Injured Michael Clarke may recover in time for India Tests
Injured Michael Clarke may recover in time for India Tests

Australian skipper Michael Clarke, who is struggling with his hamstring injury, could be fit in time for the upcoming four Tests against India starting December 4, with reports surfacing that the batsman may not require surgery.

Fireworks expected as Australia host South Africa
Fireworks expected as Australia host South Africa

Fireworks can be expected when Australia meet South Africa in five one-day internationals over the next two weeks even if the focus for both sides will be putting in place the structures for World Cup success next year.

Former cricket coach Gary Kirsten back as South Africa mentor
Former cricket coach Gary Kirsten back as South Africa mentor

Former South Africa coach Gary Kirsten has been recalled to help the Proteas prepare for next year`s World Cup and will act as a batting coach and mentor in the upcoming one-day series in Australia.

South Africa eye top ODI ranking in New Zealand
South Africa eye top ODI ranking in New Zealand

The Proteas have a chance to reclaim the number one ODI ranking, during their New Zealand sojourn, in which they are schedule to play three-match ODI series, starting from Wednesday.

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.

Black Caps Ross Taylor, Adam Milne to miss South Africa ODIs
Black Caps Ross Taylor, Adam Milne to miss South Africa ODIs

New Zealand`s former skipper Ross Taylor and paceman Adam Milne will miss the upcoming one-day international series against South Africa because of injury, New Zealand Cricket said on Friday.

South Africa beat Australia by 6 wickets to win triangular series
South Africa beat Australia by 6 wickets to win triangular series

Dale Steyn ripped the heart out of Australia`s batting and Faf du Plessis came within a whisker of yet another century as South Africa cruised to a six-wicket victory to clinch the triangular series trophy on Saturday.

Zimbabwe eye South African scalp and place in final
Zimbabwe eye South African scalp and place in final

Zimbabwe must pull off a second shock victory in the space of five days on Thursday but must also beat South Africa by a big enough margin to qualify for a one-day triangular series final against Australia.

Brendan Taylor hopes Zimbabwe performance leads to more Tests

After a year without test cricket, Zimbabwe captain Brendan Taylor praised his side`s competitiveness against top-ranked South Africa that suggests they deserve a greater share of the international calendar.

Faf du Plessis defends Proteas` poor run rate in first innings against Zimbabwe

South African batsman Faf du Plessis defended his side`s poor run rate as they resumed batting on Day three in the one-off Test against Zimbabwe at the Harare Sports Club, saying that they played it perfectly.

South Africa battle defensive Zimbabwe on slow-go day

South Africa overcame a sluggish spell to attain a position of strength on day two of their one-off Test against Zimbabwe on Sunday as they reached stumps on 201 for four.

Battling Zimbabwe survive Dale Steyn, Dane Piedt onslaught

Dale Steyn and Dane Piedt claimed four wickets apiece for South Africa, but Zimbabwe defied the odds as they batted out the first day of the one-off Test to reach stumps on 248 for 9.

Ex-skipper Graeme Smith lauds Jacques Kallis for his honesty

Former Proteas cricket captain Graeme Smith has praised Jacques Kallis for his honesty in accepting that he could not face the possibility of letting down the Proteas in the run-up to next year`s World Cup.

De Kock, De Villiers star in South Africa`s series win

South Africa rode on aggressive hundreds from Quinton de Kock and AB de Villiers to beat Sri Lanka by 82 runs in the third and final One-day International on Saturday.

De Villiers says Virat Kohli among best bats in world

South African batsman AB de Villiers has described India`s Virat Kohli as among the top three batsmen in international cricket, and expressed a desire to bat at No 3 in all formats for the Proteas.

We will make life easy for new skipper Amla, says Morkel

South Africa`s players are determined to make life as easy as possible for new test skipper Hashim Amla as they prepare for next month`s tour of Sri Lanka, paceman Morne Morkel said on Thursday.

Axing Pietersen was in the best interest of English Cricket: ECB

England and Wales Cricket Board managing director Paul Downton gave his most detailed explanation yet on Thursday for the controversial decision to end the international career of the "frustrating" Kevin Pietersen.

Amla to replace injured Smith at Surrey

South Africa batsman Hashim Amla is to replace Graeme Smith at Surrey after the former Proteas captain was ruled out for the rest of the English season with a fractured right knee.

Australia return to Zimbabwe for one-day tournament

Australia will return to Zimbabwe for the first time in a decade later this year to take part in a triangular one-day international tournament, Zimbabwe Cricket said on Thursday.

Amla says opener`s strategy to be guided by Proteas` `needs` in T20 semis with India

Veteran South African opener Hashim Amla has said that his batting strategy will be guided by`what the team needs` in their World Twenty20 semi-final against India in Dhaka on Friday.