SA 'not writing Tahir off'

2012-12-05 14:23

There is hope yet, it seems, for Imran Tahir and Dean Elgar, who were misfiring links during SA's Test series victory in Australia.


Check out a video of the Proteas triumphant return to SA.

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Smith digs in as SA’s leader

2012-12-04 15:26

Graeme Smith, contrary to hints that he might eventually become batsman only, looks more assured than ever as SA captain.

Australia looking for new No 3

2012-12-04 10:08

Coach Mickey Arthur says Ricky Ponting's retirement opens the door for Shane Watson to drop further down the batting order.

Smith's warriors create legacy

2012-12-03 22:12

Proteas captain Graeme Smith believes it will take some time for people to fully appreciate their achievement after beating Australia.

Bacher: Smith's team SA's best

2012-12-03 14:07

Former CSA boss and SA captain Ali Bacher believes the current Proteas Test team is the best the country has produced.


Proteas win series in Aus

2012-12-03 13:36

Check out pictures of the Proteas series win over Australia in the third Test match.

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Proteas victorious in Perth

2012-12-03 10:46

South Africa have beaten Australia in the third and final Test at the WACA in Perth, giving them victory in their three-Test series.

AB loving the 'keeping role

2012-12-02 22:40

AB de Villiers insists he doesn't get more tired when also doing wicket-keeping duties in Test matches for the Proteas.

Hard work ahead for SA - AB

2012-12-02 15:41

Wicketkeeper AB de Villiers says the Proteas are not taking anything for granted, despite being 591 runs ahead of Australia at the WACA.

Amla, AB punish Australia

2012-12-02 09:27

Centuries from Hashim Amla and AB de Villiers have put the Proteas in firm control in the final Test against Australia at the WACA in Perth.

Proteas build on lead

2012-12-01 09:33

Graeme Smith and Hashim Amla reached half-tons as the Proteas continued to build a healthy lead over Australia in the third Test.

Steyn leads SA fightback

2012-12-01 07:12

South Africa have struck back with a vengeance on the second day of the third and final Test against Australia at the WACA Ground.

Proteas fight back in Perth

2012-11-30 12:10

SA hit back with two wickets after Australia's second-string pace attack dismissed the Proteas on a dramatic opening day.

Michael Clarke left 'numb'

2012-11-30 07:41

Australian captain Michael Clarke says Ricky Ponting calling it quits has left him "numb" as the press paid tribute to a batsman.


Check out a video of Ricky Ponting announcing he will retire after the third and final Test against the Proteas.

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Ponting hype a threat to SA?

2012-11-29 13:00

Once a routine wrecker of SA dreams, the retiring Ricky Ponting has been losing his Test lustre against the Proteas more recently.

Tributes roll in for Ponting

2012-11-29 10:14

Ricky Ponting has attracted the universal praise in retirement that often eluded him during his Test cricket career.

Proteas wait on key man Kallis

2012-11-29 09:06

SA will give all-rounder Jacques Kallis until the last moment to prove his fitness for the crucial final Test against Australia.

Steyn: Real Proteas at WACA

2012-11-28 22:53

Proteas quickie Dale Steyn says they will show at the WACA in Perth why they are considered as the best bowling line-up in the world.

Siddle eyes 3rd Test

2012-11-28 09:04

Australia's pace spearhead Peter Siddle says he's confident of being fit to play in the decisive third Test against SA in Perth.

Jennings: Fit or not, pick Kallis

2012-11-27 22:22

Former Proteas coach Ray Jennings says Jacques Kallis is a must for the final Test against Australia in Perth, even if he's not 100% fit.

Proteas: Perth draw unlikely

2012-11-27 15:59

It will be a surprise if the WACA pitch continues the series phenomenon thus far of stalemates between the Aussies and South Africa.

Kepler gives Proteas the edge

2012-11-27 11:13

Former Proteas captain Kepler Wessels believes SA's fightback in the second Test will propel the tourists to victory in Perth.

Selectors back Ponting: Arthur

2012-11-27 10:03

Ricky Ponting has the unanimous backing of selectors as he searches for runs to save his Test career, coach Mickey Arthur has said.


