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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 93

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 36

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 87

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 50

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 7:25 PM Overstrand fires nearly derail Kallis wedding

Cape Town - The devastating wildfires in the Overstrand region nearly derailed former Proteas cricketer Jacques Kallis’ wedding on Saturday. Kallis, 43, married Charlene Engels at the Bona Dea Estate in the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley near Hermanus on Saturday. However, according to Netwerk24, the wedding was almost called off as the venue was damaged by the raging 37

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

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 35

11 January 2019 9:35 AM 'Mr 100' ... Zubayr Hamza crowns a ton of Proteas

Cape Town - Wanderers debutant Zubayr Hamza has the honour of becoming the 100th player to play Test cricket for the Proteas since readmission. It means that the 23-year-old will forever have the number '100' appear on his Test shirt, underneath the Proteas emblem. Hamza was given his Test cap on Friday by Proteas No 60, and the oldest player in the side, Hashim 36

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 40