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South Africa in New Zealand 2016-17

'Maharaj is a grinder, he is a fighter'

Mar 19, 2017: Of all the things South Africa would have expected to find in New Zealand, spin success was unlikely to be among them

Firdose Moonda

New Zealand v South Africa, 2nd Test, Wellington, 3rd day

Maharaj withstands the wind

Mar 18, 2017: Keshav Maharaj has more wickets than any of Morne Morkel, Vernon Philander or Kagiso Rabada this series. For a change, the quicks were creating pressure so the spinner could profit. How South African cricket has changed

Firdose Moonda in Wellington

New Zealand v South Africa, 2nd Test, Wellington, 3rd day

Maharaj's career best gives South Africa 1-0 lead

Mar 18, 2017: South Africa cruised to an eight-wicket win within three days after Keshav Maharaj produced figures of 6 for 40 to bowl New Zealand out for 171 in Wellington

The Report by Andrew McGlashan

New Zealand v South Africa, 1st Test, Dunedin, 5th day

New Zealand assess injury list as rain ends closely-fought contest

Mar 12, 2017: As forecast the rain swept into Dunedin and washed out what could have been an intriguing final day to the first Test

The Report by Andrew McGlashan

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

South Africa's Dunedin time machine

Mar 10, 2017: Two tightly-contested first innings and the threat of rain spoiling the finish: it might ring a bell for a few of the players

Firdose Moonda in Dunedin

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

Honours even after Williamson's hundred

Mar 10, 2017: Kane Williamson's 16th Test century headlined New Zealand's reply to South Africa's 308 on a hard-fought third day in Dunedin, which also saw a bizarre stoppage in play due to a fire alarm

The Report by Andrew McGlashan

South Africa in New Zealand 2016-17

Bat, ball, keeper, spinners: how South Africa and New Zealand stack up

Mar 6, 2017: It's the No. 3 side versus the No. 5, so, in rankings at least, there is not much between the two sides

Andrew McGlashan

Dolphins v Lions, Pietermaritzburg, Sunfoil Series 2016-17

Maharaj, Zondo strengthen Dolphins' first-place spot

Jan 22, 2017: Keshav Maharaj's six-for and Khaya Zondo's first-innings ton helped the Dolphins consolidate their lead at the top of the Sunfoil Series points table

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka in South Africa 2016-17

SA attack feasts on weaknesses, but Bavuma form a concern

Jan 15, 2017: It quickly became a one-sided series as South Africa made the most of home advantage. ESPNcricinfo assesses those who took part

Firdose Moonda

South Africa v Sri Lanka 2016-17

Not scared of picking a spinner at Wanderers - Langeveldt

Jan 9, 2017: South Africa's bowling coach believes Keshav Maharaj's economical bowling makes him the ideal foil to a pace attack that could also include Wayne Parnell

Firdose Moonda in Johannesburg

South Africa v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Cape Town, 4th day

Du Plessis hails 'perfect' Rabada

Jan 5, 2017: Faf du Plessis has called Kagiso Rabada the "perfect bowler for a captain" following the 282-run domination of Sri Lanka at Newlands

Andrew Fidel Fernando at Newlands

South Africa v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Cape Town

Green pitch set to test wounded Sri Lanka

Jan 1, 2017: A grassy Newlands surface will bring smiles to the faces of South Africa's seamers and make Sri Lanka's task even harder as they look to bounce back from 1-0 down

The Preview by Andrew Fernando in Cape Town

South Africa v Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Port Elizabeth

Maharaj hopes for spin lessons from Herath

Dec 24, 2016:

Firdose Moonda

Australia v South Africa, 2nd Test, Hobart

Maharaj reflects on 'very special' Smith wicket

Nov 8, 2016: Spinner Keshav Maharaj expects to play more of a holding role in the coming Tests against Australia after picking up four wickets in Perth

Firdose Moonda in Hobart

Australia v South Africa, 1st Test, Perth, 2nd day

South Africa's attack prospers by sharing the load

Nov 4, 2016: In the absence of their bowling spearhead, South Africa's attack trumped over inexperience and expectations of failure to deliver an advantage to their side

Firdose Moonda in Perth

Australia v South Africa, 1st Test, Perth, 2nd day

South Africa bounce back on eventful day

Nov 4, 2016: The second morning began with Australia firmly on top; the third will start with South Africa in a position of strength

The Report by Brydon Coverdale

South Australia XI v South Africa, 2nd day

South Africa bowlers struggle against second-string side

Oct 28, 2016: South Australia's Tim Ludeman scored 167 as South Africa's bowlers were made to toil for few rewards on the final day of their warm-up match in Adelaide

ESPNcricinfo staff

Keshav Maharaj lives his father's dream

Oct 27, 2016: This son of an apartheid-era wicketkeeper is the sort of spinner South Africa have been looking for for a long time

Firdose Moonda

South Africa in Australia 2016-17

Shamsi sets sights on more than Test debut

Oct 10, 2016: Twelve hours after his career-best 3 for 36 in his first ODI at home, wristspinner Tabraiz Shamsi was named in South Africa's Test squad. And he wasn't letting much on

Firdose Moonda

South Africa in Australia 2016-17

Shamsi, Maharaj in South Africa squad for Australia Tests

Oct 10, 2016: Following his early success with the ODI team, South Africa have included chinaman bowler Tabraiz Shamsi in their squad for the Tests in Australia

ESPNcricinfo staff
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