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Abbott added to Proteas test squad

Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Tuesday named Kyle Abbott of the Sunfoil Dolphins as a replacement seam bowler for injured fast bowler Morne Morkel in the Proteas Castle Lager squad for the

Proteas crush Kiwis by 8 wickets

South Africa humiliated the touring New Zealanders with an embarrassingly one-sided eight-wicket victory in the first of three Twetnty20 Internationals on Friday. The hosts dismissed their hapless opponents for just 86 before

Landmark Test for Proteas

South Africa will reach a notable landmark in its young history in international cricket when Graeme Smith leads the Proteas in Perth for their 200th Test match since the country’s readmission after

Proteas ponder Kallis replacement

South Africa captain Graeme Smith concedes his side may need to call upon a replacement if Jacques Kallis does not recover in time for the final Test against Australia in Perth this

Welegedera sends Proteas crashing

Left-arm opening bowler Chanaka Welegedera produced a career-best performance to put Sri Lanka in the ascendancy on the second day of the second Test match against South Africa at Kingsmead on Tuesday.

De Villiers puts Proteas on top

A thrilling innings of 99 by AB de Villiers put South Africa in a strong position on the second day of the first Test against Sri Lanka at SuperSport Park on Friday.

Proteas look to put Kiwis in a spin

DHAKA – South Africa captain Graeme Smith says the deliberate shift from pace to spin could help his team beat New Zealand in the World Cup quarter-final on Friday. South Africa, who in the past always used their accomplished battery of fast bowlers to blow away rivals, have played three spinners to take advantage of the slow wickets in the sub-continent. Smith has often handed the new ball to either off-spinner Johan Botha or left-arm spinner Robin Peterson even though South Africa

Ruthless Proteas hunt down Tigers

DHAKA – Bangladesh’s slender hopes of reaching the quarter-finals of the World Cup they are co-hosting were crushed mercilessly by South Africa on Saturday with a 206-run Group B defeat.
The result means South Africa will top the group and should have the easiest — on paper — draw of the qualifiers in the last eight against the fourth-placed Group A side.
It also ensured that India, England and the West Indies will progress to the knockout stage although the order in

Duminy powers Proteas to quarters

KOLKATA – South Africa rode on JP Duminy’s robust 99 to storm into the World Cup quarter-finals with a crushing 131-run victory over Ireland Tuesday. The Proteas were wobbling at 117-5 after a tight bowling and fielding show by Ireland, but Duminy played a responsible knock to help his team post a challenging 272-7 in the day-night match at Eden Gardens.
The target proved too big for Ireland who were bowled out for 141 in 33.2 overs, with Gary Wilson top-scoring with 31. South