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India v SA, 1st ODI, Kanpur

De Villiers plays down influence of spin

Oct 10, 2015: South Africa captain AB de Villiers has suggested spin has not been the deciding factor it was made out to be ahead of the team's tour of India

Alagappan Muthu in Kanpur

Bangladesh v SA, 3rd ODI, Chittagong

South Africa confront conflicting priorities

Jul 14, 2015: With the ODI series on the line, South Africa face a selection quandary, needing to balance giving everyone a run with going for a win

Firdose Moonda

Morkel's time to step up

Apr 10, 2015: The South African quick has been superb in limited overs, but he now needs to show he can take up the leadership role in Tests as well

S Rajesh

World Cup 2015: South Africa

South Africa bond the Mike Horn way

Mar 20, 2015: The explorer has taught sportsmen that what you go through alone is never as important as what you have committed to doing for others

Firdose Moonda

World Cup 2015

Green diet behind a faster, fitter Morkel

Feb 17, 2015: 'It comes down to the way I train and my lifestyle off the field. Clean living. Green smoothies,' says Morne Morkel about his new diet plan

Firdose Moonda

West Indies in South Africa 2014-15

A cohesive team led by a confident captain

Jan 6, 2015: ESPNcricinfo rates the South Africa performance from the Test series against West Indies

Firdose Moonda

South Africa v West Indies, 2nd Test, Port Elizabeth, 4th day

'We can still win' - Morkel

Dec 29, 2014: Morne Morkel said that if South Africa batted quickly on the final morning, it would be difficult for West Indies to survive 50-60 overs

Firdose Moonda in Port Elizabeth

SA v WI, 2nd Test, Port Elizabeth, 4th day

West Indies collapse after big stand

Dec 29, 2014: Centuries from Kraigg Brathwaite and Marlon Samuels steered West Indies past the follow-on mark before a familiar collapse revived the possibility, albeit slight, of a South Africa win

The Report by Karthik Krishnaswamy

Australia v South Africa, 2nd ODI, Perth

Morkel takes five to set up South Africa win

Nov 16, 2014: Morne Morkel wreaked havoc and together with AB de Villiers, wrecked Australia's chances of taking a 2-0 series lead in the second ODI at the WACA

The Report by Brydon Coverdale

NZ v SA, 3rd ODI, Hamilton

Morkel upbeat on Australia tour

Oct 26, 2014: Morne Morkel believes he has a good chance of making South Africa's World Cup squad and that he's happy with his progress, after suffering a shoulder injury in August that almost ruled him out of the tri-series final in Zimbabwe

Firdose Moonda

South Africa news

Full-strength SA likely for WC prep

Sep 29, 2014: South Africa are expected to name a full strength ODI squad for the tours to New Zealand and Australia in preparation of next year's World Cup

Firdose Moonda

Champions League T20 news

Morne Morkel ruled out of CLT20

Sep 11, 2014: South Africa fast bowler Morne Morkel will not be available to Kolkata Knight Riders for the upcoming Champions League T20 because of a shoulder injury

Nagraj Gollapudi

South Africa in Sri Lanka 2014

Mind over matter for Morkel

Jul 22, 2014: Morne Morkel feels that the South Africa fast bowlers' mental strength helped them overcome the heat and humidity to take 16 wickets in the Galle Test

Firdose Moonda

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 1st Test, Galle, 5th day

South Africa pacers deliver when it counts

Jul 20, 2014: South Africa's seamers had no right to dominate in Galle like they did, but when their spinners failed to produce the goods, Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel showed their class

Firdose Moonda in Galle

'You want to look into the batsman's eyes and see he doesn't want to be there'

May 5, 2014: Ian Bishop compares modern fast bowling to that of his day, and picks the best among Johnson, Steyn and Morkel

Interview by Subash Jayaraman

SA v Australia, 3rd Test, Cape Town, 1st day

Clarke (just about) survives Mornzilla

Mar 1, 2014: A blow-by-blow account of Morne Morkel's fearsome attack on Michael Clarke

Jarrod Kimber in Cape Town

South Africa v Australia, 2nd Test, Port Elizabeth, 3rd day

Morkel's mongrel gives South Africa their bite

Feb 22, 2014: South Africa's batsmen had laid the foundations, but the pitch looked slow and low. Then Morne Morkel took the ball in his hand and the Test match gained a different complexion

Firdose Moonda in Port Elizabeth

Australia in South Africa 2013-14

Steyn needs better support - Ntini

Feb 17, 2014: There was only one winner of the fast-bowling contest at Centurion Park, but Makhaya Ntini believes South Africa can turn the tables if Dale Steyn is given the support that Mitchell Johnson receives

Firdose Moonda

South Africa v Australia, 1st Test, Centurion, 1st day

South Africa lack their Centurion spark

Feb 12, 2014: South Africa were not awful on the opening day, but from a position where they had Australia in significant trouble the attack could not ram home the advantage and back Graeme Smith's decision to bowl

Firdose Moonda at Centurion Park

South Africa v India, 2nd Test, Durban, 1st day

Steyn's drought hurts South Africa

Dec 26, 2013: On an unusually dry Kingsmead surface, South Africa's attack struggle to cope with their talisman's longest-ever wicketless streak

Firdose Moonda in Durban
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