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‘Bloem City Blazers’ named for T20 Global League

Bloemfontein - The team from Bloemfontein taking part in Cricket South Africa’s inaugural T20 Global League tournament will officially be known as the Bloem City Blazers. The team, which is owned by Hong Kong-based City Group, will have red and yello

Gibbs: AB is disrespecting the team

Cape Town - Former Proteas batsman Herschelle Gibbs has slammed AB de Villiers on his decision to pick and choose when to play Test cricket. De Villiers, who last played in a Test more than 19 months ago, was sorely missed in the batting order as th

Australia see no tour to Pakistan ‘in short term’

Sydney - Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland says he does not expect Australia to play in Pakistan "in the short term.

Ngidi’s no longer a young quick in a hurry

Johannesburg - The C-word – comeback, not the other one – has been the watch word for Proteas fast bowlers this season, what with Dale Steyn, ­Vernon Philander and Lungi Ngidi all back rebuilding their careers on the domestic scene.

Ashes exile Stokes fails with bat for Canterbury

Wellington - Suspended England star Ben Stokes's highly anticipated return to the crease was over almost as soon as it began in New Zealand on Sunday.

Gabba Ashes Test in the balance after Day 2

Brisbane - Skipper Steve Smith led a rescue mission to revive Australia's fortunes after a top-order batting collapse in the Ashes Test against England in Brisbane on Friday.

India on back foot despite Dhawan ton

Pallekele - Shikhar Dhawan smashed a scintillating century for India, but Sri Lanka's spinners struck five times to leave the tourists on edge after the first day of the third Test on Saturday.Malinda Pushpakumara took three wickets and Lakshan Sanda

RAM SLAM Catch R2m bags its third winner!

Cape Town - The popular RAM SLAM T20 Catch R2 million bagged it’s third winner in Friday evening’s clash between the Knights and Dolphins at the Mangaung Oval in Bloemfontein.

Maturity helped Paine bounce back to Ashes glory

Cape Town - Australia wicketkeeper Tim Paine has credited his maturing mindset with helping him move on from a dropped catch in the first Ashes Test.

Bangladesh pick uncapped Saifuddin for ODIs

Cape Town - The Bangladesh Cricket Board have named their squad for the ODI series against South Africa including uncapped all-rounder Mohammad Saifuddin.


Australia’s Renshaw makes hundred on Championship debut

Australia batsman Matt Renshaw marked his debut in English first-class cricket's County Championship with a remarkable hundred for Somerset against Worcestershire at Taunton on Friday.