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Numbers Game

An all-round ODI giant

Aug 1, 2014: Few players can boast the sort of numbers that Jacques Kallis achieved in ODIs; plus, he was Man-of-the-Match in the final when South Africa won their only ICC tournament

S Rajesh

Jacques Kallis: the MVP of his generation

Jul 31, 2014: The cricket world reacts to Jacques Kallis' retirement from international cricket

ESPNcricinfo staff

Jacques Kallis retires

Kallis a standard-bearer for a nation

Jul 30, 2014: He made South Africans proud and he made the rest of the world stand up and take notice. He played at the highest level for 18 years and was the beating heart of many fine teams

Mark Nicholas

Jacques Kallis retires

Knockout punches and an epic chase

Jul 30, 2014: While by no means a definitive list of Jacques Kallis' best ODI performances, these five efforts showcased his versatility and match-winning qualities

Karthik Krishnaswamy

Jacques Kallis retires

Kallis graceful in exit, much like his batting

Jul 30, 2014: Jacques Kallis did not need South Africa's selectors to tell him that he may not have been in the right frame of mind for the World Cup. He already knew

Firdose Moonda

South Africa in Sri Lanka 2014

Steyn and Morkel hunt in pairs, Tahir flops

Jul 29, 2014: ESPNcricinfo marks the South African players out of 10 following their series win against Sri Lanka

Firdose Moonda

No repeats

Jul 28, 2014: Grounds that have hosted only one Test

Steven Lynch

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 2nd Test, Colombo

Slow starters break worrying trend

Jul 23, 2014: Two of South Africa's last three series were only two-Test rubbers and they were customarily drowsy in both. But they have set about at a new pace with a win in Galle

Firdose Moonda

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 1st Test, Galle, 5th day

A quintessential Sri Lanka collapse

Jul 20, 2014: Sri Lanka had a platform to spring towards an unlikely victory in Galle, but their batting line-up succumbed to the same weaknesses

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Galle

Numbers Game

A year for lower-order batting heroics

Jul 18, 2014: Lower-order partnership stats have remained remarkably constant over the last five decades, but there's been a huge leap in the first seven months of 2014

S Rajesh

South Africa in Sri Lanka 2014

Promising South Africa begin post-Smith era

Jul 14, 2014: The ODIs have shown that this South Africa side is less afraid to make mistakes. But Graeme Smith's absence is one of the many challenges they face against Sri Lanka as they seek to reclaim their No. 1 Test ranking

Firdose Moonda

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 2nd ODI, Pallekele

South Africa face the Kallis question

Jul 9, 2014: Accommodation for a great player like Jacques Kallis should be made with careful consideration and South Africa cannot get carried away with sentiment

Firdose Moonda

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 2nd ODI, Pallekele

Jayawardene's missing four

Jul 9, 2014: Plays of the day from the second ODI between Sri Lanka and South Africa in Pallekele

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Pallekele

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 1st ODI, Colombo

Priyanjan's slog, Kallis' misery

Jul 6, 2014: Plays of the day from the first ODI between Sri Lanka and South Africa in Colombo

Andrew Fidel Fernando

South Africa's spin challenge

Jul 6, 2014: Lessons from the series-victory in 1993 - when South Africa overcame a rampant Murali - and what the current crop of visiting batsmen need to watch out for

Daryll Cullinan

Numbers Game

The Sri Lankan challenge

Jul 4, 2014: South Africa have a superb overseas record in the last few years, but in Sri Lanka their batsmen and spinners have struggled

S Rajesh

South Africa in Sri Lanka 2014

South Africa's humbling lesson from 2006

Jul 2, 2014: South Africa last played a Test series in Sri Lanka in 2006. What Hashim Amla should remember from then is that they remained in good spirits despite the heavy losses on the field and the civil war raging around them

Firdose Moonda

Player association news

'Where will the game be in 10 years?'

Jun 27, 2014: Tony Irish has been elected the incoming executive chairman of the Federation of International Cricketers' Associations (FICA), replacing Paul Marsh. Both men spoke to ESPNcricinfo about the challenges FICA will face in the years to come.

Interview by Daniel Brettig

'The media has every right to call us chokers'

Jun 21, 2014: Herschelle Gibbs on the infamous tag, the 438 match, playing golf with Viv, Tiger and Ronaldo, and his football World Cup predictions

Interview by Richard Sydenham

The kids from Kenridge

Jun 18, 2014: Stiaan van Zyl and Dane Piedt were once young boys who dreamed of competing in the big leagues. Now they're on the verge of playing Test cricket

Firdose Moonda
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Country Fixtures Country Results
3rd Place play-off: 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)
Only Test: Zimbabwe v South Africa at Harare
Aug 9-13, 2014 (10:00 local | 08:00 GMT | 04:00 EDT | 03:00 CDT | 01:00 PDT)
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