Greg Stutchbury

Win over UAE ensures Proteas gain quarter-final spot

Sterling batting from captain AB de Villiers and strong bowling cemented South Africa's place in the final eight, against a nonthreatening UAE attack.

Afghanistan wins first ever Cricket World Cup match

Shenwari, who had been positively pedestrian for his first 40 runs, was dismissed for 96 after leading his side's chase to 211 runs to victory.

New Zealand’s Southee, McCullum take England to the cleaners

The co-hosts dismissed England for 123 and roared to victory in a mere 12.2 overs, which has firmly placed them as the team to beat this World Cup.

Zimbabwe secures shaky four-wicket win over UAE

UAE looked on course to record their first win over a test nation in their 20th official one-day international until Williams and Ervine intervened.

Sharapova sails to Aus Open semifinals as Nadal falls out

Maria Sharapova will advance to the semifinals in the Australian Open, but Rafael Nadal's hopes have been dashed by Roger Federer's conquerer.

Boks getting better and better, says Meyer

The Springboks put a positive spin on their narrow defeat to the All Blacks in a bruising encounter on Saturday.

All Blacks retain Bledisloe Cup with crushing win

The All Blacks' victory over the Wallabies on Saturday ensured the Bledisloe Cup remains in New Zealand for the 12th successive year.

All Blacks say performance ‘best we have produced’

Blood was spilled and both teams had players sent from the field yet New Zealand's 29-15 victory over SA was based around a simple principle.

Serena Williams progresses in Australian Open despite ankle injury

Serena Williams has recovered from a nasty fall and painful ankle injury to blast her way into the second round of the Australian Open.

NZ handle hostile bowling as SA post huge total

Martin Guptill and Daniel Flynn battled hostile pace bowling to guide New Zealand to 65 for no loss at the close of play on the third day on Sunday.

Unfazed Proteas move on from contentious umpiring

The Proteas say they will not lose sleep over two controversial umpiring decisions made on the first day of their final Test against the Black Caps.

Smith, Kallis centuries set record innings in NZ

New Zealand were 137 for two chasing 401 in the first test against South Africa when bad light stopped play four overs early on the fourth day.

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