Sri Lanka became the first Asian team in history to win a series in South Africa by sealing a 2-0 whitewash victory over the Proteas with an eight-wicket win at St George’s Park. KHALID MOHIDIN reports.
Temba Bavuma is, sadly, destined to bear the scarlet letter Q around his neck until the end of his career, but if you care to look deeper at his statistics you will see that he is light years away from being ‘a quota player’, writes SIMON LEWIS.
The Proteas’ opening pair of Dean Elgar and Aiden Markram is, on paper, a solid partnership, with Elgar averaging 38.77 in Tests and Markram 43.80. However, their recent form has seen them box far below their potential, writes SIMON LEWIS.
Afghanistan’s Rashid Khan showed once again why he’s at the summit of the ICC T20I bowler rankings with a destructive display against Ireland to secure Saturday’s Turbo Bowler accolade, writes ANITHA MADIKIZELA.
Sri Lanka’s Kusal Mendis recorded an unbeaten half-century in a historic Test win over the Proteas in Port Elizabeth to earn Saturday’s Play of the Day award, writes ANITHA MADIKIZELA.
Cameron Bancroft made a positive statement on his return to first-class cricket following his nine-month ban received for his involvement in Australia’s infamous Newlands ball-tampering scandal.
Pommie Mbangwa, Russell Arnold and Michael Holding analyse the second Test between the Proteas and Sri Lanka after the visitors clinched a historic whitewash over the Proteas to become the first Asian team to win a Test series in South Africa.
Proteas skipper Faf du Plessis speaks to the media at the end of a disappointing Test series against Sri Lanka that the Proteas lost 2-0.
The shock 2-0 home Test series defeat to an on song Sri Lanka has seen South Africa slip one place in the ICC’s Test rankings, down to third place behind New Zealand.
Dale Benkenstein talks to the media at the end of the second day’s play in the second Test between South Africa and Sri Lanka at St George’s Park in Port Elizabeth.
AB de Villiers’ Lahore Qalandars chased down a respectable 200-6 by the Multan Sultans, with David Wiese hitting a six off the last ball to sneak the Qalanders home in their Pakistan Super League match at Sharjah.
Highlights of the thrilling second ODI between the West Indies and England from Bridgetown.
The Independent Schools Cricket Festival, currently on the go at St Alban’s College, has run foul of the expected Highveld thunderstorm activity, writes THEO GARRUN.
Sheldon Cottrell took five England wickets for just 46 runs as the West Indies defended a target of 290 runs in the second ODI at Bridgetown, writes SIMON LEWIS.
With the second Test between South Africa and Sri Lanka set to be decided on the third morning, the result could still go either way for two teams who have experienced opposing emotions during the match.