South Africa Cricket

  • 'South Africa's Uturn forced SL to abstain from voting' February 10, 2014

    Colombo: Sri Lanka Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage said the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) had no other choice but to abstain from voting during the ICC Board meeting in Singapore, after South Africa did Uturn on the Big Three's plan to revamp the ICC structure. "When Haroon Lorgat said South Africa was...
  • Jacques Kallis to quit Test cricket after Durban match December 25, 2013

    South Africa allrounder Jacques Kallis has decided to quit Test cricket after the second Test against India, Cricket South Africa announced on Wednesday. Kallis, cricket's fourth highest Test rungetter, will remain available for selection in limitedovers cricket, that means he still has a chance to play at the 2015 ICC World...
  • Hashim Amla named Cricketer of the Year at CSA awards September 10, 2013

    Johannesburg: Batsman Hashim Amla was the star of Cricket South Africa's annual awards as he walked away with four top honours, including the coveted 'Cricketer of the Year' trophy for the second time in his career. Amla was beaten in just one of the top categories by teammate AB de...
  • Delhi Police files chargesheet in 2000 matchfixing case July 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police has finally filed a chargesheet on Monday in the 2000 matchfixing case after 13 years in which late and former captain of South Africa Hansie Cronje named. According to sources the chargesheet is mostly based on King's Commission report, confession of Hansie Cronje and telephonic intercepts....
  • CSA announces new selection panel July 19, 2013

    Johannesburg: Cricket South Africa (CSA) Friday announced the reappointment of Andrew Hudson as convener of the national selection committee and also named two new selectors. Former KwaZuluNatal wicketkeeper Linda Zondi and former Gauteng allrounder Hussein Manack have been appointed as the new selectors. Shafiek Abrahams, who like Hudson represented the Proteas at...
  • South Africa await stern challenge post Kirsten era May 13, 2013

    Cape Town: Less than a year after climbing to the top of the Test rankings, South African cricket is suddenly faced with an uncertain future with respected coach Gary Kirsten set to depart and two top players at a crossroads in their careers. Kirsten's decision not to extend his contract when...
  • Majola wins round one in CSA hearing August 3, 2012

    Johannesburg: Suspended Cricket South Africa CEO Gerald Majola has won the first round of his disciplinary hearing on the allegedly irregular IPL bonuses he paid himself and to other CSA staff. Majola's legal team has been calling for the chairman of the disciplinary hearing, John Myburgh, to step down because he...
  • Philander wins top South African award June 7, 2012

    Johannesburg:: New ball bowler Vernon Philander was named South African cricketer of the year on Wednesday following a sensational entry into Test cricket during the 2011-12 season. Philander, 26, took 51 wickets in seven Tests at an average of 14.15. He took five or more wickets in an innings on...
  • du Plessis, Morris get maiden T20 SA call-ups May 30, 2012

    The allrounders Faf du Plessis and Chris Morris have been called up to a 15-member squad for the unofficial Twenty20 series against Zimbabwe and Bangladesh next month. Johan Botha will lead the squad in the absence of AB de Villiers who is one of four players being rested, along with...
  • Bhajji, Yuvi doubtful for Test squad against SA March 17, 2008

    Mumbai: Injury-ridden Harbhajan Singh and Yuvraj Singh's fitness will be put to test on Monday as selectors get ready to pick the squad for the three-Test home series against South Africa, which begins on March 26. On Monday, the National Selection Committee will pick the squad only for the first Test....