
South Africa beat New Zealand in 2nd ODI to claim series

South Africa defeated New Zealand by 72 runs in the second one-day international at Bay Oval on Friday to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.

ICC Rankings: Virat Kohli claims 2nd spot, Bhuvneshwar Kumar breaks into top-10
ICC Rankings: Virat Kohli claims 2nd spot, Bhuvneshwar Kumar breaks into top-10

Benefiting from his return to form in the abruptly-ended West Indies series, Indian batsman Virat Kohli claimed number two slot in the ICC rankings while swing bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar broke into top-10 for the first time in his career.

South Africa seek Cricket World Cup edge in New Zealand
South Africa seek Cricket World Cup edge in New Zealand

South Africa opens a one-day series against New Zealand on Tuesday looking to strike a psychological blow against the Black Caps ahead of the Cricket World Cup early next year.

South Africa name full-strength squad for Oz, NZ tours
South Africa name full-strength squad for Oz, NZ tours

South Africa have named a full-strength squad for what will effectively be World Cup rehearsal tours of New Zealand and Australia, starting next month.

Kings XI Punjab dish out another dominating show, beat Cape Cobras by seven wickets
Kings XI Punjab dish out another dominating show, beat Cape Cobras by seven wickets

A clinical Kings XI Punjab steamrolled Cape Cobras by seven wickets for their fourth win in a row as they ended their Group B engagements with a flourish in the Champions League Twenty20 tournament, here on Sunday.

CLT20 2014: KXIP vs Cape Cobras – As it Happened...
CLT20 2014: KXIP vs Cape Cobras – As it Happened...

Live updates from the 14th match of the Champions League Twenty20 between KXIP and Cape Cobras at Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali.