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Holder survives trial by fire as West Indies Captain

Amid the excitements and plot twists of the pool stage of the Cricket World Cup, a small but compelling drama has played out off-stage.

Sangakkara reaches 12 000 runs to join cricket’s greats

Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara joined an elite group of cricketers on Saturday when he became only the fifth to make 12 000 runs in his career.

Chiefs win, Sharks stumble in Super Rugby

As Super Rugby approaches its final round there is almost no certainty around the outcome of the play-offs race.

Bulls beat Cheetahs in crucial derby

The Bulls cemented their local dominance in Super Rugby when they beat their closest rivals the Cheetahs 30-23 during the weekend's 16th round.

Super 15: Every dog has its day

Super Rugby's 13th round produced another feast of high-scoring and close matches in which defence at times seemed to be an afterthought.

Australian teams’ wins shake up Super Rugby

Three wins by Australian teams over New Zealand opponents have reshaped the Super Rugby championship during the ninth round.

Brumbies unbeaten in Super Rugby

The ACT Brumbies stretched their unbeaten start to Super Rugby to three matches with a 35-6 win over the New South Wales Waratahs.

Stormers, Bulls face key Super 15 derby

South Africa and New Zealand's derby matches will determine which team holds the lead in the Super 15 when the competition goes into recess in June.

SA teams dominate Super 15 play-off race

SA teams occupy three of the top six places in the Super 15 after the 12th round as the campaigns of New Zealand and Australian teams began to falter.

McCaw on the bench for Super 15 clash

All Blacks captain Richie McCaw might play his first match since the Rugby World Cup after being included on the bench for Canterbury's Super 15.

Home turf could boost Reds’ ailing title defence

Super Rugby title holders Queensland Reds head home to face the Brumbies in their first home match in a month, hoping to end their losing streak.

NZ veteran Martin mops the floor with SA’s best batsmen

Chris Martin has missed out on a hat-trick, but bowled out South Africa's three best bestmen in the first Test between the Proteas and the Kiwis.

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