Some alarm bells over SA’s seamers

2017-02-08 16:00

Messrs Philander and/or Morkel could rebalance the callow, nervy look to the Proteas’ ODI pace attack at the Champs Trophy, says Rob Houwing.

Du Plessis: We’re still not the finished article

2017-01-14 19:21

After a near perfect Test at the Wanderers, Proteas captain, Faf du Plessis says his team is still not the finished article.

Proteas close in on victory at Newlands

2017-01-04 18:00

The Proteas are edging closer to victory in the second Test against Sri Lanka at Newlands in Cape Town.

SA braces for possibility of Abbott exit

2017-01-04 09:11

South Africa is waiting to hear news on the future of bowler Kyle Abbott who has been linked with a move to English county cricket.

150-up Philander back to his best

2017-01-03 20:57

Vernon Philander reached 150 Test wickets against Sri Lanka on day two, but he is nowhere near done yet.

Philander’s drought breaking … fast

2016-12-28 11:38

Vernon Philander underlined his heart-warming return to form early on day three of the first Test against Sri Lanka in PE, writes Rob Houwing.

De Kock, Philander hold key to big first innings

2016-12-26 21:29

The Proteas will be banking on the seventh-wicket partnership between Quinton de Kock and Vernon Philander to take back the advantage in the first Test.

Philander to join English side Sussex

2016-12-09 12:45

Proteas seamer Vernon Philander will join English county side Sussex for the first half of their 2017 season.

Philander heaps praise on SA bowling unit

2016-11-28 07:04

Proteas all-rounder, Vernon Philander, has credited his man-of-the-series performance to the outstanding team contributions from the bowlers.

Proteas halted by rain in Hobart

2016-11-13 06:34

After threatening for most of the first day of the second Test between Australia and the Proteas in Hobart, the rain finally struck on Day 2.


Return to ‘paradise’ for Philander

2017-01-18 11:29

Rob Houwing on why it is vital Vernon Philander hits the ground running in the Test series in New Zealand at season’s end …

Proteas destroy Sri Lanka, secure whitewash

2017-01-14 16:00

The Proteas have smashed Sri Lanka by an innings and 118 runs to secure a series whitewash in Johannesburg.

I cherish each wicket I take for my country - Philander

Proteas seamer Vernon Philander starred with the ball on Tuesday to leave Sri Lanka on the ropes after two days of the second Test at Newlands. The 31-year-old took 4/27 to move past 150 Test wickets in his 39th match for South Africa. Watch.

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Philander defends decision to bat again

2017-01-04 07:20

Vernon Philander has defended South Africa’s decision not to enforce the follow-on on the second day of the second Test against Sri Lanka at Newlands.

Rabada, Philander destroy Sri Lanka

2017-01-03 18:00

The Proteas are in complete control of the second Test against Sri Lanka at Newlands after dominating day two.

Proteas bowlers pile on the pressure in PE

2016-12-27 17:11

The Sri Lankan batsmen found it difficult to convert starts into substantial contributions on the second day of the first Test match.

Test stats: Proteas v Sri Lanka

2016-12-23 11:00

South Africa take on Sri Lanka in the first of three Tests starting at St. George's Park in Port Elizabeth on Boxing Day.

Proteas dominate Oz 'team of the series'

2016-11-29 11:37

Following their Test series win over Australia, eight Proteas have made it into a popular Australian cricket website’s team of the series.

Philander lukewarm on pink ball

2016-11-27 20:27

South Africa fast bowler Vernon Philander has given pink ball cricket a slightly lukewarm thumbs up, but feels the future will see more day-night Tests.

Firing Philander credits team effort

2016-11-12 15:19

Proteas seamer Vernon Philander has credited a comprehensive team performance after the opening day of the second Test match against Australia

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