Botha to appeal ban

2014-03-07 09:30

Former Proteas cricketer Johan Botha will appeal the ban set on him by Cricket Australia for ball tampering.

Johan Botha cleared to play

2013-10-23 09:19

Former SA off-spinner Johan Botha has passed the biomechanical analysis of his bowling action and is free to continue playing.

Morkel leads CSK to victory

2013-05-14 20:59

Albie Morkel has led the way in a superb bowling performance as Chennai Super Kings crushed the Delhi Daredevils in the IPL.

T20: Proteas light on off-spin?

2012-12-11 22:17

Prospects of a recall by the Proteas for now Aussie-based off-spinner Johan Botha appear to be receding.

Botha, Levi to star in SL T20

2012-07-06 19:51

South Africa's Johan Botha and Richard Levi will star in Sri Lanka's inaugural Twenty20 league next month.

Botha out of Zim tri-series

2012-06-13 10:19

Johan Botha has been forced to withdraw from the unofficial Twenty20 tri-series in Zimbabwe with a knee injury.

Botha backs SA's young guns

2012-03-29 19:01

SA's stand-in T20 captain, Johan Botha, feels their clash against India is a great chance for some youngsters to stake a claim in the team.

Pressure matches 'good' for SA

2012-02-20 14:18

Proteas off-spinner, Johan Botha believes their squad will benefit from the pressure situation they find themselves in.

Method behind Botha ‘snub’?

2012-01-23 10:06

Johan Botha’s stint in the Big Bash may have been behind his weird failure to earn a single ODI game against Sri Lanka.

Warriors to unleash SA stars

2011-11-02 16:33

The Warriors have included their Proteas stars in their squad for two 1 Day Cup matches against the Knights and the Dolphins.

Warriors crash out of CL T20

2011-10-05 16:20

The Warriors have crashed out of the Champions League T20 after they imploded in their run-chase against Somerset.

Botha expected captaincy fate

2011-07-26 20:50

Proteas all-rounder Johan Botha says he expected to lose the T20 captaincy and also miss out on possibly being the ODI skipper.

Botha steers Royals home

2011-04-12 16:24

Johan Botha scored an unbeaten 39 to lead the Rajasthan Royals to a comfortable six-wicket victory over the Delhi Daredevils.

Duminy puts team first

2011-03-16 12:54

South Africa's JP Duminy says he is happy he helped his side seal a quarter-final berth, despite missing out on a century.

Tsotsobe to get the nod?

2011-03-01 08:11

Proteas assistant coach Vincent Barnes has hinted that Lonwabo Tsotsobe may get his first chance in the CWC against the Netherlands.

Proteas pin hope on spinners

2011-02-22 07:38

A huge shift in tactics could see all three spinners Johan Botha, Robin Peterson and Imran Tahir play against the West Indies.

SA’s Cup squad light in middle

2011-01-19 07:51

Few will be able to find fault with the Proteas squad in terms of its spin bowling arsenal for the 2011 CWC on the Subcontinent.

Botha ready for T20

2011-01-08 14:10

Johan Botha is looking forward to the Twenty20 international, the first of its kind to be played at the Moses Mabhida Stadium.

Proteas hold the upper hand

2010-11-14 16:01

SA's Proteas have taken control of the first Test against Pakistan, thanks in part to a five wicket haul by paceman Morné Morkel.

Biff misses Proteas' feast

2010-10-25 06:59

SA conveniently left for the UAE on the back of their most brutal demolition of Zimbabwe in the short ODI series at Benoni, writes Rob Houwing.

Proteas win toss and bat

2010-10-15 17:00

SA have won the toss and elected to bat first in their one day international match against Zimbabwe in Bloemfontein.

New status, but Smith stars

2010-10-09 10:00

Just because you’re no longer the general doesn’t suddenly make you a ho-hum soldier. Graeme Smith was at pains to prove that.

New era for Smith

2010-10-07 08:17

For the first time in seven years, Graeme Smith will be one of the "other ranks" when SA play Zimbabwe in two T20 internationals.

Warriors yet to make semis

2010-09-19 22:29

Although the team is breaking records and are unbeaten in the Champions League, the Warriors are still not sure of a semi place.

