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16 January 2019 9:18 AM Morris survives injury scare, keeps World Cup dream alive

Cape Town - Chris Morris is running out of time to put his hand up for the Proteas' 2019 World Cup squad, and there was a moment of concern on Tuesday when he left the field with an injured finger during day two of the Titans' 4-Day Franchise Series clash against the Highveld Lions in Benoni. Morris, surprisingly left out of the Proteas squad for the first 1159

15 January 2019 10:19 AM Scotland name South African as new cricket coach

Cape Town - Scotland have named South African Shane Burger as the new coach of their men's cricket side, it was confirmed on Tuesday. Burger takes over from Grant Bradburn who left the role in late 2018 to take up an assistant coaching position with Pakistan, and will start his role in March. Burger moves to Scotland from South African first-class provincial 153

15 January 2019 8:32 AM Proteas shoot up individual Test rankings

Cape Town - A number of Proteas players have shot up the individual rankings following the side's 3-0 Test series win over Pakistan. Aiden Markram is the country's highest-ranked batsman at No 8 on the list having moved up 2 places while there is a return to the top 10 for Hashim Amla, who moved up 3 places. The biggest mover following his century in the third 102

14 January 2019 11:16 AM Proteas jump to 2nd in ICC Test rankings

Cape Town - The Proteas have overtaken New Zealand and England to take second position in the ICC Test rankings. This comes after South Africa defeated Pakistan by 107 runs in the final Test at the Wanderers on Monday to complete a 3-0 clean sweep at home. South Africa gained four points to reach 110, two points above England in the list led by India 155

14 January 2019 10:52 AM Proteas' Olivier falls short of 116-year long record

Cape Town - Proteas speedster Duanne Olivier fell short of making history in the three-Test series against Pakistan which concluded at the Wanderers on Monday. Olivier, 26, picked up his 24th wicket of the series in Pakistan's second innings when he bowled skipper Sarfraz Ahmed for a duck. It left Olivier needing just one more wicket to equal the record 118

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 119

14 January 2019 8:11 AM AB de Villiers confirms groundbreaking trip to Pakistan

Cape Town - AB de Villiers has confirmed that he will play in Pakistan for the first time since 2007 in this year's Pakistan Super League (PSL). De Villiers, who retired from international cricket last year, is playing for the Lahore Qalanadars in this year's tournament. Only available for the group stages of the tournament because of family commitments 117

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 103

12 January 2019 10:04 AM Proteas miss chances as Azam stands firm for Pakistan

Cape Town - In an action-packed first session, Pakistan reached 111 for 5 at lunch on Day 2 of the second and final Test against the Proteas at the Wanderers. After dropping five catches in the session and missing a run-out, Duanne Olivier finally struck for the Proteas, removing nightwatchman Mohammad Abbas (11) and Asad Shafiq (0) in the same over to leave 100

10 January 2019 2:46 PM Markram passed fit for Wanderers Test

Cape Town - Proteas opener Aiden Markram has been passed fully fit for the third and final Test against Pakistan at the Wanderers. There had been concern over Markram's availability after he went crashing into an advertising board while fielding on day three of the second Test at Newlands. It left the 24-year-old with a bruised thigh and he could not come out to bat on the fourth 137