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South Africa v England, 4th Test, Centurion, 5th day

Steyn ruled out of England ODIs

Jan 26, 2016: Dale Steyn has been ruled out of the ODI series against England as he continues to recover from a shoulder injury.

ESPNcricinfo staff

England in South Africa 2015-16

Steyn '50-50' for Johannesburg, Philander out of series

Jan 6, 2016: Vernon Philander has been ruled out of the Test series against England due to the ankle injury he sustained in India while Dale Steyn is only rated 50-50 for the third Test

ESPNcricinfo staff

South Africa v England, 3rd Test, Johannesburg

Steyn on course for Wanderers comeback

Jan 5, 2016: Dale Steyn has been ruled out of the second Test against England in Cape Town due to the shoulder injury he suffered in Durban.

Firdose Moonda in Cape Town

South Africa v England, 2nd Test, Cape Town, 2nd day

Onslaught exposes South Africa's depleted stocks

Jan 3, 2016: When South Africa needed strike power at the crucial moments of England's innings, they found they had nowhere to turn

Firdose Moonda at Newlands

South Africa

The end of an unprecedented era

Jan 3, 2016: South Africa's dominance in Tests, especially away from home, came to an end, and transformation imperatives created cracks in the side

Firdose Moonda

England in South Africa 2015-16

Philander ruled out of first two Tests against England

Dec 10, 2015: Vernon Philander has been ruled out of the Boxing Day and New Year's Tests against England as he recovers from torn ankle ligaments

Firdose Moonda

SA in India 2015-16

Philander ruled out of series with ankle injury

Nov 12, 2015: Vernon Philander has been ruled out of the ongoing Test series against India after he twisted his left ankle during a warm-up football game in Bangalore

ESPNcricinfo staff

South Africa in India 2015-16

Ashwin and Philander - twins separated by conditions

Nov 4, 2015: The careers of two vastly different bowlers from two vastly different cricketing cultures have followed a near-identical path: unplayable in helpful conditions and sometimes unselectable in unfriendly environs

Sidharth Monga in Mohali

Bangladesh v South Africa, 1st Test, Chittagong, 2nd day

Dead pitch frustrates SA's pace pack

Jul 22, 2015: Dale Steyn, Vernon Philander and Morne Morkel toiled as hard as anyone on the pitch, but their hard work did not equate to smart work

Firdose Moonda

South Africa in Bangladesh 2015

De Villiers to miss Bangladesh Tests, Steyn rested for ODIs

May 27, 2015: AB de Villiers will miss South Africa's upcoming two-Test series in Bangladesh while he takes paternity leave but will play the limited-overs matches beforehand

Firdose Moonda

Nottinghamshire v Durham, LV= Championship, Division One, Trent Bridge

Allenby, Overton keep Philander at arms length

May 17, 2015: Half-centuries from Jim Allenby and Craig Overton helped Somerset to a total of 312 on the first day at Trent Bridge.

ECB/PA

South Africa news

CSA confirms guideline on selection quota

Apr 18, 2015: Cricket South Africa has confirmed that the selection of the national team includes a guideline on transformation which requires the consideration of at least four players of colour in the starting XI

Firdose Moonda

South Africa news

SA motivator Horn hints at politics in team selection

Apr 16, 2015: Mike Horn has become the first insider from the South African camp to corroborate the reports of interference in team selection for the 2015 World Cup semi-final

Firdose Moonda

South Africa news

CSA denies Philander semi-final selection down to quotas

Mar 29, 2015: A controversy has arisen over South Africa's decision to play Vernon Philander ahead of Kyle Abbott in the World Cup semi-final

Firdose Moonda

New Zealand v South Africa, 1st semi-final, Auckland

Time slips by South Africa once again

Mar 24, 2015: It was Grant Elliott and New Zealand's time in Auckland. Not South Africa's. But the Proteas will leave this tournament wondering when that will ever change. Maybe next time.

Firdose Moonda in Auckland

World Cup 2015: South Africa

South Africa personnel puzzle coming together

Mar 5, 2015: South Africa will remain cautious with Vernon Philander's hamstring complaint, are not worried about Quinton de Kock's form and are looking forward to Rilee Roussouw becoming a permanent spot in the XI

Firdose Moonda in Auckland

World Cup 2015: South Africa

Philander out of West Indies match

Feb 24, 2015: South Africa fast bowler Vernon Philander will miss South Africa's next match, against West Indies on February 27, due to his injured hamstring

Firdose Moonda

India v South Africa, World Cup 2015, Group B, Melbourne

Philander under injury cloud

Feb 22, 2015: Vernon Philander will undergo a scan on Monday to determine the severity of the injury to his left hamstring

Firdose Moonda

World Cup 2015

South Africa mull combination conundrum

Feb 19, 2015: Taming the Indian batting line-up requires picking up wickets and South Africa believe their best chance of doing that is by trusting in pace

Firdose Moonda in Melbourne

South Africa v West Indies, 3rd ODI, East London

Russell's horrendous slog

Jan 21, 2015: ESPNcricinfo presents the plays of the day as South Africa wrap up the series against West Indies in thumping style

David Hopps
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