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South Africa’s Kagiso Rabada breaks awards record

Social media was buzzing this week with well wishes pouring in for the 2016 South African Cricketer of the Year, Kagiso Rabada. The 21-year-old...

Video: ‘Thank you, South Africa’ – Proteas captain AB de Villiers

"To the people of South Africa, and everyone who supported us in this World Cup: thank you very much for your support." Watch Proteas captain AB de Villiers, on behalf of the entire team, thank the fans after the national squad bowed out of the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup.

Proteas go to the ICC 2015 Semi Finals

Brand South Africa congratulates the Proteas who have taken a giant step towards holding the 2015 Cricket World Cup trophy.

We will be prepared for a fight, says Protea coach

Proteas' assistant coach Adrian Birrell says the South Africans are taking their World Cup group match against Ireland on Tuesday morning seriously. The Irish "bat long and deep. They know how to chase targets ... We are fully aware of what they can do," says Birrell, who coached Ireland from 2002 to 2007.

We’ll lick our wounds – and regroup, says De Villiers

After their 130-run loss to India in a World Cup group match in Melbourne on Sunday, the Proteas have a lot of work to do ahead of their "must-win" match against the West Indies on Friday.

Kiwis defeat Proteas in World Cup warm-up

The competitive start of the World Cup can't come soon enough for the Castle Lager Proteas judging by their performance in their final warm-up match against New Zealand at Christchurch on Wednesday.

AB de Villiers smashes century record

South African batsman AB de Villiers scored international cricket's fastest ton ever - 100 off just 31 balls - at the Wanderers in Johannesburg on Sunday. The Proteas scored an imposing 439/2, giving them a 2-0 lead over the touring West Indies side.

Young Proteas to take on Windies flair

Proteas T20 captain Faf du Plessis says the upcoming three-match KFC T20 International series against the West Indies will be an ideal opportunity for South Africa's inexperienced players to test their skill against "quality opposition".

Striker Portia Modise is South Africa’s Sports Star of the Year

The nation's sporting royalty came out to celebrate excellence at the Sport Ministry's annual SA Sports Awards, with Banyana Banyana striker Portia Modise claiming the crown as Sports Star of the Year. She is the first African football player to score 100 goals in international competition.

Proteas overpower Zimbabwe in first ODI

Hashim Amla struck his third century in four one-day internationals to steer South Africa to a convincing 93-run victory over Zimbabwe in a one-day international at Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo on Sunday.