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AB de Villiers turns 37: Presenting his monumental feats

17 Feb 2021

AB de Villiers turns 37: Presenting his monumental feats

South African maestro AB de Villiers turned 37 on Wednesday.

Pakistan beat South Africa in first T20I: Records broken

12 Feb 2021

Pakistan beat South Africa in first T20I: Records broken

After sealing the Test series by a 2-0 margin, the Pakistan cricket team overcame South Africa by three runs in the first T20I.

Australia pull out of South Africa tour with COVID-19 scare

02 Feb 2021

Australia pull out of South Africa tour with COVID-19 scare

In a huge development, Australia have pulled out of their scheduled South African tour due to COVID-19 outburst.

SA women's team set to tour India for limited-overs series

02 Feb 2021

SA women's team set to tour India for limited-overs series

The South African women's cricket team is set to tour India for a full-fledged limited-overs series.

Pakistan drop Fakhar Zaman, Wahab Riaz for South Africa T20Is

31 Jan 2021

Pakistan drop Fakhar Zaman, Wahab Riaz for South Africa T20Is

Star players Fakhar Zaman and Wahab Riaz have been dropped from the Pakistan squad for the upcoming T20I series against South Africa.

Pakistan beat South Africa in first Test: Records broken

29 Jan 2021

Pakistan beat South Africa in first Test: Records broken

The Pakistan cricket team beat South Africa in the first Test of the two-match series.

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.

Rabada, Dala named in South Africa's squad for England series

07 Nov 2020

Rabada, Dala named in South Africa's squad for England series

South Africa have announced a 24-man squad for the upcoming white-ball leg against England.

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.

Jacques Kallis turns 45: Here are his monumental records

16 Oct 2020

Jacques Kallis turns 45: Here are his monumental records

One of the greatest all-rounders, Jacques Kallis, turned 45 on Friday.

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.

Jonty Rhodes highlights importance of Ayurveda in sports

09 Aug 2020

Jonty Rhodes highlights importance of Ayurveda in sports

Former South African cricketer Jonty Rhodes has launched an AI-based Ayurveda company 'We R Wellness' along with Indian businessman Rajat Sharma and Ayurveda specialist and sports nutritionist Dr Onkar Rajiv Bilgi.

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.

#NewsBytesExplainer: What lies ahead for AB de Villiers?

19 Jul 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: What lies ahead for AB de Villiers?

South African superstar AB de Villiers made a blistering return to professional cricket in the recently concluded 3TC Solidarity Cup.

3TC Solidarity Cup: AB de Villiers' Eagles clinch gold

18 Jul 2020

3TC Solidarity Cup: AB de Villiers' Eagles clinch gold

Takealot Eagles clinched gold in the inaugural 3TC Solidarity Cup, that marked the resumption of professional cricket in South Africa.

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.

Happy Birthday Faf du Plessis: List of his amazing records

13 Jul 2020

Happy Birthday Faf du Plessis: List of his amazing records

South African batsman Francois du Plessis turned 36 on Monday.

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.

Lungi Ngidi suggests another alternative to shine the cricket ball

07 Jul 2020

Lungi Ngidi suggests another alternative to shine the cricket ball

South Africa fast bowler Lungi Ngidi believes a damp towel could be used as an alternative to shine the cricket ball after the International Cricket Council (ICC) restricted saliva usage.

New Zealand offers to host IPL: Reports

06 Jul 2020

New Zealand offers to host IPL: Reports

New Zealand has expressed interest to host the Indian Premier League, if India is unable to conduct it, owing to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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.

Happy Birthday Dale Steyn: A look at his splendid feats

27 Jun 2020

Happy Birthday Dale Steyn: A look at his splendid feats

South African pace spearhead Dale Steyn turned 37 on Saturday.

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.

All you need to know about the new 3TC format

17 Jun 2020

All you need to know about the new 3TC format

The marquee Proteas cricketers will return to field for an exhibition match at the SuperSport Park on June 27.

Happy Birthday David Miller: A look at his amazing records

10 Jun 2020

Happy Birthday David Miller: A look at his amazing records

South African middle order batsman David Miller turned 31 on Wednesday.

'I am not short-tempered', Kagiso Rabada highlights the misconception

06 Jun 2020

'I am not short-tempered', Kagiso Rabada highlights the misconception

South African pace spearhead Kagiso Rabada feels his passion for the game is often taken as aggression by the critics.

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.

Happy birthday Kagiso Rabada: His memorable spells in Test cricket

25 May 2020

Happy birthday Kagiso Rabada: His memorable spells in Test cricket

South Africa fast bowler Kagiso Rabada turned 25 on Monday.

'No saliva' rule will be hard to accept: Brett Lee

23 May 2020

'No saliva' rule will be hard to accept: Brett Lee

The ICC Cricket Committee recently recommended restricting the use of saliva on the ball, thereby putting an end to a number of speculations.

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.

AB inspired me to bat at number three: Shakib

11 May 2020

AB inspired me to bat at number three: Shakib

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan described how a conversation with AB de Villiers made him change his batting position ahead of the 2019 World Cup.

Faf du Plessis wants to play all the three formats

04 May 2020

Faf du Plessis wants to play all the three formats

Former South African captain Faf du Plessis is looking to represent his country across all the three formats.

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.

Steyn is the best bowler of my generation: Stuart Broad

15 Apr 2020

Steyn is the best bowler of my generation: Stuart Broad

England fast bowler Stuart Broad named South Africa's Dale Steyn the best bowler of his generation.

#ThisDayThatYear: Slinga Malinga stuns South Africa with a hat-trick

28 Mar 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: Slinga Malinga stuns South Africa with a hat-trick

Lasith Malinga defied the laws of cricket with his quirky action bowling action after announcing himself in 2004.