South Africa

Armed robbers raided Newlands on Friday, smashing the glass doors of multiple suites at the Cape Town stadium and making away with TVs, liquor and other items. This was the third time since 2015 that the ground had been hit by robbers, according to a Western Province Province Cricket Association (WPCA) release. The raid began
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Heinrich Klaasen, the South Africa wicket-keeper batsman, has joined Rajasthan Royals as a replacement for Steven Smith, who was banned from playing IPL 2018 in the wake of a ball-tampering scandal. Klaasen, 26, made his international debut against India in February and became something of a revelation. He struck 43 off 27 balls to win
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Geoffrey Toyana has been removed as Lions head coach and redeployed as High Performance Coach after two tough seasons in which the franchise won no silverware. Toyana, who was heavily touted to take over from Russell Domingo as national head coach earlier this summer, won four trophies in his first three seasons in charge, but
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Lunch South Africa 400 for 7 (Bavuma 61*, Philander 6*) v AustraliaLive scorecard and ball-by-ball details Temba Bavuma calls loudly as he scampers a run AFP A half-century from Temba Bavuma helped South Africa push their total to 400 on the second day in Johannesburg, where Australia picked up only one wicket in the opening session.
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Toss: South Africa chose to bat v AustraliaLive scorecard and ball-by-ball details ‘Speaking to the players and saying goodbye is the toughest thing I have had to do’ – Darren Lehmann AFP Australia’s new cycle of Test cricket began in Johannesburg after the sanctions handed out by Cricket Australia following the ball-tampering scandal. Tim Paine, not
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Cricketers around the world should consider taking a leading role in adopting their own honour code under which they operate, according to Tony Irish, chief executive of the Federation of International Cricketers’ Associations (FICA). Responding to several incidents in the global game over the last few weeks, which reached a climax when Australia’s captain Steven
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During a Test series already fraught with controversy (read: the stairwell saga, Lyon’s ball drop, the Rabada ban and its reversal), another massive issue broke out in Cape Town: ball tampering. Australia batsman Cameron Bancroft was caught on camera seemingly working on the ball with a foreign substance in his hand, only for Australia captain
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Lunch South Africa 311 and 65 for 1 (Markram 36*, Amla 15*) lead Australia 255 (Bancroft 77, Morkel 4-87, Rabada 4-91) by 121 runsLive scorecard and ball-by-ball details South Africa strengthened their already solid grip on the third Test in Cape Town, where they extended their lead to 121 runs with nine wickets in hand
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Australia’s vice-captain David Warner was involved in a heated exchange with a spectator as he walked off the ground after his dismissal by Kagiso Rabada on day two of the third Test in Cape Town. In the latest unsavoury episode of an eventful tour, Warner responded to his individual baiting from the spectator in scenes
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