AB de Villiers

South Africa hope for improved showing against Lankan tweakers

<b>Overview</b><p>Sri Lanka v South Africa<br>Sinhalese Sports Club, Colombo<br>2nd Test<br>Friday, 20 July, 04:30 GMT, 10:00 Local<p>Their batsmen were so deeply troubled by …

Cricket

CSA officials in talks with former Proteas captain AB de Villiers

Cricket South Africa (CSA) officials are in talks with former Proteas captain AB de Villiers to become a consultant for the junior national teams and …

South Africa

BBL 08: Five reasons to be excited for the Big Bash League this summer

On Wednesday, Cricket Australia revealed their BBL 08 fixtures list, and boy, we hope you have enjoyed talking with your family throughout the winter …

Cricket

WATCH: Cricket SA hoping to employ AB de Villiers as a consultant

JOHANNESBURG - Thabang Moroe has said that though nothing is confirmed yet, there’s a chance AB De Villiers will be involved with Cricket South …

Sport (South Africa)

Proteas labouring in Asia: Here’s why

2018-07-18 13:21<p>Dean Elgar celebrates his ton at Newlands (Gallo).<p>Cape Town - South Africa having a tough time of it batting-wise at Test level in …

Sport (South Africa)

Stars assured they’ll be home for Christmas

The bigger-than-ever Big Bash fixture for the 2018/19 season contained several firsts headlined by a December 24 double-header starting with the …

Australian News

Proteas desperate for Amla to rediscover 'Mighty Hash'

2018-07-17 10:06<p>Hashim Amla (Getty)<p>Cape Town - Cricket dishes up certain 'once-in-a-generation' stars who, regardless of recent form, are undroppable.<p>…

Sport (South Africa)

Benkenstein calls for mental preparedness after Galle debacle

South Africa batting coach Dale Benkenstein put his team's struggles against spin down to their mental make-up after their twin collapses in the …

South Africa

Sir Richard Hadlee to undergo surgery after discovery of secondary cancer

13m<p>Malcolm Waller pulls out of Zimbabwe's ODI squad<p>23h<p>Morgan hopes England learn from pressure of decider<p>11h<p>Saha likely to miss England Test series<p>10h<p>…

World Records

Spin: It’s turning Proteas into jelly

2018-07-15 15:04<p>Dilruwan Perera (AP)<p>Cape Town – It’s a dangerous, developing trend: the fallibility of the current, broad crop of <b>Proteas</b> cricketers …

Sport (South Africa)

Anderson's tall story becomes epic tale

LONDON (AFP) -<p>Kevin Anderson stands out at 6ft 8ins (2.02m) and on Sunday he'll stand even taller when he becomes the first South African man in 97 years to play in the Wimbledon final.<p>Big in stature, the 32-year-old has also had to develop a thick skin.<p>Born in Johannesburg, but a long-time …

Tennis

South Africa bowled out for 73, their lowest Test total since readmission

Sri Lanka off-spinner Dilruwan Perera took six wickets in the second innings for a match-haul of 10, as the hosts registered a thumping 278-run win …

Cricket

Wimbledon Day 11 - headlines and sidelines

LONDON (AFP) -<p>Headlines and sidelines at Wimbledon on Friday:<p>- Headlines -<p>+ Anderson wins 6hr 36min semi-final epic<p>+ Anderson, Isner clash is second longest Slam singles match<p>+ Longest ever Wimbledon semi-final<p>+ Nadal, Djokovic to meet for 52nd time<p>- Who's saying what -<p>"I hope this is a sign for …

Tennis

Canadians to reap benefit of playing against world-class players

Nitish Kumar and Nikhil Dutta aren’t household names in Canadian sport. In fact few if any outside of cricket have heard of these young players who …

West Indies

Tennis fans are in for an 'all-SA' Wimbledon treat on Tuesday

LONDON – They share a love of tennis - which is what has brought them to this stage of the world’s most glamorous tournament - a love of South …

Sport (South Africa)

How ambidextrous cricketers could be set to revolutionise the modern game

WHAT’S more valuable: an elite, one-handed player or someone who’s proficient with both?<p>It’s a question cricket coaches are pondering as the sport …

Sport (Australia)

AB wants to press 'normal' button

If you are a white, fair-haired male of reasonable build and happen to be strolling around in India when the Proteas are in town, chances are that a …

Sport (South Africa)

With AB lost to the Proteas, Gibson and Faf have tough decisions to make

DURBAN - South Africa will begin a Test series without the considerable services of AB de Villiers forever, when they meet Sri Lanka in the first of …

Sport (South Africa)

Markram must prove himself outside of SA

2018-07-05 13:07<p>Aiden Markram (Gallo)<p>Cape Town - <b>Aiden Markram's</b> Test statistics make for near-perfect reading.<p>Just <b>10</b> matches in after making his …

Sport (South Africa)

4 Proteas in Steyn's best Test XI

2018-07-04 20:59<p>Dale Steyn (Gallo)<p>Cape Town - Proteas fast bowler <b>Dale Steyn</b> has named his best Test XI with <b>four</b> South Africans selected - he also …

Sport (South Africa)

Aaron Finch makes history with biggest Twenty20 International score ever

AARON Finch shattered the record books with a century against Zimbabwe in Harare, posting the highest individual score in Twenty20 International …

Sport (Australia)

Finch fury in Harare

7:33 AM ET<p><i>Plenty of records tumbled as Australia went on the rampage against Zimbabwe in Harare. Here are some of the big milestones from the game</i><p><b>223</b> …

Sport (Australia)

Du Plessis calls for harsher punishments for ball tampering

2:28 PM ET<p>South Africa captain Faf du Plessis who has been found guilty of ball-tampering twice (UAE 2013 and Australia 2016) and been on the …

Ball Tampering

Dale Steyn's Dream 11: South Africa seamer picks two Indian players in all-time best Test XI

Dale Steyn is one of the best pacers the game of cricket has seen. He picked up 419 wickets in 86 Test matches that he played for his country at an …

India News

What makes Virat Kohli great? We asked the Sky Sports Cricket experts ahead of England v India...

Mike Atherton, Mark Butcher, Isa Guha, Rob Key and Nick Knight look at why the India skipper is so successful...<p>Virat Kohli's numbers are …

Virat Kohli

Faf: Our big strength will always be our fast bowlers

COLOMBO – South Africa will be better prepared for their upcoming tour of Sri Lanka, than they were in 2016 in India when they lost the Test series …

Sport (South Africa)

Sport24.co.za | Henderson: Spin trio gives Proteas options

Proteas assistant coach Claude Henderson discusses the value of their three spinners on the Sri Lanka tour.

Sport (South Africa)

India vs Ireland 2nd T20 International: When and where to watch, team news and full predictions

Getty images<p>Playing their 100th T20I, India hammered Ireland in the first of the two matches at Malahide. The 76-run margin of victory, if anything, …

Cricket

Exclusive: West Indies lead calls to protect small Test nations - and save future of game

The West Indies are leading a push for radical changes to protect the competitiveness of international cricket, <i>The Daily Telegraph</i> can reveal.<p>A new report by the West Indies advocates money from the International Cricket Council being allocated more equitably between countries, broadcasting rights …

Cricket

India vs Ireland 1st T20 International: When and where to watch, team news and full predictions

Getty Images<p>Virat Kohli and Co. will start their tour to England with the match today<p>The India vs Ireland 1st T20 International marks the beginning …

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