Australia set SA tall order

2014-11-14 09:52

Australia made 300 for eight after losing the toss and being sent in to bat in the first one-day international against South Africa.

Philander back in ODI squad

2014-09-30 11:08

Vernon Philander, who missed the triangular series in Zimbabwe, returns to the Proteas squad for ODI series in Australasia.

Donald: Philander still a factor

2014-07-24 22:44

Allan Donald says that despite going through the first day wicketless, Proteas seamer Vernon Philander still poses a big threat.

Big Vern's biggest challenge

2014-07-23 21:00

Vernon Philander the quickest South African to 100 scalps and now struggling with only ten wickets in his past five Tests.

Domingo: We play in right spirit

2014-07-19 16:42

Proteas coach Russell Domingo denied his team was earning a reputation for ball tampering after Vernon Philander was fined.

Vern to make new cherry talk

2014-07-14 18:30

Striking early with the new ball will be a key modus operandi for the Proteas bowlers in the Test series against Sri Lanka.

Charl: Stick with Vern at 7

2014-04-23 21:07

Charl Langeveldt has made a passionate plea to the Proteas selectors just a few days after announcing his retirement from cricket.

Philander No 1 Test all-rounder

2014-03-06 19:34

South Africa's Vernon Philander has become the No 1-ranked all-rounder on the ICC player rankings for Test all-rounders.

Morkel backed to make impact

2014-02-27 22:55

Dale Steyn says Morné Morkel will be the player to watch when South Africa play Australia in the series-deciding third Test.

Proteas' top order blitzed

2014-02-13 15:00

A breathtaking burst of fast bowling by Mitchell Johnson had the Proteas reeling at tea in reply to Australia's first innings.

Philander stays ahead of Steyn

2013-12-31 11:01

Vernon Philander has held onto his No 1 Test ranking spot for bowlers despite Dale Steyn's man of the match performance in Durban.

Philander moves past Steyn

2013-12-23 15:11

South Africa fast bowler Vernon Philander has moved ahead of team-mate Dale Steyn into the No 1 spot for Test bowlers.

Amla praises Philander, Faf

2013-12-20 10:00

SA's Hashim Amla has praised the courageous batting fightback from Faf du Plessis and Vernon Philander against India.

India attack reins Proteas in

2013-12-19 19:01

The Proteas' top order have collapsed against India's fast bowlers on a dramatic second day of the first Test at the Wanderers.

Proteas to make new ball talk

2013-12-18 22:47

The Proteas, with the aid of the second new ball, will be looking to strike early on day two of the first Test against India.

Philander stars in Proteas win

2013-11-30 17:11

Vernon Philander has led a strong performance by the bowlers as South Africa defeated Pakistan in the third one-day international.

'Big Vern' returns to ODI side

2013-09-10 14:58

Vernon Philander has made a return to the Proteas' ODI squad after an absence of a year-and-a-half from the format.

Philander to silence critics

2013-07-24 20:27

Proteas bowler Vernon Philander is out to show he is more than just a Test match bowler during the Caribbean Premier League.

Philander to help out at Kent

2013-06-26 14:30

English county side Kent have confirmed the signing of Proteas fast bowler Vernon Philander on a short-term deal.

Symcox: Where is Philander?

2013-06-05 07:47

Former Proteas spinner Pat Symcox believes Vernon Philander should have represented South Africa in the ICC Champions Trophy.

Career bests for Proteas trio

2013-02-26 18:00

Hashim Amla, Vernon Philander and AB De Villiers have achieved career best ratings as SA continue to dominate the Test rankings.

Smith: Philander can improve

2013-02-18 14:35

Vernon Philander has built up a phenomenal record since his Test debut, but his captain Graeme Smith is looking for more...

Proteas make headway

2013-02-17 15:30

The Proteas have lost two wickets before tea on day three at Newlands, but made brisk headway in their 182-run victory chase.

Proteas bank on 2nd new ball

2013-02-15 07:16

Seamer Vernon Philander says the second new-ball will be crucial on the second morning at Newlands as SA try to bowl out Pakistan.

