South Africa let slip their battle plans
South Africa let slip their battle plans

The South African cricket team management confirmed on Wednesday that detailed plans for their bowlers to use against New Zealand`s batsmen had been delivered to the wrong hotel room.

ICC World Cup: 'No one can stop us', says South African skipper AB de Villiers
ICC World Cup: 'No one can stop us', says South African skipper AB de Villiers

After years of South Africa being lumbered with the "chokers" tag, captain AB de Villiers boldly declared Monday the World Cup was theirs for the taking this time.

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 World Cup: AB de Villiers, Morne Morkel shine as South Africa thrash UAE by 146 runs
ICC World Cup: AB de Villiers, Morne Morkel shine as South Africa thrash UAE by 146 runs

Skipper AB de Villiers led from the front with an all-round show to help South Africa thrash minnows UAE by 146 runs and put the team's cricket World Cup campaign back on track in its final pool B ODI encounter, here on Thursday.

ICC politics will not disrupt Proteas: Mohamed Moosajee

The South African cricket team will not allow the current boardroom politics at the ICC to disrupt their preparations for the coming tour by Australia, team manager Mohamed Moosajee has asserted.

No truth in "rumours" of Smith resigning as captain, clarifies CSA

Cricket South Africa and Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula both today dismissed widespread social media comments that Graeme Smith had threatened to resign if he was not made the Proteas captain for the ongoing Test series against India.

Graeme Smith backs use of DRS despite `extra pressure` on captaincy

South African Test captain Graeme Smith has said that the use of technology adds extra pressure on the captaincy in cricket but it definitely has advantages.

Faf du Plessis says `momentum` with Proteas team going into Pak T20 series

Captain Faf du Plessis has said that South Africa will have the necessary momentum going into the T20 series with Pakistan, having recently won the ODI series 4-1.

Dale Steyn wants to play more limited-overs cricket to `prepare well` for T20 WC

South African bowler Dale Steyn has said that he came back feeling energized from the two ODI break, during which he went back home and was just getting stronger and ready.

De Villiers `happy and proud` of `magnificent` ODI series win against Pakistan

South African ODI captain AB de Villiers said that he is happy that his team won the one-day series against Pakistan in the UAE, and added that he is proud of each and every one of the team.

Not a cheat, but did rub ball `too close` to zip, says Du Plessis

South African batsman Faf du Plessis has insisted that he is not a cheat.

CSA congratulates national team on 100th Test Victory

Cricket South Africa (CSA) has congratulated its national team for 100th Test match victory since the formation of a unified national cricket body.

Five-star Tahir more South African than Pakistani

Dashing leg-spinner Imran Tahir on Wednesday said he was more of a South African than the country of his own birth and felt honoured at playing for the world`s best Test team.

Dale Steyn may miss second Test following training session injury

South African pace bowler Dale Steyn may also miss the second Test against Pakistan along with veteran Hashim Amla over an injury suffered during a training session.

De Villiers says SA in `good mood` ahead of second Test against

South African vice-captain AB de Villiers has said his team`s `mood is good` despite their disappointing performance in the first Test against Pakistan.

Cricket South Africa using cash in transformation drive to lure black players

CSA will foot the salaries of both the black African players in domestic franchise cricket if teams pick two instead of the one black player that is required to be picked based on a new ruling.

South African minister lauds CSA`s new `Black` quota policy

South African sports minister Fikile Mbalula has hailed Cricket South Africa (CSA) for adopting its new quota policy in a bid to accelerate the development of black African players.

South Africa to consider franchise `quotas`

South African cricket officials are set to consider a proposal forcing professional franchises to include at least two black Africans in every team.

Dale Steyn raring to make Test comeback following prolonged lay-off

South African pace spearhead Dale Steyn is looking forward to playing competitive cricket again after having been away for close to three months, with a handful of injury problems.

Graeme Smith in contention for Pakistan series despite ankle surgery

South African Test captain Graeme Smith is reportedly in contention for the squad to tour the United Arab Emirates in October for a two-Test series against Pakistan.