South Africa v Australia: Second Test in Port Elizabeth, day three as it happened

South Africa v Australia: Second Test in Port Elizabeth, day three as it happened

Updated March 12, 2018 02:48:31 A tremendous century from AB de Villiers and an afternoon bowling onslaught has South Africa tasting victory in Port Elizabeth, but a late fightback on day three has Australia still a chance and leading by 41 runs. The Aussies closed play at 5-180, with Mitch …

South Africa v Australia: Cricket authorities know player behaviour has failed the pub test

South Africa v Australia: Cricket authorities know player behaviour has failed the pub test

Updated March 12, 2018 09:24:04 Photo: Cricket Australia has acknowledged player behaviour needs to improve. (AP: Themba Hadebe) Related Story: Hinds: Matthew Lodge return doesn’t pass the smell test Bitter sniping on the field, stairwell threats off it; barrel-chested send-offs and, most pitifully, South African officials aiding and abetting the …

South Africa v Australia: Second Test in Port Elizabeth, day four as it happened

South Africa v Australia: Second Test in Port Elizabeth, day four as it happened

Updated March 12, 2018 23:12:39 The hosts bundle Australia out before lunch on day four thanks to more brilliant bowling from Rabada, before cruising to victory with six wickets to spare. See how it unfolded in our blog. Topics: sport, cricket, south-africa, australia First posted March 12, 2018 18:29:55 Source …

South Africa v Australia: Kagiso Rabada guilty of making contact with Steve Smith, to miss rest of Test series

South Africa v Australia: Kagiso Rabada guilty of making contact with Steve Smith, to miss rest of Test series

Updated March 13, 2018 10:30:02 Video: Rabada suspended for Steve Smith bump (ABC News) South African fast bowler Kagiso Rabada has been found guilty of bumping Australia’s Steve Smith on day one in Port Elizabeth, and will miss the rest of the Test series. Rabada was charged with a level …

South Africa v Australia: Third Test in Cape Town, day two live blog

South Africa v Australia: Third Test in Cape Town, day two live blog

Updated March 23, 2018 19:14:18 Pat Cummins was the destroyer for Australia on day one at Newlands. Can he and his mates finish the job and wrap up the South African tail early on day two of the third Test? Follow all the action in our live blog. Topics: sport, …

South Africa v Australia: Kagiso Rabada named world’s best Test bowler as Proteas consider appeal

South Africa v Australia: Kagiso Rabada named world’s best Test bowler as Proteas consider appeal

Updated March 14, 2018 07:54:45 Video: Rabada suspended for Steve Smith bump (ABC News) The International Cricket Council has given South Africa a timely reminder of Kagiso Rabada’s talent, with the suspended spearhead now officially ranked the world’s best Test bowler. Test bowling rankings: Kagiso Rabada (902 points) Jimmy Anderson …

South Africa v Australia: Pat Cummins stands and delivers against Proteas in third Test

South Africa v Australia: Pat Cummins stands and delivers against Proteas in third Test

Posted March 23, 2018 08:53:20 Photo: Pat Cummins celebrates with teammates after claiming AB de Villiers’ wicket. (Reuters: Mike Hutchings) Related Story: South Africa blows strong position as Cummins leads Australian fightback in third Test From an Australian perspective, Cape Town brings to mind batting disaster. Memories of being bowled …

Richmond passes a difficult Carlton test at the MCG, but the opener shows the hunt is on to bring down the Tigers

Richmond passes a difficult Carlton test at the MCG, but the opener shows the hunt is on to bring down the Tigers

Updated March 22, 2018 23:57:32 Photo: Jack Riewoldt kicked four goals for Richmond as the Tigers earned a 26-point win over Carlton. (AAP: Julian Smith) If Richmond had any illusions that the campaign to win a second flag in as many years would be harder to win than the first, …

South Africa v Australia: Mitchell Starc expected to play third Test against Proteas despite injury

South Africa v Australia: Mitchell Starc expected to play third Test against Proteas despite injury

Updated March 21, 2018 09:36:35 Photo: Mitchell Starc has made solid progress recovering from a calf injury. (AP: Themba Hadebe) Related Story: Rabada set to keep his cool in Cape Town after Test ban lifted Mitchell Starc has been declared “right to go” by Australian teammate Nathan Lyon, with the …

South Africa v Australia: Kagiso Rabada to keep his cool in third Test after suspension thrown out

South Africa v Australia: Kagiso Rabada to keep his cool in third Test after suspension thrown out

Updated March 21, 2018 08:03:38 Photo: Kagiso Rabada celebrates taking the wicket of Steve Smith in Port Elizabeth. (Reuters: Mike Hutchings) South Africa expects Kagiso Rabada to rise above any Australian attempts to bait him in the third Test after the Proteas fast bowler’s suspension was overturned upon appeal. Rabada …