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Diamonds used to ‘probe’ ancient Earth

Diamonds dug up from ancient rock formations in South Africa, between 1890 and 1930, have unveiled secrets of how the Earth was shaped more than 3.5 billion years ago, a new study has found.

25 Jan 2016 12:42 AM

AB de Villiers wants 'naive' South Africa to strengthen coaching

'We need to get a bit of advice and help, not only from a batting coach, a few other areas as well.'

22 Jan 2016 10:35 AM

Stuart Broad bowls England to series victory

Stuart Broad sent England to a series victory with a devastating spell of five quick wickets, blasting the Proteas out for 83 in their second innings and leaving their era as the no.

16 Jan 2016 11:26 PM

Joe Root,Ben Stokes defy South Africa

Joe Root hit a thrilling century for England as he and Ben Stokes transformed the third Test against South Africa at the Wanderers Stadium on Friday.

15 Jan 2016 10:30 PM

South Africa fail to capitalise on good start

Steven Finn led a persistent England bowling attack as South Africa failed to capitalise on a promising start on the first day of the third Test at the Wanderers Stadium on Thursday.

15 Jan 2016 12:07 AM


'Friends' to reunite after 12-yrs

It is being said that the entire cast of the sitcom might appear on the show that set to air on February 21.

14 Jan 2016 12:15 PM

Former South African cricketer in corruption claim

The intermediary was provisionally suspended from any activity related to cricket organised by CSA.

14 Jan 2016 10:49 AM

There was ‘a bit of truth’ in retirement rumours: AB de Villiers

Proteas skipper admits he wasn’t enjoying cricket and spoke to few people for solution.

13 Jan 2016 5:02 PM

AB de Villiers faces big challenge

AB de Villiers faces the biggest challenge of a glittering career when he captains South Africa in the third Test against England, starting at the Wanderers Stadium on Thursday.

13 Jan 2016 5:48 AM

1,755 die on South African roads over festive season

Despite the lack of progress, the South African government vowed to increase efforts to reduce the road fatalities.

12 Jan 2016 4:10 PM


Ntini lauds Bavuma for his ton

Former South African fast bowler Makhaya Ntini has lavished praise on Temba Bavuma after he became the first black African batsman to score a century for his side, saying that he has opened the door f

09 Jan 2016 2:59 AM

England get scare before second Test ends in draw

England were given a scare before the second Test against South Africa ended in a draw on the fifth and final day at Newlands on Wednesday.

06 Jan 2016 11:55 PM

Hashim Amla gives up test captaincy, AB de Villiers set to lead

Hashim Amla resigned as South Africa captain at the end of the second Test against England at Newlands on Wednesday. AB de Villiers will lead the team in the remaining two Tests of the series.

06 Jan 2016 11:52 PM

Bavuma sparkles for Proteas on Day Four

England were 16/0 in their second innings at the close of play on the fourth day of the second Test at Newlands on Tuesday.

05 Jan 2016 10:52 PM

Hashim Amla hundred keeps South Africa afloat

South African captain Hashim Amla defied England’s bowlers and batted throughout the third day of the second Test at Newlands on Monday.

05 Jan 2016 6:56 AM


Stokes and Bairstow send South Africa on a leather hunt

England all-rounder Ben Stokes hit a thrilling double century as he and Jonny Bairstow battered the South African bowlers into submission on the second day of the second Test at Newlands on Sunday.

03 Jan 2016 10:53 PM

South Africa call up 'wonderful captain' Graeme Smith to help the team

Amla said Smith's experience could be important for South Africa's batsmen.

02 Jan 2016 11:44 AM

Graeme Smith called up to help South Africa

Former Proteas captain Graeme Smith has been appointed as the batting advisor for the South African team ahead of the second Test against England which starts at Newlands on Saturday.

02 Jan 2016 12:24 AM

England grind towards big lead

England tightened their grip on the third day of the first Test at Kingsmead on Monday against a South African team weakened by an injury to fast bowler Dale Steyn.

29 Dec 2015 6:14 AM