South Africa bowler Vernon Philander celebrates dismissing India batsman Jasprit Bumrah to complete a 72-run victory in the first Test at Newlands in Cape Town. Photograph:  Marco Longari/AFP/Getty Images

Seamer Vernon Philander took career-best figures as rampant South Africa claimed a 72-run victory over India on a gripping fourth day of the first Tes(...)

 South Africa’s Imran Tahir celebrates taking the wicket of Sri Lanka’s Chamara Kapugedera for a duck during the ICC Champions Trophy match  at The Oval in London. Photograph: Ian Kington/AFP/Getty Images

South Africa 299-6 (H Amla 103, F du Plessis 75, JP Duminy 38no; N Pradeep 2-54), Sri Lanka 203 (41.3 ovs) (U Tharanga 57, K Perera 44no, N Dickwella (...)

South Africa’s Stephen Cook celebrates his century on his  debut during the fourth  Test  against England at Centurion, South Africa. Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters

Fourth Test, Day One: South Africa 329-5 Until Ben Stokes’s competitive spirit and Stuart Broad’s wonderful versatility began to pull England back in(...)

England fast bowler Steven Finn in action during the first day of the third Test against South Africa at Wanderers Stadium  in Johannesburg. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

Third Test, day one: South Africa 267-7 Until a frustrating unbroken eighth-wicket partnership of 42 against the second new ball, England had fought (...)

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(...)

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 Mitchell Johnson  celebrates with team-mates after the dismissal of South Africa’s captain Graeme Smith during the second day of the first Test match in Centurion, South Africa. Photograph: Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters

Mitchell Johnson picked up where he left off in the Ashes, taking four wickets as Australia moved into a strong position on day two of the firs(...)

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(...)