A Fifa investigation has uncovered a criminal web of match-fixing syndicates that operated in SA during pre-World Cup 2010 friendly matches.
In an improved performance, Sri Lanka set the Proteas a target of 267 in the third one-day international in Bloemfontein.
South Africa have two bowlers among the top 10 leading wicket takers at the World Cup -- and neither of them is Morne Morkel or Dale Steyn.
SA seem to possess too many weapons for Tuesday's match against Ireland who look exhausted after pulling off the first upset of the World Cup.
Andre Nel is back in the Proteas Test squad for the four-match cricket series against England, to be played in July and August. Cricket South Africa selection committee convener Joubert Strydom on Friday announced a squad of 15 that consists of Nel plus the 14 players who did duty on the recent tour of India.
South Africa captain Graeme Smith on Tuesday voiced confidence his team can "do the job" against India despite arriving with only 13 players. The tourists have been badly hit by the race selection row while left-arm spinner Robin Peterson has delayed his arrival due to personal reasons. The three-Test series starts on Wednesday.
Excellent batting and bowling took the Titans to a well-deserved 38-run victory over the Warriors in the final of the MTN domestic championship at SuperSport Park on Wednesday. Put in to bat by the Warriors, the Titans scored an impressive 269-6 -- the highest total in any match in the championship this season.
The Warriors will contest the final of the MTN Domestic Championship after a comprehensive 42-run victory over the Eagles in the first of the two semifinals at Buffalo Park in East London on Friday. They now need to wait until Sunday to see whether they will play the Titans or the Cape Cobras on Wednesday in the final.
South Africa left-arm spinner Robin Peterson looks set to board the flight for India after claiming his maiden five-wicket haul in the second Test against Bangladesh. The 28-year-old finished with impressive figures of 5-33 as the Proteas wrapped up the two-Test series against Bangladesh with a comprehensive innings and 205-run win on Monday.
South Africa inflicted a humiliating innings and 205 runs defeat on Bangladesh on the fourth day of the second and final Test in Chittagong on Monday. The hosts, who started the day needing 270 runs to avoid an innings defeat with four wickets in hand, collapsed after just about an hour to hand South Africa a 2-0 series whitewash.
Bangladesh's Shahriar Nafees hit an unbeaten fifty to lead the home side to 169 for four at lunch on the third day of the second Test against South Africa on Sunday. Bangladesh are replying to South Africa's record-studded score of 583 for seven declared. Nafees (61) and Aftab Ahmed (21) were unbeaten at the interval.
After setting an opening partnership record and declaring their first innings on 583 for seven, South Africa also posted a wicketkeeping record on the second day of the second Test against Bangladesh on Saturday. With two catches behind, wicketkeeper Mark Boucher overtook Adam Gilchrist and took his tally for Test wicketkeeping catches to 401
Left-arm spinner Robin Peterson will replace Paul Harris in the South African squad to tour Bangladesh, Cricket South Africa (CSA) said on Wednesday. A CSA statement said Harris would miss the tour because of an abscess that required surgery. "Robbie has shown excellent form in the SuperSport Series," selection chief Joubert Strydom said in the statement.
The Titans commanded the second day's play of their SuperSport Series match against the Eagles as they extended their lead to 359 runs at the close of play at the OUTsurance Oval in Bloemfontein on Friday. In Paarl, the Cobras reached 228/3 at stumps on day two in reply to the Warriors' 346 all out earlier in the day.