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South Africa look to overturn recent record against Pakistan

The big pictureThe result of the Test series may be as disappointing for Mickey Arthur as it was gratifying for Otis Gibson, but in a World Cup year, it is the limited-overs results that will truly stand out. To...

Kurtis Patterson picked in selectors’ backflip

Australia's selectors have added Kurtis Patterson to the Test squad at the last possible moment, to face Sri Lanka after the New South Welshman's twin centuries in the Hobart tour match made his case undeniable.Originally omitted from the group...

Vince, Silk destroy Heat to lift Sixers to second

Sydney Sixers 7 for 177 (Vince 75, Silk 41, Lalor 5-26) beat Brisbane Heat (Cutting 28, Curran 3-16) by 79 runsplay1:30No rain or floodlights to Heat's rescue this time, as the Sixers attack tore through the visitors' attackThe Sixers...

Next England coach will need support, suggests Trevor Bayliss

Trevor Bayliss has hinted he would recommend splitting the England coaching job in the future. Bayliss' contract as head coach expires at the end of September and he has made it clear he has no intention of seeking an...

Amla gets hundred, van der Dussen 93 as South Africa post 266

Innings South Africa 266 for 2 (Amla 108*, van der Dussen 93) On a slow surface more like the subcontinent than any of its South African counterparts, South Africa showcased impressive flexibility with the bat to construct a total...

Hazlewood out of Sri Lanka Tests with back injury; Richardson called up

Josh Hazlewood has been ruled out of the Test series against Sri Lanka with the early stages of a stress fracture in his back. The uncapped Jhye Richardson, who impressed in the one-day series against India, has been named...

Hobart Hurricanes inch closer to semis after Faulkner smashes 16 off final over

Hobart Hurricanes 6 for 178 (Bailey 69, Hardie 2-25) beat Perth Scorchers 9 for 177 (Whiteman 68, Faulkner 3-36) beat by four wicketsMasterful batting at the death by James Faulkner bookended his spectacular opening bowling onslaught to lead Hobart...

India bowl; Vijay Shankar handed debut among three changes

India chose to bowl v AustraliaIndia have made three changes for the series decider against Australia at the MCG including handing a debut to allrounder Vijay Shankar. Kuldeep Yadav has been rested with legspinner Yuzvendra Chahal taking his place...

South Africa’s Rory Kleinveldt calls time on 17-year career | Cricket

Rory Kleinveldt was in the wickets for Northamptonshire © Getty Images Rory Kleinveldt, the South Africa allrounder who also represented Cape Cobras and Northamptonshire, called time on his cricket career on Thursday after 17 years of top-level cricket. The 35-year...

‘Never seen myself as competing with Renshaw’ – Joe Burns

Tim Paine is not part of Australia's selection panel but he will have the chance to cast his eye over the new faces in the Test squad if he so wishes when the CA XI take on the Sri...

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South Africa look to overturn recent record against Pakistan

The big pictureThe result of the Test series may be as disappointing for Mickey Arthur as it was gratifying for Otis Gibson, but in...