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SA’s 94 overs of heroism

2014-07-29 05:00

A pretty win, an ugly draw ... contrasting methods, but the Proteas greatly deserve their Sri Lankan series win, suggests Rob Houwing.

England pile on the runs

2014-07-28 20:39

Ian Bell has ended his century drought after Gary Ballance made his Test-best score as England piled on the runs against India.

CSA elated with SL series win

2014-07-28 18:12

CSA have lauded the Proteas' Test series win in Sri Lanka, which has propelled them back to the top of the ICC rankings.

Malik to get frozen funds

2014-07-28 17:15

Former Pakistan captain Salim Malik will have money from frozen pension funds released to him by the Pakistan Cricket Board.

Ballance, Bell make India toil

2014-07-28 14:34

Gary Ballance and Ian Bell piled on the runs to cement England's strong position in the second Test against India at Southampton.

Proteas draw Colombo thriller

2014-07-28 14:21

Sri Lanka and SA have drawn the second and final Test, giving the Proteas a series win - and the world No 1 Test ranking.

KP to play in Big Bash T20

2014-07-28 11:43

Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen has signed to play for the Melbourne Stars in Australia's Big Bash T20 League.

ICC issues warning to Dhoni

2014-07-27 19:58

The International Cricket Council has accused India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni of "undermining" its disciplinary process.

Dickwella fined for AB 'catch'

2014-07-27 16:30

Sri Lanka wicketkeeper Niroshan Dickwella has been fined for claiming a catch against AB de Villiers when the ball clearly bounced.

Proteas battle for No 1 ranking

2014-07-27 14:16

Inclement weather has brought an early end to the fourth day's play with South Africa facing a battle for survival against Sri Lanka.

Proteas keep heads held high

2014-07-26 22:15

Proteas coach Russell Domingo says his players will need to remain positive to save the second Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo.

Dhoni slams 'hurtful' ICC fine

2014-07-26 19:16

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has criticised the ICC's "hurtful" decision to fine Ravindra Jadeja.

KP calls for Cook to quit

2014-07-26 17:08

Kevin Pietersen has become the latest former England skipper to urge Alastair Cook to quit the captaincy.

As it happened: SL v SA, Day 3

2014-07-26 13:40

LIVE scoring and interactive commentary from Day 3 of the second Test between Sri Lanka and South Africa in Colombo!

Mahela relishes Proteas test

2014-07-25 22:16

Sri Lankan batsman Mahela Jayawardene says he always cherishes playing cricket against South Africa.

Proteas face uphill battle

2014-07-25 14:02

SA face an enormous test of both character and skill as they go about the job of fighting their way back into the second Test.

Jadeja fined, but not banned

2014-07-25 12:37

India's Ravindra Jadeja has been fined half his match fee for his involvement in an altercation with England bowler James Anderson.

As it happened: SL v SA, Day 2

2014-07-25 01:47

See how the action unfolded on Day 2 of the second Test between Sri Lanka and South Africa in Colombo.

Afghanistan square Zim series

2014-07-24 16:40

Afghanistan have skittled out hosts Zimbabwe to convincingly win the fourth and final ODI and draw the series 2-2.

Jayawardene ton guides SL

2014-07-24 14:09

Mahela Jayawardene hit an unbeaten century to take Sri Lanka to 305/5 at stumps on the first day of the second Test against SA.

Cricket stays out of Games

2014-07-24 09:30

Cricket's absence from Commonwealth Games will continue at least until the 2018 Games after the ICC turned down an invitation.

Trott scores ton in return

2014-07-24 08:30

England batsman Jonathan Trott scored his first century since returning to top-level cricket after a stress-related illness.

Proteas passing ‘toughness’ test

2014-07-24 06:28

Winning the Test series in Sri Lanka would confirm that South Africa are rebuilding admirably quickly, says Rob Houwing.

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.

Amla heaps praise on Tahir

2014-07-23 15:10

South African skipper Hashim Amla has backed struggling Pakistan-born leg-spinner Imran Tahir to come good.

 

ICC probe Ali's wristbands

2014-07-28 21:44

Moeen Ali is being investigated by the ICC for wearing wristbands in support of Gaza during England's third Test against India.

Amla ticking all the boxes

2014-07-28 20:27

Hashim Amla has come through his first series in Sri Lanka as Proteas Test captain having ticked all the right boxes.

Mathews lauds SL spinners

2014-07-28 18:12

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews has lavished praise on his spinners for nearly winning the second Test against South Africa.

SA back on top of the world

2014-07-28 15:15
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The Proteas have reclaimed the No 1 Test position on the ICC Test rankings after holding Sri Lanka to a draw in the second Test.

As it happened: SL v SA, Day 5

2014-07-28 14:24
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See how the action unfolded on Day 5 of the second Test between Sri Lanka and South Africa in Colombo.

Morris in Proteas' picture

2014-07-28 14:10

If Chris Morris has “half a decent season” in 2014/15 he will get back into the national team, says coach Geoffrey Toyana.

SA lose opener on rain hit day

2014-07-28 08:21

SA lost opener Dean Elgar before heavy rain stopped play on the final day of the series-deciding second Test against Sri Lanka.

Cook glad but sad with 95

2014-07-27 19:58

England captain Alastair Cook fell agonisingly short of ending his barren spell without a Test hundred as he led from the front against India.

Cook capitalises on drop

2014-07-27 14:39

England captain Alastair Cook led his side to 78 for one at lunch on the first day of the third Test in Southampton.

England opt to bat 3rd Test

2014-07-27 12:36

England captain Alastair Cook has won the toss and elected to bat in the third Test against India at Southampton.

Cook brushes aside KP's calls

2014-07-26 19:16

Alastair Cook has shrugged off calls from Kevin Pietersen to resign as England captain ahead of the third Test against India.

Hashim ticks two key boxes

2014-07-26 19:16

New role as captain, new role as No 4 ... but normal exemplary batting service from Hashim Amla, writes Rob Houwing.

SL turn screw on Proteas

2014-07-26 14:11

Sri Lanka are in a commanding position after the third day of the second Test against the Proteas in Colombo.

England look to restore pride

2014-07-26 10:46

England won't just be looking to end a sequence of 10 Tests without a win against India, they will be aiming to restore their pride.

Proteas skip ‘brave cricket’

2014-07-25 15:56

Sluggish South Africa must be wary of simply digging a hole for themselves in Colombo, writes Rob Houwing.

Shake-up in Zim cricket

2014-07-25 13:57

Major changes to ZC, with Test skipper Brendan Taylor losing the ODI role and coach Andy Waller becoming the director of coaching.

SL soldier on in Colombo

2014-07-25 08:44

Niroshan Dickwella scored a half-century on debut as Sri Lanka piled on the runs on the second day of the second Test against SA.

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.

Zim cricket chief stands down

2014-07-24 16:40

Zimbabwe Cricket chairperson Peter Chingoka has stepped down from his post after two decades at the helm.

As it happened: SL v SA, Day 1

2014-07-24 14:00

See how the action unfolded on Day 1 of the second Test between Sri Lanka and South Africa in Colombo.

Steyn strikes early

2014-07-24 08:40

Dale Steyn took two wickets in two balls to give SA a flying start in the series-deciding second and final Test against Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka bat first in Colombo

2014-07-24 06:43

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews has won the toss and decided to bat first in the second and final Test against South Africa.

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2014-07-24 00:00

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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.

Sri Lanka mull keeper change

2014-07-23 14:27

Sri Lanka may hand a first test cap to 21-year-old wicketkeeper Niroshan Dickwella as they bid to level the two-Test series against SA.

 
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