Amla praises De Villiers, Steyn

2014-12-20 14:47

Proteas captain Hashim Amla said their dominant victory over the West Indies was a fitting tribute to AB de Villiers and Dale Steyn.

Rain halts Proteas onslaught

2014-12-18 16:45

Rain has washed out the rest of day two of the first Test between South Africa and the West Indies in Centurion.

Proteas build huge total

2014-12-18 12:59

Hashim Amla continued to be the rock for South Africa as Stiaan van Zyl scored a half-century on debut.

Proteas pile on the runs

2014-12-17 18:05

Hashim Amla and AB de Villiers have piled on the runs for the Proteas on Day 1 of the first Test against the West Indies.

Amla: Captaining at home is special

2014-12-16 12:04

New Proteas captain Hashim Amla will be relishing the chance to dominate the West Indies starting with the first Test in Centurion.

Boks claim bragging rights

2014-12-05 22:00

There was no shortage of either smiles or entertainment as the Springboks stunned the Proteas to lift the Nelson Mandela Legacy Cup.

Amla wary of Windies threat

2014-12-02 22:28

Proteas captain Hashim Amla says they will not underestimate the West Indies on their three-Test tour of South Africa.

SA win perfect gift for Amla

2014-11-17 14:31

SA batsman, Hashim Amla, says the Proteas’ win over Australia was the perfect gift on the special occasion of his 100th ODI.

Amla on road to ODI legend

2014-10-29 11:49

Hashim Amla is on the verge of some especially glowing landmarks at one-day international level, writes Rob Houwing.

Proteas claim ODI series win

2014-10-24 07:17

The Proteas have taken an unassailable 2-0 lead in their three-game series against New Zealand after winning the second ODI.

#ProteaFire campaign launched

2014-10-09 22:00

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

Zim win toss, ask SA to bat

2014-08-29 09:12

Zimbabwe have won the toss and elected to bowl in their ODI triangular match against the Proteas in Harare.

Zimbabwe ask Proteas to bat

2014-08-19 09:12

The Proteas have lost the toss and will bat first in the second ODI against Zimbabwe at the Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo.

SA top, India in freefall

2014-08-18 13:00

Cricket’s ‘moneybags’ power, India, has taken a painful fall on the SA-led Test rankings, writes Rob Houwing.

Lessons emerge out of Zim win

2014-08-13 05:25

The Proteas did not expect to learn much from their one-off Test against Zimbabwe but the victory taught them two things.

SA pledge no mercy on Zim

2014-08-08 07:49

SA appear disinclined to take any mercy on their struggling neighbours Zimbabwe when the two teams engage in a rare Test.

Proteas’ chance for new blood

2014-07-29 13:04

Stiaan van Zyl, Dane Piedt ... players like these can be filtered into the SA mix conveniently smoothly now, writes Rob Houwing.

Amla ticking all the boxes

2014-07-28 20:27

Hashim Amla has come through his first series in Sri Lanka as Proteas Test captain having ticked all the right boxes.

Mathews lauds SL spinners

2014-07-28 18:12

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews has lavished praise on his spinners for nearly winning the second Test against South Africa.

Hashim ticks two key boxes

2014-07-26 19:16

New role as captain, new role as No 4 ... but normal exemplary batting service from Hashim Amla, writes Rob Houwing.

Proteas face uphill battle

2014-07-25 14:02

SA face an enormous test of both character and skill as they go about the job of fighting their way back into the second Test.

Amla mulls extra pace option

2014-07-23 22:00

The Proteas are considering playing an extra fast bowler on the Singhalese SC track which is not as conducive to spin.

Proteas must go big in 1st inns

2014-07-22 14:09

Another beefy first knock in the second Test will be SA’s best passport to series triumph in Colombo, writes Rob Houwing.

Ball ‘bust’: SA marked side now

2014-07-21 13:21

‘Regular law transgressors’: it cannot be a tag the Proteas wish to carry in their quest to be the best again, writes Rob Houwing.

