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JOHANNESBURG, May 1 - There’s no secret to performing in the World Cup, according to former swing bowler Richard Snell, other than getting your proven match-winners to fire and making sure you’re in the last four come the business end of the competition. “The trick is to be in the top four,” says Snell, part of Kepler Wessels’ team in...
JOHANNESBURG, April 18 – Veteran opening batsman Hashim Amla was named in South Africa's Cricket World Cup squad which was announced on Thursday. While the Highveld Lions' Reeza Hendricks must be the most devastated man in the country after being left out of the squad, his omission didn’t take former Proteas’ left-arm spinner Paul Harris by surprise. “The big call was...
DELHI, India, April 8 – The leader of the South African attack Kagiso Rabada continues to shine in the Indian Premier League (IPL), with another top performance over the weekend. Rabada, impressed, as he claimed 4/21 for the Delhi Captials to keep the Royal Challengers Bangaloreto 149/8, and eventually sealing the Player of the Match award. “Today my lines worked for...
CENTURION, March 22 - Cricket SA congratulated South Africa on winning the T20 International Series against Sri Lanka with a match to spare on Friday. The Proteas took a 2-0 lead in the three-match series when they beat the visitors by 16 runs at SuperSport Park. The Proteas can now attempt to complete a clean sweep in the final match at...
JOHANNESBURG, March 6 - The sports and recreation department on Wednesday, said the transformation charter would not place sports players, who do not deserve it, on national teams and would end stereotypes. On Wednesday, the department made an application at the Labour Court in Johannesburg -- opposing trade union Solidarity's court action -- in support of transformation in sport. "Solidarity has...
DURBAN, February 14 – A counter-attacking innings of 80 from Quinton de Kock helped rescue South Africa on Day 1 of their first Test against Sri Lanka in Durban on Wednesday. The Proteas, who were put in to bat, were bowled out for 235, before Sri Lanka finished the day on 49/1, trailing South Africa by 186 runs. De Kock’s recovery...
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, February 4 – South Africa are in third position on the ICC ODI Team Rankings after their 3-2 series win over Pakistan after their recent series. The only other African side close to cracking the top was Zimbabwe who are in 11th position. After their series win in the fifth ODI at Newlands South African captain Faf...
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, February 4 – Paceman Kagiso Rabada is the only South African to find himself in the world's One-Day International top-10 bowlers ranking which the International Cricket Council  (ICC) released on Monday. South Africa fared slightly better in the batting department with two players in the top 10 - captain Faf du Plessis at sixth and Quinton...
CAPE TOWN, January 31 – South Africa produced by far their most complete performance of the entire series as they cruised to a seven-wicket victory with 10 overs to spare in the final One-Day International against Pakistan at Newlands on Wednesday. The result gave them an overall 3-2 series victory over the ICC Champions Trophy holders and was their fourth...
DURBAN, January 23 - Following a man of the match performance which helped South Africa to a five-wicket win in the second One-Day International against Pakistan in Durban on Tuesday, allrounder Andile Phehlukwayo described his performance as his best-ever for the Proteas. The 22-year-old claimed 4/22 with the ball and then plundered an unbeaten 69 to help his side to...


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