• News round-up

    News round-up

    Joe Root’s sixth Test hundred piloted England to a position of control at 373 for six in reply to the West Indies first innings total of 299 at stumps on the third day of the second Test.

    U19s named Team of the Year

    U19s named Team of the Year

    The World Cup-winning Under-19 cricket squad triumphed in the Team of the Year category at the 2014 South African Sports Awards, hosted in Johannesburg on Sunday.

    QnA with Ray Jennings

    QnA with Ray Jennings

    SA Cricket magazine spoke exclusively to former Proteas and South Africa U19 coach Ray Jennings about character versus technique, his tough approach to the job – and more.

    SA U19s suffer whitewash

    SA U19s suffer whitewash

    After drawing the two-match Youth Test series 0-0, the SA U19s were soundly beaten 5-0 by England U19 in their five-match Youth ODI series.

    SA U19s draw series

    SA U19s draw series

    The SA U19 side’s Youth Test series ended 0-0 after the second game ended in a draw due to a final-day washout.

    SA U19s draw first Youth Test

    SA U19s draw first Youth Test

    The first Youth Test match between SA U19 and England U19 ended in a draw after the SA U19s declared on 300-7 at Cambridge on Monday, with an overall lead of 381 runs.

    SA U19s get new captain

    SA U19s get new captain

    CSA on Thursday announced the 15-man South Africa U19 squad that will tour England from 24 July to 23 August. The team will be led by KwaZulu-Natal batsman Sibonelo Makhanya.

    Fast and furious

    Fast and furious

    We chatted to lightning quick SA U19 bowler Kagiso Rabada after the side’s World Cup triumph. By GARETH STEVENS

    Great new generation

    Great new generation

    Ray Jennings’ talented U19 squad became national heroes by winning South Africa’s first World Cup. By GARETH STEVENS.