Veteran New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor ruled out retirement on Friday following the Black Caps’ victory over India in the inaugural World Test Championship, saying he could still contribute to the team.
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Cricket South Africa has congratulated the Proteas on their dominant 2-0 series win over the West Indies in the Test series which finished in St Lucia on Monday.
Following the Proteas’ 2-0 series win over the West Indies, CARL LEWIS covers the biggest talking points and takeaways from the Test matches.
Keshav Maharaj picked up five wickets and claimed a historic hat-trick in the second Test in St Lucia, the West Indies crumbling under another impressive performance from the Proteas bowling unit getting them out in under two sessions to win by 158 runs.
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Catch the highlights from day three of the second Test between the West Indies and South Africa at the Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium.
A gutsy partnership in St Lucia suggests a fighting spirit is brewing, but the Proteas’ batting inconsistency remains the biggest threat to their ascension in the Test rankings, writes RYAN VREDE.
Ryan Vrede picks his best combined 11 from the WTC final between India and New Zealand. India fans, this is a trigger warning.
The entire morning session was lost due to the wet outfield but the afternoon more than made up for that in terms of action. South Africa lost six wickets for just 63 runs in one rain-shortened session on day three in St. Lucia but maintain their healthy lead.
Quinton de Kock’s great innings and the Proteas bowlers’ domination will see South Africa take a massive lead into day three against the West Indies.
Virat Kohli has questioned whether the winners of the inaugural World Test Championship final between India and New Zealand can truly be considered the best international side.
New Zealand could be the Test world champions by Tuesday. They’ve completely transformed their cricket culture to get to this point. There are lessons for the Proteas in their rise, writes RYAN VREDE.
India and New Zealand face off in the inaugural World Test Championship final at Southampton starting Friday, with a host of modern-day cricket’s best red-ball players on show.
It feels fitting that in a format which rewards exceptionally high levels of temperament and talent, a one-off Test decides the champions of the world, writes RYAN VREDE.