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Kusal Perera blasts Sri Lanka to victory in first Test against South Africa

The win, Sri Lanka`s first in any format since October, ends South Africa`s run of seven home series victories in a row with the second and final test in Port Elizabeth from Feb. 21-25.

Feb 16, 2019, 19:59 PM IST

Ottis Gibson hails Proteas' pace battery post Test series win over Pakistan

South Africa used a four-prong seam attack against a Pakistan team clearly not equipped to handle the pace and bounce of South African conditions.

Jan 15, 2019, 13:33 PM IST

Uncapped Dane Paterson replaces injured Vernon Philander for first Pakistan Test

South Africa and Pakistan will head into the first Test on Boxing Day (December 26) at the SuperSport Park. 

Dec 22, 2018, 13:59 PM IST

Injured Vernon Philander set to miss Boxing Day Test against Pakistan

South Africa and Pakistan are slated to play three-match Test series, beginng on Boxing Day (December 26) at the SuperSport Park. 

Dec 17, 2018, 13:14 PM IST

Pakistan fast-bowler Mohammad Abbas breaks 800-point mark in just 10 tests; finishes 3rd in ICC rankings

The 28-year-old played a key role in Pakistan's 1-0 win in the recently concluded 2-match Test series against Australia, making his presence felt with a 10-wicket haul in Abu Dhabi. 

Oct 21, 2018, 12:55 PM IST

4th Test: Vernon Philander hands Australia crushing 492-run defeat, South Africa win series 3-1

Philander ripped through Australia's middle and lower order in a devastating 83-minute spell to finish with career-best figures of 6/21.

Apr 03, 2018, 15:22 PM IST

Johannesburg Test, Day 2: Australia's new boys flop as South Africa turn screw through Vernon Philander

Australia's ball-tampering scandal came back to bite them when three replacement batsmen failed on a disastrous day for the tourists in the fourth Test against South Africa at the Wanderers Stadium on Saturday.

Mar 31, 2018, 21:57 PM IST

Vernon Philander denies tweeting against Steve Smith, says account got hacked

Fast bowler Rabada made contact with Smith`s shoulder after dismissing him in the first innings of their six-wicket victory in the second test in Port Elizabeth. He was later found guilty of "inappropriate and deliberate physical contact with a player" by the International Cricket Council (ICC) and will miss the rest of the four-match series.

Mar 15, 2018, 19:00 PM IST

India vs South Africa: Vernon Philander issues 3-0 warning

"It doesn't matter that the Test series has already been won; we want to win all three matches," said the South African pacer. 

Jan 22, 2018, 20:12 PM IST

Kagiso Rabada: South Africa want to whitewash India

Five days before the final Test on a pitch that bore an excessively green tinge, pacer Kagiso Rabada said South Africa are gunning for a whitewash of India, having trampled the visitors in the first two matches.

Jan 19, 2018, 17:44 PM IST

South Africa's 'Keep Virat Kohli Quiet' plan worked to perfection

"Virat is a quality player, and the key thing is to keep him quiet and make sure that we set him up with the other one. I always knew I had the one coming back," said 'Man of the Match' Vernon Philander

Jan 09, 2018, 13:49 PM IST

India in South Africa: Need to take the attack to South African bowlers, says Virat Kohli

India's batsmen must show a more positive mindset to combat the South Africa bowling attack, their captain Virat Kohli said after losing the first Test on Monday.

Jan 08, 2018, 22:27 PM IST

India vs South Africa, 1st Test: SA responded beautifully through rough patches: Faf du Plessis

After handing India a 72-run defeat in the opening Test at Newlands, South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis on Monday focussed on the importance of putting pressure on the opposition in a brief three-match rubber.

Jan 08, 2018, 21:39 PM IST

India v South Africa, 1st Test: Batsmen fail to show up as India taste demoralising 72-run defeat

Needing 208 to win on Monday, India's famous batsmen failed terribly against the South African bowlers, especially Vernon Philander who took 6/42, as a result of which they now trail the three-game rubber 0-1.

Jan 08, 2018, 20:36 PM IST

India in South Africa, 1st Test: All-round Hardik Pandya shines but SA 142 runs ahead on Day 2

Pandya scored 93 in India's 209 and then took two late wickets to restrict the hosts to 65/2; however, South Africa's lead reached a healthy 142 by stumps.

Jan 06, 2018, 21:58 PM IST

India ready for South African challenge? Vernon Philander has his doubts

South Africa are expected to roll out a green top in the first Test at Newlands beginning January 5.

Jan 03, 2018, 20:17 PM IST

South Africa welcome back top trio for Zimbabwe Test

De Villiers, Steyn and Philander return to be part of a historic first-ever official four-day Test match to be held in Port Elizabeth from Dec 26-29.

Dec 19, 2017, 15:19 PM IST

WATCH: Quinton de Kock takes one-handed blinder to dismiss England skipper Joe Root

Looking at the game, England finished up day one action losing four and scoring 171 in total. Cook stands at 72 off 161 deliveries with Ben Stokes to accompany him.  

Jul 28, 2017, 10:26 AM IST

South African skipper Faf Du Plessis hails Vernon Philander as 'new Jacques Kallis'

He made valuable scores of 54 and 42 at number seven before taking three wickets for 24 in 10 overs as England, chasing a huge 474 for victory, collapsed to 133 all out in what was their heaviest Test defeat, in terms of runs, at Trent Bridge.

Jul 18, 2017, 11:39 AM IST

England crumble as South Africa win second Test by 340 runs

No England batsman made a fifty in an innings where former captain Alastair Cook's 42 was the top score.

Jul 17, 2017, 20:46 PM IST