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  • De Villiers gives up Test captaincy

    Star batsman AB de Villiers confirmed Monday he has stepped down as captain of the South Africa Test team with immediate effect as he recovers from an elbow injury.

  • Proteas captain du Plessis charged with ball tampering

    South Africa captain Faf du Plessis has been charged with ball tampering during the second test against Australia in Hobart, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Friday.

  • Abbott seizes recall to claim man-of-the-match honours

    Kyle Abbott came into the Test series unsure if he was among his team's top four pace bowlers, yet finished as man-of-the-match in South Africa's innings demolition of Australia in Hobart on Tuesday.

  • Australia's Mitchell Starc

    Smith backs Starc for Proteas tests

    Australia captain Steve Smith thinks Mitchell Starc will be fit to face South Africa in November despite a freak accident in training last week that left the pace bowler with a "gruesome" injury.

  • Cricket: No racial quotas for Proteas

    South Africa will not be using any racial quotas to pick the team to face New Zealand in the first test later this week despite promising to formally introduce them to a bid to speed up transformation.

  • Mustafizur makes his mark again

    Bangladesh’s newest bowling sensation Mustafizur Rahman turns the first day of the first Test against South Africa on its head with an incredible performance on debut.

  • Tigers' win over Proteas silences skeptics: Gavaskar

    Indian cricketing legend Sunil Gavaskar has said that Bangladesh’s “splendid win” over South Africa in the three-match One-day series “should silence all the skeptics who were calling their earlier performances against Pakistan and India a flash in the pan.”

  • Fifty for ‘Tamim-haters’

    Tamim Iqbal gives brilliant reply to “Tamim-haters” by scoring his 31st half-century in the final match of three-match ODI series against South Africa.

  • Rubel

    Tigers must rise to the challenge

    If Bangladesh win on Tuesday, July 15 against South Africa, the world will get an after-shock of the series wins over India and Pakistan unlike anything seen on the Richter scale before.

  • South African players

    Jaded Tigers, efficient Proteas

    All in all, Bangladeshi cricketers need to pull up their socks and execute their plans effectively if they are to win against a confident Proteas team.

  • JP Duminy

    It all began with Mushfiq’s wicket

    The batting collapse initiated with Mushfiqur’s wicket saw Sabbir Rahman, Nasir Hossain and Shakib Al Hasan return to the pavilion in quick succession.

  • South Africa

    Proteas thump BCB XI by 10 wickets

    Proteas sound early warning to Bangladesh with a resounding ten-wicket win over the Bangladesh Cricket Board XI in a T20 tour game.