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AB de Villiers of South Africa during the T20 against England on June 21, 2017
AB de Villiers steps down as South Africa ODI captain
South Africa batsman AB de Villiers resigns as his country's ODI captain after six years in the role but will carry on playing in all formats of the game.
Aug 23, 22:05
Joe Root celebrates his century on day two of the third Test between South Africa and England on January 15, 2016
Joe Root reflects on "big move forward"
England skipper Joe Root says that his side have taken a "big move forward" by defeating South Africa.
Aug 13, 12:45
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Toby Roland-Jones to make England Test debut
Middlesex bowler Toby Roland-Jones is called up for his England Test debut against South Africa at The Oval.
Jul 26, 15:41
England's batsman Gary Ballance reacts after scoring his half-century (50 runs) during day three of the second Test cricket match between the West Indies and England at the Grenada National Stadium in Saint George's on April 23, 2015
Gary Ballance out of third Test with South Africa due to fractured finger
Gary Ballance is out of England's third Test meeting against South Africa with a fractured finger, but he could return for the fourth Test in a fortnight's time.
Jul 18, 21:14
Chris Morris and Faf du Plessis celebrate during the second T20 between South Africa and England on February 20, 2016
Faf du Plessis to appeal ICC's ball-tampering decision
Faf du Plessis is "feeling aggrieved" at the International Cricket Council's decision to fine him for ball tampering, which he intends to appeal against.
Nov 24, 20:49
South Africa's Faf du Plessis plays a shot against Sri Lanka during their final Twenty20 cricket match on August 6, 2013
Faf du Plessis found guilty of ball tampering, evades ban
Faf du Plessis is free to play in South Africa's third Test meeting with Australia, despite being found guilty of ball tampering in last week's third Test.
Nov 22, 10:50
Detailed view of a cricket ball in a puddle as play is abandoned due to rain during the Natwest T20 Blast match between Worcestershire Rapids and Nottinghamshire Outlaws at New Road on June 27, 2014
Australia vs. South Africa washed out on day two
The weather in Hobart prevents Australia and South Africa's second Test from resuming on day two.
Nov 13, 09:37
Dale Steyn of South Africa celebrates running out Ross Taylor of New Zealand to win the ICC World Twenty20 Bangladesh 2014 Group 1 match on March 24, 2014
South Africa's Dale Steyn to join Glamorgan for seven matches in T20 Blast
Glamorgan sign South Africa bowler Dale Steyn for seven matches in the NatWest T20 Blast.
May 20, 09:59
England's Kevin Pietersen leaves the pitch after losing his wicket for 6 runs during the third one day international (ODI) cricket match between England and Australia at Edgbaston cricket ground in Birmingham, central England on September 11, 2013
Kevin Pietersen eyes Test return with South Africa
Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen admits that he is considering resuming his international career with South Africa in 2018.
Apr 10, 20:53
Joe Root celebrates the wicket of Johnson Charles during the World Twenty20 final between England and the West Indies at Eden Gardens on April 3, 2016
Four England players named in ICC team of the tournament
England have four players named in the ICC World Twenty20 Team of the Tournament after finishing as runners-up to the West Indies.
Apr 4, 12:11
A ripped Faf du Plessis and Russel Domingo during a South Africa nets session on January 21, 2016
Faf du Plessis hits out at South African bowlers
A leaky bowling unit was the main reason behind South Africa's failure to get out of their ICC World Twenty20 group, according to skipper Faf du Plessis.
Mar 29, 10:17
Dale Steyn of South Africa appeals during day one of the First Test match between South Africa and Australia at SuperSport Park on February 12, 2014
Dale Steyn free from injury
South Africa bowler Dale Steyn declares himself fit to face Australia and play at the Twenty20 World Cup following his recovery from a shoulder injury.
Mar 2, 12:40
England captain Eoin Morgan bats during the 1st ODI Royal London One-Day match between England and New Zealand at Edgbaston on June 9, 2015
Eoin Morgan: "It was a pretty brutal day"
England captain Eoin Morgan admits that his side endured "a pretty brutal day" after being demolished by South Africa in the final T20.
Feb 21, 19:17
Reece Topley during an England nets session on November 22, 2015
Reece Topley reprimanded by ICC
Reece Topley accepts an ICC reprimand after he attacked the stumps in frustration as England lost their first T20 to South Africa.
Feb 20, 18:23
Kagiso Rabada celebrates the wicket of Joe Root on day three of the fourth Test between South Arica and England on January 24, 2016
Kent sign South Africa's Kagiso Rabada
Kent secure the services of South African fast-bowler Kagiso Rabada on a two-month deal.
Feb 18, 18:57
 England coach Trevor Bayliss looks on during an England training session at Ageas Bowl on September 2, 2015 in Southampton, England.
Trevor Bayliss: 'We've got some work to do'
England coach Trevor Bayliss admits that there is "work to do" after his side lost their ODI series with South Africa.
Feb 15, 15:30
England captain Eoin Morgan bats during the 1st ODI Royal London One-Day match between England and New Zealand at Edgbaston on June 9, 2015
Eoin Morgan: 'Defeat not a big blow'
Eoin Morgan insists that England's second successive ODI defeat is "not that big a blow".
