The Proteas endured a nightmare middle session during which they lost four wickets for just 85 runs.
Proteas head coach Mark Boucher says the wicket in Karachi is likely to spin far more than it has historically, explaining that reverse swing may not be a factor.
Another dominant performance helped Bangladesh secure a 3-0 series whitewash over the West Indies in Chattogram on Monday.
Dom Bess, Jack Leach and Joe Root sparked a massive Sri Lankan batting collapse as England sealed a crushing series victory in Galle on Monday.
The Lions made it two from two in the Momentum One Day Cup with a 42-run victory over the Warriors at Senwes Park on Sunday.
Joe Root struck a brilliant 186 and Lasith Embuldeniya picked up seven wickets as England reached stumps on day three on 339-9, still trailing Sri Lanka’s first-innings total by 42 runs.
Faf du Plessis says the Proteas batters need a multi-dimensional skill set to negotiate the threat posed by Pakistan’s spinners.
Sri Lanka scored 381 and then had England under pressure before Joe Root brought some stability to the innings in Galle.
With the series against Australia all but confirmed, there are lessons to be learned for the Proteas from India’s bowling strategies against Steve Smith and co, writes SA Cricket magazine editor RYAN VREDE.
Lions opener Ryan Rickleton scored a century to help guide his team to a six-wicket bonus-point victory over the Cobras in the One Day Cup Potchefstroom.
Sri Lanka were 229-4 at stumps on the first day of the second Test against England after an Angelo Matthews century gave them a much-needed confidence boost.
Bangladesh have taken an unassailable 2-0 series lead, following another resounding seven-wicket victory over West Indies in the second ODI on Friday.
Dale Steyn and Chris Morris have been released from the Royal Challengers Bangalore ahead of the 2021 Indian Premier League draft next month. Steyn hardly played for RCB this season, and recently announced that he wouldn’t be playing for the franchise in the upcoming IPL, and also wouldn’t be available for any other team. Morris played regularly, and his all-round… Read more →
The Proteas Women beat Pakistan by three runs despite an ordinary batting performance in the first ODI of the series in Durban.
A clinical bowling performance eased Bangladesh to a comfortable six-wicket victory over the West Indies in the opening ODI on Wednesday.