Red-faced records beckon for Proteas

2020-01-20 13:24

Unwanted milestones now flicker dangerously for South Africa, thumped by an innings in the third Test against England, writes Rob Houwing.

England enforce follow-on before rain stops play

2020-01-19 12:19

England enforced the follow-on after they needed only 28 balls to dismiss South Africa's last four batsmen on the fourth day of the third Test at St George's Park.

'I've worked very hard for days like this' - Bess after bamboozling Proteas

2020-01-18 21:05

England spinner Dom Bess was understandably a happy camper after claiming five wickets against South Africa in PE.

Oops, Proteas get wrong guy's tail up

2020-01-17 19:32

Embattled SA badly need to subject England's off-spinner Dom Bess to an exhausting marathon in PE ... but the quest hasn't started well, says Rob Houwing.

Cricket's 'end of innocence': Cronje's Centurion fix, 20 years on

2020-01-17 06:34

With the SA v England on the go, many people in the cricket world are casting their minds back 20 years to another Test in South Africa.

Stokes, Pope regain advantage for England in 3rd Test

2020-01-16 18:00

Ben Stokes survived three reviews by South Africa as he and Ollie Pope regained the initiative for England on the first day of the third Test at St George's Park.

Proteas lose toss, bowl in PE as Paterson debuts

2020-01-16 09:33

Proteas skipper Faf du Plessis lost the toss and England have elected to bat in the third Test at St George's Park in Port Elizabeth.

World star Stokes set to be key again in PE, warns Faf

2020-01-15 15:29

Rival captains Faf du Plessis and Joe Root were united in their praise of Ben Stokes ahead of the third Test between South Africa and England.

Henderson, Bronze voted England's players of the year

2020-01-14 20:27

Jordan Henderson and Lucy Bronze have won the England player of the year awards for 2019.

England's ailing Leach heading home from SA

2020-01-14 14:51

England's left-arm spinner Jack Leach is to return home from South Africa after failing to recover fully from illness.


Vunipola to miss Six Nations after breaking arm

2020-01-20 12:59

England star Billy Vunipola is set to miss the Six Nations after breaking an arm for the fourth time in two years.

Nortje energises Proteas on nutty old day

2020-01-18 22:46

A lengthy crease vigil from Anrich Nortje, three slip-catching gaffes from the equally unlikely figure of Ben Stokes … Rob Houwing sums up a weird day in PE.

Fighting De Kock gives under-fire Proteas hope

2020-01-18 18:13

A half-century by Quinton de Kock gave the Proteas hope as they struggled on a rain-affected Day 3 against England in Port Elizabeth.

KP calls St George's Park pitch a SHOCKER!

2020-01-17 16:12

SA-born England cricket great, Kevin Pietersen, has slammed the St George's Park pitch in use for the ongoing third Test between the two countries in Port Elizabeth.

PE Test: Too early to brand pitch a lemon

2020-01-16 19:42

It would be premature to get too steamed up about the slowness of the St George’s Park pitch on the first day of the third Test, suggests Rob Houwing.

Slow going for England as Proteas strike twice in PE

2020-01-16 15:11

South Africa grasped the initiative by dismissing both England opening batsmen between lunch and tea on the first day of the third Test at St George's Park.

Pope wants to become world's best like Smith, Kohli

2020-01-15 16:49

England batsman Ollie Pope is hoping to emulate the likes of Steve Smith and Virat Kohli in his bid to become one of the world's best.

Nortje relishing Buttler battle in PE

2020-01-15 13:44

Anrich Nortje says the Proteas seamers will have added motivation when bowling to Jos Buttler in the third Test in Port Elizabeth.

Faf returns to happy hunting ground as SA look for change of fortune in PE

2020-01-14 18:07

SA captain Faf du Plessis returns to one of his most productive venues, seeking a change of form and fortune in the third Test against England.

Jofra Archer abuser banned for 2 years in New Zealand

2020-01-14 07:02

The man who racially abused England bowler Jofra Archer during a Test against the Black Caps has been banned from matches in New Zealand for two years.

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