South Africa captain AB de Villiers believes the pitch at the Melbourne Cricket Ground for Sunday`s World Cup clash against defending champions India will not favour his fast bowlers, saying batsmen should revel on it.
Zimbabwe have warned they will show no mercy against cricket minnows the United Arab Emirates in their World Cup match in Nelson on Thursday, with captain Elton Chigumbura promising a "ruthless" approach.
India-Pakistan blockbuster match headlined the second day at 2015 ICC World Cup Down Under on Sunday. Historical burden continues to bogged down Pakistan and succumbed to clam and collective Indians in front of a packed Adelaide Oval crowd, mostly traveling fans from the Indian sub-continent.
South Africa's match-winner against Zimbabwe during Sunday's pool game in the World Cup, left-handed batsman David Miller Sunday said he and J.P. Duminy continued to encourage each other as their team was in a spot of bother at 83/4.
David Miller and JP Duminy both smashed fighting hundreds in a record-breaking stand that took South Africa to 339 for four after a top-order collapse in their World Cup opener against Zimbabwe on Sunday.
David Miller hit his first international century to enable South Africa to recover from a poor start after being sent in to bat in the fourth one-day international against the West Indies at St George's Park on Sunday.
South African Stiaan van Zyl waited a long time for his test debut but made the most of the opportunity when it finally arrived with an unbeaten century on debut in the first test against West Indies on Thursday.
Rilee Rossouw smashed a sparkling 78 off 50 balls to drive a youthful South Africa side to a comfortable seven-wicket victory over Australia at the Adelaide Oval on Wednesday in the first of three Twenty20 internationals.