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Proteas too unpredictable

2014-11-25 15:15

Zintle says the Proteas are not playing to their strengths and a mind shift needs to take place in the team.

Specialist players are the key for Proteas

2014-11-25 14:23

Nick believes Proteas selectors should pick specialist batsman and bowlers and gives his choices in those roles.

Career-high ranking for De Kock

2014-11-24 14:09

South Africa's Quinton de Kock has moved to a career-high seventh position in the latest ICC Player Rankings for ODI Batsmen.

Proteas were below par

2014-11-21 15:13

John says the West Indies tour to South Africa will be the last opportunity for players to stake their claim in the World Cup squad.

AB: I'd like to push myself down

2014-11-20 14:05

South African batsman AB de Villiers has explained his thought process behind his change in position following the loss to Australia.

Proteas rue costly errors

2014-11-20 05:00

Ill-discipline was once again the frustration for the Proteas in their loss to Australia in the third ODI at the Manuka Oval.

Proteas go down Down Under

2014-11-14 13:57

The Proteas performed well below the standards they have set for themselves in going down to Australia in the first of five ODIs.

Strike bowlers the key: AB

2014-11-13 20:30

Proteas captain AB de Villiers says strike-rate rather than pace will be the telling factor in their ODI series against Australia.

Proteas: Strong onus on ‘big 4’

2014-11-11 12:27

The enforced withdrawal of JP Duminy only aggravates SA’s middle-order frailty in Oz, writes Rob Houwing.

SA trio crack ICC teams nod

2014-11-05 11:29

The International Cricket Council has announced its Test and ODI Teams of the Year, with three South Africans included.

Proteas seeking ODI recipe

2014-11-02 18:06

Following the ODI series win over New Zealand, the Proteas would be forgiven for wondering just what they got out of the clash.

Where Proteas still fall short

2014-10-30 13:16

SA must still strive to secure better depth down the batting order to prosper at CWC 2015, argues Rob Houwing.

Proteas confident after NZ tour

2014-10-27 20:00

Proteas captain AB de Villiers says his squad will take a lot of learning and confidence from their ODI series win in New Zealand.

Proteas still seek cold ‘killer’

2014-10-21 14:22

SA’s ropey death bowling continues to mar their otherwise sterling strides in the ODI arena, says Rob Houwing.

Proteas win toss, bowl first

2014-10-20 23:35

Proteas captain AB de Villiers won the toss and chose to bowl in the first ODI against New Zealand at the Bay Oval.

Proteas seek CWC edge in NZ

2014-10-19 13:37

The Proteas are looking to strike a psychological blow against the Black Caps ahead of the Cricket World Cup.

AB: We have edge over Oz

2014-10-14 17:30

Proteas ODI skipper AB de Villiers believes the South Africans do have a little bit of an edge over their Australian counterparts.

AB up for fight Down Under

2014-10-13 20:31

The ODI series' away to New Zealand and Australia is a great opportunity for the Proteas to test themselves ahead of the CWC.

Proteas win toss, bowl in final

2014-09-06 09:11

Proteas captain AB de Villiers has won the toss and elected to bowl first in their triangular series final against Australia in Harare.

AB out to cement final berth

2014-09-02 05:00

Proteas captain AB de Villiers says Zimbabwe’s upset win makes it even more important for them to secure a win against Australia.

AB ranks as Protea great's best

2014-08-28 19:30

AB de Villiers is the best batsman in the world at the moment, former teammate Mark Boucher has said in Pretoria.

Faf bursts through the barrier

2014-08-27 23:09

Fresh from tormenting Oz in Harare, Faf du Plessis looks increasingly secure at No 3 in all formats for SA, writes Rob Houwing.

AB laughs off Clarke 'apology'

2014-08-26 20:45

AB de Villiers has insisted there are no grudges against Australia ahead of the first ODI, despite their heated Test series in February.

World Cup 'trial' for Proteas

2014-08-16 22:11

South Africa expect to have settled on a 15-man squad for next year's World Cup by the end of their one-day series against Zimbabwe.

Proteas skippers praise Kallis

2014-07-30 23:08

The captains of the South African ODI and Test squads, AB de Villiers and Hashim Amla, have led the tributes to Jacques Kallis.

