• On this day 9 years ago

    On this day 9 years ago

    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 19 years ago

    On this day 19 years ago

    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 →

    10 great catches

    10 great catches

    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!

    Daryll Cullinan turns 48

    Daryll Cullinan turns 48

    One of the classiest batsmen to have ever played for his country, Daryll Cullinan, turns 48 on Wednesday.

    Proteas tribute to Steyn

    Proteas tribute to Steyn

    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.

    Luck of the Irish

    Luck of the Irish

    Irish batsman Ed Joyce may well be the luckiest man in cricket after a scarcely believable delivery in Brisbane against the UAE on Wednesday.

    A real Gayle force

    A real Gayle force

    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.

    McGrath under fire for hunting

    McGrath under fire for hunting

    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.

    Proteas a worry for India

    Proteas a worry for India

    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.