Test Cricket

Size and swing could sway Proteas

There are no big names in this Pakistan Test side, but they have the skill to trouble South Africa, writes Neil Manthorp.

Proteas: The final leg of the Test run

The Proteas have been fed on marathon metaphors. Can they now go the distance?

Proteas ready to bloom in England

Proteas captain Graeme Smith says his squad is psychologically prepared for the three-Test series against England.

Zim falter revives Bangladesh

Zimbabwe scored a 175-run lead over Bangladesh with six second innings wickets remaining but were left to rue a collapse on the third day of the Test.

Zimbabwe Cricket calls Taibu’s criticism ‘dispiriting’

Zimbabwe's return to Test cricket has been overshadowed after Zim Cricket expressed "concern and regret" over comments by the team's former captain.

Spirit of cricket brings Bell back to the field

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni turned fans' jeers to cheers after a bizarre runout of England batsman Ian Bell in the second Test.

Anderson powers England victory over India

James Anderson took five wickets as England thrashed India by 196 runs at Lord's to win the first Test in a four-match series.

Beware England, Miller tells India

Geoff Miller has warned India that Andrew Strauss's team is in perfect form to take advantage if the world's number one Test team isn't at their best.

Weather key as India face SA pace challenge

India face their biggest threat to their ranking as the number one team in Test cricket when they meet South Africa in the first Test on Thursday.

Misbah helps Pakistan draw South Africa series

Misbah-ul-Haq played a captain's knock of 58 not out to salvage Pakistan a draw in the second Test against South Africa.

Ruthless India demolish New Zealand to win series

India rode on some inspired spin bowling to thrash New Zealand by an innings and 198 runs in the third and final Test on Tuesday and claim the series.

Steyn’s double strike puts Pakistan under pressure

South African paceman Dale Steyn took two wickets in the space of five balls to restrict Pakistan to 220-4 on the third day of the second test.


R80-million: The cost of evacuating South Africans from Wuhan in China

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

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Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

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Business travel industry generates billions

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Conferences connect people to ideas

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SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

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Digging deep

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TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences