Player of the Match
Player of the Match
  • Subcontinental giants, and runs in defeats

    A look at teams visiting in the subcontinent, and Brian Lara's continued run-spree in West Indian defeats

  • Ntini's eyes tell of his passion

    Makhaya Ntini's voice crackles from the boundary like a loose connection spitting with renegade volts, and his eyes are barbed beams of passion. He is energy itself dressed in increasingly undone whites. Damn fool needs to be told when he's tired, because

  • Unplayable Ntini trounces West Indies

    Makhaya Ntini recorded his best Test figures of 7 for 37, to complete a sensational 13-wicket match haul, as South Africa ripped through West Indies' resistance on the final day at Trinidad.

  • Sarwan and Bravo keep West Indies afloat

    Ramnaresh Sarwan reached the close of the fourth day in Trinidad on 93 not out, seven runs short of the seventh and, potentially, most valuable Test century of his 51-match career, as he and Dwayne Bravo added 78 for the sixth wicket in a crucial

  • Smith hundred puts sloppy West Indies on the back foot

    Graeme Smith's ninth Test hundred helped put South Africa, who finished on 370 for 6, a lead of 23, in a strong position at the end of the third day at Port of Spain