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(...)

Australian bowler Ryan Harris goes to celebrate with his team-mates after taking the key wicket  of South Africa’s AB de Villiers during the fifth day of the third  Test  at Newlands Stadium in Cape Town. Photograph:  Shaun Roy/Reuters

Australia’s Ryan Harris took the last two wickets as South Africa came within five overs of saving the third Test on a dramatic fifth and final(...)

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(...)

 David Warner of Australia bats during day four of the Second Test match between South Africa and Australia at AXXESS St George’s Cricket Stadium.  Photograph: Morne de Klerk/Getty Images

Australia batsman David Warner has been fined by the International Cricket Council (ICC) after questioning how South Africa worked on the ball(...)

Australia’s Shaun Marsh plays a shot during the first day of their  Test match against South Africa in Centurion. Photograph: Reuters

Late call-up Shaun Marsh scored an unbeaten century in his first test in two years to lead a middle-order recovery as Australia closed at 297 f(...)

Graeme Swann during an England nets session at the WACA in Perth, Australia. Swann has announced his retirement from the international game. Photo: Gareth Copley/Getty Images

From Cricinfo’s ball-by-ball commentary, the morning of 16 December, Australia against England at the Waca, the last delivery of the 77th over: “Swann(...)

India’s Zaheer Khan celebrates the dismissal of South Africa’s Faf du Plessis after he was run out  during the final day of the first Test in Johannesburg. Photograph: Ihsaan Haffejee/Reuters

South Africa gave up on the chance to set a new world record in chasing down 458 for victory against India on day five of the first Test in Johannesb(...)

 Cheteshwar Pujara of India celebrates his 100 during day three of the First Test match between South Africa and India at  Wanderers Stadium  in Johannesburg. Photograph: Duif du Toit/Gallo Images

Cheteshwar Pujara punished South Africa’s wilting bowling attack with a sparkling 135 not out as he and Virat Kohli helped India take complete contro(...)