Cook’s Test comeback hopes teeter

2017-06-07 06:37

Stephen Cook is failing to set the County Championship alight, which hardly helps his bid for a recall to the SA Test plans in England, writes Rob Houwing.

Victorious SA: Only Cook under threat?

2017-03-18 13:00

Still-floundering Stephen Cook may be the only casualty, if any, after the Proteas’ latest sparkling Test conquest in Wellington, writes Rob Houwing.

Cook, Nortje share plaudits after rain-hit day one

2017-02-02 20:38

Stephen Cook struck a half-century as the Warriors and Highveld Lions ended a rain-affected opening day of their Sunfoil Series clash with honours even.

Cook, Elgar beginning to find their feet

2017-01-16 10:25

One of the major positives for the Proteas in their series win over Sri Lanka was the continued improvement of their opening pair.

In Aus we didn't do the business, now we must clean sweep - Cook

Proteas opening batsman Stephen Cook says the Proteas are determined to dominate the third Test at the Wanderers, in their quest for a series whitewash against Sri Lanka. Watch.

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'Relaxed' Cook silences his critics

2016-12-29 09:00

Stephen Cook has silenced his critics from Australia as he solidifies his position as South Africa's Test opener.

Proteas in the pound seat in PE

2016-12-28 18:25

A Vernon Philander bowling masterclass and a Stephen Cook century has left the Proteas in complete control of the first Test against Sri Lanka in Port Elizabeth.

Right ... who drops out for AB?

2016-11-30 08:50

Proteas management must now decide which of their top order is to be left out of the first Test against Sri Lanka should AB de Villiers return.

Cook stars as Proteas skittled in Adelaide

2016-11-27 06:59

Despite a fighting ton from Stephen Cook, the Proteas could only set Australia a target of 127 to win the third Test in Adelaide.

Elgar, Amla fall as Proteas look to wipe out deficit

2016-11-26 09:52

The Proteas were 100/2 at dinner on the third day of the day/night Test match in Adelaide, with still 24 runs needed to wipe out the Australian lead from their first innings.


Who will partner Elgar in England?

2017-03-31 11:10

Who will partner Dean Elgar at the top of the Proteas' innings on their four-Test tour of England in July?

NZ, Eng: Cook’s acid test for Proteas

2017-03-06 16:30

Stephen Cook is about to be hauled out of his ideal zone conditions-wise, rigorously examining his mettle as SA opener, writes Rob Houwing.

Proteas opener signs with Durham

2017-01-23 11:58

Durham CCC have announced the signing of Proteas opener Stephen Cook for the first half of the 2017 season, subject to CSA clearance.

Toyana has lofty expectations of Cook at Bullring

2017-01-12 10:56

Highveld Lions coach Geoffrey Toyana believes Stephen Cook's experience of playing at the Wanderers will stand him in good stead.

Proteas focused on series whitewash

2017-01-10 22:06

The Proteas have re-focused their attention on the prospect of a series whitewash in the third Test match against Sri Lanka at the Wanderers.

Cook, Elgar: A firm catches fire

2016-12-28 22:00

Emulating an 87-year-old stats landmark in the PE Test, Stephen Cook and Dean Elgar have reminded of their combo potential, writes Rob Houwing.

Cook’s age may count against him

2016-12-04 06:17

With the imminent return of AB de Villiers, former Proteas selector Ashwell Prince says what usually would happen is the most out-of-form player would make way.

Proteas beaten in Adelaide Test

2016-11-27 10:06

Australia have beaten the Proteas in the final Test of a three match series, winning easily inside three and a half days in Adelaide.

Proteas wilt in Adelaide

2016-11-26 13:02

The Proteas are fighting for their lives at the end of day three of the third Test against Australia, a day/night affair at the Adelaide Oval.

Cooks make quirky SA cricketing history

2016-11-24 08:17

A piece of South African cricketing history was made on Thursday when the first ball in the third Test between Australia and the Proteas in Adelaide was bowled.

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