Mark Boucher

South Africa to test new game-plan during England's limited-overs series

South Africa and England are slated to play three-match ODI series and as many T20Is, beginning November 27 at Newlands in Cape Town.

Nov 19, 2020, 15:33 PM IST

Former opener Herschelle Gibbs names all-time best South African Test, ODI XI

The biggest surprise in his side was the inclusion of former left-arm pacer Brett Schultz, who played just 10 matches for the national side across formats and bagged 38 wickets in it.

May 01, 2020, 16:19 PM IST

AB de Villiers could return for South Africa in T20 World Cup if he's in form: Mark Boucher

South African head coach Mark Boucher has said that former skipper and swashbuckling batsman AB de Villiers could feature in this year's International Cricket Council (ICC) T20 World Cup if he is in good form and makes himself available for selection. 

Feb 17, 2020, 12:46 PM IST

Kagiso Rabada's ban is cause for concern, says South Africa coach Mark Boucher

Rabada was fined and handed a demerit point as he was deemed to have been provocative as he loudly celebrated Joe Root`s dismissal on the first day of the third Test.

Jan 18, 2020, 13:02 PM IST

Jacques Kallis roped in as South Africa's batting consultant

Former cricketer Jacques Kallis has been roped in as the batting consultant of the South Africa men's cricket team for the upcoming summer, the country's cricket board has confirmed, 

Dec 18, 2019, 19:44 PM IST

Mark Boucher hints at asking AB De Villiers to come out of retirement

De Villiers is the fourth-highest run-scorer in Mzansi Super League. 

Dec 15, 2019, 13:28 PM IST

Mark Boucher appointed as South Africa's new head coach

Boucher will begin his first assignment as South Africa head coach during England’s tour to South Africa, comprising four Test matches, three ODIs and as many T20Is from Boxing Day.

Dec 14, 2019, 20:01 PM IST

This day that year, South Africa chased down record 438 against Australia – Watch Video

The match broke all kinds of records with both sides hitting 400+ totals. 35 sixes and 87 fours were hit in the match.

Mar 12, 2017, 17:43 PM IST

Mark Boucher takes a dig at Mohammad Amir too, wants life-ban on the Pakistani speedster

Backing Pietersen`s comments on a micro blogging website Twitter, Boucher agreed that that the match-fixers should be barred from the sport completely.

Jul 14, 2016, 19:03 PM IST

Why Mark Boucher wants Sachin Tendulkar, Lewis Hamilton's help!

Tendulkar was quick to respond to Boucher.

Feb 22, 2016, 16:15 PM IST

South Africa vs England: Ian Botham tips Alastair Cook & Co to win Test series vs wounded Proteas

Botham insisted that his side have a realistic chance of winning the series against South Africa this time.

Dec 11, 2015, 13:14 PM IST

Gary Ballance for Ian Bell: Is it worth a gamble against South Africa by ECB?

It has been 24 innings since Bell scored a century in Tests.

Nov 20, 2015, 14:49 PM IST

Mark Boucher surprised over ECB's decision to omit Ian Bell, Kevin Pietersen

Kevin Pietersen has not represented his country since the 2013/14 Ashes series despite averaging 47.28 in Tests.

Nov 20, 2015, 10:54 AM IST

Graeme Smith's exit led to 'difficult phase' for South Africa cricket: AB de Villiers

South Africa's One-Day International (ODI) skipper AB de Villiers has said the transition after ex-skipper Graeme Smith's retirement was very difficult for the national team.

Sep 20, 2015, 21:28 PM IST

ICC World Cup: Sarfraz Ahmed effects record-equalling six dismissals

Drafted into the playing XI for the first time in the ongoing cricket World Cup, Pakistan wicketkeeper Sarfraz Ahmed made an instant impact with a record-equalling six catches and 49 runs in the team's upset win over South Africa, here on Saturday.

Mar 07, 2015, 16:46 PM IST

Cricket World Cup: Confidence abounds for well-balanced South Africa

South Africa`s reputation as cricketing `chokers` has become a dressing room joke, they say, and there has been nothing spluttering about their build-up as they head to the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand in confident mood.

Feb 06, 2015, 11:02 AM IST

Proteas coach defends Philander despite flop show in Oz Test series

South African coach Russell Domingo has defended pace bowler Vernon Philander despite his second consecutive underwhelming series against Australia, saying that Philander had been a `phenomenal player` for South Africa for more than a year for which he should be cut some slack for his poor show in `just three quietish Tests`.

Mar 06, 2014, 13:47 PM IST

Boucher says De Villiers, not Clarke, is world`s best batsman

Former South African wicketkeeper Mark Boucher has said that his former teammate AB de Villiers is the best batsman in the world instead of Australian captain Michael Clarke.

Feb 12, 2014, 10:08 AM IST

Proteas tell Warner to stop talking and focus on getting technique right

Australian opener David Warner should try to improve his technique and worry about in his own game instead of thinking about Proteas players, according to current and former South Africa players.

Jan 14, 2014, 15:31 PM IST

McLaren best suited to step into Kallis`s shoes: Boucher

Former South African wicketkeeper Mark Boucher wants Ryan McLaren to replace Jacques Kallis as an allrounder in the South African Test team.

Jan 09, 2014, 13:02 PM IST