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England v South Africa, 2nd Investec Test, Trent Bridge, 3rd day

England on the ropes as they begin long trek towards target of 474

Jul 16, 2017: South Africa squeezed the pulp from England's attack in the second Investec Test with a resolution that has set them up for victory at Trent Bridge, and potentially left a few psychological marks

The Report by David Hopps

England v South Africa, 2nd Investec Test, Trent Bridge, 2nd day

Maharaj the catalyst as South Africa take command in adversity

Jul 15, 2017: Despite an erratic display from their seamers, South Africa secured a priceless 130-run lead, thanks largely to their under-rated spinner

Firdose Moonda at Trent Bridge

England v South Africa, 2nd Investec Test, Trent Bridge, 2nd day

South Africa take control after Root dismissal sparks collapse

Jul 15, 2017: Faf du Plessis had cause to anticipate a satisfying return to the Test captaincy as South Africa took a potentially decisive first-innings lead of 130

The Report by David Hopps

England v South Africa, 1st Investec Test, Lord's

South Africa's front foot nightmare

Jul 6, 2017: Firstly with the catching and then with carelessness from their bowlers, South Africa saw a chance to take control of the first Test slip away from them

Firdose Moonda at Lord's

England Lions v South Africans, Tour match, New Road, 3rd day

South Africa bowlers toil in drawn tour game

Jul 1, 2017: South Africa's attack got overs in the legs but not many wickets in the column in their final competitive outing ahead of the four-Test series against England, which starts at Lord's on Thursday

ESPNcricinfo staff

South Africa news

De Kock dominates South Africa's awards

May 13, 2017: Quinton de Kock has been named South African Cricketer of the Year and also picked up four other titles at the annual awards

ESPNcricinfo staff

Champions Trophy 2017

Morne Morkel, Maharaj in South Africa squad

Apr 19, 2017: South Africa have recalled fast bowler Morne Morkel and included the uncapped spinner Keshav Maharaj in their squad for the Champions Trophy

ESPNcricinfo staff

South Africa in New Zealand 2016-17

Sunshine and rain: A story of two southern summers

Mar 29, 2017: New Zealand and South Africa played each other at the start and end of their seasons, and plenty went on in between

Firdose Moonda in Hamilton

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
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