Vaughan hails 'freak' AB

2014-04-03 16:00

Former England captain Michael Vaughan says South Africa's AB de Villiers is without doubt the best batsman in world cricket.

AB: Aussie umpire said sorry

2014-03-31 09:03

AB de Villiers says Australian umpire Rod Tucker has apologised after his no-ball blunder in their World T20 win over England.

Proteas two games from glory

2014-03-29 22:15

South Africa have gleefully banked their semis ticket at the World T20 and will feel anything’s possible now, writes Rob Houwing.

England send SA into bat first

2014-03-29 15:18

England have won the toss and elected to field in their crucial clash with South Africa in the ICC World T20 in Chittagong.

Proteas easily down Pakistan

2014-03-19 18:30

The Proteas have romped to victory against Pakistan in their second World Twenty20 warm-up match in Fatullah.

World T20: Here’s SA’s top XI

2014-03-17 13:01

The Proteas’ team at the start of the ICC World T20 seems relatively easy to predict, writes Rob Houwing.

AB to be next captain - fans

2014-03-12 13:46

Sport24 readers have said they expect CSA to announce AB de Villiers as the next captain of the Proteas Test team.

Fans back AB for captaincy

2014-03-07 15:16

Sport24 readers believe AB de Villiers would be the best choice to replace Graeme Smith after the former SA captain's retirement.

Succession: It’s just AB or Faf

2014-03-04 23:38

The list of ‘possibles’ to fill the considerable Graeme Smith SA Test leadership post is a lean one, says Rob Houwing.

Proteas favoured at Newlands

2014-02-25 18:27

The Proteas will head to Newlands with momentum in their favour when they take on Australia in their series-deciding Test.

AB steers Proteas ship

2014-02-21 12:40

South African batsman AB de Villiers has continued his prolific run-scoring form as he notched his 19th Test century.

Proteas fielding 'embarrassing'

2014-02-15 09:01

SA's fielding bordered on the embarrassing, says vice-captain AB de Villiers after the world's No 1 team were dominated by Australia.

Proteas shoved right out of ring

2014-02-14 22:40

Rag-tag SA may well need their most fairytale effort yet to save the first Test against Australia, writes Rob Houwing.

SA bowled out in Centurion

2014-02-14 11:57

Mitchell Johnson took seven wickets as Australia bowled SA out early on the third day of the second Test at SuperSport Park.

AB bats for Proteas

2014-02-06 12:02

AB de Villiers has come out to bat for the Proteas in their three-day warm-up match against a South African Composite XI at the Wanderers.

AB: We're not scared of Oz

2014-01-21 09:15

Proteas wicketkeeper AB de Villiers says they won't stoop down to Australia's level by getting involved in a war-of-words.

AB to face Oz despite surgery

2014-01-09 20:20

Proteas wicketkeeper AB de Villiers will undergo hand surgery, but is expected to be fit for the upcoming series against Australia.

Kallis stands tall in Durban

2013-12-28 17:11

Rain and bad light has brought a premature end to play on Day 3 of the second Test at Kingsmead in Durban.

Booing really upset Steyn - AB

2013-12-24 12:16

SA fast bowler Dale Steyn was left distressed after being heavily criticised by his own fans, vice-captain AB de Villiers has said.

Proteas eye record win

2013-12-22 15:15

The Proteas are in with a shot at beating India in the first Test at the Wanderers in what would be a new world record.

Sharma: De Kock is just lucky

2013-12-12 10:31

India fast bowler Ishant Sharma says South Africa's Quinton de Kock was quite lucky to score three centuries against them.

SA bat first, rest star trio

2013-12-11 13:09

Proteas captain AB de Villiers has won the toss and elected to bat first in the final ODI against India at Centurion.

AB: One of my best wins

2013-12-09 10:31

SA captain AB de Villiers admitted winning an ODI series against world No 1 India was among the highlights of his career as skipper.

AB faces Smith conundrum

2013-12-06 12:23

Despite a stunning victory over India, the Proteas are facing a selection conundrum with Graeme Smith facing a spell on the sidelines.

AB: We're not the underdogs

2013-12-04 18:21

Despite coming up against India, the top ODI side in the world, Proteas captain AB de Villiers says his team are by no means underdogs.


