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Wounded New Zealand likely to get Ross Taylor, Trent Boult back for 3rd Test against South Africa

Wounded New Zealand likely to get Ross Taylor, Trent Boult back for 3rd Test against South Africa

Taylor tore a calf and Boult suffered upper leg soreness during the drawn first Test in Dunedin.

Quinton de Kock inspires Proteas to valuable 81-run lead over New Zealand on Day 2 of 2nd Test

Quinton de Kock inspires Proteas to valuable 81-run lead over New Zealand on Day 2 of 2nd Test

The wicketkeeper-batsman joined Bavuma to turn the game around with a 160-run stand for the seventh wicket.

New Zealand vs South Africa: Proteas rope in spinner Dane Piedt for concluding test

New Zealand vs South Africa: Proteas rope in spinner Dane Piedt for concluding test

Piedt, 27, took 24 wickets at an average of 36.04 in seven Tests before he was dropped from the squad that won a Test series in Australia in November

NZ vs SA, 1st Test: Captain Kane Williamson leads fightback as Kiwis strengthen grip on Day 2

NZ vs SA, 1st Test: Captain Kane Williamson leads fightback as Kiwis strengthen grip on Day 2

Taylor was on eight when he limped from the field during a torrid period in which he was also hit on the helmet by a fired-up Morne Morkel, who sent down a lively 10 overs for 26 in his comeback from a serious back injury.

SA vs NZ : Dean Elgar`s composed century rescues South Africa after three early blows by New Zealand

SA vs NZ : Dean Elgar`s composed century rescues South Africa after three early blows by New Zealand

Although the pitch offered little support for the bowlers, for the batsmen it was a constant struggle to score with 30 maidens among the 90 overs bowled.  

We're ready for ICC Champions Trophy: AB De Villiers

We're ready for ICC Champions Trophy: AB De Villiers

South Africa yesterday defeated the Black Caps in the final of the five-match series at Eden Park, Auckland, thus winning the ODI series 3-2.

India-origin cartoonist told to shut South Africa school

Famed Indian-origin South African cartoonist Nanda Soobben has been asked by the country's Education Department to shut his design school.

The shortest sleeping mammals: African elephants sleep just two hours daily (Watch)

The shortest sleeping mammals: African elephants sleep just two hours daily (Watch)

For the study, the team monitored two free-roaming African elephant matriarchs in Chobe National Park in Botswana for 35 days. 

Dwayne Smith announces retirement from international cricket, will continue to play in T20 leagues

Dwayne Smith announces retirement from international cricket, will continue to play in T20 leagues

The 33-year-old`s decision came ahead of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) qualifying final match between Islamabad United and Karachi Kings in which he is representing the former side.

Martin Guptill's heroics in ODIs won't earn him Test recall: New Zealand coach Mike Hesson

Martin Guptill's heroics in ODIs won't earn him Test recall: New Zealand coach Mike Hesson

Hesson acknowledged Guptill's knock was "exceptional" but said the 30-year-old had already been tried at Test level and found wanting.

4th ODI: New Zealand recall Martin Guptill, Jeetan Patel after losing third match against South Africa

4th ODI: New Zealand recall Martin Guptill, Jeetan Patel after losing third match against South Africa

New Zealand were stunned by South Africa in the third ODI in Wellington on Saturday -- beaten by a comprehensive 159 runs to go down 2-1 in the series -- and captain Kane Williamson confirmed "a number of (selection) discussions" were on the cards.  

Record breaker AB de Villiers sets up South Africa's astounding 159-run win over New Zealand

Record breaker AB de Villiers sets up South Africa's astounding 159-run win over New Zealand

Of the 18 batsmen in the 9,000-plus club, de Villiers also has the best average of 54.04 and best strike rate of 100.00.

S African Indian man killed in Syrian conflict?

A 24-year-old Indian-origin South African Muslim man has been reportedly killed in Syria where he had gone to join a militant group.

Morne Morkel back in the South African Test squad after 13 months

Morne Morkel back in the South African Test squad after 13 months

Fast bowler Morne Morkel has been included in South Africa's squad for three Test matches in New Zealand starting on March 8.

South African police fire rubber bullets at anti-immigrant march: Report

Attacks against foreigners have erupted regularly in recent years, fuelled by South Africa`s high unemployment and poverty levels.

Kepler Wessels suspected Hansie Cronje of fixing matches long before he was caught in 2000

Kepler Wessels suspected Hansie Cronje of fixing matches long before he was caught in 2000

Cronje in 2000 had admitted to taking bribes from gamblers since 1996 before being handed a life ban from cricket. However, two years later, Cronje died in an aeroplane crash.

Nigeria summons South Africa ambassador over anti-immigrant violence

Nigeria on Thursday said it had summoned South Africa's top diplomat to register its fears about a fresh wave of violence against immigrants near Johannesburg and Pretoria.

2nd ODI: Ross Taylor's record century guides New Zealand to 6-run victory over South Africa

2nd ODI: Ross Taylor's record century guides New Zealand to 6-run victory over South Africa

The visitors had been set 290 to win in Christchurch after Ross Taylor scored 102 not out to become New Zealand`s most prolific ODI century-maker 

Harmanpreet Kaur, Deepti Sharma star as Indian eves clinch thrilling WC Qualifiers final win over South Africa

Harmanpreet Kaur, Deepti Sharma star as Indian eves clinch thrilling WC Qualifiers final win over South Africa

The Indian Women`s team on Tuesday came out with yet another stupendous performance as they defeated South Africa by a solitary wicket to clinch victory in the thrilling final of the ICC 2017 Women`s World Cup Qualifiers here at the P Sara Oval.

Chinese FM pledges more coordination for BRICS summit

China will increase coordination with BRICS members to prepare for the summit of the bloc`s leaders, a top official said.