Test Cricket

Media take Ponting to task for toss decision

Ricky Ponting's disastrous decision to bat first in the second Test against Pakistan was roundly condemned by the Australian press on Thursday.

ECB ready to stage more Pakistan matches

English cricket's senior administrator said on Monday the country was ready to stage more Pakistan 'home games' in light of the security problems affe

Warne impressed by England ahead of Ashes

Shane Warne believes England will travel to Australia with their "best-ever" chance of winning the Ashes 'Down Under' in more than 20 years.

Steyn and Botha have West Indies on the rack

South Africa look certain to wrap up a 2-0 series win after reducing West Indies to 134-7 on the third day of the third and final Test in Barbados.

Not much of a Test

Something needs to be done to make five-day cricket a more exciting contest, writes <b>Neil Manthorp</b>.

South Africa play to tame draw against West Indies

South Africa's batsmen improve their batting averages as the second Test against West Indies meandered to a draw on Tuesday.

Proteas battle to contain Windies

Morne Morkel continued to impress as South Africa restricted West Indies to a three-run, first innings lead in the second Test on Monday.

Proteas wither under heat of Chanderpaul, Nash hundreds

South Africa's grip on the second Test against the West Indies was weakened on Sunday after Shivnarine Chanderpaul and Brendan Nash hit hundreds.

Super-charged Steyn leads South Africa to victory

Fast bowler Dale Steyn starred again as South Africa secured a 163-run victory over the West Indies in the opening Test on Sunday.

MCC punts Lord’s as neutral Test venue

Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) is ready to throw open the doors of Lord's in London to any nations wanting to play Tests at the 'home of cricket'.

Pakistan’s Malik to fight cricket ban

Pakistan's former captain Shoaib Malik has vowed to fight against a one-year ban from cricket, saying he will lodge an appeal.

Pietersen flops in Bangladesh

England batsman Kevin Pietersen failed to find form ahead of a two-Test series against Bangladesh, scoring just 20 in a drawn warm-up match on Tuesday


Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mgcawu District, and started early...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

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

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income