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  • Pakistan win by 49 runs against South Africa

    Pakistan win by runs 49 against South Africa at The Oval's.

  • Pakistan opt to bat against South Africa

    Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed won the toss and decided to bat first in their must-win game against South Africa at Lord's today.

  • South Africa ease to first win

    South Africa register a comfortable nine-wicket victory against Afghanistan at the Sophia Gardens in Cardiff today. This is South Africa's first win in this edition of the World Cup.

  • South Africa milestone becomes a millstone for Steyn

    Dale Steyn admits overtaking Shaun Pollock to become South Africa's highest wicket-taker has become something of a millstone around his neck but he is determined to prove he still has lot more to offer than merely claiming a 422nd test victim.

  • 6 killed in attack on SAfrica police station

    Gunmen kills six people in an attack on a police station in a small South African town, stealing quantities of weapons and a vehicle in what police were treating as a robbery.

  • Cyril Ramaphosa

    South African lawmakers choose Ramaphosa as president

    South African lawmakers selects Cyril Ramaphosa as the country's new president after scandal-tainted Jacob Zuma resigned under pressure from his own ANC ruling party.

  • All 955 miners trapped in S Africa rescued

    All 955 gold miners who were trapped underground for more than a day in South Africa following a power cut resurfaced unharmed, and are greeted by overjoyed relatives waiting at the site.

  • Cape Town may run out of water by April

    South Africa’s Cape Town, one of the world’s iconic tourist destinations, may run out of water by April as the city’s worst drought in a century risks forcing residents to join queues for emergency rations.

  • SA beat India by 72 runs in Cape Town

    Seamer Vernon Philander takes career-best figures as rampant South Africa claim a 72-run victory over India at Newlands on Monday.

  • Tigers in S Africa: Second ODI today

    The action on a punishing tour of South Africa shifts to Paarl as Bangladesh try to avoid another embarrassment after a record 10-wicket

  • Parnell ruled out of ODIs, Frylinck gets T20 call-up

    South Africa’s left-arm pacer Wayne Parnell is ruled out of the remainder of the ODI series against Bangladesh following a groin strain.

  • Mominul Haque

    Tigers struggle in the second innings

    Bangladesh struggle at 92/4 at lunch on the third day of the second Test between Bangladesh and South Africa at Bloemfontein.

  • Moeen hattrick seals Test for England

    Moeen Ali's hattrick sees England complete a 239-run win over South Africa in the third Test at The Oval on Monday.

  • Pietersen eyes South Africa international return

    Kevin Pietersen says he has not ruled out resurrecting his international career with his native South Africa even though he'll be pushing 40 when he requalifies.

  • Proteas pursue great obsession

    South Africa's quest for a major international cricket trophy has become enough of an obsession for star batsman and one-day international captain AB de Villiers to put his Test career on hold.

  • SA staying put despite Manchester attack

    Visiting South African cricketers "are uneasy" following Monday's suicide bomb attack on a pop concert in Manchester but abandoning their tour of England is not under consideration, the team's manager says.

  • Anderson doubtful for first SA Test

    James Anderson's chance of being fit for the first Test of the summer against South Africa will become clearer on Sunday when he has a scan on his groin injury.

  • England have recovered from WC woes: AB

    England have recovered from their disastrous 2015 World Cup campaign and are one of the favourites for next month's Champions Trophy, South Africa captain AB de Villiers said ahead of the teams' three-match one-day international series.

  • Steyn ruled out of England Test series

    Fast bowler Dale Steyn has been ruled out of South Africa's four-match Test series in England after being forced to withdraw from his country's A team tour as he has yet to regain full fitness following a fractured shoulder.

  • Wayne Parnell undergoing heart tests

    South Africa quick Wayne Parnell is undergoing tests on his heart after suffering a scare during a domestic one-day game in England.

  • Test bowler Tsotsobe charged with match fixing

    Former South Africa bowler Lonwabo Tsotsobe has been charged with match fixing and has been suspended immediately after a lengthy investigation, Cricket South Africa said on Monday.

  • Faf says South Africa 'not good enough'

    Faf du Plessis criticised South Africa's performances against New Zealand as "not good enough" Friday, despite going into the final Test in Hamilton with an unbeatable 1-0 lead in the series.

  • De Kock, Bavuma give South Africa lead in second Test

    Quinton de Kock and Temba Bavuma fell short of the centuries they probably deserved but drove South Africa to 349 for nine, a first innings lead of 81, at the close of play on the second day of the second Test against New Zealand on Friday.

  • Green grass of New Zealand delights South Africa

    After four days of rain the covers were peeled off the Basin Reserve wicket on Tuesday and to South Africa's delight it was green ahead of the second Test against New Zealand.

  • Captains content after washout

    South Africa and New Zealand's captains both claimed to have gained a psychological edge after rain washed out the final day of the first Test in Dunedin on Sunday.

  • Broom in for Taylor

    Neil Broom has been called into New Zealand's squad for the second Test against South Africa after batsman Ross Taylor was ruled out due to a torn calf muscle, New Zealand Cricket (NZC) said on Sunday.

  • Dunedin Test poised for intriguing final day

    Dean Elgar failed to join a select group of South Africa batsman while New Zealand took three late wickets to leave the first Test at University Oval delicately poised at the end of the fourth day on Saturday.

  • Williamson leads fightback by injury-hit NZ

    South Africa made Kane Williamson their number one target as the battling New Zealander ensured his side prospered despite a crippling injury to Ross Taylor on day two of the first Test Thursday.

  • Elgar century lifts South Africa in Dunedin

    Dean Elgar made the most of being dropped early in his innings to score his seventh Test century and anchor South Africa's 229 for four at the close of play on the opening day of the first Test against New Zealand in Dunedin on Wednesday.

  • Du Plessis guides SA to series win over NZ

    Faf du Plessis made a successful review of an lbw decision against him before guiding South Africa to a series-clinching six-wicket victory in the fifth and final one-dayer against New Zealand at Eden Park on Saturday.

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