• SA CRICKET

    SA CRICKET
    'WI needed more time'

    ‘WI needed more time’

    Clive Lloyd, the West Indies chairman of selectors says the visitors haven’t had enough time in South Africa to prepare for the tour. ‘

    Windies blowing cold

    Windies blowing cold

    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.

    Elgar relishing challenge

    Elgar relishing challenge

    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.

    Adams looks to final

    Adams looks to final

    Cape Cobras coach Paul Adams looks ahead to Friday’s Ram Slam T20 final against the Knights at Newlands on Friday.

    The real deal

    The real deal

    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.

    Kallis in the IPL highlights

    Kallis in the IPL highlights

    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.

    Prelim 30-man CWC squad

    Prelim 30-man CWC squad

    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.

    Clarke's tribute to Hughes

    Clarke’s tribute to Hughes

    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.

    Happy birthday Boucher

    Happy birthday Boucher

    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.

    Proteas new man Bavuma

    Proteas new man Bavuma

    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.

    Boucher to help T20 Boks

    Boucher to help T20 Boks

    The Springboks have signalled their intention to go all out by appointing former Proteas wicketkeeper, Mark Boucher, as their head coach.

    Peterson gets Test recall

    Peterson gets Test recall

    Robin Peterson has been recalled to the Proteas Test squad for the three-match Sunfoil Series against the West Indies.

    Liebenberg to 'throw up lollies'

    Liebenberg to ‘throw up lollies’

    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.

    Springboks v Proteas: 5 key Boks

    Springboks v Proteas: 5 key Boks

    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.

    No SA Tests for Gayle

    No SA Tests for Gayle

    South Africa will not play against West Indies opening batsman Chris Gayle in this month’s Test series.