Van der Burgh shakes off shoulder woes for worlds

South Africa`s Olympic 100m breaststroke champion Cameron van der Burgh is ready to prove his shoulder injury woes are behind him as he battles for world championships gold in Kazan.

Rain washes out third day in Bangladesh-South Africa Test
Rain washes out third day in Bangladesh-South Africa Test

Heavy rain washed out the third day`s play in the second and final Test between Bangladesh and South Africa at the Sher-e-Bangla stadium in Dhaka on Saturday.

I never thought I'd take 400 Test wickets, says Dale Steyn
I never thought I'd take 400 Test wickets, says Dale Steyn

Fast bowler Dale Steyn was delighted after becoming the second South African to reach 400 test wickets on the opening day of the second and final match against Bangladesh in Mirpur on Thursday.

Play called off in Bangladesh-South Africa Test
Play called off in Bangladesh-South Africa Test

Incessant rain washed out the entire second day`s play in the second and final Test between Bangladesh and South Africa in Dhaka on Friday.

2nd Test: Bangladesh 154-3 at tea against South Africa
2nd Test: Bangladesh 154-3 at tea against South Africa

Bangladesh were 154 for 3 at tea on the opening day of the second Test against South Africa at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on Thursday.

South Africa`s Dale Steyn joins 400 Test wicket club
South Africa`s Dale Steyn joins 400 Test wicket club

Dale Steyn became the second South African bowler to take 400 Test wickets after he dismissed Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal on the opening day of the second Test in Dhaka on Thursday.

Spanish knighthood for South Africa's Indian-origin politician

 Ebrahim Ismail Ebrahim, South Africa's Indian-origin freedom struggle veteran who spent two jail terms on the infamous Robben Island alongside anti- apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, has been awarded a knighthood by the Spanish government.

South Africa’s first post-isolation captain Clive Rice dies
South Africa’s first post-isolation captain Clive Rice dies

South Africa`s first captain of the post-isolation era Clive Rice died on Tuesday after battling a brain tumour, local media reported.

The 66-year-old had appeared to be in remission after visiting India earlier this year to receive robotic radiation treatment in Bangalore.

India chief coach will be selected before South Africa series, says Anurag Thakur
India chief coach will be selected before South Africa series, says Anurag Thakur

Current BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur on Monday said that the decision on India's new chief coach will be taken soon and the person will be selected ahead of South Africa's tour in September.

Proteas experienced enough to prepare despite inclement weather, says Dean Elgar
Proteas experienced enough to prepare despite inclement weather, says Dean Elgar

South African batsman Dean Elgar has insisted that the side is experienced enough to prepare for the second Test against Bangladesh starting in Mirpur on Thursday despite rough weather.

South Africa to play four Tests, five ODIs, three T20Is against India
South Africa to play four Tests, five ODIs, three T20Is against India

India's home series against South Africa will begin with the first T20 International on October 2 followed by five ODIs and four Test matches, making it the longest tour to the country by the Proteas.

Dale Steyn plays barefooted football with Bangladeshi kids
Dale Steyn plays barefooted football with Bangladeshi kids

South African pace bowler Dale Steyn had fun playing barefooted football with local kids here after rain washed out the fourth day's play of the first Test between the Proteas and Bangladesh.

Heavy rain washes out fourth day's play at Chittagong
Heavy rain washes out fourth day's play at Chittagong

Heavy rain washed out the entire fourth day`s play in the opening test between Bangladesh and South Africa at Chittagong on Friday.

Painting that helped save Mandela's life may fetch USD 1.5 mn

 A painting that helped fund South African anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela's legal defence when he was on trial for treason in the early 1960s has been found in a London apartment where it was being used as a notice board.

Quinton de Kock fined for shoulder barging Tamim Iqbal
Quinton de Kock fined for shoulder barging Tamim Iqbal

South African wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock has been fined for shoulder barging Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal during the ongoing first Test in Chittagong, the International Cricket Council said Thursday.

South Africa 23-0 at tea against Bangladesh in first Test, day 3
South Africa 23-0 at tea against Bangladesh in first Test, day 3

South Africa were 23-0 in their second innings after the visitors bowled out Bangladesh for 326 runs at tea on the third day of the first Test in Chittagong on Thursday.

Rain stops play in Bangladesh-South Africa Test
Rain stops play in Bangladesh-South Africa Test

Rain stopped play on day two of the first Test between Bangladesh and South Africa at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong on Wednesday.

S Africa`s Tutu out of hospital after infection

South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu has been discharged from hospital after a week of treatment for a persistent infection, his family said Tuesday, adding doctors had ordered him to rest.

Shaken Fanning not giving up on surfing despite shark attack

A visibly shaken Mick Fanning arrived home in Australia on Tuesday saying he would not turn his back on surfing despite needing a "miracle" to survive a shark attack off the coast of South Africa at the weekend.

South Africa 248 all out in first innings against Bangladesh
South Africa 248 all out in first innings against Bangladesh

Dean Elgar and Stiaan van Zyl shared a fifty partnership in the opening stand as South Africa made a brisk start Tuesday in the first Test against Bangladesh in Chittagong.