India not among front-runners for 2015 World Cup: Stephen Fleming
India not among front-runners for 2015 World Cup: Stephen Fleming

Title holders India are not among the front-runners to win the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, feels former Black Caps captain Stephen Fleming.

India continue to top ODI team table, Virat Kohli at number 2
India continue to top ODI team table, Virat Kohli at number 2

India retained the number two spot in the latest Reliance ODI team rankings while Virat Kohli maintained the number two position with skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni static at the seventh place in the batting chart released here.

India women thrash South Africa eves by an innings and 34 runs
India women thrash South Africa eves by an innings and 34 runs

Harmanpreet Kaur ended with match figures of nine for 85 as India women thrashed their South Africa counterparts by an innings and 34 runs on the fourth and final day of the one-off Test match here on Wednesday.

Darren Bravo pulls out of West Indies' South Africa tour
Darren Bravo pulls out of West Indies' South Africa tour

West Indies cricketer Darren Bravo has withdrawn from the tour of South Africa. The flamboyant left-handed batsman cited personal reasons for the pull out.

Nathan Lyon's WC chances still ripe despite Xavier Doherty's call-up for ODI series against Proteas
Nathan Lyon's WC chances still ripe despite Xavier Doherty's call-up for ODI series against Proteas

Australia cricket team coach Darren Lehmann has said that the door is not closed on right-arm off break bowler Nathan Lyon of making a late run for a World Cup spot, despite slow-arm orthodox bowler Xavier Doherty getting the green light for a call-up to the ODI squad to face South Africa.

South Africa's Dale Steyn plays down 'silly' feud with Michael Clarke
South Africa's Dale Steyn plays down 'silly' feud with Michael Clarke

South African paceman Dale Steyn played down his rift with Australia captain Michael Clarke on Tuesday, saying their supposed feud had been "a bit silly".

India Women declare at 400 for six, reduce SA to 85/3
India Women declare at 400 for six, reduce SA to 85/3

Riding on centuries by Thirush Kamini and Poonam Raut, India Women scored a massive 400 for six declared and then reduced South Africa to 85 for three, at the end of the second day of the one-off Test match, here on Monday.

Australia eye captaincy options after Michael Clarke limps home
Australia eye captaincy options after Michael Clarke limps home

With the optimism over Michael Clarke`s fitness for the test series against India fading fast, Australia`s selectors will have to ponder their captaincy options as well as the make-up of their bowling attack over the next week.

Morne Morkel ready to take new ball for South Africa
Morne Morkel ready to take new ball for South Africa

South African quick Morne Morkel declared himself ready to take the new ball at the World Cup if required after posting career-best figures of five for 21 as the Proteas crushed Australia in the second one-day international. 

Mitchell Johnson rested for remaining ODIs against South Africa
Mitchell Johnson rested for remaining ODIs against South Africa

The Australia squad named on Monday for the final three one-day internationals against South Africa, in Canberra, Melbourne and Sydney this month:

India consolidates its No. 1 ranking in ICC ODI list
India consolidates its No. 1 ranking in ICC ODI list

World champions India have consolidated their top rank on the ICC ODI Team Rankings after sweeping the series against Sri Lanka, which concluded in Ranchi on Sunday.

South Africa win second ODI against Australia
South Africa win second ODI against Australia

South Africa struck back with a vengeance in the second one-day international against Australia at the WACA Ground in Perth on Sunday, levelling the series with a three-wicket win.

Bodies of 74 South Africans killed in Lagos church collapse flown home

 A cargo plane carrying the remains of 74 South Africans killed in a building collapse in Nigeria landed in Pretoria on Sunday, two months after the accident.

Australia fend off South Africa by 32 runs in first ODI
Australia fend off South Africa by 32 runs in first ODI

Paceman Nathan Coulter-Nile took four wickets to fire Australia to a 32-run victory over South Africa in the first one-day international in Perth on Friday.

Strike rate rather than pace to decide outcome of ODI series against Oz, says AB de Villiers
Strike rate rather than pace to decide outcome of ODI series against Oz, says AB de Villiers

South African captain AB de Villiers believes that strike-rate rather than pace would be the deciding factor in the five-match ODI series against Australia.

South Africa can break World Cup jinx: Faf du Plessis
South Africa can break World Cup jinx: Faf du Plessis

South Africa batsman Faf du Plessis believes they have a team that can win the upcoming International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup to be held in Australia and New Zealand Feb 14-March 29.

Poaching-weary S.Africa mulls legalising rhino horn trade
Poaching-weary S.Africa mulls legalising rhino horn trade

Pelham Jones bought his first rhinos for a private game park in South Africa some 25 years ago, completing his collection of the "Big Five" animals that visitors especially want to see.

West Indies stars handed South Africa tour deadline
West Indies stars handed South Africa tour deadline

West Indies named a full-strength squad to tackle South Africa on Wednesday but gave players a November 18 deadline to sign contracts after the last tour of India was abandoned over a pay dispute.

Chris Gayle returns for West Indies tour of South Africa
Chris Gayle returns for West Indies tour of South Africa

Hard-hitting left-hander Chris Gayle will return to the West Indies squad for their tour of South Africa after recovering from a back injury.

Former cricket coach Gary Kirsten back as South Africa mentor
Former cricket coach Gary Kirsten back as South Africa mentor

Former South Africa coach Gary Kirsten has been recalled to help the Proteas prepare for next year`s World Cup and will act as a batting coach and mentor in the upcoming one-day series in Australia.