Proteas team effort praised

2014-07-21 07:28

Hashim Amla has praised a superb team effort in the Proteas impressive win against Sri Lanka in the first Test in Galle.


Amla plays down exploits

2014-12-18 18:45

Despite his record-breaking exploits, Hashim Amla's main motivation was always to ensure that the Proteas got into a good position.

Records tumble at Centurion

2014-12-18 15:35

Hashim Amla has notched up the highest score for a SA captain on home soil on day two of the first Test against the West Indies.

Proteas to remain grounded

2014-12-17 20:33

Proteas coach Russell Domingo says his charges would stay grounded, despite a record fourth wicket partnership.

Amla looks forward to transition

2014-12-16 15:26

Proteas captain Hashim Amla said he believed his team was well equipped to continue winning matches while they go through what he described as a transition period.

Amla seeks winning home start

2014-12-15 15:00

Hashim Amla seeks a winning start when he captains South Africa for the first time in a home Test when they face the West Indies.

Cobras coast to easy win

2014-12-03 22:13

A supremely clinical performance from the Cape Cobras saw them make it eight wins out of 10 games in the RAM SLAM T20.

Boks to face Amla-led Proteas

2014-11-25 18:00

Hashim Amla will lead the Proteas against the Springboks in the Nelson Mandela Legacy Cup at the Wanderers.

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.

Proteas: Win record in sight

2014-10-24 14:20

SA find themselves one ODI victory away, in Hamilton, from a return to world No 1, writes Rob Houwing.

Proteas better equipped - Amla

2014-10-23 14:05

Proteas vice-captain, Hashim Amla, feels his team will have a better understanding of the conditions in the second ODI against NZ.

Amla scoops ANN7 award

2014-09-08 08:50

Proteas Test captain Hashim Amla has received the Sports Person of the Year award at the ANN7 South African of the Year event.

Amla given some time off

2014-08-19 22:14

Proteas batsmen Hashim Amla has been rested for the ODI against Zimbabwe to rest ahead of their tri-series with Australia.

Proteas to field first-choice XI

2014-08-18 17:32

SA will ignore the temptation to experiment and field what they believe is their first-choice XI when they meet Zimbabwe.

Amla leads SA past 300

2014-08-17 13:05

A century from Hashim Amla has enabled the Proteas to post a decent total in the first ODI against Zimbabwe in Bulawayo.

Proteas prep for ODI series

2014-08-12 21:48

The Proteas' ODI squad will travel to Bulawayo on Thursday, ahead of the three-match ODI 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.

SA’s 94 overs of heroism

2014-07-29 05:00

A pretty win, an ugly draw ... contrasting methods, but the Proteas greatly deserve their Sri Lankan series win, suggests Rob Houwing.

CSA elated with SL series win

2014-07-28 18:12

CSA have lauded the Proteas' Test series win in Sri Lanka, which has propelled them back to the top of the ICC rankings.

SA lose opener on rain hit day

2014-07-28 08:21

SA lost opener Dean Elgar before heavy rain stopped play on the final day of the series-deciding second Test against Sri Lanka.

SL turn screw on Proteas

2014-07-26 14:11

Sri Lanka are in a commanding position after the third day of the second Test against the Proteas in Colombo.

Proteas passing ‘toughness’ test

2014-07-24 06:28

Winning the Test series in Sri Lanka would confirm that South Africa are rebuilding admirably quickly, says Rob Houwing.

Amla heaps praise on Tahir

2014-07-23 15:10

South African skipper Hashim Amla has backed struggling Pakistan-born leg-spinner Imran Tahir to come good.

SA aim to end SL series jinx

2014-07-22 12:47

SA will look to carry their winning momentum in the second Test against Sri Lanka, and break a 21-year-old jinx on the island.

Kudos to Proteas’ brains trust

2014-07-21 07:44

They could have done without the bad PR of Philander-gate, but the Proteas were otherwise pure gold in their Galle win, says Rob Houwing.

Kudos to Proteas’ brains trust

2014-07-21 05:00

They could have done without the bad PR of Philander-gate, but the Proteas were otherwise pure gold, says Rob Houwing.

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