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South Africa beat Sri Lanka by five wickets to win 1st ODI

Left-hander JP Duminy scored an unbeaten 53 off 32 deliveries as South Africa comfortably chased down 194 runs to register their first win on the tour. 

Jul 29, 2018, 17:50 PM IST

Tired, want to retire while still playing decent cricket: AB de Villiers signs off on an emotional note

In a video message uploaded on his Twitter account, the emotional cricketer said he was tired and feels it is the right time to move on.  

May 23, 2018, 17:45 PM IST

South Africa vs India: Kepler Wessels urges Proteas to not 'whine' about pitches after series loss

Several former players have slammed the spin-friendly conditions in India, which saw the Nagpur Test end inside three days.

Dec 01, 2015, 12:47 PM IST

Former Proteas all-rounder Roelof van der Merwe makes Dutch switch

South African limited overs specialist Roelof van der Merwe has made himself available immediately to represent the Netherlands after receiving his Dutch passport.

Jun 30, 2015, 20:18 PM IST

Alviro Petersen joins Lancashire after South Africa exit

South African batsman Alviro Petersen has joined Lancashire after retiring from international cricket, the English county side announced on Thursday.

Jan 22, 2015, 16:48 PM IST

Newcomers top as SA Cricketers of the Year announced

 Quinton de Kock, whose debut international cricket season has been widely lauded, was one of the five South African Cricket Annual Cricketers of the Year announced ON Tuesday.

Oct 07, 2014, 17:33 PM IST

Proteas squad hosts coaching clinic for visually impaired cricketers in Lanka

Members of the South Africa squad took time out to host a coaching clinic for visually impaired cricketers in Colombo on Tuesday, ahead of their second Test against Sri Lanka, which is underway at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground.

Jul 24, 2014, 14:48 PM IST

Graeme Smith`s retirement ushers in new era for South Africa

He was seen as a brash, arrogant and aloof South African but no one can dispute the impact Graeme Smith had on the world stage as he became the most successful captain in test history.

Mar 04, 2014, 09:18 AM IST

South Africa announce extensive World Cup preparations

South Africa will play a minimum of 23 warm-up one-day internationals against five different countries to boost their preparation for next year`s World Cup, the country`s cricket board said on Monday.

Feb 24, 2014, 20:17 PM IST

`Terribly sad` Steyn says became `tearful` following `close pal` Kallis` retirement news

South African fast bowler Dale Steyn has revealed that he almost had a `tear in his eye` when he realised that his teammate Jacques Kallis was being serious on the subject of his retirement from the longest form of the game.

Dec 29, 2013, 19:09 PM IST

Sunil Gavaskar hails `retiring` Kallis as one of `all-time great players`

Former South African captains Shaun Pollock and Kepler Wessels and Indian batting legend Sunil Gavaskar have hailed all-rounder Jacques Kallis as one of the country`s all-time great cricketers following the announcement that he will retire from Test cricket after this week`s Test match against India at Kingsmead.

Dec 27, 2013, 22:11 PM IST

I don`t see it as goodbye, says Kallis

South Africa`s legendary all-rounder Jacques Kallis will retire from Test cricket after the second Test against India starting at Kingsmead here Thursday. Kallis, 38, however, will be available for the shorter formats of the game.

Dec 26, 2013, 00:26 AM IST

Zaheer wants Indian bowlers to make adjustments on South African pitches

Veteran speedster Zaheer Khan, who will be spearheading the Indian pace attack in the two-Test series, feels that one needs to make some adjustments on the "hit the deck" kind of surfaces in South Africa having done bulk of the bowling on the sub-continental featherbeds.

Dec 12, 2013, 23:50 PM IST

De Kock, De Villiers power South Africa to 301/8

Quinton de Kock notched up his third successive hundred while his captain A B de Villiers also struck a century as South Africa wriggled out of a tight spot to post an imposing 301 for 8 in their third and final cricket one-dayer against India here on wednesday.

Dec 11, 2013, 21:15 PM IST

De Villiers reminds India of their poor record

South African cricket captain AB de Villiers Wednesday reminded India of its poor track record in South Africa as the three-match series starts Thursday with the first ODI at the Wanderers here.

Dec 04, 2013, 23:32 PM IST

Steyn, Kallis will be fit for first ODI: Proteas coach

South African cricket coach Russell Domingo has stated that his key players pace spearhead Dale Steyn and veteran all-rounder Jacques Kallis would be fit in time for the first One Day International (ODI) cricket match against India at the Wanderers slated for Thursday.

Dec 04, 2013, 16:56 PM IST

Azhar Mahmood to play for Highveld Lions in Proteas domestic T20s

Former Pakistan all-rounder Azhar Mahmood will represent the Highveld Lions in the upcoming South African domestic T20 competition, according to reports.

Dec 04, 2013, 15:27 PM IST

Twenty20 captain Faf du Plessis happy with battling South Africa

South African Twenty20 captain Faf du Plessis has said he was happy with his team`s never-say-die performances against Pakistan, culminating in a 2-0 win series win in Dubai on Friday.

Nov 16, 2013, 19:56 PM IST

Steyn to miss first two Pakistan one-dayers

Paceman Dale Steyn will miss the first two of the five-match one-day series against Pakistan to rest his body, South African team management said on Sunday.

Oct 27, 2013, 19:08 PM IST

Fans honour Hansie Cronje on 44th birth anniversary

Former South African captain Hansie Cronje, who would have turned 44 years old on September 25, if his life had not been taken in a tragic airplane crash in 2002, has been honoured by the nation`s cricket fans.

Sep 26, 2013, 10:33 AM IST