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Andre Nel back in SA Test squad

Staff Reporter

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.

Smith confident SA can 'do the job'

Staff Reporter

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.

Titans take domestic limited-overs title

Jane Bramley

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.

Confident Warriors make it to the final

Staff Reporter

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.

Peterson stakes claim for India tour

Abhaya Srivastava

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.

SA crush Bangladesh to sweep series

Staff Reporter

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.

Nafees leads reply to huge SA total

Staff Reporter

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.

SA set more records after opening heroics

Azad Majumder

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

Peterson replaces Harris in Proteas tour squad

Staff Reporter

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.

Titans in command in Bloemfontein

Staff Reporter

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.