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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
We chatted to lightning quick SA U19 bowler Kagiso Rabada after the side’s World Cup triumph. By GARETH STEVENS
Ray Jennings’ talented U19 squad became national heroes by winning South Africa’s first World Cup. By GARETH STEVENS.