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South Africa v Australia, 4th Test, Johannesburg, 2nd day

Bavuma digs in for innings of character

Mar 31, 2018: He was left stranded five short of what would have been his second Test hundred, but Temba Bavuma did enough by then to answer many of the questions that have been raised over his place in South Africa's Test team

Firdose Moonda in Johannesburg

South Africa v Australia, 3rd Test, Cape Town

SA set to miss 2017-18 transformation target

Mar 21, 2018: Selection questions over Temba Bavuma/Theunis de Bruyn and Lungi Ngidi/Morne Morkel highlight the delicate balancing act for South Africa

Firdose Moonda in Cape Town

South Africa v Australia, 1st Test, Durban, 4th day

De Kock shows the fight he and his team needed

Mar 4, 2018: Quinton de Kock buckled down and played an uncharacteristic innings of great importance to South Africa's confidence. It was a fine effort in erasing any doubt over his place in the XI too

Firdose Moonda in Durban

South Africa v Australia, 1st Test, Durban

'I'm ready for the mental battle' - du Plessis

Feb 28, 2018: South Africa's captain, who is returning to action from a finger fracture, has also hinted that the team management might pick Theunis de Bruyn as an extra batsman rather than play four out-and-out fast bowlers

Firdose Moonda in Durban

South Africa v India, 3rd Test, Johannesburg

South Africa ponder all-pace attack at the Wanderers

Jan 23, 2018: On what is expected to be a spicy surface, the hosts could bench Keshav Maharaj and play either an extra batsman in Theunis de Bruyn or a seam-bowling allrounder in Andile Phehlukwayo

Firdose Moonda in Johannesburg

South Africa news

Impressive Paterson, Mulder in the run for summer spot

Nov 7, 2017: As the franchise T20 would be talent-search of sorts, significant performances from these six players could earn them a regular spot in the South African side later this summer

Firdose Moonda

Sunfoil Series 2017

Mulder catches the eye as batsmen prosper

Oct 1, 2017: Draws were again dominant in the second round of games from the Sunfoil Series

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

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

South Africa sweat over struggling Philander

Aug 3, 2017: After battling illness last week, Philander has now been struck with back spasms on the eve of the final Test at Old Trafford and faces a fitness test

Firdose Moonda at Old Trafford

England v South Africa, 1st Investec Test, Lord's, 4th day

Basic errors disguise South Africa's structural flaws

Jul 9, 2017: It's easy to pinpoint the areas in which South Africa let England off the hook in the first Test. The truth about their predicament on this tour is more complicated

Firdose Moonda at Lord's

New Zealand v South Africa, 3rd Test, Hamilton, 1st day

Cook on shaky ground after Hamilton omission

Mar 25, 2017: Did the South African selectors err by leaving out Stephen Cook, who was set to play a bigger role in England, and asking Theunis de Bruyn to bat out of position?

Firdose Moonda in Hamilton

Knights v Cape Cobras, Momentum One Day Cup 2016-17

De Bruyn, de Lange help Knights open with bonus-point win

Feb 18, 2017: Knights racked up 308 and then dismissed Cape Cobras for 208 in 42 overs, with Marchant de Lange taking a four-for and Theunis de Bruyn hitting a century

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Sunfoil Series 2016-17

Knights' bowling talent, Warriors' Kolpak woes

Feb 13, 2017: ESPNcricinfo takes a look at some of the key takeaways from this summer's Sunfoil Series

Firdose Moonda

Sri Lanka in South Africa, 2016-17

What's bubbling in SA's T20 test tube?

Jan 17, 2017: A quick look at the unknown and less-known names in South Africa's squad for the first two T20Is against Sri Lanka

Firdose Moonda

Sunfoil Series 2016-17

Muthusamy, van Jaarsveld add 355 in high-scoring draw

Jan 15, 2017: A round-up of the ninth round of Sunfoil Series matches that ended on January 15, 2017

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The Kolpak Issue

Who could be next in South Africa's talent drain?

Jan 6, 2017: Cricket South Africa have been asked by Test captain Faf du Plessis to be more vigilant about their players' concerns to prevent more Kolpak departures. ESPNcricinfo lists some of the players who may be most tempted to join the talent drain

Firdose Moonda at Newlands

Sri Lanka in South Africa 2016-17

Uncapped Theunis de Bruyn in South Africa Test squad

Dec 14, 2016: South Africa have named the uncapped middle-order batsman Theunis de Bruyn in their squad for the Test series against Sri Lanka

Firdose Moonda

CSA T20 Challenge 2016-17

Delport, top order give Dolphins eight-wicket win

Nov 25, 2016: Round-up of the CSA T20 Challenge matches on November 25, 2016

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Sunfoil Series 2016-17

Nortje bowls Warriors to 107-run win; Ontong 225 in draw

Nov 6, 2016: A round-up of the 2016-17 Sunfoil Series matches that ended on November 6, 2016

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Sunfoil Series 2016-17

Keshav Maharaj bowls Dolphins to innings win

Oct 7, 2016: A round-up of the Sunfoil Series matches played from October 5-8, 2016

Firdose Moonda
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