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.

NZ aim to repel SA attack

2013-01-10 09:09

NZ batsmen were subjected to a barrage of hostile deliveries from their own bowlers as they prepared to combat SA's attack.

Philander closes gap on Steyn

2013-01-07 10:38

Vernon Philander has closed the gap on Dale Steyn as the pair retained the top two spots in the Test rankings for bowlers.

SA compared with Oz greats

2013-01-06 18:48

NZ captain Brendon McCullum says SA's pace trio is just as good as the Australian one which dominated cricket a few years back.

Team-mates praise Steyn

2013-01-03 08:38

Vernon Philander and Jacques Kallis have praised Dale Steyn, after he became the fourth South African to take 300 Test wickets.

Newlands: Place of funny spells

2013-01-02 22:16

The pitch at Newlands continues to produce some fiction-like little periods... but it is also no Test-match monster.


Get to know Vernon

2013-01-02 13:33

Watch Vernon Philander chat about how he got into cricket and how he hopes for good form this summer.

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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.

Philander ready for Pakistan

2013-01-20 14:01

Seam bowler Vernon Philander will make his expected return to the Proteas' squad for the first Test against Pakistan at the Wanderers.

Philander out of PE Test

2013-01-08 12:36

Proteas seamer Vernon Philander will miss the second Test against New Zealand due to a recurring left hamstring injury.

Proteas won't risk Philander

2013-01-06 22:12

Proteas seamer Vernon Philander will only play in the second Test against New Zealand in Port Elizabeth if he's 100% injury-free.

Philander hamstring a worry

2013-01-05 14:02

Proteas bowler Vernon Philander could miss the second Test against NZ in Port Elizabeth because of a recurring hamstring problem.

McCullum lauds Philander

2013-01-02 22:18

New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum has described the bowling of SA's Vernon Philander as "as good as you will see in Test cricket".

Proteas dominate Kiwis

2013-01-02 15:25

Hashim Amla's fluent half-century has enabled the Proteas to take complete control over New Zealand in the first Test at Newlands.

Philander ready for Newlands

2013-01-02 08:01

Vernon Philander will be fit and ready to play when the two-Test series against New Zealand gets underway in Cape Town.

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