Cricket South Africa has congratulated spinner Keshav Maharaj for reaching 100 Test wickets on Friday.
Proteas star Quinton de Kock has broken into the top 10 of the International Cricket Council’s rankings for Test batsmen.
Former batsman Hashim Amla has suggested captain Faf du Plessis return to fourth position in the batting order, as the Proteas attempt to recover from Sunday’s heavy defeat to India in the first Test in Visakhapatnam on Sunday.
Indian fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah has been sidelined from October’s Test series against South Africa due to a back injury.
The experienced Vernon Philander has heralded the importance of the Proteas’ seamers in conditions that will generally suit spinners during next month’s Test series against India.
England welcomed an 135-run victory on day four of the fifth and final Ashes series Test at The Oval in London on Sunday.
The uncapped Shubman Gill has been named in India’ squad for next month’s three Tests against the Proteas.
Fast bowler Kagiso Rabada is understandably eager to improve on the Proteas’ previous tour of India, come next month’s three Tests in Visakhapatnam, Pune and Ranchi.
The Indian Cricket Board has reported that it will earn 58% more per match over the next four years after tying up a new sponsorship deal. Paytm has decided to extend its commercial partnership until 2023 and it will pay 3.27 billion rupees (R690 million) for the privilege of doing so.
Australian batsman Steven Smith downplayed the threat posed by England fast bowler Jofra Archer, ahead of next week’s fourth Ashes series Test at Old Trafford in Manchester.
South African Marais Erasmus and Sri Lankans Ruchira Palliyaguruge and Kumar Dharmasena will be the umpires for the remaining matches in a what is become a riveting Ashes series.
Former captain Kevin Pietersen has implored England to back batsman Jason Roy, despite a challenging lack of form in the ongoing Ashes series in the United Kingdom.
The Proteas will be hard-pressed to fire on the batting front when they tour India in the coming months, writes JON CARDINELLI.
West Indies tailender Miguel Cummins collected a 45-ball duck on day three of the first Test against India in North Sound, Antigua, on Saturday.
South Africans Quinton de Kock and Aiden Markram have climbed to sixth and seventh position, respectively, in the latest International Cricket Council’s rankings for Test batsmen released on Monday.