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19 October 2018 5:27 PM Storms leave field playing catch-up at Valderrama

Sotogrande - Thunderstorms again held up play at the Valderrama Masters on Friday, as tournament host Sergio Garcia was among dozens of players unable to start their second round. Overnight leader Ashley Chesters remained in first place on five under, with Scotland's Marc Warren a shot behind after completing nine holes of his second round 17

18 October 2018 5:53 PM Azhar expects teasing from son for bizarre run out

Abu Dhabi - Senior Pakistan batsman Azhar Ali anticipated some teasing from his 10-year-old son after his bizarre run out in the second Test against Australia on Thursday. Azhar edged a Peter Siddle delivery towards the third man boundary and, thinking the ball had crossed the rope, halted in the middle of the pitch to talk to fellow batsman Asad Shafiq 22

18 October 2018 2:54 PM Smuts to lead the Nelson Mandela Bay Giants

Cape Town - Proteas batsman Jon-Jon Smuts was named as captain of the Nelson Mandela Bay Giants in the inaugural Mzansi Super League. The Giants held a press conference on Thursday confirming Smuts - who has played 8 T20Is for the Proteas - as their new skipper. The Port Elizabeth-franchise will be based at St. George's Park, while Proteas leg-spinner 24

18 October 2018 12:21 PM Mini budget: Treasury expected to weigh in on zero-rated items

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni is expected to make announcements in the mini budget about the progress Treasury is making on the review of zero-rated items, according to analysts. During a panel discussion ahead of the mini budget to be held on October 24, Mazars senior tax partner Bernard Sacks shared views on the VAT hike and the zero-rated items list which 31

18 October 2018 11:33 AM Willemse backed at flyhalf as WP brace for Bulls

Cape Town - There are four changes and a positional shift in the Western Province starting line-up for their Currie Cup semi-final against Blue Bulls at Newlands on Saturday. Fullback Dillyn Leyds and No 8 Juarno Agustus make their return from injury in the North-South knock-out clash which kicks off at 17:00 on Saturday, while centre Dan Kriel and hooker 26

18 October 2018 7:27 AM Mzansi Super League: All 6 franchises ranked

Cape Town - Cricket South Africa (CSA), so far, seems to have pulled a rabbit out of the hat with the Mzansi Super League (MSL). Wednesday's player draft in Johannesburg went off smoothly, and all six franchises now have full squads complete with marquee Proteas and overseas stars. There is not quite the star power that one sees every year in the IPL or Australia's 35

17 October 2018 3:30 PM England rain hits Sri Lanka tour

Kandy - England on Wednesday blamed the crowded international cricket calendar for its decision to tour Sri Lanka during the rainy season as bad weather hit the third straight one-day international. England said the number of tours left it no "wriggle room" in organising a tour of the island currently in the grip of inter-monsoonal storms. Heavy rain also hit Wednesday's 29

17 October 2018 2:23 PM Proteas in the money at Mzansi Super League draft

Cape Town - The inaugural Mzansi Super League saw several Proteas cricketers get top pickings in the Player Draft at Montecasino in Johannesburg on Wednesday. In the main player draft, each team was allocated R5 325 000 to pick their 16-man squad over 14 rounds. There were 330 players in the draft: 55 opening batsman, 86 middle-order batsman, 67 all-rounders 29

17 October 2018 6:41 AM Leishman goes for 2 straight PGA wins

Jeju Island - Marc Leishman goes into the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges after winning his fourth title on the PGA Tour last week in Kuala Lumpur. The tournament on Jeju Island, the largest island off the coast of the Korean Peninsula, is also where he lost in a playoff last year to Justin Thomas. And the country itself? It's where he feels right at home enjoying 29

17 October 2018 5:39 AM Jozi Stars announce coaching staff

Cape Town - The Jozi Stars on Tuesday announced their coaching staff ahead of the Mzansi Super League (MSL) T20 Player Draft, which takes place at the Montecasino Ballroom. Nkwe is currently the head coach of the Highveld Lions and is set to take charge of the Stars. Proteas fast bowler Kagiso Rabada was selected as the Stars' Marquee South African player 24