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.

South Africa vs West Indies: Injured Quinton de Kock out of series
South Africa vs West Indies: Injured Quinton de Kock out of series

Quinton de Kock, South Africa`s rising wicketkeeping star, faces a battle to be fit for the 2015 World Cup after being ruled out of the remaining Test and limited overs matches against the West Indies.

South Africa vs West Indies: Vernon Philander shines as Proteas close in on victory
South Africa vs West Indies: Vernon Philander shines as Proteas close in on victory

Vernon Philander took five wickets as South Africa closed in on victory having reduced West Indies to 76 for two in their follow-on innings at the close of play on day three of the opening test on Friday.

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.

South Africa contained to 145 for 6 in T20 decider
South Africa contained to 145 for 6 in T20 decider

Australia restricted South Africa to 145 for six after winning the toss in the third and final Twenty20 international at the Sydney Olympic stadium on Sunday.

2nd T20I: Australia stump South Africa to square T20 series
2nd T20I: Australia stump South Africa to square T20 series

Australia bounced back from their opening heavy loss to hammer South Africa by seven wickets and square their Twenty20 series in Melbourne on Friday.

The Australians, beaten by the same margin in Adelaide on Wednesday, were superior with bat and ball to cruise to victory.

New Zealand-South Africa ODI ended by rain
New Zealand-South Africa ODI ended by rain

The third one-day international between New Zealand and South Africa at Hamilton was abandoned because of incessant rain at Seddon Park on Monday.

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.

Newcomers top as SA Cricketers of the Year announced
Newcomers top as SA Cricketers of the Year announced

 Quinton de Kock, whose debut international cricket season has been widely lauded, was one of the five South African Cricket Annual Cricketers of the Year announced ON Tuesday.

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.