News wrap from SL: 21 July

Amla and Steyn fondly reflect on South Africa’s first Test win in Galle, despite Philander’s ball-tampering incident.

Spinners must support Steyn

While Dale Steyn put on an exhibition of seam bowling in Galle, the Proteas need their spinners to make more of a contribution in…

Proteas seal crushing victory

South Africa’s pace attack blew Sri Lanka away before tea on day five in Galle to win the first Test by 153 runs.

Sangakkara gives SL a chance

Kaushal Silva and Kumar Sangakkara took advantage of some average bowling in the evening session on day four, to set up an intriguing final…

Philander caught ball-tampering

Vernon Philander has been fined 75% of his match fee after video footage showed him altering the condition of the ball.

Prince is top Saffa run-scorer

At the conclusion of another round in the County Championship Ashwell Prince, Andrew Hall and Wayne Madsen moved up the leader boards, reports Gareth…

Steyn carries Proteas attack

South Africa’s premier fast bowler took five wickets to leave Sri Lanka on 283-9 at the end of the third day in Galle.

Horror injury for expat Saffa

In the County Championship, the big story of the week was former Bishops pupil and England batsman Craig Kieswetter getting hit in the face by…

Proteas take control

Sri Lanka survived a testing spell at the end of day two, but South Africa are in the driving seat in the first Test…

A promising start

After many feared the loss of Graeme Smith would leave a gaping hole at the top of the order, it was edifying to see…

Honours even on day one

Sri Lanka took four wickets in the evening session to fight back after a fluent century from Dean Elgar on day one of the…

The Second Coming

Imran Tahir is the blueprint for how to manage Proteas players who fail at their first crack at international cricket. By Ryan Vrede

The new era begins

We preview the first Test of new Proteas skipper Hashim Amla’s reign, which starts in Galle on Wednesday morning.

News wrap from SL: 15 July

Proteas opening bowler Vernon Philander has spoken of the need for early wickets in the upcoming two-match Test series against Sri Lanka starting in…

Rudolph and Levi tee off

The two opening batsmen scored at a rate of knots to secure wins for their Counties in two high-scoring affairs in the T20 Blast,…