breaking news

South Africa

What’s bubbling in SA’s T20 test tube?
0

What’s bubbling in SA’s T20 test tube?

January 18th, 2017 | by admin
A quick look at the unknown and less-known names in South Africa’s squad for the first two T20Is against Sri Lanka If you don’t recognise many of the names in South Africa’s T20 squad, you’re not alone....
SA attack feasts on weaknesses, but Bavuma form a concern
0

SA attack feasts on weaknesses, but Bavuma form a concern

January 16th, 2017 | by admin
It quickly became a one-sided series as South Africa made the most of home advantage. ESPNcricinfo assesses those who took part 10 Vernon Philander (three matches, 17 wickets at 14.58) For the second series in succession,...
Parnell, Olivier seal innings win for SA
0

Parnell, Olivier seal innings win for SA

January 16th, 2017 | by admin
South Africa 426 (Duminy 155, Amla 134, Pradeep 4-78, Kumara 4-107) beat Sri Lanka 131 (Philander 3-28, Rabada 3-44) and 177 (Karunaratne 50, Parnell 4-51, Olivier 3-38) by an innings and 118 runs Sixteen wickets, 228 runs, 59.3...
Duminy, Amla tons crush SL underfoot
0

Duminy, Amla tons crush SL underfoot

January 13th, 2017 | by admin
South Africa 338 for 3 (Duminy 155, Amla 125*) v Sri Lanka Few players in the modern age can bend Test cricket to their will in the manner of Hashim Amla. Coming into his 100th Test, Amla had gone ten innings without reaching...
Pacer-friendly Wanderers may pose bigger problems for Sri Lanka
0

Pacer-friendly Wanderers may pose bigger problems for Sri Lanka

January 12th, 2017 | by admin
Match facts January 12-16, 2017 Start time 1000 local (0800 GMT) Big Picture There was always the expectation the series would become incrementally tougher for Sri Lanka. In Port Elizabeth, there was supposed to be a low, slow...
De Silva sees opportunity in face of adversity
0

De Silva sees opportunity in face of adversity

January 11th, 2017 | by admin
There is something quietly magnetic about Dhananjaya de Silva, and here I am not referring to those velvet legside flicks, or the sleepy six to get his first Test runs, though all of that help. There is an understated confidence...
Behardien to lead in T20 as SA ring changes
0

Behardien to lead in T20 as SA ring changes

January 10th, 2017 | by admin
Farhaan Behardien will captain a new-look South African T20 outfit in their series against Sri Lanka later this month, which includes six new caps. The 13-man squad for the first two matches has only four members –...
Not scared of picking a spinner at Wanderers – Langeveldt
0

Not scared of picking a spinner at Wanderers – Langeveldt

January 10th, 2017 | by admin
South Africa may resist the temptation to play an all-pace attack on what is certain to be a spicy Wanderers surface in the third Test against Sri Lanka, which starts from Thursday. Substantial rain in the lead-up to the match...
SL bowling coach Ramanayake enthused by Kumara’s progress
0

SL bowling coach Ramanayake enthused by Kumara’s progress

January 10th, 2017 | by admin
Of young players that have emerged for Sri Lanka over the past few months, perhaps none has been as surprising as the coming forth of Lahiru Kumara. He had had an excellent run in the Under-19 team, but when Test selection came...
Going green, the new cricket order
0

Going green, the new cricket order

January 9th, 2017 | by admin
Having seen the advantage Asian teams can use to diminish their strengths when they travel, South Africa are beginning to return the favour with fast-bowler friendly pitches In the days before the 1996 World Cup Final the host...