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14 January 2019 10:06 AM Proteas whitewash Pakistan after Wanderers win

Cape Town - The Proteas have secured a series whitewash against Pakistan by winning the third Test at the Wanderers on Monday morning by 107 runs. Starting the day needing 228 runs with seven wickets in hand, Pakistan were blown away once more by the Proteas speedsters with Duanne Olivier (3/74) and Kagiso Rabada (3/75) doing the bulk of the damage as the hosts 53

12 January 2019 3:59 PM Amla, Olivier keep Proteas in front at Wanderers

Johannesburg - Duanne Olivier took his third five-wicket haul of the series before Pakistan's bowlers fought back on the second day of the third and final Test against South Africa on Saturday. Olivier took five wickets for 51 as South Africa gained a first innings lead of 77 at the Wanderers. But the hosts were unable to forge a position of dominance 43

08 January 2019 6:18 AM Bumrah gets ODI, T20 break after Australia heroics

New Delhi - Fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah was on Tuesday rested for the upcoming one-day series in Australia and tour of New Zealand after playing a key role in India's historic Test triumph Down Under. Bumrah took 21 wickets in four Tests as India clinched the series 2-1. It was India's first ever Test series win in Australia after seven decades of trying 34

07 January 2019 4:09 PM Guinea agrees to host 2025 Africa Cup of Nations

Conakry - Guinea has agreed to stage the 2025 Africa Cup of Nations instead of the 2023 edition, a move that confirms Cameroon as the 2021 hosts, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) president said on Monday. "I am delighted with this change in the organisation of the calendar that will see the Nations Cup take place in Guinea in 2025 and I am proud 31

06 January 2019 9:23 AM Proteas win at Newlands, claim series win over Pakistan

Cape Town - The Proteas got over the line in the second Test against Pakistan at Newlands on Sunday morning to claim the series win, but it was far from comfortable. Starting their second innings on day four needing just 41 runs for victory, openers Dean Elgar (24*) and Theunis de Bruyn were subjected to a barrage of short-pitched bowling as the Pakistan 32

06 January 2019 5:30 AM Highlands hold Pirates in thriller

Johannesburg - Highlands Park and Orlando Pirates played to a thrilling 2-2 draw at Makhulong Stadium in Tembisa, on Saturday night in one of the best matches of the 2018/19 Absa Premiership season. The result is a blow to the Buccaneers’ title hopes, leaving them five points adrift of leaders Bidvest Wits, while the Lions of the North remain in eighth 39

05 January 2019 4:43 PM Polokwane down AmaZulu in five-goal thriller

Cape Town - Polokwane returned to the winning trail in their first match of 2019 after coming out on top against AmaZulu in a five-goal thriller at Peter Mokaba Stadium on Saturday. The hosts raced into a two-goal lead thanks to Bongile Booi and Walter Musona before Bonginkosi Ntuli pulled one back for AmaZulu on 28 minutes. Musona scored again in first-half 102

05 January 2019 10:37 AM Wickets tumbling at Newlands as Proteas sense victory

Cape Town - Wickets are tumbling at Newlands once more with the Proteas closing in on a series victory against Pakistan in the second Test. At lunch on day three, Pakistan were 37/2 in their second innings, still 217 runs away from making the hosts bat again. Pakistan, and Mohammad Amir (4/88) in particular, were on the money as South Africa resumed 117

04 January 2019 10:32 AM Proteas move ahead at Newlands as Pakistan fight hard

Cape Town - Pakistan fought hard with some reward on the second morning of the second Test against South Africa on Friday, but the hosts are well poised to build a strong lead in the middle session. At lunch on day two, South Africa were 188/4 with a lead of 11 on a wicket that was far easier to trust than on the first morning. There is still plenty 26

03 January 2019 3:15 PM IPL 2019 could yet be heading to SA shores

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has begun exploring the possibility of holding the T20 competition on foreign shores, India’s Economic Times is reporting. The tournament has already been brought forward, starting in March, to allow players more preparation time for the World Cup in England, which begins in May. The new timeframe, however 29