South Africa

South Africa were hounded by spin, but hung on for a draw on the final day at the SSC to reclaim the No.1 ranking in Tests
South Africa were hounded by spin, but hung on for a draw on the final day at the SSC to reclaim the No.1 ranking in Tests © AFP
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Specials

'Smith revelled in captaincy'

Modern Masters: Graeme Smith gave you the impression that he's not going to back down, whatever the contest

'Smith's record in India is an aberration'

Modern Masters: Rahul Dravid and Sanjay Manjrekar discuss Graeme Smith's terrific record in different conditions

'Smith always backed himself to win a Test for SA'

Modern Masters: Graeme Smith's fourth-innings stats are a testament of his tremendous mental strength

'Smith played the ball so late'

Modern Masters: Rahul Dravid and Sanjay Manjrekar discuss Graeme Smith's unorthodox technique and the problem of setting fields for him

'Virtually impossible to replace Kallis'

Modern Masters: Without Jacques Kallis you don't see balance in the South African side

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Blogs

The other rebels

Russell Jackson: Not many remember the International Wanderers teams who visited apartheid South Africa to play cricket

'The more you win, the more people will watch women's cricket'

The Cricket Couch: SA captain Mignon du Preez talks about her side's recent successes

The last of the long run-up

Jon Hotten: The sight of a fast bowler running in from a distance is a thrilling one. And it's increasingly rare now

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Jacques Kallis reveals what he was up to, with Mark Boucher, when he decided to inform the selectors of his international retirement

The victorious South Africa team pose with the series trophy
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Please, please, please!!: Sri Lanka appeal desperately for Dale Steyn's wicket
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The Sri Lanka players are up in arms for the wicket of JP Duminy
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Mahela Jayawardene takes the catch to dismiss Faf du Plessis
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Hashim Alma reacts after being caught at first slip
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Over 63.2: Faf du Plessis survives a confident shout for lbw after a review
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Country Fixtures Country Results
NPS v Sth Africa A at Darwin - Jul 31
Sth Africa A 281/8 (50/50 ov)
1st Youth Test: England U19 v S Africa U19 at Cambridge
Aug 1-4, 2014 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
NPS v Sth Africa A at Darwin
Aug 2, 2014 (10:00 local | 00:30 GMT | 20:30 EDT | 19:30 CDT | 17:30 PDT)
1st unofficial Test: Australia A v Sth Africa A at Townsville
Aug 7-10, 2014 (09:30 local | 23:30 GMT | 19:30 EDT | 18:30 CDT | 16:30 PDT)
2nd Youth Test: England U19 v S Africa U19 at Northampton
Aug 7-10, 2014 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
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