SOUTH AFRICA VS NEW ZEALAND 2012 13

  • Injured Amla withdrawn from final ODI January 23, 2013

    Johannesburg: Cricket South Africa says batsman Hashim Amla's fitness will not be risked in the final oneday international against New Zealand on Friday. CSA has withdrawn the righthander from the game because of a right thigh strain when he was 5050 to play and will allow him to rest...
  • Miller replaces suspended de Villiers in ODI squad January 20, 2013

    Cape Town: Lefthanded batsman David Miller has been named in the South African oneday squad for the second and third games of their series against New Zealand following the suspension of captain AB de Villiers. De Villiers was suspended for two games by ICC match referee David Boon for maintaining a...
  • 1st ODI: Franklin heroics give NZ a thrilling win January 19, 2013

    Paarl, South Africa: James Franklin batted skilfully with the tail to secure a tense onewicket upset win for New Zealand in the first oneday international against South Africa at Boland Park on Saturday. Franklin hit 47 not out as the last three New Zealand wickets added 104 runs in a...
  • SA v NZ, 1st ODI: Dominant South Africa start as favourites January 18, 2013

    Paarl: South Africa won the Test series, the two Twenty20s were shared and now its time for the final leg of the tour a threematch ODI series. Considering their dismal showing in the two Tests, in which fragile batting was the reason for innings defeats, the odds remain stacked...
  • Kirsten keen to change South Africa's oneday luck January 18, 2013

    Cape Town: Gary Kirsten has proved to be a coach with a golden touch, firstly with India and now with South Africa. He took India to number one in Test cricket and they won the 2011 World Cup in his last assignment with the world's most populous cricket nation. In...
  • 2nd Test: NZ in the soup after losing six against SA January 12, 2013

    Port Elizabeth: New Zealand was in tatters at 47 for 6 after South Africa declared its first innings on 525 for 8 on day two of the second Test on Saturday, leaving the rattled tourists sliding toward another heavy and embarrassing defeat. After three South African batsmen made centuries, Dale Steyn...
  • Vernon Philander doubtful for 2nd Test against NZ January 5, 2013

    Sydney: The South African team medical staff will again be keeping a close eye on opening bowler Vernon Philander in the leadup to the second Test against New Zealand, starting in Port Elizabeth on Friday. Philander, who collected his fifth man of the match award in only 13 matches after...
  • New Zealand cricket getting it all wrong January 5, 2013

    Cape Town: Even winning the toss won't help Brendon McCullum's desperate search for "some positives" from his team's confidenceshaking loss to South Africa in the first test. New Zealand got that wrong, too. McCullum chose to bat and New Zealand crumbled to 45 all out and their third worst batting...
  • Dale Steyn captures 300th Test wicket January 2, 2013

    Cape Town: South African fast bowler Dale Steyn captured his 300th Test wicket when he bowled Doug Bracewell on the first morning of the first Test against New Zealand at Newlands on Wednesday. Steyn, 29, was playing in his 61st Test. Only Australia's Dennis Lillee, who achieved the feat in...
  • Vernon Philander set to play in first Test against NZ January 1, 2013

    Cape Town: South African opening bowler Vernon Philander is "provisionally fit" for the first Test against New Zealand starting at Newlands on Wednesday. "He's come through his fitness test well," said captain Graeme Smith on Tuesday. "Unless he stiffens up later today or tonight he's fit to play." Philander has not...
  • New Zealand get vital batting practice in SA tour match December 28, 2012

    Paarl: New Zealand's top order batsmen all spent valuable time at the crease on the first day of a threeday match against a South African Invitation XI at Boland Park on Friday. The New Zealanders finished the day on 311 for six after winning the toss. Only two batsmen, Kane Williamson...