 

De Villiers' assumption not on the money

2014-11-25 15:09

Nick disagrees with Proteas captain AB de Villiers' assessment of the tour to Australia.

AB: We're better than the Aussies

2014-11-24 22:32
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Despite a series defeat against Australia, Proteas captain AB de Villiers believes his team will be favourites for the World Cup.

Proteas lose top rankings spot

2014-11-24 13:12

Following their 4-1 ODI series loss in Australia, the Proteas have lost their No 1 spot in the ICC rankings.

De Villiers lifts Proteas

2014-11-21 09:46

AB De Villiers fell just short of a century after laying the platform for an impressive SA batting performance in their fourth ODI.

Proteas in ‘house of glory’

2014-11-20 13:01

If the Proteas can level the ODI series 2-2 with Oz, they will also preserve a stunning MCG record, writes Rob Houwing.

Zuma proud of AB's feat

2014-11-16 11:05

President Jacob Zuma has congratulated cricketer AB De Villiers on becoming the fastest player ever to score 7000 ODIs.

Johnson beats AB to top award

2014-11-14 08:49

Australia's Mitchell Johnson has been named 2014 ICC Test Cricketer of the Year, beating SA's AB de Villiers to the award.

Losses in Oz may 'benefit' SA

2014-11-13 15:18

AB de Villiers says a few ODI defeats in SA's five-match series against Australia may be the best thing for his side ahead of the CWC.

SA trio crack ICC teams nod

2014-11-05 15:15

The International Cricket Council has announced its Test and ODI Teams of the Year, with three South Africans included.

AB in line for top ICC award

2014-11-05 10:29

Proteas cricketer AB de Villiers is in line to win the prestigious ICC Cricketer of the Year award.

Behardien is an all-rounder

2014-10-31 12:22

Fanta would rather see the Proteas use Farhaan Berhardien in the role of an all-rounder in the team.

Proteas top Tests, ODI rankings

2014-10-28 11:48

South Africa have moved to the top of the International Cricket Council one-day rankings for the first time in five years.

AB relishes leading from front

2014-10-21 16:32

AB de Villiers says the satisfaction of leading from the front has been the driving force behind his match-winning performances.

AB, JP steer Proteas to victory

2014-10-21 07:00

Superb batting from AB de Villiers and JP Duminy has steered the Proteas to victory in the first ODI against New Zealand.

No holding back for Proteas

2014-10-20 19:16

Proteas captain AB de Villiers says there will be “no holding back” in the three-match ODI series against New Zealand

AB: Kiwis among CWC favourites

2014-10-15 07:49

AB de Villiers says New Zealand rank among the favourites to win the Cricket World Cup.

Proteas wary of confident Aussies

2014-10-13 22:30

Proteas ODI captain AB de Villiers expects a highly motivated Australian team to pitch when the two sides square-off.

#ProteaFire campaign launched

2014-10-09 22:00

The South African national cricket team have officially launched their mission statement to SA cricket fans.

AB: It's make or break

2014-09-05 22:47

The Proteas will see their triangular final as an opportunity to gain a mental edge ahead of their tour to Australia later this year.

Proteas: 3 games from No 1

2014-09-01 14:07

Finish the Harare triangular unbeaten and SA will also go to the top of the ODI rankings, writes Rob Houwing.

Proteas savour emphatic win

2014-08-28 05:00

The Proteas’ near perfect run-chase in their ODI match against Australia will leave a sweet taste of satisfaction for the squad.

Proteas obliterate Australia

2014-08-27 17:28

The Proteas batting line-up have put Australia's bowlers to the sword to coast to victory in their ODI in Harare.

AB credits all-round team effort

2014-08-18 07:22

Proteas ODI captain, AB de Villiers, has credited an all-round performance for his team's 93-run win against Zimbabwe in Bulawayo.

AB welcomes new-look Proteas

2014-08-06 19:37

Proteas ODI captain AB de Villiers says finding a replacement for Jacques Kallis was a top priority in the lead up to the 2015 CWC.

AB feels comfortable in role

2014-07-30 19:12

Buoyed by their first-ever series victory in Sri Lanka, South African ODI captain AB de Villiers says he has grown as a leader.

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