Amla scored 55 centuries across all formats for South Africa in a 15-year careerSouth Africa batsman Hashim Amla has announced his retirement from international cricket at the age of 36.Amla is the Proteas’ second-highest Test run scorer with 9,282 runs in 124 matches at an average of 46.64 with 28 centuries.He is the only South…

Dale Steyn played 93 Tests for South Africa and had a bowling average of 22.95South Africa’s leading wicket-taker Dale Steyn has retired from Test cricket to prolong his playing career.The 36-year-old fast bowler, who was forced out of the World Cup this summer by a shoulder injury, made his Test debut in 2004 and took…

Ottis Gibson, pictured with James Anderson and Stuart Broad, was previously England bowling coachOttis Gibson, who has been linked with replacing Trevor Bayliss as England coach, has been released from his role as head coach of South Africa.Gibson, who had two spells as England bowling coach, took charge of South Africa in October 2017.The Proteas…

The Khayelitsha township is overlooked by the iconic Table MountainDrive around Khayelitsha, one of South Africa’s biggest and fastest-growing townships, and football is impossible to ignore. There are hundreds of teams, thousands of players and five dedicated local football associations.Makeshift goal frames stand amid the rolling debris-filled fields, with pitches of various shapes and sizes…

6 Jul 2019ICC World CupAustraliaAustraliaYet to batLIVESouth AfricaSouth AfricaFirst innings 171 – for 2 wickets (30.1 overs)South Africa are 171 for 2 with 19.5 overs leftGot a TV Licence?You need one to watch live TV on any channel or device, and BBC programmes on iPlayer. It’s the law.Find out moreSummarySouth Africa make fast start before…

28 Jun 2019ICC World CupSri LankaSri LankaFirst innings 203 all outLIVESouth AfricaSouth AfricaFirst innings 57 – for 1 wickets (10.5 overs)South Africa need 147 runs to win from 39.1 oversGot a TV Licence?You need one to watch live TV on any channel or device, and BBC programmes on iPlayer. It’s the law.Find out moreSummarySri Lanka…

Media playback is not supported on this device Cricket World Cup highlights – Pakistan beat South Africa at Lord’sICC Men’s Cricket World Cup, Lord’s, LondonPakistan 308-7 (50 overs): Haris 89, Babar 69, Ngidi 3-64South Africa 259-9 (50 overs): Du Plessis 63, Wahab 3-46, Shadab 3-50Pakistan won by 49 runs; S Africa eliminatedScorecard; Table; ScheduleSouth Africa…

23 Jun 2019ICC World CupPakistanPakistanFirst innings 308 – for 7 wickets (50.0 overs)LIVESouth AfricaSouth AfricaYet to batBetween Innings – Pakistan are 308 for 7Got a TV Licence?You need one to watch live TV on any channel or device, and BBC programmes on iPlayer. It’s the law.Find out moreSummaryHaris Sohail’s aggressive 89 off 59 puts Pakistan…

19 Jun 2019ICC World CupNew ZealandNew ZealandYet to batLIVESouth AfricaSouth AfricaFirst innings 156 – for 4 wickets (37.0 overs)South Africa are 156 for 4 with 12.0 overs leftGot a TV Licence?You need one to watch live TV on any channel or device, and BBC programmes on iPlayer. It’s the law.Find out moreSummarySouth Africa struggle to…

15 Jun 2019ICC World CupSouth AfricaSouth AfricaYet to batLIVEAfghanistanAfghanistanFirst innings 39 – for 1 wickets (9.2 overs)Afghanistan are 39 for 1 with 40.4 overs leftGot a TV Licence?You need one to watch live TV on any channel or device, and BBC programmes on iPlayer. It’s the law.Find out moreSummaryRabada breaks opening standHazratullah 22 – pulls…