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'Kohli is the best player in the world'

Feb 20, 2018: Former South Africa captain Graeme Smith talks about India's captain, and tries to put his finger on where it went wrong for the home side in the one-day series

Interview by Gaurav Kalra

Who has scored the most runs in a bilateral ODI series?

Feb 13, 2018: The record used to be 491 runs, by Rohit Sharma against Australia

Steven Lynch

South Africa v India, 5th ODI, Port Elizabeth

The secret behind India's success against Amla

Feb 12, 2018: Many legendary fast bowlers have delivered many hundred balls at Amla in international cricket, but no one has ever nailed him lbw more than two times. Bumrah has done it thrice, in one tour

Sidharth Monga in Port Elizabeth

South Africa v India, 3rd Test, Johannesburg

South Africa beaten at their own game

Jan 27, 2018: They achieved the series victory, but having the final Test taken off them will hurt Faf du Plessis' side for some time to come

Firdose Moonda at the Wanderers

South Africa v India, 3rd Test, Johannesburg, 4th day

A first in Test history: 120 wickets up for grabs, 120 wickets taken

Jan 27, 2018: Although it was bowlers' series, Dean Elgar recorded the third instance of a South African batsman carrying his bat

S Rajesh

South Africa v India, 3rd Test, Johannesburg, 4th day

India end series with triumph on extremely tough pitch

Jan 27, 2018: India couldn't dismiss Dean Elgar at all, but found a way around him to complete their third Test win in South Africa

The Report by Sidharth Monga in Johannesburg

South Africa v India, 3rd Test, Johannesburg, 2nd day

'You can get out every ball here' - Amla

Jan 25, 2018: The South Africa batsman has admitted that batsmen have not been able to settle in on the Wanderers' pitch for the ongoing Test, but would not be drawn into calling conditions extreme

Firdose Moonda in Johannesburg

South Africa v India, 3rd Test, 2nd day, Johannesburg

Let's not belittle the art of pitch-making

Jan 25, 2018: If South Africa manage to come out victorious on this pitch, you can imagine that India might ask for the wrestling pits of Haryana to be turned rectangular for cricket on their next tour

Sidharth Monga in Johannesburg

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

Amla holds South Africa together at SuperSport Park again

Jan 13, 2018: South Africa claimed the first session and India the last hour but the SuperSport Park belongs to Hashim Amla and he has the numbers to show it

Firdose Moonda in Centurion

South Africa v Bangladesh, 2nd T20I, Potchefstroom

Amla, Miller's record ton complete historic clean-sweep

Oct 29, 2017: The visitors leave South Africa empty-handed, defeated in the Tests, ODIs and T20s with David Miller's mauling being the final nail in the coffin

The Report by Firdose Moonda

Bangladesh in South Africa 2017-18

Amla rested for final ODI; Markram called up

Oct 19, 2017: South Africa opener Hashim Amla has been rested for the final ODI against Bangladesh on Sunday. He has been replaced in the squad by Aiden Markram

ESPNcricinfo staff

South Africa v Bangladesh, 1st ODI, Kimberley

De Kock, Amla tons power SA to record-breaking win

Oct 15, 2017: Quinton de Kock and Hashim Amla blitzed a century each, became South Africa's most prolific ODI pair of all-time and scripted their biggest win by 10 wickets in ODI history

The Report by Firdose Moonda

South Africa v Bangladesh 2017-18

A checklist for South Africa's batting unit

Sep 27, 2017: With AB de Villiers' return to the Test team a likelihood in the upcoming season, Temba Bavuma and Theunis de Bruyn may find themselves most vulnerable to losing a spot, even as Hashim Amla and Faf du Plessis grapple with form

Firdose Moonda in Potchefstroom

Sunfoil Series 2017

International batsmen among the runs in first round

Sep 22, 2017: A summary of the first round of games from the Sunfoil Series

Firdose Moonda

Pakistan v World XI, 2nd T20I, Independence Cup 2017, Lahore

Amla, Thisara star in World XI's last-over win

Sep 13, 2017: While Amla anchored the chase with a half-century, the series-levelling victory was made possible courtesy Thisara's unbeaten 19-ball 47

The Report by Danyal Rasool in Lahore

England v South Africa, 4th Investec Test, Old Trafford, 4th day

When nothing good would last

Aug 7, 2017: South Africa came to England missing vital organs and left with questions over the health of the rest of the side

Jarrod Kimber

England v South Africa, 4th Investec Test, Old Trafford, 4th day

Moeen's five secures England 177-run victory

Aug 7, 2017: Moeen Ali completed an outstanding series with 5 for 69 to wrap up a 3-1 victory for England as South Africa collapsed following a century stand between Hashim Amla and Faf du Plessis

The Report by Andrew Miller

England v South Africa, 3rd Investec Test, Kia Oval, 2nd day

Testing conditions expose South Africa's top order

Jul 28, 2017: Even when South Africa have been winning in recent times it's been despite a lack of big hundreds from the main batsmen

Firdose Moonda at The Oval

England v South Africa, 3rd Investec Test, The Oval

Amla reminds England of Test 'grind'

Jul 25, 2017: Returning to the scene of his record-breaking 311 not out, Hashim Amla had some advice for England's under-fire batsmen

Firdose Moonda

England v South Africa, 2nd Investec Test, Trent Bridge, 2nd day

Amla's under-stated excellence gives South Africa the platform they have craved

Jul 16, 2017: Hashim Amla's 87 is destined to become a footnote in a mighty career. But if it ends up being the bedrock of a famous win, it will deserve more plaudits

Firdose Moonda at Trent Bridge
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