Botha appointed T20 captain

2010-08-21 11:02

Cricket South Africa (CSA) announced on Saturday the appointment of Johan Botha as captain of the Proteas' Pro20 squad.


Ball-tampering ban for Botha

2014-03-07 07:58

South African Johan Botha will miss South Australia's crucial final round Sheffield Shield match after being suspended by CA.

Botha's bowling under scrutiny

2013-10-07 11:00

Former Proteas off-spinner Johan Botha, who now plays for South Australia, has again been cited for a doubtful bowling action.

Morris bought for R5.5m in IPL

2013-02-03 16:49

Highveld Lions fast bowler Chris Morris has attracted the highest bid from a South African player at the IPL draw.

Pace won't 'worry' Ponting

2012-10-31 09:02

Ricky Ponting will need to cope with variety more than outright pace in the Test series against SA, says former SA star Johan Botha.

Botha tasked to lift Redbacks

2012-07-02 10:11

Proteas spinner Johan Botha says he has not been made captain to shake up the underachieving South Australian team.

Johan Botha off to Australia

2012-03-30 22:24

CSA will release Johan Botha from his national contract after the World T20 in September to enable the spinner to play in Australia.

Room for improvement - Botha

2012-02-20 19:13

Proteas off-spinner Johan Botha believes they have not yet reached their full potential in T20's, despite thrashing New Zealand.

Botha scorns 'abuse' claims

2012-02-20 09:00

Johan Botha poured cold water on some spurious claims that SA's players were unhappy with the abuse they had received in Wellington.

Botha: Big Bash was a benefit

2012-01-10 09:33

Proteas all-rounder Johan Botha feels his recent spell in Australia's Big Bash Twenty20 league was good preparation.

Proteas dust off rust

2011-10-15 14:34

Former captain Johan Botha has played down dropped chances in the first game but admitted that the Proteas needed to improve.

Warriors crush South Australia

2011-09-25 16:19

The Warriors have comprehensively outplayed the South Australia Redbacks in their Champions League Twenty20 clash.

Botha leads Royals rout

2011-04-29 16:16

Johan Botha has starred with bat and ball as the Rajasthan Royals easily chased down the Mumbai Indians in the IPL.

Proteas turn to spin for glory

2011-03-22 11:42

The Proteas have two bowlers among the top 10 wicket takers at the World Cup - with neither being Morne Morkel or Dale Steyn.

Proteas eye top two finish

2011-03-14 11:40

The Proteas’ match against India was always going to be the real start of SA’s ICC Cricket World Cup campaign on the sub-continent.

Smith: Big tick for performance

2011-02-25 08:46

Graeme Smith gave his SA team a "big tick" after its newfound spinning strength set up a seven-wicket win over West Indies.

Botha: SA not CWC chokers

2011-02-21 17:06

Off-spinner Johan Botha has denied that South Africa's lack of World Cup titles is because it has lost its nerve in big matches.

Faf makes debut for SA

2011-01-18 14:22

SA have won the toss and elected in to bat first in the third one day international against India being played at Newlands.

Misbah scores half century

2010-11-24 13:15

Captain Misbah-ul-Haq has scored a half century to rescue Pakistan on the fifth and final day of the second Test against SA.

SA lose toss and bat

2010-11-02 12:53

Pakistan won the toss and elected to field first in the third ODI against SA at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.

Proteas face uphill battle

2010-10-25 06:57

South African cricket captain Graeme Smith believes that a much tougher test awaits than the one against Zimbabwe.

SA win toss and bat first

2010-10-10 14:17

South Africa have won the toss and elected to bat first in the their second Pro20 match against Zimbabwe in Kimberley.

Morkel injury clouds SA win

2010-10-09 06:17

An injury to Morne Morkel while fielding in the first Pro20 against Zimbabwe has left Johan Botha with some real concerns.

Proteas' changing of the guard

2010-09-27 17:18

Fans in Kimberley and Bloemfontein will be the first to see Johan Botha take on the reins as Proteas Pro20 captain.

New cricket season kicks off

2010-08-21 11:58

The 2010/2011 South African cricket season was launched at a glitzy cocktail function in Sandton on Friday night.

Kumble to coach SA spinners

2010-08-13 11:29

Some of SA’s spin bowlers will get a rare opportunity to spend quality time in the company of former Indian leg spinner Anil Kumble.

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