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To play or not to play: AB de Villiers to take a call on his future in August

His decision comes ahead of the four-match Test series against the Joe Root-led side.

26 Jun 2017 1:31 PM

Faf du Plessis 'surprised' with no action against Virat Kohli, Steve Smith

Virat Kohli had said Australia took help from their dressing room before making their mind up on DRS reviews in the Bengaluru Test.

12 Mar 2017 11:50 AM

Bowlers secure series win, top ODI ranking for SA

Chasing a modest target of 150, the Proteas stuttered in their run chase, but eventually reached the target in 32.2 overs.

04 Mar 2017 2:46 PM

Faf goes gaga over Tahir’s evolution in limited-overs cricket

He is the big reason we're been successful over the last few months, said Faf du Plessis while praising Imran Tahir.

18 Feb 2017 3:24 PM

Imran Tahir takes top spot in latest ICC ODI rankings

After taking 10 wickets in the series against Sri Lanka, South Africa spinner Imran Tahir has taken the top spot in the ICC ODI rankings.

11 Feb 2017 4:03 PM


South Africa beat Sri Lanka by 206 runs in 1st Test

Kyle Abbott struck twice in the first seven overs to set up a 206-run win for South Africa on the fifth day of the first Test.

30 Dec 2016 7:26 PM

ICC rejects Faf du Plessis’ appeal over ball tampering

The skipper was fined his entire match fee and had three demerit points added to his record.

22 Dec 2016 5:06 AM

Lever ‘never lost sleep’ over cheat slur

Lever said he had met Bedi in England a few years after the incident and the two shook hands.

17 Dec 2016 1:59 AM

De Villiers steps down as South Africa test captain

De Villiers decision was prompted by his prolonged absence through injury and success of stand-in skipper Faf du Plessis on Austrlia tour.

13 Dec 2016 9:29 AM

Tampering issue still a grey area

The ICC wasn’t convinced Kohli was guilty as the footage did not show conclusively he had used extraneous substance

27 Nov 2016 5:28 AM


Ball tampering: ICC hits out at Faf du Plessis appeal

In a statement, the ICC reinforced that under the laws of cricket a player should not use artificial substances to shine the ball.

25 Nov 2016 10:12 AM

Du Plessis posts 118, declares with South Africa at 259-9

Du Plessis was booed by the crowd as he walked out to bat, following a ball-tampering incident.

24 Nov 2016 7:16 PM

Ball-tampering allegations against Kohli ‘ludicrous’: Nasser Hussain

The former England skipper also defended South African stand-in skipper Faf du Plessis who was fined by ICC for ball tampering.

24 Nov 2016 1:15 PM

Faf du Plessis disputes ball-tampering verdict

Our mouths are always full of sugar, I think it's such a grey area in the laws of cricket, said du Plessis.

23 Nov 2016 10:09 AM

Faf du Plessis evades ban in 'Mintgate' row

Du Plessis was fined his entire match fee after he was caught on camera sucking a mint, and rubbing the ball with his saliva.

22 Nov 2016 4:23 PM


Dale Steyn wades into du Plessis ball tampering debate

ICC could ban Faf du Plessis from one Test match if he is found guilty, putting him in doubt for next week's third Test in Adelaide.

19 Nov 2016 4:37 PM

ICC charges Faf du Plessis with ball tampering

A hearing will now be held by Andy Pycroft of the ICC match referees panel.

18 Nov 2016 1:33 PM

South Africa hit back in ball-tampering row

Du Plessis was warned by the umpires for deliberately bouncing the ball along the ground, to rough it up.

11 Nov 2016 4:39 PM