Vernon Philander

  • I was out of line, says Michael Clarke 06-03-2014 08:35 AM

    Cape Town: Australian captain Michael Clarke admitted he had been out of order after a heated exchange with South Africa's Vernon Philander during the tense closing stages of the third and final Test at Newlands on Wednesday. Clarke and Philander were seen exchanging words as the match went into the...
  • 3rd Test: Ryan Harris bowls Australia to South Africa series win 05-03-2014 11:04 PM

    Australia's Ryan Harris took the last two wickets as South Africa came within five overs of saving the third Test on a dramatic day in which a third umpire decision came close to deciding the outcome of the match. South Africa were bowled out for 265 as Australia won the...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs Australia, 2nd Test Day 4 23-02-2014 01:35 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page Day 3 round-up: South Africa pressed home their big advantage over Australia in the second Test as Hashim Amla made 93 not out after earlier dislocating his finger and the hosts forged 369 runs ahead on the third day...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs Australia, 2nd Test, Day 3 22-02-2014 01:42 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page Day 2 round-up: JP Duminy, AB de Villiers, Wayne Parnell and Vernon Philander put South Africa on top as they reduced Australia to 112 for 4 on the second day of the second Test at St George's Park on...
  • Morne Morkel goes for scan on injured right shoulder 13-02-2014 04:27 PM

    Centurion: South Africa fast bowler Morne Morkel missed the start of the second day of the first Test against Australia to go for a scan on an injured right shoulder. The South African team said Morkel hurt his shoulder diving for a ball while fielding on the first day. South...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs India, 2nd Test, Day 5 30-12-2013 12:28 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 4 round-up: Jacques Kallis scored a fairytale hundred in his last Test as South Africa consolidated their position on the fourth day of the second and final Test against India, taking a 166-run lead which could prove decisive...
  • 2nd Test: South Africa reach 81/0 after India's 334 on Day 2 27-12-2013 09:30 PM

    Durban was dark and gloomy on Friday morning, but by the end of the day, the home fans returned having witnessed a fine spell of fast bowling from Dale Steyn that saw India's first innings folding up for 334, adding just 153 for the loss of nine wickets on a...
  • Philander in SA preliminary T20 World Cup squad 27-12-2013 01:22 PM

    Durban: South Africa have included the world's number one Test bowler Vernon Philander in their preliminary 30-man squad for the World Twenty20 tournament to be played in Bangladesh in March and April next year. Philander played the last of his seven Twenty20 international matches in 2007, but his recent recall...
  • Wanderers hero Kohli jumps to career-best rankings in Tests 23-12-2013 07:06 PM

    Dubai: Star batsman Virat Kohli jumped nine places to achieve his career-best 11th spot in the latest Reliance ICC Player Rankings for Test batsmen issued on Monday. Kohli, who stroked 119 and 96 in the two innings in the first Test against South Africa, was the second highest-ranked Indian after...
  • Morkel's injury was a huge loss: Philander 21-12-2013 10:29 AM

    Johannesburg: South African pacer Vernon Philander feels losing pacer Morne Morkel to injury has compounded matters for his team in the opening Test against India here. Morkel twisted his ankle in the first session of the second day on Friday and is now out of this Test match, as well...
  • 1st Test: India look to pile on the lead on day four 21-12-2013 09:26 AM

    Johannesburg: India will take field on day four with their tail up after posting 284 for 2 at stumps on day three with a lead of 320 runs. The bowlers started the day strongly by wiping away the South African tail cheaply and then the Indian batsmen virtually took the...
  • Losing Morkel through injury was huge: Vernon Philander 20-12-2013 11:53 PM

    Johannesburg: South African pacer Vernon Philander said that Morne Morkel's injury compounded matters for their team, on a day when India took control of the first Test at Johannesburg. Morkel twisted his ankle in the first session of the day and is now out of this Test match, as well...
  • Vernon Philander fastest South African to take 100 Test wickets 20-12-2013 05:08 PM

    Johannesburg: Vernon Philander became the fastest South African to 100 Test wickets on Friday, overtaking Dale Steyn by reaching the mark in his 19th match. Steyn took 20 matches. Philander removed Shikhar Dhawan at the start of India's second innings in the first Test at Johannesburg's Wanderers for the record....
  • As it happened: South Africa vs India, 1st Test, Day 3 20-12-2013 12:40 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 round-up: Pacers set the stage for India with a magnificent exhibition of swing bowling as South Africa suffered an unexpected collapse on Day 2. India, resuming with their overnight score of 255 for 5 on Thursday, were...
  • 1st Test: India look to gain upper hand on day three 20-12-2013 09:55 AM

    Johannesburg: With the pitch looking dry on day two was ideal for batting, but Indian batsmen were only able to add 25 runs to their overnight score before folding up for 280. A strong reply was expected considering the imposing batting line-up South Africa have, however, it took one good...
  • 1st Test: Indian pacers limit South Africa to 213/6 on Day 2 19-12-2013 09:43 PM

    Johannesburg: Pacers set the stage for India with a magnificent exhibition of swing bowling as South Africa suffered an unexpected collapse on Day 2. India, resuming with their overnight score of 255 for 5 on Thursday, were bundled out for 280 in their first innings but clawed back brilliantly to...
  • CPL: Gayle's knock in vain as Guyana pip Jamaica 17-08-2013 12:59 PM

    Despite Chris Gayle's 46-ball 43, Jamaica Tallawahs lost by five runs chasing Guyana Amazon Warriors' target of 140 in the Carribean Premier League on Thursday. After put in to bat, openers Lendl Simmons (30) and Martin Guptill (39) gave Guyana a decent start. Then James Franklin coming first down scored...
  • Vernon Philander wants to establish himself in ODIs 24-07-2013 02:43 PM

    Kent: Swing bowler Vernon Philander says he intends to use the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) T20 League to force his way into the South African team for the shorter form of the game. The 28 year-old's red-ball credentials are outstanding with 89 wickets in 16 Tests, reaching 50 wickets in...
  • Kent sign Vernon Philander on short-term deal 26-06-2013 05:18 PM

    Kent county club has roped in South Africa bowling sensation Vernon Philander on a short-term deal. Philander, 28, has had an outstanding beginning to his Test career, taking 89 wickets in just 16 matches at a staggering 17.13. Philander is eligible to play in Kent's FLt20 match against Middlesex on...