Ryan Mclaren

  • Selection posers for victorious South Africa February 25, 2014

    Cape Town: South Africa face a selection dilemma ahead of the decisive third Test against Australia, starting at Newlands Saturday, despite a convincing 231-run second Test win in Port Elizabeth, At least two changes seem likely, and the uncertainty of the selectors about their final eleven was indicated by their naming...
  • South Africa ponder team balance ahead of second Test February 19, 2014

    Port Elizabeth: Whether to stick with an allrounder at number seven or play an extra batsman to counter Australia's fiery bowling attack is the vexed question for South Africa ahead of the second Test at St George's Park in Port Elizabeth starting on Thursday. The Australians were clearly superior in all...
  • Johnson blow rules out McLaren for second Test February 18, 2014

    Port Elizabeth: South African allrounder Ryan McLaren has been ruled out of the second Test against Australia starting at St George's Park on Thursday after being hit on the head by fast bowler Mitchell Johnson during the first Test in Centurion on Saturday. South African team manager Dr Mohammed Moosajee said...
  • 1st Test: Johnson helps Australia crush No. 1 South Africa February 15, 2014

    Centurion: Australia crushed cricket's top-ranked team on Saturday as unstoppable fast bowler Mitchell Johnson took 12 of 20 wickets to send South Africa to a humbling 281-run defeat at home in the first Test. Already with 7 for 68 from the first innings, Johnson ripped out 5 for 59 in the...
  • McLaren, Parnell in South Africa Test squad for Australia series January 29, 2014

    Durban: Allrounders Ryan McLaren and Wayne Parnell were named in South Africa's 15-man squad on Wednesday for the three-match Test series against Australia starting on February 12. One of them is likely to fill the void left by the retirement of Jacques Kallis, who quit the five-day game ahead of the...
  • We will play with same intensity in the third ODI: Ryan McLaren December 10, 2013

    Centurion: South Africa might have already pocketed the ODI series against India with back-to-back wins, but their all-rounder Ryan McLaren said that his side will not take their feet off the pedal and will play with the same intensity in the third and final match here Wednesday. McLaren said winning the...
  • SA keep CT semis hopes alive with big win over Pakistan June 11, 2013

    Birmingham: South Africa's weakened bowling attack revived the team's Champions Trophy hopes on Monday, running through Pakistan for 167 to clinch a 67-run win at Edgbaston on Monday. The Pakistanis' second straight loss in Group B leaves them on the brink of elimination, with their flimsy batting lineup collapsing despite South...
  • Dhawan's 114 drives India to 331 against SA June 6, 2013

    Cardiff: Shikhar Dhawan's maiden ODI century proved the crux of India's 331 for 7 in the opening match of the ICC Champions Trophy, in what unfolded as 50 overs of two differing halves. The majority of the momentum lay with India as their makeshift opening pair of Dhawan (114) and...
  • McLaren among four to get new CSA contracts March 12, 2013

    Cape Town: South Africa have given national contracts to four new players - Dean Elgar, Rory Kleinveldt, Marchant de Lange and Aaron Phagiso - in a bid to improve the national side's performance, Cricket South Africa announced on Tuesday. Ryan McLaren was re-awarded a contract after missing out over the last...
  • Ryan McLaren confident in South Africa's ODI focus March 9, 2013

    Bloemfontein: South Africa's limited-overs form has dipped significantly since they held the mantle of No. 1 team in all three formats last year, but allrounder Ryan McLaren believes the team can hit back in the five ODIs against Pakistan starting Sunday. South Africa lost ODI series to England in 2012...
  • Injury-hit South Africa call up McLaren November 25, 2012

    Johannesburg: South Africa has called up allrounder Ryan McLaren as cover for injured pair Jacques Kallis and Vernon Philander, who are both doubts for the crucial third Test against Australia. The visitors will likely have to win that final match to save the series with Australia in a commanding position heading...