There is a freedom and freshness about South Africa’s newest left-handed batting talent. This baby-faced assassin looks to be the real deal, writes Tom Eaton.
JP Duminy has been named captain of the Proteas T20 side for their series against New Zealand and Australia, while Vernon Philander is recalled to the ODI squad in place of Mthokozisi Shezi.
Proteas all-rounder Wayne Parnell’s shoulder injury sustained in the opening game of the Sunfoil Series season is unlikely to stop him from travelling to New Zealand next month for the ODI triangular series also featuring Australia.
To watch Wayne Parnell in the second Test against Australia in February was to see a glimpse of the player he should be, writes Ryan Vrede. There had been a four-year gap between appearances in the Test side, and in three balls he made a statement about the depth of his talent.
Russell Domingo has been given the keys to the Proteas coaching job until April 2016, which has seen a two-year deal become a three-year one.
Dale Steyn says he may never forgive Michael Clarke for a sledge made by the Australian captain during the Newlands Test earlier this year.
Faf du Plessis, South Africa’s prolific No3 batsman, explains what help he’s got in protecting his ‘jewels’.
After the Proteas win against Australia in the final of the Triangular series held in Harare, we look at the top performers. Gareth Stevens reports.
South Africa qualified for the final of the Triangular series by beating Zimbabwe by 63 runs on the back of another Faf du Plessis century in Harare on Thursday.
We preview the sixth game of the Triangular series, between South Africa and Zimbabwe, taking place on Thursday, 3 September at 9:30am.
Forget what the poet said about scorned women. In July we learned that hell hath no fury like a cricket ball scratched, writes Tom Eaton.
First it was Quinton de Kock who reached 1 000 ODI runs in the same number of innings (21) as Sir Viv Richards, Kevin Pietersen and Jonathan Trott and now Imran Tahir has also leapt to the top of an exclusive ODI list.
Despite a valiant effort from Faf du Plessis, the Proteas couldn’t chase down the 283-run target set by Australia.
We preview the fifth game of the Triangular series between South Africa and Australia taking place on Tuesday, 2 September at 9:30am.
Quinton de Kock has shown his aptitude for international cricket. Now we have to give him the support he needs to build a long and run-laden career for the Proteas.