12 March 2006 … The best game ever. Ricky Ponting made 164 from 105 balls as Australia made 434 for 4 – the first 400-plus total in the history of the game. And yet they lost by one wicket with one ball to spare, after Herschelle Gibbs led the charge with 175 from 111 balls. In all, 87 fours and 26 sixes were… Read more →
On this day 11 March 1996. Brian Lara was back to his brilliant best in West Indies’ surprise quarter-final victory over South Africa. Lara hammered 111 off just 94 balls, and South Africa – who left out Allan Donald for Paul Adams – surrendered to spin, losing eight wickets to Roger Harper, Jimmy Adams and Keith Arthurton, and went down by… Read more →
To get you in the mood for more World Cup action, have a look at this highlights reel of 10 great catches. Plenty of South African involvement!
Aamer Sohail scored 111, but South Africa still managed to beat Pakistan by 5 wickets at the 1996 World Cup.
One of the classiest batsmen to have ever played for his country, Daryll Cullinan, turns 48 on Wednesday.
Dale Steyn played in his 100th ODI, at Canberra today, where he took two wickets in the win against Ireland. Watch the tribute his teammates put together for him.
South Africa fast bowler Dale Steyn will play his 100th ODI when the Proteas face Ireland in Canberra on Tuesday.
Watch what the Proteas had to say after their impressive victory over the West Indies in Sydney.
Irish batsman Ed Joyce may well be the luckiest man in cricket after a scarcely believable delivery in Brisbane against the UAE on Wednesday.
Chris Gayle reflects on his World Cup record against Zimbabwe and calls it the ‘number one innings’ that he’s played.
Chris Gayle hit a Cricket World Cup record 215 against Zimbabwe. He went from 100 to 200 in just 32 balls, one more than it took AB de Villiers to go from 0-100 in his world record at the Wanderers.
Former great Australian fast bowler Glenn McGrath has said he deeply regrets shooting African animals – despite speaking about wanting to do so two years before.
Gary Kirsten talks about his 188 against the UAE, which is the highest individual score in the World Cup to date.
With the big match between South Africa and India looming at the weekend, here we see how the Proteas are being hyped up in India.
The Proteas try their best to wish captain AB de Villiers a happy 31st birthday in Australia.