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Steyn out of England Tests; targets home season return
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Steyn out of England Tests; targets home season return

May 14th, 2017 | by admin
Dale Steyn will miss South Africa’s tour of England, which starts next week and ends in August, as he continues to recover from a shoulder surgery. Steyn, who has been out of action since the Perth Test against Australia...
Du Plessis hints at retirement after 2019 World Cup
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Du Plessis hints at retirement after 2019 World Cup

May 11th, 2017 | by admin
Faf du Plessis, South Africa’s Test and T20I captain, has hinted at international retirement in two years’ time but has committed to playing all formats until then. In an interview in the May 2017 edition of GQ...
CSA moves closer to overturn of major tournament ban
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CSA moves closer to overturn of major tournament ban

May 8th, 2017 | by admin
Cricket South Africa is “optimistic” of having the government ban on bidding for hosting major global tournaments overturned when the Eminent Persons Group (EPG) presents its transformation report on Tuesday morning,...
Parnell passed fit for Kent after heart scare
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Parnell passed fit for Kent after heart scare

May 4th, 2017 | by admin
Wayne Parnell has been included in Kent’s squad for Friday’s Royal London match against Sussex despite a health scare earlier this week. Parnell, the South African seamer who is with the club on a short-term stint as...
Series on the line at Seddon Park in finale to long summer
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Series on the line at Seddon Park in finale to long summer

March 24th, 2017 | by admin
Match facts March 25-29, 2017 Start time 1100 local (2200 GMT) Big picture The sun is rising later and setting earlier, the leaves have started to turn shades of orange and yellow, and last-of-the-season signs are going up in...
Quinton de Kock cleared to play third Test
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Quinton de Kock cleared to play third Test

March 24th, 2017 | by admin
While New Zealand have been ruling several injured players out of their XI, South Africa have found a way to include one of their wounded. Wicketkeeper-batsman Quinton de Kock will play the Hamilton Test after passing a fitness...
Maharaj’s six rushes South Africa towards victory
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Maharaj’s six rushes South Africa towards victory

March 18th, 2017 | by admin
End of innings New Zealand 268 and 171 (Raval 80, Maharaj 6-40) lead South Africa 359 (de Kock 91, Bavuma 89, de Grandhomme 3-52) by 80 runs South Africa hurtled towards a three-day victory in Wellington as Keshav Maharaj...
De Kock, Bavuma fashion South Africa’s fightback
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De Kock, Bavuma fashion South Africa’s fightback

March 17th, 2017 | by admin
South Africa were taken from the potential of a significant deficit to a substantial lead by a rollicking seventh-wicket stand of 160 between Temba Bavuma and Quinton de Kock on the second day in Wellington. They transformed a...
New Zealand end day on high after Nicholls’ repair work
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New Zealand end day on high after Nicholls’ repair work

March 16th, 2017 | by admin
Henry Nicholls’ maiden Test century was the centrepiece of a New Zealand fightback on the opening day at the Basin Reserve which was capped by the removal of both South Africa’s openers. JP Duminy nipped in with a...
Du Plessis surprised no action taken in Bengaluru DRS-incident
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Du Plessis surprised no action taken in Bengaluru DRS-incident

March 11th, 2017 | by admin
Faf du Plessis has admitted to being “surprised” that neither Virat Kohli nor Steven Smith were charged with any breaches of the ICC’s code of conduct in the aftermath of the Bengaluru Test. After an intense...