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Heinrich Klaasen to lead South Africa in T20Is against Pakistan

20 Jan 2021

Heinrich Klaasen to lead South Africa in T20Is against Pakistan

Heinrich Klaasen will be leading South Africa in the T20Is against Pakistan next month.

Quinton de Kock appointed South Africa's Test captain for 2020/21

11 Dec 2020

Quinton de Kock appointed South Africa's Test captain for 2020/21

Wicket-keeper batsman Quinton de Kock has been appointed as the captain of South Africa's Test team for the impending season (2020/21).

South Africa confirm first tour to Pakistan in 2021

09 Dec 2020

South Africa confirm first tour to Pakistan in 2021

Cricket South Africa has confirmed that the Proteas men's team will travel to Pakistan for their first tour since 2007.

South Africa-England ODI called off after hotel staff test positive

06 Dec 2020

South Africa-England ODI called off after hotel staff test positive

The first ODI between South Africa and England at Paarl has been abandoned.

ODI series to go ahead between SA and England

05 Dec 2020

ODI series to go ahead between SA and England

The South African cricket squad has tested negative for the novel coronavirus, allowing three ODI matches against England to start on Sunday in Paarl near Cape Town.

SA vs ENG: First ODI called off amid COVID-19 scare

04 Dec 2020

SA vs ENG: First ODI called off amid COVID-19 scare

The first ODI between South Africa and England has been called off due to COVID-related reasons.

SA vs ENG: Another Proteas cricketer tests positive for COVID-19

21 Nov 2020

SA vs ENG: Another Proteas cricketer tests positive for COVID-19

Cricket South Africa (CSA), on Saturday, confirmed that one more player from the squad tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of the limited-overs series against England.

Sri Lanka, Australia and Pakistan set to tour South Africa

27 Oct 2020

Sri Lanka, Australia and Pakistan set to tour South Africa

Cricket South Africa (CSA), on Tuesday, released the schedule of the upcoming home season.

Sri Lanka set to tour South Africa for two-Test series

25 Oct 2020

Sri Lanka set to tour South Africa for two-Test series

Sri Lanka will travel to South Africa in December to play a two-match Test series.

South African Olympic body takes control of cricket amid crisis

11 Sep 2020

South African Olympic body takes control of cricket amid crisis

South Africa's Olympic body has taken full control of cricket in the country due to a prevailing crisis.

IPL 2020: South African players could miss the first half

31 Jul 2020

IPL 2020: South African players could miss the first half

South African cricketers will likely miss the first half of 2020 Indian Premier League due to COVID-19 pandemic.

Ganguly a suitable candidate for ICC Chairman post: Kumar Sangakkara

26 Jul 2020

Ganguly a suitable candidate for ICC Chairman post: Kumar Sangakkara

Former Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara has backed Sourav Ganguly for the International Cricket Council's Chairman role.

WI could host part of SA series ahead of IPL

25 Jul 2020

WI could host part of SA series ahead of IPL

Cricket West Indies is hopeful of hosting at least a part of the proposed series against South Africa in early September before the players get involved in the Indian Premier League to be held in UAE.

IPL will run from September 19 to November 8: Reports

24 Jul 2020

IPL will run from September 19 to November 8: Reports

The much-awaited 2020 season of the Indian Premier League will likely take place from September 19 to November 8, in the United Arab Emirates.

SA Women to start training ahead of proposed England tour

23 Jul 2020

SA Women to start training ahead of proposed England tour

A 24-member South Africa Women's cricket squad will begin a week-long skills-based training camp from July 27.

India could play three T20Is against SA ahead of IPL

22 Jul 2020

India could play three T20Is against SA ahead of IPL

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is likely to explore the possibility of a three-match T20I series against South Africa in the UAE.

3TC Solidarity Cup: All you need to know

17 Jul 2020

3TC Solidarity Cup: All you need to know

Professional cricket is set to resume in South Africa with the advent of 3-Team Cricket Solidarity Cup 2020.

Coronavirus: Sourav Ganguly in home quarantine after brother tests positive

16 Jul 2020

Coronavirus: Sourav Ganguly in home quarantine after brother tests positive

BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has gone into home quarantine after his elder brother Snehasish tested positive for coronavirus.

#NewsBytesExclusive: Amol Muzumdar talks about his cricketing journey

13 Jul 2020

#NewsBytesExclusive: Amol Muzumdar talks about his cricketing journey

In 1988, a young Amol Muzumdar was padded up when Shardashram Vidyamandir lost two wickets in the Lord Harris Shield semi-final.

Ashwell Prince breaks silence on racism row

11 Jul 2020

Ashwell Prince breaks silence on racism row

Former South African batsman Ashwell Prince has claimed that many players received racist slurs during the 2005 Australian tour, and were urged to play regardless.

