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  • Proteas must learn to chase down totals

    26 November 2013 7:12 PM 72

    November 26 2013 at 12:54pm By Zaahier Adams Port Elizabeth: The importance of the coin toss in cricket has often been debated. Critics argue that no team should gain an advantage purely on the basis of which side a coin lands before the contest has even started. Bar extreme pitch and overhead conditions, this theory is often misguided as the better

  • Cook leads SA Invitation XI

    26 November 2013 1:36 PM 82

    Stephen Cook will captain the South African Invitation XI to play against India in a two-day tour match at Willowmoore Park, Benoni, on December 14 and 15. Players from the Titans and Dolphins could not be considered as the match clashed with their four-day fixture. "As always, these matches against international touring sides offer the opportunities

  • Hendricks continues his fine form

    26 November 2013 1:28 PM 95

    November 26 2013 at 03:23pm By SAPA Beuran Hendricks has already made sure the success he enjoyed in his debut season of first-class cricket cannot be put down to chance. (Photo by Steve Haag/Gallo Images) Johannesburg – Beuran Hendricks has already made sure the success he enjoyed in his debut season of first-class cricket cannot be put down to chance

  • Goal South Africa's Player of the Year: Bafana Bafana’s top performers

    26 November 2013 11:26 AM 83

    It was a year to remember and forget for Bafana Bafana. The successful hosting of the Africa Cup of Nations and a semi-final appearance at the Cosafa Cup was followed by the disappointment of failing to qualify for the 2014 World Cup. However, the year ended on a triumphant note, with the side’s historic win over world and European champions Spain providing

  • Watch Bok-laden Baabaas take on Fiji

    26 November 2013 11:13 AM 93

    A southern hemisphere super team makes up an impressive Barbarians side that will play Fiji at Twickenham this weekend in a match to commemorate the island nation’s centenary. The game, which brings the curtain down on the international rugby season, will be broadcast live on SuperSport 8 at 4.30pm on Saturday. Despite Eben Etzebeth’s forced injury withdrawal

  • Jaakkola back for Urban Warriors

    26 November 2013 9:42 AM 88

    Ajax Cape Town Jaakkola back for Urban Warriors Ajax Cape Town goalkeeper Anssi Jaakkola and midfielder Toriq Losper are set to make their return in tonight's Premiership clash with SuperSport United at Lucas Moripe Stadium. Jaakkola missed the 3-1 loss to Moroka Swallows with a bout of food poisoning last week Friday, with young net-minder Brandon Petersen

  • Proteas looking to St George’s for redemption

    26 November 2013 9:28 AM 89

    THE Proteas will be out to redeem themselves against Pakistan in Port Elizabeth on Wednesday as they prepare themselves for the Indian tour to South Africa, says Wayne Parnell. SA went down to Pakistan in Cape Town on Sunday in the first of the three-match ODI series to trail 1-0, but the Proteas left-arm seamer remains confident that his side can make a comeback

  • Join Goal for LIVE commentary of SuperSport United versus Ajax Cape Town from 19:00 tonight

    26 November 2013 9:00 AM 95

    Enjoy our comprehensive coverage of SuperSport United versus Ajax Cape Town, in a league encounter at the Lucas Moripe Stadium on Tuesday night. Stay here on the Goal.com South Africa edition for the starting line-ups, match preview, match report, commentary and post match interviews. The Live text commentary can be viewed on your computer, cellular

  • Fulham’s Jol targets Serero

    26 November 2013 8:46 AM 119

    Fulham manager Martin Jol will look to raid his old club Ajax for the signing of South African midfielder Thulani Serero in January. The Dutchman is under pressure at Craven Cottage after a poor start to the season, and SportsDirect News reported that he was hoping to strengthen his squad at the next opportunity. Serero, 23, is considered a promising

  • Joyi gets IBO title shot - Boxing

    26 November 2013 8:16 AM 87

    Johannesburg – Rated South Africa's top pound-for-pound boxer when he held the IBF strawweight title, East London-based Nkosinathi Joyi has been handed an easy ride back to title prominence. The IBO has sanctioned his fight against Filipino Rey Lorito in February for the maverick organisation's vacant junior flyweight title. Lorito, a journeyman boxer