Kagiso Rabada took seven wickets for South Africa to remove England for 342 on day three in Centurion. Photograph: Getty

England’s chances of an unbeaten tour of South Africa took a hefty blow on day three of the fourth Test as 20-year-old tyro Kagiso Rabada ran through (...)

Ben Stokes was 74* as England reached stumps on day one of the second Test against South Africa on 317-5. Photograph: Reuters

First Test Day one: England 317-5 (England win toss and bat first) Ben Stokes unleashed some powerful late hitting as England ended day one of the (...)

England captain Alastair Cook: was critical of having  two days of rest between Test matches  when ICC recommends a minimum of three. Photograph: Themba Hadebe/AP Photo

Alastair Cook has admitted that selecting attack leader Jimmy Anderson for Saturday’s second Test with South Africa represents a gamble that could (...)

 Hardus Viljoen: called up as cover for Kyle Abbott as he is struggling with a hamstring injury. Photograph: Getty Images

South Africa have added bowler Hardus Viljoen to their squad for the second Test with England in Cape Town. The Proteas, who were soundly beaten in (...)

Moeen Ali took three wickets on the final morning as South Africa collapsed to give England a 241 run win in the first Test at Durban. Photograph: Afp

The first Test was over, done dusted and the ceremonials completed before lunch on the final day. If England expected resistance from a team that at t(...)

 South African bowler Dane Piedt celebrates dismissing England captain Alastair Cook during day three of the first Test match  at Kingsmead Stadium in Durban. Photograph: Marco Longari/AFP/Getty Images

1st Test, Day 3: England 303 & 172-3 lead South Africa 214 by 261 runs England are firmly in the driving seat after three days at Kingsmead, a p(...)

Stuart Broad and his England  team-mates  appeal unsuccessfully for the wicket of  South Africa captain Hashim Amla during day two of the first Test at  Kingsmead Stadium in  Durban. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

1st Test, Day 2: England 303, South Africa 137-4 If there has been no more productive bowling combination for England than Stuart Broad and Jimmy And(...)

 Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland was beaten by Kevin Anderson in two sets. Photo: Justin Setterfield/Getty Images

Ten days after blowing Novak Djokovic off the clay in sunny Paris, Stan Wawrinka was a loser on the grass at muggy Queen’s, Kevin Anderson securing a (...)

Grant Elliott hit Dale Steyn for six off the penultimate ball of the game to send New Zealand to their maiden World Cup final. Photograph: Afp

The Black Caps’ dream lives on after they won what must rate as one of the most memorable of all world cup games by four wickets. Grant Elliott, perce(...)

The Pakistan cricket team practice ahead of the the final Pool B game against Ireland at the Adelaide Oval. Photograph: Peter Parks/AFP/Getty Images

Even if Ireland fail to make the quarter-finals of the cricket World Cup they and the other non-Test playing nations have shown enough promise to wa(...)