Can South Africa end their World Cup trophy drought?

June 17, 1999 – Australia vs South Africa, 2nd semi-final

Record-breaking AB de Villiers sets up huge South Africa win against West Indies
Record-breaking AB de Villiers sets up huge South Africa win against West Indies

AB de Villiers took 31 balls to smash the fastest century in one-day internationals as South Africa crushed West Indies by 148 runs at The Wanderers on Sunday.

AB de Villiers to lead South Africa in ICC World Cup 2015
AB de Villiers to lead South Africa in ICC World Cup 2015

AB De Villiers will lead the South Africa squad to Australia and New Zealand next month for the Cricket World Cup.

Amla, De Villiers dig in against West Indies
Amla, De Villiers dig in against West Indies

South African captain Hashim Amla made a patient half-century as he and AB de Villiers steered their team towards a sound position on the second day of the third and final Test against the West Indies at Newlands on Saturday.

Devon Smith falls after gutsy 47, West Indies 80-2 against South Africa at lunch
Devon Smith falls after gutsy 47, West Indies 80-2 against South Africa at lunch

West Indies opener Devon Smith hit a gutsy 47 before losing his wicket at the stroke of lunch on the opening morning of the third and final test against South Africa at Newlands on Friday.

West Indies collapse from 260/4 to 275 /9 as Proteas dominate
West Indies collapse from 260/4 to 275 /9 as Proteas dominate

Kraigg Brathwaite and Marlon Samuels hit centuries in a record stand before the West Indies collapsed on the fourth day of the second Test against South Africa at St George`s Park on Monday.

Brathwaite, Samuels defy South Africa
Brathwaite, Samuels defy South Africa

Kraigg Brathwaite and Marlon Samuels hit half-centuries as the West Indies fought back on the third day of the second Test against South Africa at St George`s Park on Sunday.

Morne Morkel double-strike has West Indies reeling
Morne Morkel double-strike has West Indies reeling

Two wickets in as many balls from fast bowler Morne Morkel just before the tea interval left West Indies reeling at 59 for two in reply to South Africa’s 417 for eight declared on day three of the second test at St George Park on Sunday. 

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.

Morne Morkel ready to take new ball for South Africa
Morne Morkel ready to take new ball for South Africa

South African quick Morne Morkel declared himself ready to take the new ball at the World Cup if required after posting career-best figures of five for 21 as the Proteas crushed Australia in the second one-day international. 

South Africa win second ODI against Australia
South Africa win second ODI against Australia

South Africa struck back with a vengeance in the second one-day international against Australia at the WACA Ground in Perth on Sunday, levelling the series with a three-wicket win.

2nd ODI: 'Fiery' Morne Morkel's fifer helps Proteas to restrict Australia for 154
2nd ODI: 'Fiery' Morne Morkel's fifer helps Proteas to restrict Australia for 154

South African speedster Morne Morkel on Sunday bowled exceedingly well in the second ODI to help his team restrict Australia to 154 runs, after the hosts decided to bat first after winning the toss.

Morne Morkel admits Proteas have laid down 'marker' for WC
Morne Morkel admits Proteas have laid down 'marker' for WC

South Africa's towering paceman Morne Morkel has admitted that they have laid down a marker for the World Cup.

KKR pacer Morne Morkel ruled out of CLT20
KKR pacer Morne Morkel ruled out of CLT20

Kolkata Knight Riders suffered another injury blow before the start of the Champions League Twenty20 season with South African medium-pacer Morne Morkel becoming the third overseas player to be ruled out of the competition due to a shoulder injury.

KKR pacer Morne Morkel ruled out of CLT20
KKR pacer Morne Morkel ruled out of CLT20

Kolkata Knight Riders suffered another injury blow before the start of the Champions League Twenty20 season with South African medium-pacer Morne Morkel becoming the third overseas player to be ruled out of the competition due to a shoulder injury.

South Africa win toss, elect to bowl against Australia
South Africa win toss, elect to bowl against Australia

AB de Villiers won the toss and elected to bowl as he returned to captain South Africa against Australia in a key triangular series clash on Tuesday.

Tri series: South Africa vs Australia - Preview
Tri series: South Africa vs Australia - Preview

South Africa will look to extract an advantage from their superior spin stocks when they take on a hard-hitting Australian side in the second match of a triangular series in Harare on Wednesday. Number 1 ranked Australia issued a statement of intent on Monday when they crushed Zimbabwe by 198 runs in the series opener, exhibiting a greater degree of ruthlessness than South Africa did in winning a three-match one-day series against the hosts in Bulawayo last week.

Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel back for South Africa in triangular series

Pacemen Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel have been added to the South African one-day international squad for a triangular series involving hosts Zimbabwe and Australia starting on Monday, but Vernon Philander misses out with a hamstring injury.

3rd ODI: Quinton de Kock stars as Proteas cruise to series whitewash

Opener Quinton de Kock smashed 84 as a weakened South Africa crushed Zimbabwe by seven wickets to complete a whitewash in their three-match ODI series at Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo on Thursday.

South Africa learn valuable lessons from expected victory

South Africa did not expect to learn much from their one-off test against lowly Zimbabwe but Tuesday’s nine-wicket victory taught them two things – Hashim Amla is a natural-born leader and Dane Piedt has huge potential at international level.