Feb 13, 13:45
A red Stuart 'StuBro' Broad in action on day three of the third Test between South Africa and England on January 16, 2016
England's Stuart Broad, Chris Woakes replace Chris Jordan, David Willey in fourth ODI
England make two bowling changes as Stuart Broad and Chris Woakes replace Chris Jordan and David Willey in the fourth one-day international against South Africa.
Feb 12, 11:16
Joe Root strikes a pose during an England training session on February 11, 2016
Joe Root: 'We have the momentum'
Joe Root insists that England have the momentum in their ODI series despite a first loss to South Africa last time out.
Feb 11, 15:38
Jos Buttler celebrates his century during the first ODI between South Africa and England on February 3, 2016
Jos Buttler to play for Mumbai Indians
Jos Buttler is bought by the Mumbai Indians in the first round of the Indian Premier League auction.
Feb 6, 18:54
Jos Buttler poses for an England portrait session on May 19, 2015
Jos Buttler aims to emulate Ben Stokes
Jos Buttler reveals that he is drawing from the heroics of England teammate Ben Stokes as the side gears up for the ODI series with South Africa.
Jan 30, 14:10
South Africa's AB de Villiers plays a shot on the final day of a two-day cricket match between an Indian Board President's XI and South Africa at The Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai on October 31, 2015
AB de Villiers takes on South Africa Test captaincy full time
AB de Villiers agrees to become South Africa Test captain on a permanent basis.
Jan 29, 16:52
A general view of the wicket during day one of the Third Test match between England and India at the Oval on August 9, 2007
Gulam Bodi receives 20-year suspension
Former South Africa batsman Gulam Bodi receives a 20-year suspension for attempting to fix matches at last year's Ram Slam tournament.
Jan 25, 13:41
Moeen Ali at an England portrait session in May 2015
Moeen Ali: 'Our bowling can win us the match'
Moeen Ali says that England's bowlers will be key if they are to secure victory over a dominant South Africa in the final Test.
Jan 24, 19:14
Ben Stokes on his knees on January 23, 2016
Ian Botham: 'Don't rule out England win'
Sir Ian Botham insists that England are still capable of going on to win the final Test with South Africa in Centurion.
Jan 24, 17:59
Ben Stokes squats seductively on day two of the fourth Test between South Africa and England on January 23, 2016
Ben Stokes: 'We let South Africa off the hook'
Ben Stokes rues opportunities missed after England allow South Africa to amass 475 runs during the final Test in Centurion.
Jan 23, 20:40
Dale Steyn celebrates with teammates after claiming the wicket of Alex Hales on day one of the first Test between South Africa and England on December 26, 2015
Injured Dale Steyn out of fourth Test
A shoulder injury keeps South Africa bowler Dale Steyn out of the upcoming fourth Test against England at Centurion.
Jan 19, 15:42
A frustrated Steven Finn gets down on all fours on day three of the second Test between South Africa and England on January 4, 2016)
Steven Finn ruled out for rest of England tour of South Africa
England seamer Steven Finn is ruled out for the remainder of the South Africa tour due to a side strain he sustained in the third Test.
Jan 18, 13:24
Steven Finn celebrates claiming a wicket on day three of the third Test between South Africa and England on January 16, 2016
Steven Finn a doubt for fourth Test
England coach Trevor Bayliss reveals that Steven Finn is unlikely to feature in the final Test with South Africa after suffering a side injury.
Jan 17, 15:13
Dale Steyn celebrates with teammates after claiming the wicket of Alex Hales on day one of the first Test between South Africa and England on December 26, 2015
Dale Steyn to miss third Test
A shoulder injury rules South Africa's leading bowler Dale Steyn out of the third Test against England.
Jan 11, 11:35
Ben Stokes mounts Joe Root after taking the wicket of Shaun Marsh on day two of the Fourth Test of The Ashes on August 7, 2015
England cricketers 'banned from sex'
England's cricket team are reportedly advised to avoid having sex as a stomach virus sweeps through the camp.
Jan 8, 00:46
Hashim Amla at a press conference on January 1, 2016
Hashim Amla resigns as South Africa Test captain
Hashim Amla steps down from his role as captain of the South Africa Test team.
Jan 6, 15:37
Jonny Bairstow celebrates his century on day two of the second Test between South Africa and England on January 3, 2016
Jonny Bairstow hails 'best day' of his life
Jonny Bairstow hails "the best day" of his life after he claims his first Test maiden for England in Cape Town.
Jan 3, 21:08
Jonny Bairstow squats on day two of the second Test between South Africa and England on January 3, 2016
Ben Stokes "buzzing" for Jonny Bairstow
Ben Stokes is full of praise for his "amazing" partner Jonny Bairstow on their record-breaking day for England in Cape Town.
Jan 3, 18:21
Ben Stokes celebrates his century on day two of the second Test between South Africa and England on January 3, 2016
Sir Ian Botham hails "magnificent" Ben Stokes
Sir Ian Botham heaps praise on Ben Stokes after the all-rounder broke the English record for the quickest Test double-century during the second Test against South Africa.
Jan 3, 18:13
Ben Stokes and Jonny Bairstow in action on day two of the second Test between South Africa and England on January 3, 2016
Twitter reacts: "Ginger ninjas" in Cape Town
Sports stars take to Twitter to praise the antics of England duo Ben Stokes and Jonny Bairstow on a record-breaking day in Cape Town.
Jan 3, 18:06



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