South Africa captain Du Plessis to undergo fitness test

South Africa captain Faf du Plessis will undergo a fitness test before Monday`s World Twenty20 match against New Zealand after missing the opening game with a hamstring injury, Cricket South Africa said on Sunday.

Graeme Smith quit to spend time with family

South Africa captain Graeme Smith, who last week announced his retirement from international cricket, was influenced by his family in taking the decision, media reported on Sunday.

Former skippers and players heap praise on Graeme Smith

Former captains and fellow players were unanimous in their accolades for international cricket`s longest-serving skipper, Graeme Smith who announced his retirement earlier this week.

Graeme Smith is not afraid of losing

His team abandoned plans to go for a win after coming extremely close to upstaging India but South African cricket captain Graeme Smith insisted that the last-minute change in strategy was not prompted by the fear of loss.

Proteas ODI captain AB De Villiers shudders from word ‘over-rate’

South Africa captain AB de Villiers has admitted that he fears being punished for his side maintaining a slow over-rate in one-day cricket.

Former Proteas captain Van der Merwe passes away

Former South Africa captain Peter Van der Merwe has passed away at the age of 75 in Port Elizabeth on Wednesday as he had been in poor health for some time.

Smith wants CSA to sort out scheduling shambles

South Africa captain Graeme Smith has expressed the hope that cricket administrators will sit and talk to sort out the current quandary around the scheduling of their upcoming tours.

Captain de Villiers likely to given rest from keeping duties

South Africa`s limited-overs skipper A B de Villiers may be relieved of wicket-keeping duties given the additional burden of the captaincy.