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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 80

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 69

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 64

12 January 2019 7:22 AM Test discard Handscomb top scores for Australia in first ODI

Sydney- Test discard Peter Handscomb top scored with 73 off 61 balls as India restricted Australia to 288 for five in Saturday's first one-day international in Sydney. The Australians, who have won just three of their last 24 ODIs, won the toss but fell short of the 327 average score from the five most recent Sydney Cricket Ground ODIs. The visitors 72

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 53

06 January 2019 5:20 AM Ruthless India force hapless Australia to follow on

Sydney - A ruthless India took a stranglehold on the fourth and final Test in Sydney on Sunday, mopping up Australia's tail and forcing them to follow on at home for the first time in 30 years. Play started almost four hours late due to rain, with the home team resuming on 236 for six after lunch in reply to India's thumping first innings 622 for seven 66

05 January 2019 6:28 PM Cape Cobras in charge v Knights in Bloem

Cape Town - David Bedingham’s second franchise century upstaged a career-best 4-Day Franchise Series score by Keegan Petersen as the Cape Cobras took control after two days of battle against the Knights in Bloemfontein on Saturday. The visitors reached stumps on 249 for four at the halfway stage of the game, 70 runs behind the home sides’ 319 all out earlier 60

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 149

05 January 2019 9:44 AM NZ survive Perera fireworks to wrap up Sri Lanka ODI series

Mount Maunganui - A rollicking maiden century by Sri Lanka's Thisara Perera was ultimately in vain as New Zealand wrapped up the one-day series with a 21-run victory in the second ODI at Mount Maunganui. With Sri Lanka chasing New Zealand's 319 for seven, they were on the ropes at 128 for seven when Perera opened up. He faced 74 deliveries and cracked 49

04 January 2019 7:56 PM 'Outstanding' Faf hailed for epic ton at Newlands

Cape Town - Faf du Plessis was relieved on the second day of the second Test between South Africa and Pakistan on Friday at Newlands. Despite his excellence with the captain's armband, Du Plessis has struggled with bat of late. In 2018, Du Plessis only managed to score 463 runs at an average of 24.36 in 20 innings - ending the year with a historic pair in Centurion 40