Captain AB de Villiers remained wary of a New Zealand team five positions inferior in the International Cricket Council’s ODI rankings, as South Africa prepared for a testing three-match series in Mount Maunganui and Hamilton later this month.
South Africa have slipped back to No2 in the world ODI rankings after Australia beat Pakistan by one run in Abu Dhabi to win their series 3-0.
Graeme Smith, one of cricket’s most lauded opening batsmen and captains of all-time, has leapt to the defence of Kevin Pietersen.
SA Cricket magazine spoke exclusively to South African batsman Farhaan Behardien about his tough time endured in Sri Lanka last year, his burgeoning role with the ball, preferred position in the batting order, World Cup ambition – amongst other things.
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.