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Steve Smith looks forward to pace challenge

​A refreshed Australia captain Steve Smith is looking forward to the challenge of taking on South Africa's fast bowlers in a four-Test series

Rabada in hot water for ‘aggressive’ send-off

The cricketer now has five demerit points and has been fined 15% of his match fee.

Virat Kohli gets an unbeaten century but loses partners

India, who had resumed on 183 for five in reply to South Africa's first innings of 335, lost Hardik Pandya for 15 in the over after Kohli's milestone

‘Quota’ players? What a joke!

But after the pioneering stints put in by Hashim Amla and Makhaya Ntini, the current generation has it a lot easier. At least on the surface.

Faf du Plessis guilty of ball tampering, but cleared to play

Faf du Plessis has been found guilty of ball-tampering and fined.

​Bavuma stops clock in sizzling style

Time often stands still during moments of sporting greatness, and this week’s unbelievable runout must rank among the best.

Proteas in the Caribbean: Triangular series is down to two

Australia and South Africa have chosen strong teams but the Windies home-first rule has sidelined their star players.

Winning away is the mark of success, say Australia

Australia captain Michael Clarke said their aim is to consistently win away from home.

Rain gives Sri Lanka the edge in second ODI against Proteas

Rangana Herath has led Sri Lanka by taking two wickets to help beat SA by 17 runs under the Duckworth/Lewis method in their second ODI.

Sri Lanka hopeful for Durban change of luck

South Africa will remain favourites but Sri Lanka can expect less treacherous batting conditions in the second Test starting at Kingsmead.

Philander puts SA on top with 10-wicket haul

South Africa went one-up in the three-Test series, beating Sri Lanka by an innings and 81 runs on day three of the opening Test at SuperSport Park.

South Africa sees victory in Centurion

Graeme Smith scored a half-century but fell late on as South Africa made a confident reply after dismissing Sri Lanka for 180 on the opening day.

New beginnings for Kirsten and Proteas

A new coach and a new captain marks the beginning of rebuilding phase in the South African cricket team, according to new head coach Gary Kirsten.

Belief beats expectation

As the real battle for the World Cup begins with the quarterfinals the Proteas are confident but without being burdened by a sense of destiny.

World Cup isn’t lost with one defeat

South Africa's narrow six-run defeat against England last weekend has had many jumping on the choking bandwagon and writing off the Proteas' chances.

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Q&A Sessions: George Euvrard, the brains behind our cryptic crossword

George Euvrard spoke to Athandiwe Saba about his passion for education, clues on how to solve his crosswords and the importance of celebrating South Africa.

Why prisoners are a priority in vaccine rollout

Inmates comprise a vulnerable group in society and they are meant to receive Covid-19 vaccines earlier than the general population. This has sparked debate locally and globally

Can you get reinfected with Covid-19? SA has ‘4 000 potential reinfections’

Although the new strain 501Y.V2 of the virus has spread 50% more rapidly, current evidence shows that it is not more severe than the one experienced in the first wave

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