The Proteas saved their best performance for their last match at the World Cup. JOHN GOLIATH rates the South Africans following their exciting 10-run win over Australia at Old Trafford.
A spike in form during the closing stages shouldn’t overshadow the fact that South Africa’s World Cup campaign was derailed by poor batting performances under pressure, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The Proteas beat Australia by 10 runs at Old Trafford to end their disappointing World Cup campaign on a high note. JON CARDINELLI reports.
Faf du Plessis scored a century to boost South Africa to 325-6 in the World Cup match against Australia at Old Trafford.
The Proteas will have nothing but pride to play for in their final World Cup match against Australia in Manchester, writes JON CARDINELLI.
New Zealand stuttered in their semi-final chase with an 86-run defeat by Australia at Lord’s.
An Aaron Finch ton and a Jason Behrendorff five-for helped Australia seal a semi-final spot with a dominant 64-run win against England at Lord’s.
David Warner hit the sixth 150-plus score in his career to help set up Australia’s 48-run win against Bangladesh in Nottingham.
A captain’s knock from Aaron Finch helped Australia set up 334-7, which helped them claim an 87-run win against Sri Lanka at The Oval.
England skipper Eoin Morgan will miss the warm-up fixture against Australia due to a fractured finger that he picked up during training on Friday.
The defending champions arrive in England with questions still surrounding the cheating that tore the sport apart.
Steve Smith kick-started his World Cup preparations with an average of 202 in his three matches against a New Zealand XI in Brisbane.
Proteas fast bowler Dale Steyn reveals the Australians he most enjoyed lining up against.
On this day in 2007, Australia beat Sri Lanka in the 2007 World Cup final by 53 runs (D/L method) to lift a third consecutive World Cup Trophy.
Steven Smith and David Warner return, while Peter Handscomb, Josh Hazlewood and Ashton Turner miss out on Australia’s World Cup 15.