The South African Under-19s fell 22 runs short of a moral boosting win against Bangladeshi U19s in the seventh and final ODI, in Durban.
The South African Under-19s went down by 58 runs in the sixth ODI against Bangladesh, and with it went the seven-match series, 4-2.
South Africa’s Under-19s bounced back with a comprehensive 34-run win to keep alive their hopes of salvaging the seven-match ODI series.
It was a good day for Bangladesh across the great divide as their Under-19s emphatically beat the young Proteas by eight wickets with almost 10 overs remaining, writes Mark Salter.
Liam Smith slammed the brakes on a slide against Bangladesh to help South Africa’s Under 19s win the third ODI by seven wickets in Pietermaritzburg.
The Bangladesh under-19s went 2-0 up in the second match of the seven-match, Youth One-Day series when they beat the South Africa U19s by 29 runs in Durban on Tuesday.
South Africa’s U19 team couldn’t replicate the success of the senior side as they lost the first Youth ODI against Bangladesh U19 by eight wickets in Durban on Sunday.
South Africa is slowly but surely improving the quality of spinners available to the Proteas, says Paul Adams.
Proteas players JP Duminy, Temba Bavuma, Reeza Hendricks and Aaron Phangiso will all be attending the spin bowling camp held at the HPC in Pretoria next week as preparation for South Africa’s tour of Bangladesh in July.
AB de Villiers will again be the favourite to win the SA Cricketer of the Year award when the CSA awards are held on 3 June in Johannesburg.
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.
A rejuvenated Dane Piedt is up-beat about his international career and his future prospects following his second-innings performance for the Nashua Cape Cobras against the Sunfoil Dolphins in the final four-day match of the 2014/2015-season.
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.
The Proteas women went down in the second ODI, young Titans batsman is a future Protea and the SA U19 cricket side is nominated for team of the year.
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.