CSA awards: Quinton de Kock, Laura Wolvaardt bag top honors

05 Jul 2020

CSA awards: Quinton de Kock, Laura Wolvaardt bag top honors

The Proteas limited-overs skipper Quinton de Kock was named South Africa Men's Cricketer of the Year during a virtual awards ceremony held on Saturday.

Cricket South Africa reschedules 3TC match to July 18

01 Jul 2020

Cricket South Africa reschedules 3TC match to July 18

Cricket South Africa (CSA) has rescheduled the experimental 3TeamCricket (3TC) match to July 18, also celebrated as the Nelson Mandela International Day.

South Africa announce 44-man High Performance training squad

30 Jun 2020

South Africa announce 44-man High Performance training squad

As many as 44 South African cricketers will return to training with Cricket South Africa (CSA) getting the green signal from Sports Ministry.

Coronavirus outbreak: Three Pakistan players test positive for COVID-19

23 Jun 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Three Pakistan players test positive for COVID-19

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), on Monday, confirmed that three players, namely Shadab Khan, Haris Rauf, and Haider Ali have tested positive for COVID-19.

Coronavirus outbreak: South Africa's 3TC match set to be postponed

21 Jun 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: South Africa's 3TC match set to be postponed

The newly introduced 3TC (three-team cricket) match is set to be postponed with the organizers feeling the need of more preparation.

England could host India and South Africa in women's tri-series

10 Jun 2020

England could host India and South Africa in women's tri-series

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is in talks with counterparts Indian and South Africa for hosting a tri-series (women's), later this year.

Danish Kaneria backs Sourav Ganguly for ICC president role

07 Jun 2020

Danish Kaneria backs Sourav Ganguly for ICC president role

Former Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria has backed Sourav Ganguly for the role of ICC chairman.

Captaincy comes naturally to me: Dean Elgar

25 May 2020

Captaincy comes naturally to me: Dean Elgar

South African opener Deal Elgar expressed interest in captaining South Africa in Test cricket.

No commitment on future tours yet: BCCI

23 May 2020

No commitment on future tours yet: BCCI

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has refrained from discussing about the fate of Future Tours Programme (FTP).

Sourav Ganguly emerges as front runner for ICC chairman post

22 May 2020

Sourav Ganguly emerges as front runner for ICC chairman post

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly appears as front runner in the race of ICC chairman post.

India could tour South Africa for three T20Is: Details here

21 May 2020

India could tour South Africa for three T20Is: Details here

India and South Africa may indulge in a three-match T20I series in late August, subject to government clearance from both countries amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Aiden Markram expresses desire to lead South Africa

18 May 2020

Aiden Markram expresses desire to lead South Africa

South African opener Aiden Markram has expressed interest to lead the national Test side.

Smith terms comments surrounding ABD as fake

29 Apr 2020

Smith terms comments surrounding ABD as fake

Former opener Graeme Smith, who was named South Africa's Director of Cricket a few days earlier, has termed comments surrounding AB de Villiers as fake.

#NewsBytesExplainer: All you need to know about Kolpak rule

22 Apr 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: All you need to know about Kolpak rule

In a recent interview, the newly appointed director of Cricket South Africa Graeme Smith welcomed any former Kolpak player who wishes to rejoin the Proteas camp.

Coronavirus outbreak: South Africa's tour of Sri Lanka postponed

20 Apr 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: South Africa's tour of Sri Lanka postponed

South Africa's upcoming tour of Sri Lanka has been postponed, owing to coronavirus outburst.

Quinton de Kock won't be the Test captain: Graeme Smith

17 Apr 2020

Quinton de Kock won't be the Test captain: Graeme Smith

Right after being appointed as Cricket South Africa's Director, Graeme Smith revealed that Quinton de Kock will not lead the Proteas in Test cricket.

Graeme Smith appointed Cricket South Africa's Director for two years

17 Apr 2020

Graeme Smith appointed Cricket South Africa's Director for two years

Former opener Graeme Smith has been named South Africa's Director of Cricket for two years.

Boucher disappointed with South Africa's performance against England and Australia

09 Apr 2020

Boucher disappointed with South Africa's performance against England and Australia

South Africa Team Director Mark Boucher remains optimistic about rebuilding a strong Proteas side despite a tough summer.

Cricket South Africa to introduce fitness clause in player's contracts

08 Apr 2020

Cricket South Africa to introduce fitness clause in player's contracts

In a bid to set benchmark for fitness, Cricket South Africa (CSA) is planning to add a fitness clause in the player contracts.

COVID-19: South African cricketers test negative after returning from India

03 Apr 2020

COVID-19: South African cricketers test negative after returning from India

The South African cricketers, who returned from their incomplete tour of India last month, have tested negative in relation to the coronavirus.