The caring, empathetic man who has left the cricket field is a far cry from the brash young batsman who took the Proteas helm more than a decade ago.
The Baby Proteas' thrilling win over Pakistan in the ICC Junior World Cup Final in Dubai does not secure players a place in the cricketing pantheon.
From measuring the distance a ball takes to travel to how fast the brain reacts to it, here's a look at the science being the game.
The subtle influence of genial coach Darren Lehmann has seen old-fashioned values unite the Australian cricket team and charm the selectors.
Naming the St George's Park grandstand in Port Elizabeth for the genial, menacing, left-handed cricketer is a small but overdue honour.
Cricket South Africa has met to discuss the proposed new administration of the game, but wants further talks before reaching agreement on the revamp.
Global cricket's ex-legal head warns the proposed coup by the "big three" will undermine governance
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While cricket's new T20 format is extremely popular, cricket diehards can draw some comfort from the fact that it is not a matter of all or nothing.
Jacques Kallis's absence will be keenly felt when the South African cricket team sets out to beat a swaggering Australia.
SA captain Graeme Smith says his team's victory over India was part of "a fitting tribute" to Jacques Kallis, who has announced his retirement.
In a year which yielded mixed results for the Proteas, they retained their ranking as the number-one Test playing nation in the world.
Short of a front-line bowler and staring defeat in the face, SA has salvaged a thrilling draw on the fifth day in the first Test against India.
Former Test opener Lou Vincent has confirmed he is one of three New Zealand past players being investigated for match fixing by the ICC.
Indian cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar has been dismissed for 74 runs amid emotional scenes in his last international match.
Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar has taken to the pitch for his 200th and final Test, bidding farewell to his adoring public.
Sporting authorities have reintroduced racial quotas for SA's teams in a bid to encourage more black sportspeople to emerge through the ranks.
South Africa's seven-year unbeaten away record has remained intact with an innings and 92-run win over Pakistan in the second and final Test.
Stories about South Africa's fast bowlers explore the vicious edge that lies beneath the game's gentility.