SA bowlers rip through Pakistan

2013-02-02 12:30

South Africa's bowlers have ripped through Pakistan's batting order on the first morning of the second day's play at the Wanderers.


Proteas stars - and their Mo's

2014-11-11 13:54

In the spirit of Movember, a couple of Proteas stars have ditched their razors and starting cultivating some, um, questionable taches.


Comfortable with both bat and ball, Vernon Philander can now add commentator and comedian to his bag of tricks.

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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.

Chappell: Vernon deserved ban

2014-07-22 11:25

Former Australian captain Ian Chappell feels South Africa's Vernon Philander should have been suspended for ball tampering.

Philander fined for ball breach

2014-07-18 21:37

Vernon Philander has been fined 75% of his match fee after breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during the first Test against Sri Lanka.

SA must get Philander firing

2014-06-27 12:18

A rusty Vernon Philander must see plentiful ODI combat in Sri Lanka to ready him for the Tests, writes Rob Houwing.

Cobras to miss Philander

2014-03-25 17:42

Cape Cobras will be without Vernon Philander for their Sunfoil Series affair against the Warriors at Newlands.

Clarke: I was out of line

2014-03-05 22:00

Australian captain Michael Clarke has admitted he had been out of order after a heated exchange with the Proteas' Vernon Philander.

Steyn back as No 1 bowler

2014-02-19 14:26

Dale Steyn has returned to the No 1 position on the ICC rankings for Test bowlers following the Proteas' latest Test against Australia.

Philander’s back with the bat!

2014-02-04 22:48

The gradual recapturing of batting mojo by Vernon Philander could make a difference in the Tests against Oz, writes Rob Houwing.

Steyn, Philander were 'right'

2013-12-23 19:02

Vernon Philander and Dale Steyn made the right call to bat out the final overs of the first Test, SA batsman AB de Villiers insists.

100 milestone for Philander

2013-12-20 12:22

Proteas seamer Vernon Philander has become the fastest South African to reach 100 wickets in Test cricket.

Sore tooth sparks Philander

2013-12-20 09:00

It appears as though a sore tooth sparked Vernon Philander into action as his efforts kept the Proteas in the game against India.

Proteas in control at tea

2013-12-19 12:50

The Proteas have lost Alviro Petersen en route to tea on day two of the first Test against India at the Wanderers.

SA dominate ICC Test team

2013-12-03 10:34

There are four South Africans in the ICC Test Team of the Year for 2013, while a further two also cracked the nod for the ODI team.

Proteas bowlers do decent job

2013-11-30 13:44

The Proteas have dismissed Pakistan cheaply in the final one-day international at SuperSport Park in Centurion.

Vern eyes limited overs spot

2013-07-29 22:30

Vernon Philander hopes to use his stint in the CBL as a means to break into South Africa's limited-overs squads.

Philander eager to lift Kent

2013-06-27 16:00

Proteas fast bowler Vernon Philander believes his previous experience of English conditions should help him during his spell with Kent.

Philander deserves another go

2013-06-07 11:47

South Africa’s pace woes against India have increased the clamour for Vernon Philander’s ODI credentials to be revisited.

Philander, KP win awards

2013-03-11 12:33

Vernon Philander's 5-30 against England at Lord's has been voted the top Test bowling performance of 2012.

Abbott rips through Pakistan

2013-02-23 17:15

Debutant fast bowler Kyle Abbott has claimed seven for 29 as the Proteas forced Pakistan to follow on at Centurion.

Proteas seal series win

2013-02-17 17:43

The Proteas have wrapped up the Test series against Pakistan after winning the second Test at Newlands in Cape Town.

Philander hunts Steyn's record

2013-02-15 15:01

Vernon Philander’s ongoing brilliance at Test level puts him in line to beat some key statistical landmarks.

Smith defends Philander tweet

2013-02-13 14:24

SA captain Graeme Smith has defended opening bowler Vernon Philander's right to call for the reintroduction of the death penalty.

Amla, Philander fit for action

2013-01-29 17:33

Hashim Amla and Vernon Philander are fully recovered from their injuries and back in South Africa’s Test team to face Pakistan.

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