Cape Cobras’ 23-year-old batter Zubayr Hamza has been included in the squad for the Proteas’ three-match Test series against Pakistan, starting at SuperSport Park, Centurion, on 26 December.
Proteas fast bowler, Lungi Ngidi, will be out of action for a minimum of 12 weeks after sustaining a knee injury during the T20 International against Australia last Sunday.
Proteas coach Ottis Gibson is understandably eager to have batsmen Hashim Amla and JP Duminy fit and available for selection.
An economical bowling performance from the Proteas saw them defend 108-6 to beat Australia by 21 runs in the 10-over T20I in Carrara, writes KHALID MOHIDIN.
West Indies Women made their intentions to defend their title crystal clear with an impressive 31-run victory over the Proteas Women at the Darren Sammy Cricket Ground, writes ANITHA MADIKIZELA.
South Africa will be without fast bowler Dale Steyn for Saturday’s one-off Twenty20 International against Australia in Carrara.
Faf du Plessis and fast bowler Kagiso Rabada have moved up in the latest ICC ODI player rankings following the Proteas’ 2-1 series win in Australia at the weekend.
Kagiso Rabada spoke about how the Proteas’ bowling attack was ruthless in the face of a brave Australian attempt to hunt down South Africa’s score of 320 in the third ODI in Hobart.
The Proteas sealed their first ODI series win in a decade against the Aussies Down Under with a 40-run win in Hobart, writes KHALID MOHIDIN.
Faf du Plessis and David Miller’s incredible centuries punished Australia as the Proteas posted 320-5 in Hobart.