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Best Of The Blogs, April 7: Top Reads You Shouldn't Miss

The passing of Mam' Winnie Madikizela-Mandela shook many South Africans, and the tributes have been pouring in from across the globe, expressing both …

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

Australia slump to 90-year low

It took less than a session for South Africa to capture the seven wickets they needed on Tuesday to seal a 492-run win and claim an historic Test …

Vernon Philander

You can hardly blame them! Aussies share beers with South Africans to forget series from hell

Relations between the rivals hit an all-time low during Australia’s visit in 2014, when the hosts refused to invite the tourists in for a customary …

Kagiso Rabada

Protea Fire rips through Australia at the Wanderers

<b>Vernon Philander took six wickets for just 12 runs in eight overs as the Proteas made history on Tuesday with their first Test series victory over</b> …

News (South Africa)

Morne Morkel strikes twice to leave Australia reeling after Faf Du Plessis ton

Australia face an uphill battle to avoid defeat in the fourth Test against South Africa after they ended day four on 88-3 in pursuit of a monumental …

Quinton de Kock

Faf du Plessis scores century, South Africa on verge of historic test series win

South Africa captain Faf du Plessis putting the home side in control.<p>South Africa will record their first home test series win over Australia since …

Sport (New Zealand)

Tim Paine was the only choice to become captain of Australia, but cricket legends Shane Warne and Ian Chappell don't agree

Australian cricket legends Shane Warne and Ian Chappell feel that choosing Tim Paine as the captain of Australia isn't the right move for the team …

Tim Paine

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Australia fight but Test slipping away

<i>Session times: 6pm - 8pm | 8.40pm - 10.40pm | 11pm - 1am (all times AEST)</i><p><b>The fourth Test is being broadcast live in Australia on Fox Sports while</b> …

Cricket

0, 4, 8: Cape Town three’s replacements on a hiding to nothing

MATTHEW Renshaw, Joe Burns and Peter Handscomb are three batsmen desperate for Test recalls, who finally got their chances in Johannesburg.<p>But it …

Sport (Australia)

Australia makes 4 changes for 1st game after scandal

JOHANNESBURG (AP) South Africa put more pressure on scandal-tainted Australia by reaching 177-2 at tea in the final cricket test with 111 not out …

AB de Villiers

Proteas make steady start as focus returns to cricket - SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader.

Aiden Markram made an unbeaten half-century to give South Africa a steady start against Australia in the fourth and final Test as action on the field …

News (South Africa)

Handshakes usher in new Aussie mindset

Before a ball was bowled, Australia’s captain Tim Paine initiated a pre-match ritual that symbolises the new direction and attitude his team is …

AB de Villiers

Steve Smith contacts young fan to thank them for support during ball-tampering saga

Steve Smith's emotional press conference at Sydney Airport on Thursday gave everyone a glimpse into the toll the ball-tampering saga has taken on the …

Mitchell Starc

CA's investigation: 11 things we learned

<b>So, who did it in the end?</b><p>The investigation revealed that then vice-captain David Warner was behind the plan to alter the condition of the ball, …

Faf du Plessis

Aussie ‘clean team’: Dishevelled … or dangerous?

2018-03-28 22:03<p>Steve Smith (Gallo)<p>Cape Town – We should get a good idea after the first couple of hours of play in the decisive final Test at the …

Sport (South Africa)

David Warner charged with developing plan

The sports governing body announced it would ban David Warner and Steve Smith for one year with both to be stripped of their leadership abilities. …

David Warner

We need to be more like New Zealand - Australian cricket coach Darren Lehmann

Australia cricket coach Darren Lehmann has broken his silence on the ball-tampering scandal which has rocked the sporting world.<p>The ball-tampering …

Cricket

Australian cricket ball tampering scandal: Tim Paine charged with starting Aussies on road to redemption

STAND-IN skipper Tim Paine has been asked to rally an Australian XI featuring jet-lagged batsmen and jaded bowlers ahead of the final Test against …

Sport (Australia)

It was cheating: Sutherland finally says it

• Cricket Australia addresses media over ball tampering<br>• Steve Smith, David Warner, Cameron Bancroft being sent home<br>• Coach Darren Lehmann CLEARED of …

Cameron Bancroft

Smith, Warner and Bancroft to leave South Africa

Mar 27, 2018<p>Steven Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft will leave South Africa on Wednesday in the wake of their pre-meditated plan to tamper …

Cricket

Odd mistake in cheating saga

We all knew it mattered — but this much? That line about our national captain being as important as our Prime Minister isn’t the joke we thought it …

Steve Smith

Renshaw called up to Australia squad

<b>Opening batsman Matt Renshaw is set to return to the Australia side after being called up for the final Test against South Africa, that is set to</b> …

News (South Africa)

Bayliss 'embarrassed' by Aussie scandal

England coach Trevor Bayliss has weighed in on Australia's ball-tampering scandal, labelling Steve Smith's actions in the third Test against South …

AB de Villiers

Exclusive: Darren Lehmann to announce resignation as Australia coach as board considers 12-month bans for Steve Smith and David Warner

Darren Lehmann is expected to announce his resignation as head coach of Australia in the next 24 hours, becoming the first casualty of the ball-tampering scandal.<p>Sources in Australia have told <i>Telegraph Sport</i> Lehmann is ready to stand down with immediate effect and his decision is partly why James …

David Warner

How the Proteas won a dirty war against the Aussies

As much as the Australians self-destructed on their tour of South Africa, it’s undeniable that the Proteas played a substantial part in winning the …

South Africa

Australian cricket in crisis: How did we get to this?

Cricket figures are right to declare this series against South Africa has been overly heated, one prominent figure suggesting the successful South …

Kagiso Rabada

Darren Lehmann set to announce his resignation: report

But, as head coach, he will have to take full responsibility for what happened on his watch, even if he was not directly involved in the decision. …

Rajasthan Royals

Steve Smith in danger of a stunning fall from grace, where he would join the likes Tiger Woods and Lance Armstrong

IT may go down as the most stunning fall from grace in Australia’s sporting history.<p>Steve Smith, the Australian cricket captain and our best batsman …

Cricket

Warne criticises CA over Smith, Warner stand down

SHANE Warne has joined the chorus of former players to slam Steve Smith and the Australian team in light of the ball-tampering saga.<p>As Australia took …

Cricket