Proteas back in SA

2012-12-05 14:06

Check out a gallery of the Proteas return to South Africa from their succesful Test series against Australia.

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Siddle hits out at critics

2012-12-05 07:57

Australia paceman Peter Siddle has hit back at criticism of his omission for the third and final Test against South Africa.

SA players rise in rankings

2012-12-04 14:21

SA batsman Hashim Amla moved within four points of the number-one ranked batsman in the latest ICC Test Player rankings.

Ponting feared Lara most

2012-12-04 09:06

Ricky Ponting says while Sachin Tendulkar was the best batsman he played against, Brian Lara was the opponent he feared most.

Smith: My finest ever moment

2012-12-03 15:26

SA captain Graeme Smith has hailed his team's second successive series win in Australia as the finest moment of his decorated career.

SA should bed down at No 1

2012-12-03 14:03

Having inspiringly leapt successive major hurdles in England and Australia, South Africa are set to boss the planet for some time.

CSA congratulates Proteas

2012-12-03 12:32

CSA has congratulated the Proteas on their superb performance in beating Australia to clinch the Test series 1-0.

Ponting brings down curtain

2012-12-03 06:53

Australia's Ricky Ponting was dismissed for eight in his final Test innings, bringing the curtain down on a 17-year career.

Lillee hits out at Oz quicks

2012-12-02 18:29

Fast bowling great Dennis Lillee questioned the workrate of Australia's current quicks after injury and fatigue sidelined several pacemen.

AB and gloves: turning point?

2012-12-02 14:00

AB de Villiers’s sparkling century against Australia in Perth may well have cemented his wicketkeeping role for South Africa.

Amla, Smith seize control

2012-12-01 12:14

Hashim Amla and Graeme Smith took Australia's bowling attack apart, allowing the Proteas to take control in the third Test.

Peterson claims key wickets

2012-12-01 08:14

Robin Peterson has taken three quick wickets after lunch to dismiss Australia for 163 on day two of the third Test.

Proteas keep flirting with peril

2012-11-30 14:01

They’re under-delivering once again, but South Africa’s tenacity has kept them in the game on the first day of the Perth Test.

Proteas dismissed for 225

2012-11-30 11:00

SA have been dismissed for 225 in their first innings after winning the toss on the opening day of the final Test against Australia.

Batting-only role for Kallis

2012-11-29 18:34

Proteas skipper Graeme Smith says Jacques Kallis should be able to play against Australia in Perth but won't be able to bowl.

SA out to end year unbeaten

2012-11-29 14:11

The Proteas are out to extend their unbeaten run in 2012, as they head into the last Test of the series against Australia.

Landmark Test for Proteas

2012-11-29 10:34

CSA will reach a notable landmark when Graeme Smith leads the Proteas squad in Perth for their 200th Test match since unity.

Oz drop Siddle, Hilfenhaus

2012-11-29 09:42

Australia will start the third and final Test in Perth against South Africa with an entirely new pace attack.

Ponting retires from Tests

2012-11-29 07:03

Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting has announced his retirement from Test cricket with this week's Perth Test being his last.

SA to curb Clarke, Hussey?

2012-11-28 12:03

Keeping a tighter lid on Messrs Clarke and Hussey could go a long way to deciding whether SA can pinch the Test series in Australia.

SA and Oz fight for top spot

2012-11-28 09:04

SA and Australia will both be forced to call on fringe players when the No 1 ranking in Test cricket goes on the line in Perth.

Kleinveldt raring to go at WACA

2012-11-27 17:46

Proteas seamer Rory Kleinveldt hopes his childhood dream of playing at the WACA in Perth comes true this week.

McLaren could balance Proteas

2012-11-27 14:17

All-rounder Ryan McLaren might be a solution to SA’s quest for suitable depth in both batting and bowling in the final Test at Perth.


Check out pictures from the second Test between Australia and the Proteas at the Adelaide Oval.

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Oz press praises SA fightback

2012-11-27 09:00

Australian media have praised the rearguard action by SA to save the second Test and said their survival will feel like a win.

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