IPL 2015: RCB through to play-offs after match called off
IPL 2015: RCB through to play-offs after match called off

 Royal Challengers Bangalore on Sunday entered the play-offs of the Indian Premier League season eight after their last league match against Delhi Daredevils was called off due to heavy rains.

Quinton de Kock fined for showing dissent to umpire
Quinton de Kock fined for showing dissent to umpire

 Delhi Daredevils batsman Quinton de Kock has been fined five per cent of his match fee for showing dissent to the umpire after being dismissed in his team's six-run loss to Sunrisers Hyderabad here.

IPL 2015: Sunrisers Hyderabad hold nerves to beat Delhi Daredevils, move to fourth place
IPL 2015: Sunrisers Hyderabad hold nerves to beat Delhi Daredevils, move to fourth place

Moises Henriques' gritty fifty and Bhuvaneshwar Kumar's crafty bowling helped SunRisers Hyderabad stay in the hunt for the playoffs as they beat Delhi Daredevils by 6 runs in a hard-fought IPL cricket match, here on Saturday.

It took me a day or two to get over WC disappointment: Quinton de Kock
It took me a day or two to get over WC disappointment: Quinton de Kock

It's difficult for professional players brood over defeats for a lengthy period, says talented South African opener Quinton de Kock, who wants to come out all guns blazing for Delhi Daredevils in the upcoming eighth edition of Indian Premier League.

South Africa's Quinton de Kock emerges from the ''dark spaces''
South Africa's Quinton de Kock emerges from the ''dark spaces''

Quinton de Kock`s return to form in South Africa`s World Cup quarter-final rout of Sri Lanka was one of the most pleasing aspects of a convincing victory for the Proteas, not least for the talented 22-year-old batsman himself.

ICC Cricket World Cup: South Africa crush listless Sri Lanka by 9 wickets to enter semis
ICC Cricket World Cup: South Africa crush listless Sri Lanka by 9 wickets to enter semis

Spinners Imran Tahir and hat-trick man Jean-Paul Duminy shared seven wickets between them to help a clinical South Africa outplay an unusually hapless Sri Lanka by 9 wickets and enter the cricket World Cup semi-finals, here on Wednesday.

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. 

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: ''Match winner'' Quinton de Kock needs to step up
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: ''Match winner'' Quinton de Kock needs to step up

South Africa`s Quinton de Kock was probably already feeling the most pressure of his fledgling international career before captain AB de Villiers dumped even more of it on his shoulders.

ICC World Cup: Sarfraz Ahmed effects record-equalling six dismissals
ICC World Cup: Sarfraz Ahmed effects record-equalling six dismissals

Drafted into the playing XI for the first time in the ongoing cricket World Cup, Pakistan wicketkeeper Sarfraz Ahmed made an instant impact with a record-equalling six catches and 49 runs in the team's upset win over South Africa, here on Saturday.

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.

India vs South Africa, World Cup 2015: Fit-again Dale Steyn bowls full-tilt, unique training by David Miller
India vs South Africa, World Cup 2015: Fit-again Dale Steyn bowls full-tilt, unique training by David Miller

There won't be any respite for the Indian batsmen as South Africa's numero uno fast bowler Dale Steyn looked fit and set to go out all guns blazing at Virat Kohli and Co, when the two teams meet in the cricket World Cup group league match here on Sunday.

Cricket World Cup: Confidence abounds for well-balanced South Africa
Cricket World Cup: Confidence abounds for well-balanced South Africa

South Africa`s reputation as cricketing `chokers` has become a dressing room joke, they say, and there has been nothing spluttering about their build-up as they head to the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand in confident mood.

South Africa rest big guns after blowing Windies away
South Africa rest big guns after blowing Windies away

South Africa will rest key players for the remainder of the one-day international series against West Indies as they rotate their squad with one eye on the World Cup.

T20: Morne van Wyk, David Wiese lift South Africa to consolation win over Windies
T20: Morne van Wyk, David Wiese lift South Africa to consolation win over Windies

Morne van Wyk blasted an unbeaten century and David Wiese took five wickets as South Africa claimed a consolation 69-run victory over West Indies in the final Twenty20 international on Wednesday.

JP Duminy named in T20 squad for West Indies series
JP Duminy named in T20 squad for West Indies series

 JP Duminy has been named in the South African Twenty20 squad for the three-match home series against West Indies next month, but a number of other top players will again be rested.

Temba Bavuma - South Africa's black hope, set to face WIndies

Temba Bavuma could become only the sixth ethnic black African to play Test cricket for South Africa when the second Test against the West Indies starts at St George's Park on Friday.

Temba Bavuma, South Africa' s black hope, set to face Windies
Temba Bavuma, South Africa' s black hope, set to face Windies

Temba Bavuma could become only the sixth ethnic black African to play Test cricket for South Africa when the second Test against the West Indies starts at St George`s Park on Friday.

Windies look to fight back on friendlier pitch against South Africa
Windies look to fight back on friendlier pitch against South Africa

West Indies can look forward to more favourable batting conditions for the second test in Port Elizabeth on Friday as they look to overcome the mental scars of collapsing on Pretoria`s seamer-friendly strip.

South Africa call up new boy Rilee Rossouw
South Africa call up new boy Rilee Rossouw

South Africa on Sunday called-up uncapped left-handed batsman Rilee Rossouw to replace injured Quinton de Kock for the second Test against the West Indies.