Sri Lanka’s front-line spinner Rangana Herath is recovering well and looks likely to face South Africa in Wednesday’s World Cup quarter-final at the SCG , chief selector Sanath Jayasuriya said on Monday.
On this day, at the 2007 World Cup in the West Indies, South Africa opener Herschelle Gibbs made history when he became the first player to smash six sixes in one over in international cricket.
It’s time for the senior players in the Proteas squad to step up and take responsibility, says Hashim Amla ahead of the crucial quarterfinal match against Sri Lanka on Wednesday.
South Africa will face Sri Lanka in the quarter-finals of the World Cup on Wednesday after Australia beat Scotland in Hobart on Saturday.
South Africa need to sort out their bowling attack if they want to win the World Cup, says former New Zealand captain Martin Crowe.
Cricket South Africa has announced the Proteas’ playing schedule, which will include series against England, New Zealand and Australia over the next 18 months.
Team selections will be the biggest talking point surrounding South Africa as they prepare for their quarter-final next Wednesday at the SCG.
SACricketmag.com analyses South Africa’s big win over the UAE and picks five talking points for what it means for the play-offs.
South Africa beat the United Arab Emirates by 146 runs on Thursday to consolidate their position in Pool B.
A well-paced 99 by AB de Villiers ensured that the Proteas posted 341-6 in the Pool B clash against the UAE in Wellington.
UAE captain Mohammad Tauqir has won the toss and asked the Proteas to bat in their final Pool B match in Wellington.
The weight of South Africa’s reputation at World Cups will catch up with them when they reach the play-offs, says former Proteas great Jacques Kallis.
Faf du Plessis and Vernon Philander are nursing injuries which will be monitored overnight before a decision on their availability is made for South Africa’s final World Cup pool match against the UAE in Wellington on Thursday.
AB de Villiers says South Africa have moved on from their defeat to Pakistan and still believe they are the best team at the World Cup.
South Africa play their final pool match against the UAE in Wellington on Thursday. We pick six things to look out for during the game.