Clive Lloyd, the West Indies chairman of selectors says the visitors haven’t had enough time in South Africa to prepare for the tour. ‘
The caps are maroon, the accents are lilting, the attitudes laid-back, but don’t be fooled. The team coming to South Africa this summer is not the West Indies, writes TOM EATON.
Dean Elgar says he is looking forward to the ‘new challenge’ of opening the batting on South African soil in the upcoming Sunfoil Test Series against the West Indies starting on Wednesday.
Cape Cobras coach Paul Adams looks ahead to Friday’s Ram Slam T20 final against the Knights at Newlands on Friday.
After the frenetic fun and fireworks of the ODIs in New Zealand and Australia, the Proteas turn their attention to Test cricket, writes MARK SALTER.
Jacques Kallis will not play in the next IPL tournament, but has been retained by the Kolkata Knight Riders as a mentor and batting consultant. Have a look at him in IPL action for the franchise.
Cricket South Africa on Wednesday named the preliminary 30-man squad for the World Cup as required by the tournament regulations. The final squad of 15 will be announced in January.
Watch, if you can, the incredibly touching speech by Australia’s captain Michael Clarke at Wednesday’s funeral service for Phillip Hughes, who died after being struck by a cricket ball in a Sheffield Shield match in Sydney.
Mark Boucher celebrates his 38th birthday on Wednesday. Share the day with us with a look at the last-ever catch he took in a record-breaking career as Proteas wicketkeeper.
Temba Bavuma was on Tuesday called up for the first time to the Proteas Test squad for their upcoming series against the West Indies. Watch this clip of him in action, as well as a post-match interview.
The Springboks have signalled their intention to go all out by appointing former Proteas wicketkeeper, Mark Boucher, as their head coach.
Robin Peterson has been recalled to the Proteas Test squad for the three-match Sunfoil Series against the West Indies.
Former Springbok hooker Tiaan Liebenberg is eager to make a positive impact with bat and ball, during Friday’s Nelson Mandela Legacy Cup fixture against the Proteas at the Wanderers.
The Proteas gathered a relatively straightforward win over the Springboks in a sold-out spectacle in Cape Town earlier this year, but will face a substantially tougher rematch in Johannesburg this week. Five rugby players, buoyed by relatively successful individual performances in January, will target more of the same some 11 months later.
South Africa will not play against West Indies opening batsman Chris Gayle in this month’s Test series.