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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.

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.

#ThisDayThatYear: Sachin Tendulkar reaches 15,000 runs in ODI cricket

29 Jun 2020

#ThisDayThatYear: Sachin Tendulkar reaches 15,000 runs in ODI cricket

On this day in 2007, Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar became the first-ever batsman to score 15,000 runs in One-Day Internationals.

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.

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.

Ian Gould recalls the fierce 'Sachin vs Steyn' battle

31 May 2020

Ian Gould recalls the fierce 'Sachin vs Steyn' battle

Former ICC umpire Ian Gould recalled some of the intense player battles he witnessed on the cricket field.

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.

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.

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.

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.

#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.

Beuran Hendricks earns maiden CSA national contract, Steyn left out

24 Mar 2020

Beuran Hendricks earns maiden CSA national contract, Steyn left out

Left-arm seamer Beuran Hendricks has been included in Cricket South Africa's contract list for the 2020-21 season.

Coronavirus outbreak: South African players to self-isolate for 14 days

18 Mar 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: South African players to self-isolate for 14 days

The South African contingent has been told to isolate themselves after returning midway from tour of India.

Janneman Malan included in South Africa squad for India ODIs

08 Mar 2020

Janneman Malan included in South Africa squad for India ODIs

Opening batsman Janneman Malan has been named in South Africa's squad for the upcoming ODI series against India.

South Africa vs Australia, ODIs: List of key takeaways

07 Mar 2020

South Africa vs Australia, ODIs: List of key takeaways

After losing the T20Is, South Africa showed their value by pocketing the ODI series against Australia.

ICC Women's T20 World Cup: Australia enter sixth final

05 Mar 2020

ICC Women's T20 World Cup: Australia enter sixth final

A 5-run victory (D/L method) over South Africa steered the Australian Women's team into the final of the 2020 Women's T20 World Cup.

AB de Villiers might soon play for South Africa again

04 Mar 2020

AB de Villiers might soon play for South Africa again

The Proteas head coach Mark Boucher has time and again talked about the possibility of AB de Villiers scripting a comeback, ever since he has taken over the post.

Women's World Cup T20: India to meet England in semi-final

03 Mar 2020

Women's World Cup T20: India to meet England in semi-final

A washout at the Sydney Showground secured South Africa a berth in the ICC Women's World Cup T20 semi-final.

South Africa announce ODI squad for India tour

02 Mar 2020

South Africa announce ODI squad for India tour

On Monday, South Africa announced the ODI squad for the upcoming tour of India as former South African captain Faf du Plessis made his comeback.

Women's T20 World Cup: South Africa defeat Pakistan, enter semis

01 Mar 2020

Women's T20 World Cup: South Africa defeat Pakistan, enter semis

Laura Wolvaardt's unbeaten half-century guided the South African Women to a 17-run victory over Pakistan at Sydney in the ICC Women's T20 World Cup group stage fixture.

Will AB de Villiers play World T20? Boucher drops hint

17 Feb 2020

Will AB de Villiers play World T20? Boucher drops hint

South African coach Mark Boucher stated that AB de Villiers is in contention for a spot to participate in the upcoming ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2020 if he remains available for selection.

Steyn returns to T20I squad for England series

08 Feb 2020

Steyn returns to T20I squad for England series

On Saturday, South Africa announced their T20I squad for the upcoming three-match series against England.

Faf du Plessis feels South Africa will take time

28 Jan 2020

Faf du Plessis feels South Africa will take time

After being handed a 191-run defeat by England in the fourth Test match, South Africa have plenty to chew upon.

I'm letting the team down, says Rabada after one-match ban

21 Jan 2020

I'm letting the team down, says Rabada after one-match ban

South African spearhead Kagiso Rabada feels he has let down the side after being handed a demerit point for excessive celebration after the wicket of England captain Joe Root.

Proteas skipper Faf du Plessis might retire from Tests soon

20 Jan 2020

Proteas skipper Faf du Plessis might retire from Tests soon

South Africa have been enduring one of the worst periods in recent times.

Is AB de Villiers looking to play ODIs again?

17 Jan 2020

Is AB de Villiers looking to play ODIs again?

South Africa's swashbuckling batsman AB de Villiers announced his retirement in 2018.

JP Duminy announces retirement from all forms of cricket

13 Jan 2020

JP Duminy announces retirement from all forms of cricket

South African all-rounder JP Duminy has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket, ending his 19-year long and illustrious career.

South Africa vs England, 2nd Test: Preview, Dream11 and more

02 Jan 2020

South Africa vs England, 2nd Test: Preview, Dream11 and more

South Africa will look gain a solid hand against England in the upcoming second Test match, starting January 3.

England cricketers Ben Stokes, Stuart Broad involved in on-field spat

29 Dec 2019

England cricketers Ben Stokes, Stuart Broad involved in on-field spat

England senior cricketers Ben Stokes and Stuart Broad were involved in an ugly on-field spat on Saturday in the ongoing first Test match against South Africa in Centurion.

Boxing Day Test, SA vs England: Preview, Dream11 and more

25 Dec 2019

Boxing Day Test, SA vs England: Preview, Dream11 and more

South Africa and England will liven their rivalry in the opening first Test of the four-match series, starting December 26.

Conversations have taken place: du Plessis on ABD's international return

17 Dec 2019

Conversations have taken place: du Plessis on ABD's international return

South African cricket team captain Faf du Plessis had revealed on Monday that talks are going on between the country's cricket board (CSA) and AB de Villiers regarding the latter's return to the team before the ICC T20 World Cup in Australia next year.

Is South Africa's home series against England in jeopardy?

05 Dec 2019

Is South Africa's home series against England in jeopardy?

South Africa are all set to host England in a four-Test series, starting December 26 (Boxing Day).