South Africa drubbing led to New Zealand rise: Brendon McCullum
South Africa drubbing led to New Zealand rise: Brendon McCullum

New Zealand cricketers have linked a record year of Test wins, after defeating Sri Lanka by eight wickets Monday, to a drubbing two years ago by South Africa.

Ghana, South Africa keep squad options open
Ghana, South Africa keep squad options open

Title favourites Algeria have named a final squad for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea while Group C rivals Ghana and South Africa are undecided.

Morne Morkel double-strike has West Indies reeling
Morne Morkel double-strike has West Indies reeling

Two wickets in as many balls from fast bowler Morne Morkel just before the tea interval left West Indies reeling at 59 for two in reply to South Africa’s 417 for eight declared on day three of the second test at St George Park on Sunday. 

SA vs WI, 2nd Test: Faf du Plessis gets ton but rain wins the day
SA vs WI, 2nd Test: Faf du Plessis gets ton but rain wins the day

Faf du Plessis scored his fourth test century but rain washed out almost the entire second day as South Africa closed on 289 for three in the second test against West Indies on Saturday.

South Africa vs West Indies: Faf du Plessis reaches hundred before rain
South Africa vs West Indies: Faf du Plessis reaches hundred before rain

Faf du Plessis completed his fourth Test century and was dismissed immediately afterwards on a rain-hit second morning of the second Test between South Africa and the West Indies at St George`s Park on Saturday.

Debut against South Africa was joy and butterflies, says West Indian pacer
Debut against South Africa was joy and butterflies, says West Indian pacer

West Indies' left-arm seamer Kenroy Peters described his Test debut against South Africa as one of "joy and butterflies", and dedicated his first Test wicket to seven-week-old son Ethan.

South Africa's Zuma denies hinting at getting fifth wife

South African President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday denied media local reports that he has hinted he may be ready to take a fifth wife to accompany him through old age.

West Indies face tough task in second Test against South Africa
West Indies face tough task in second Test against South Africa

The West Indies face a daunting task when they take on South Africa in the second Test at Port Elizabeth`s 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.

Imran Tahir in as Robin Peterson becomes latest injury casualty
Imran Tahir in as Robin Peterson becomes latest injury casualty

Left-arm slow bowler Robin Peterson has become the latest player ruled out of the ongoing test series between South Africa and West Indies after he was injured in practice on Tuesday.

Spinner Robin Peterson doubtful for second Test against Windies
Spinner Robin Peterson doubtful for second Test against Windies

South Africa's left-arm spinner Robin Peterson is doubtful for the Boxing Day Test against the West Indies here after picking up an injury during a fielding session Tuesday, according to media reports.

Shrien Dewani in top 100 personalities of the year in S Africa

Shrien Dewani, acquitted on charges of orchestrating the murder of his wife Anni, is among the eight Indian-origin people in the annual list of 100 headline makers in South Africa.

Kenroy Peters called up as Kemar Roach ruled out of South Africa tour
Kenroy Peters called up as Kemar Roach ruled out of South Africa tour

Left-arm West Indies seamer Kenroy Peters has been confirmed as the replacement for the injured Kemar Roach, on the Test tour of South Africa.

Windies trio victimised by WICB, claims lawyer
Windies trio victimised by WICB, claims lawyer

A lawyer retained by some West Indies players during the recent strike impasse has accused the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) of victimisation in the axing of the experienced trio of Dwayne Bravo, Darren Sammy and Kieron Pollard from the one-day squad to face South Africa.

Don't write off West Indies just yet, warns Denesh Ramdin
Don't write off West Indies just yet, warns Denesh Ramdin

Captain Denesh Ramdin has warned detractors not to write the West Indies off just yet following their innings defeat in the first Test against South Africa.

South African President Jacob Zuma in `perfect condition` after health scare

South Africa`s President Jacob Zuma on Sunday declared that he was in "perfect condition", in his first comments allaying concerns over his health following his hospitalisation in June.

Deonarine replaces Fudadin in Windies Test squad
Deonarine replaces Fudadin in Windies Test squad

 In-form Guyana left-hander Narsingh Deonarine has been named as a repalcement for Assad Fudadin for the West Indies tour of South Africa.

New skipper Jason Holder trusts senior players will support
New skipper Jason Holder trusts senior players will support

Newly appointed One-Day International (ODI) captain Jason Holder is convinced he will have the full support of the West Indies squad, despite his relative inexperience at the highest level.

Darren Sammy, Kieron Pollard, Dwayne Bravo axed in favour of untested trio
Darren Sammy, Kieron Pollard, Dwayne Bravo axed in favour of untested trio

Uncapped all-rounder Jonathan Carter has received his maiden call-up while highly regarded all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite and seasoned campaigner Narsingh Deonarine have been recalled to the West Indies One-Day International (ODI) squad to face South Africa.

Jonathan Trott handed England Lions captaincy
Jonathan Trott handed England Lions captaincy

Jonathan Trott will captain the second-string England Lions in South Africa next month as he makes his international comeback, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Saturday.