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‘Friendly’ Aussies ready for hostile tour

Coach Justin Langer and captain Aaron Finch are hopeful the game will be played in good spirits despite the expectation of crowd jeers

What’s eating giant KG and Co?

All the grumbling about the Proteas seems to have drained them of their ruthlessness

KG: ‘I’m obsessed with winning’

He is all passion and there’s no holding back when presented with a good wicket or a big player

Rabada bowls Proteas to PE win

​The Proteas beat Australia by 6 wickets in Port Elizabeth in what was the spiciest of Test matches.

South Africa rest stars for T20 internationals

In order to keep star players fresh for a four day test against Australia in March, the squad will cap several of its new and younger players.

Risk-taker Faf sees gambles pay off

The Proteas and their captain took a number of risks in the first Test against India that, somehow, resulted in a victory for the hosts.

AB de Villiers takes a small step to the next big thing

Still recovering from the hurt of the World Cup, De Villiers will start itching for a real challenge.

New dawn follows Proteas’ golden age

It is the end of an era, but also the beginning of another, and time for the Proteas to step up to the crease again

Wilted Proteas ready to rise again

Far from pointing to a side in distress, Hashim Amla’s exit from the captaincy is an act of genius.

A litmus Test for five-day cricket

As the game’s longer format sheds TV viewers, it’s useful to look back on five epic SA-India series

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.

Proteas crumbling under Pakistan pressure raises old doubts

"I didn't feel any electric vibe. It's my responsibility to get the guys going, which I didn't," said captain AB de Villiers after losing to Pakistan.

Amla’s 159 takes Proteas to victory over Ireland

Hashim Amla hit his highest One Day International score with a majestic 159 and Faf du Plessis grabbed a century to drive the Proteas to 411.

Strong bench key to Proteas’s world cup campaign

The emphasis is not only the starting 11, but the entire squad of 15, because going forward there might be an injury or somebody might fall ill.

Record breaker de Villiers takes SA to 408 against West Indies

The South African captain brought the Protea Fire with a record-breaking 64-ball 150, which is the fastest in One Day International history.

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