Rahat Ali is mobbed by his Pakistan team-mates. Photograph: AFP

Pakistan’s Cricket World Cup revival continued with a 29-run Duckworth/Lewis win in a close encounter against South Africa in Auckland on Saturday — a(...)

Ireland’s Andy McBrine  celebrates after he dismissed South Africa’s captain AB de Villiers for 24 runs during the  World Cup match at Manuka Oval in Canberra. Photo: Jason Reed/Reuters

If you take a look at the scorecard from our defeat to South Africa you might say to yourself there’s not much you can take out of a 201-run defeat.So(...)

Ireland’s Andy McBrine  celebrates after he dismissed South Africa captain AB de Villiers  during the World Cup Pool B match at Manuka Oval in Canberra. Photograph: Jason Reed/Reuters 2:10

Skipper William Porterfield believes Ireland cannot afford to dwell on Tuesday’s 201-run mauling at the hands of South Africa’s big-game batsmen in Ho(...)

George Dockrell was the last man out as South Africa beat Ireland by 201 runs at the Manuka Oval. Photograpgh: Reuters/Jason Reed 2:10

Hashim Amla struck a career-best 159 as South Africa crushed Ireland by 201 runs in their World Cup Pool B match in Canberra.The Proteas amassed 411 f(...)

Ireland’s Gary Wilson in action against the UAE during Wednesday’s World Cup Pool B victory at the Gabba, Brisbane Cricket Ground. Photograph: Tertius Pickard/Inpho

Ireland will depart for Australia’s capital Canberra today with four points tucked away nicely in their luggage, but also some unwanted excess baggag(...)

India batsman Shikhar Dhawan raises his bat   to celebrate reaching his century during the Cricket World Cup match against South Africa at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Photograph: Brandon Malone/Reuters

India announced themselves as genuine contenders to defend their World Cup title on Sunday by humbling South Africa’s vaunted pace attack before bowli(...)

South Africa captain AB de Villiers launches one of his 16 sixes on his way to the fastest ODI century in history during the second ODI against the West Indies  at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg.  Photograph: Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters

Skipper AB de Villiers took 31 balls to smash the fastest century in one-day internationals on Sunday as South Africa posted 439 for two, their highe(...)

 Star batsman Hashim Amla is South Africa’s new Test captain after it was confirmed he will succeed Graeme Smith.

Hashim Amla was named the new captain of South Africa’s Test team on Tuesday, the first non-white cricketer to hold the post permanently. Cricket Sou(...)

India’s Yuvraj Singh (left) congratulates Virat Kohli as captain MS Dhoni watches after India won their World Twenty20 semi-final  against South Africa   in Dhaka. Photograph:  Andrew Biraj/Reuters

Virat Kohli’s red-hot bat powered India into Sunday’s World Twenty20 final against Sri Lanka as the 2007 champions breezed past South Africa by(...)

Australia’s Michael Clarke sets the field during the third day of the third test match against South Africa. Photograph: Shaun Roy/Reuters

Australia took complete control of the deciding third test against South Africa on an elongated third day in Cape Town. Replying to Austr(...)