Cricket World Cup 2015: Grateful Imran Tahir happy to repay South Africa
Cricket World Cup 2015: Grateful Imran Tahir happy to repay South Africa

South Africa stormed into the semi-final of the World Cup on Wednesday and nobody was more pleased than their Pakistan-born spinner Imran Tahir who was delighted to perform for his adopted country.

ICC World Cup 2015: South Africa beat Sri Lanka 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 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.

JP Duminy becomes first South African cricketer to take a World Cup hat-trick
JP Duminy becomes first South African cricketer to take a World Cup hat-trick

While the South African pace attack was expected to make life difficult for the Sri Lankan batsmen in the first quarter-final of the ICC World Cup 2015, it was JP Duminy who wreaked havoc with a hat-trick!

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: South Africa vs Sri Lanka - Preview
ICC World Cup 2015: South Africa vs Sri Lanka - Preview

South Africa will look to do what no Proteas team has done before by winning a knockout match at the World Cup when they face Sri Lanka in a quarter-final at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Wednesday.

Cricket World Cup: Senior Proteas players will need to step up, says Hashim Amla
Cricket World Cup: Senior Proteas players will need to step up, says Hashim Amla

With the South African team keen to shrug-off the chokers tag, star batsman Hashim Amla has said the experienced campaigners in the squad will need to step up their performance when they take on Sri Lanka in the World Cup quarter-finals at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Wednesday.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Quarter-finals line-up
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Quarter-finals line-up

Former champions the West Indies and Pakistan registered easy wins against Associate teams from the United Arab Emirates and Ireland respectively on the final day of the pool actions today confirmed their passages into the knock-out stage of the ongoing cricket world cup Down Under.

Hashim Amla ticks all the boxes in captaincy debut

Hashim Amla had big shoes to fill, literally and figuratively, when he took over the captaincy of the South African test team from Graeme Smith, but he has come through his first series in Sri Lanka having ticked all the right boxes.

Hashim Amla century lone bright spot for South Africa

Hashim Amla struck his first century as South Africa`s Test captain in a lonely battle against Sri Lankan spinners on the third day of the second and final Test today.

Proteas squad hosts coaching clinic for visually impaired cricketers in Lanka

Members of the South Africa squad took time out to host a coaching clinic for visually impaired cricketers in Colombo on Tuesday, ahead of their second Test against Sri Lanka, which is underway at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground.

South Africa contemplating extra pace option for second Test against Sri Lanka

South Africa, on the verge of a rare series win in Sri Lanka, are considering playing an extra fast bowler on the Singhalese SC track which is not as conducive to spin as the one in Galle.

1st Test, Day 2: JP Duminy slams ton to put Proteas in command against Sri Lanka

Jean-Paul Duminy hit a superb unbeaten century to put South Africa in a position of strength on the second day of the first Test against Sri Lanka on Thursday.

1st Test: Dean Elgar`s ton takes South Africa to 268-5 vs Sri Lanka on Day 1

Opener Dean Elgar notched a superb 103 today as South Africa reached 268 for 5 on the opening day of the first Test against Sri Lanka.

Important to find a winning formula against Sri Lanka: Hashim Amla

South African cricket Test skipper Hashim Amla has said that it would be very important for his side to first find a winning formula to defeat the Sri Lankans in a forthcoming test series, rather than thinking about regaining the number one world ranking in Test Cricket.

World Twenty20: Sri Lanka`s prayers were answered, says Sammy

Divine intervention may have been partially responsible for Sri Lanka`s World Twenty20 semi-final victory on Thursday, according to West Indies captain Darren Sammy.

World Twenty20: South Africa vs Sri Lanka – As it happened...

Live updates from the 14th match of 2014 ICC World Twenty20, between South Africa and Sri Lanka being played at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong.

Dilshan guides Sri Lanka to 6-wicket win over Proteas in final T20

Sri Lanka won the final Twenty20 international against South Africa by six wickets in Hambantota on Tuesday to retain their number one ranking in the shortest format.

Bowlers won the day for Proteas` historic win: Du Plessis

The Proteas` T20 captain Faf du Plessis has praised his bowlers after South Africa won T20 series in Sri Lanka after being thrashed in the ODI series.

Dominant South Africa seal T20 series

South Africa defeated Sri Lanka by 22 runs in the second Twenty20 international in wind-swept Hambantota on Sunday to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.