Shane Warne has backed uncapped England leg-spinner Matt Parkinson to make an impact on the upcoming Ashes tour as he is “perfectly suited” to Australian conditions.
There was lots to like about the Proteas’ bowling performance in the West Indies series, but plenty to be concerned about batting-wise, particularly an impotent middle order, writes RYAN VREDE.
Veteran New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor ruled out retirement on Friday following the Black Caps’ victory over India in the inaugural World Test Championship, saying he could still contribute to the team.
Alastair Cook has expressed sympathy for Joe Root, his successor as England’s Test captain, over a rotation policy he believes has left the current side “chasing their tail”.
New Zealand are the most fitting victors of the inaugural World Test Championship. This team will be remembered as one of great Test-cricket teams, writes RYAN VREDE.
Follow the live action as New Zealand take on India in the World Test Championship final.
Relive Keshav Maharaj’s hat-trick heroics that helped seal a 2-0 series victory over the West Indies for the Proteas.
Cricket South Africa has congratulated the Proteas on their dominant 2-0 series win over the West Indies in the Test series which finished in St Lucia on Monday.
Following the Proteas’ 2-0 series win over the West Indies, CARL LEWIS covers the biggest talking points and takeaways from the Test matches.
Keshav Maharaj picked up five wickets and claimed a historic hat-trick in the second Test in St Lucia, the West Indies crumbling under another impressive performance from the Proteas bowling unit getting them out in under two sessions to win by 158 runs.
The West Indies are chasing 324 for victory over the Proteas. Follow the live action below:
Catch the highlights from day three of the second Test between the West Indies and South Africa at the Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium.
A gutsy partnership in St Lucia suggests a fighting spirit is brewing, but the Proteas’ batting inconsistency remains the biggest threat to their ascension in the Test rankings, writes RYAN VREDE.
The entire morning session was lost due to the wet outfield but the afternoon more than made up for that in terms of action. South Africa lost six wickets for just 63 runs in one rain-shortened session on day three in St. Lucia but maintain their healthy lead.
Quinton de Kock’s great innings and the Proteas bowlers’ domination will see South Africa take a massive lead into day three against the West Indies.