My starting XI against India. Who won't choke

2014-04-02 17:40

It's been a nail-biting festival on our way to the semi-finals, but I have picked a side that will (hopefully) not choke, writes Marck Maphori.

AB: Proteas are looking good

2014-03-30 14:47

Proteas captain AB de Villiers feels his team may be peaking at the right time after qualifying for the ICC World T20 semi-finals.

Proteas into World T20 semis

2014-03-29 19:37

South Africa have beaten England by three runs in a World Twenty20 Super-10 match against England at Chittagong.

AB: We weren't near 100%

2014-03-22 18:32

Proteas captain AB de Villiers has said his side let themselves down at key moments and fielded poorly in their loss to Sri Lanka.

Proteas bowl first in warm-up

2014-03-18 15:26

The Proteas have lost the toss and will bowl first in their World Twenty20 warm-up match against Bangladesh "A".

AB to be next captain - fans

2014-03-12 13:57

Sport24 readers have said they expect the CSA to announce AB de Villiers as the next captain of the Proteas Test team.

Dynamic roles for AB, Miller

2014-03-07 20:02

Hershelle Gibbs and Paul Harris have suggested David Miller and AB de Villiers should move up the order for the Proteas in T20I's.

Proteas staring down barrell

2014-03-05 15:30

Australia took two wickets in the session after lunch to leave South Africa on the verge of a series defeat in Cape Town.

AB defiant as Proteas hang on

2014-03-04 18:33

AB de Villiers has led the Proteas act of defiance against a rampant Australian side on Day 4 of the third Test match at Newlands.

Warner hints at cheating AB

2014-02-25 14:27

Australia's David Warner believes the Proteas deliberately worked on the ball to generate reverse swing in the second Test in PE.

Proteas set huge target

2014-02-15 11:01

Australia have declared their second innings on the fourth day of the first Test against South Africa at SuperSport Park.

AB: We're not giving up

2014-02-15 07:25

AB de Villiers, says the Proteas will need "more than just a big fight" to avoid defeat in the first Test against Australia.

2015 CWC 365 days away

2014-02-14 13:39

It is exactly one year before the much anticipated Cricket World Cup in Australia and New Zealand kicks off.

SA’s tail has critical job

2014-02-13 22:40

Resistance by the Proteas on Friday must be about more than just attempting to stave off the follow-on, writes Rob Houwing.

SA's walking wounded ready

2014-01-30 10:41

South Africa's alarming injury list has finally eased with the Proteas confident of fielding a full-strength side against Australia.

AB's surgery a success

2014-01-11 16:22

Proteas batsman, AB de Villiers, will begin rehab on his left hand after the surgery to remove a plate in was deemed a success.

AB should be ready for Aussies

2014-01-03 14:12

Hand surgery should not rule AB de Villiers out of SA's upcoming series against Australia, team manager Mohammad Moosajee says.

Proteas seek better fortunes

2013-12-24 15:32

SA will seek to arrest a dismal Durban run of four straight defeats at Kingsmead when they host India in the final Test.

Proteas, India in thrilling draw

2013-12-22 17:52

The Proteas, chasing a world-record fourth innings total, have played to a thrilling draw against India at the Wanderers.

AB confirmed as world's best

2013-12-12 10:31

AB de Villiers has become the third South African to head the ICC's Test and ODI batting tables at the same time.

No Tests for De Kock... for now

2013-12-12 07:42

Proteas ODI captain AB de Villiers says Quinton de Kock needs a little more experience before he can be included in the Test line-up.

AB lauds SA selectors

2013-12-10 07:44

Proteas captain AB de Villiers has lauded the team's selectors for getting it spot on in the ODI series against India.

Smith, AB hail Madiba

2013-12-07 08:00

South African cricketers Graeme Smith and AB de Villiers have paid tribute to former president Nelson Mandela, who died on Thursday.

Proteas to counter big hitting

2013-12-04 22:40

Proteas captain AB de Villiers is confident his players have the skill to counter India’s big-hitters in the upcoming ODI series.

SA too reliant on AB, Hashim

2013-12-04 16:00

A more ‘rounded’ SA batting performance might pay dividends against India at the Bullring, writes Rob Houwing.

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