SOUTH AFRICA TOUR OF AUSTRALIA

  • Atherton salutes 'great competitor' Ponting November 30, 2012

    London: Former England captain Michael Atherton hailed Ricky Ponting as a "great competitor" after the Australia star announced on Thursday his intention to retire from international duty after the upcoming Test against South Africa in Perth. Ponting, who turns 38 next month, will be playing in his 168th Test, equalling Steve...
  • Aussies play down leaked secret dossier on SA November 8, 2012

    Brisbane: Australia captain Michael Clarke has played down the significance of the socalled "Protea Files" leaked in the domestic media a day ahead of the seriesopening Test against South Africa. The CourierMail newspaper reported Thursday it had obtained a twopage dossier revealing Australia's blueprint for targeting perceived weaknesses in each of...
  • Hughes in Australia 'A' team to play South Africa October 26, 2012

    Sydney: Australia will not be fielding any of their Test players in South Africa's opening tour match against Australia 'A' next month, the chief of selectors John Inverarity said on Friday. In announcing the 'A' team to face the Proteas in Sydney from November 2 to 4, Inverarity said the...
  • SA call uncapped Kleinveldt for Australia tour October 10, 2012

    Johannesburg: Uncapped allrounder Rory Kleinveldt has been called up to the South Africa squad for the threeTest series in Australia, Cricket South Africa (CSA) announced on Wednesday. The 29yearold Kleinveldt has played two Twenty20 internationals but has yet to make a Test appearance for South Africa. Kleinveldt, who has taken 208...