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CPL 2018

Top CPL celebrations - Shamsi's masked man, Qais Ahmad's reverse somersault

Sep 18, 2018: Much like the previous editions, the CPL produced some eye-catching celebrations from the usual suspects as well as fresh faces. We look back at the top celebrations of the season

Deivarayan Muthu

'I don't want cricket to be a nine-to-five job'

Sep 9, 2018: Tabraiz Shamsi talks about playing the game for fun, the tour of Sri Lanka, and bowling wristspin in the limited-overs game

Interview by Deivarayan Muthu

Sri Lanka v South Africa, one-off T20I, Colombo

South Africa have made 'huge strides' as an ODI team - JP Duminy

Aug 14, 2018: At the end of their tour of Sri Lanka, the emergence of Tabraiz Shamsi and Keshav Maharaj to complement Imran Tahir is perhaps the biggest positive for South Africa

Andrew Fidel Fernando at the Premadasa

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 2nd ODI, Dambulla

Can Sri Lanka keep out South Africa's quicks?

Jul 31, 2018: The visitors are 1-0 up, and will hope for contributions from younger members of their side such as Aiden Markram and Wiaan Muller

Preview by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Sri Lanka v South Africa, 2nd Test, SSC

Shamsi returns to South Africa squad in Sri Lanka

Jul 18, 2018: The left-arm wristspinner had left the island earlier in the week for family reasons

ESPNcricinfo staff

South Africa tour of Sri Lanka 2018-19

Shamsi leaves Sri Lanka tour for family reasons

Jul 16, 2018: No date set for his return; uncapped legspinner Shaun von Berg could be in the mix for a debut in the second Test starting Friday

ESPNcricinfo staff

South Africa tour of Sri Lanka 2018-19, warm-up fixture

Shamsi stakes claim for first Test with five-for

Jul 7, 2018: Mathews shows form and fitness to make 92 for hosts; Steyn undergoes proper workout on humid day

The Report by Andrew Fidel Fernando

South Africa in Sri Lanka 2018

South Africa rest Imran Tahir from ODI squad for Sri Lanka

Jun 18, 2018: Tabraiz Shamsi and Keshav Maharaj are the two main spinners in the squad, which also features the uncapped Reeza Hendricks and Junior Dala

Firdose Moonda

South Africa news

Steyn returns to Test squad for SL tour

Jun 11, 2018: Kagiso Rabada was also included after he missed the IPL, and South Africa included three spinners in the squad of 15

Firdose Moonda

Ram Slam 2017-18

Behardien's unbeaten run and Shamsi's impressive resurgence

Dec 4, 2017: Last week's Ram Slam matches saw a hat-trick from Robbie Frylinck, a few washed out matches, Dale Steyn among the wickets but no outstanding performance from any domestic players

Firdose Moonda

South Africa A v Afghanistan A, SA tri-series 2017-18

Hendricks ton, Shamsi four-for sink Afghanistan 'A'

Jul 30, 2017: South Africa 'A' sauntered to their second win in the tri-series, downing Afghanistan 'A' by 164 runs in Pretoria

ESPNcricinfo staff

Birmingham v Northamptonshire, NatWest T20 Blast, North Group, Edgbaston

Keogh brings Steelbacks last-ball victory

Jul 14, 2017: Reigning champions Northants Steelbacks ended Birmingham Bears' 100 per cent start in the NatWestT20Blast with a thrilling five-wicket win at Edgbaston off the last ball of the match

ECB Reporters Network

County news

Steelbacks put trust in SA wrist spinner

Jun 26, 2017: South African left arm wrist spinner Tabraiz Shamsi will join the Northamptonshire Steelbacks for the NatWest T20 Blast.

ESPNcricinfo staff

Momentum One Day Cup 2016-17

Smuts, Birch secure last-over thriller for Warriors

Mar 17, 2017: A round-up of the Momentum One Day Cup matches played on March 17, 2017

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sri Lanka in South Africa 2016-17

De Villiers, Ngidi included in SA one-day squad

Jan 23, 2017: Twenty-year-old Lungi Ngidi, who has taken six wickets in his first two T20 Internationals, has earned a maiden call-up to South Africa's ODI squad for the first three matches against Sri Lanka

Firdose Moonda

Victoria XI v South Africans, Melbourne

Shamsi emerges as potential day-night trump card

Nov 19, 2016: A four-wicket haul against the Victoria XI at the MCG has put Tabraiz Shamsi in line for a Test debut under lights in Adelaide

Firdose Moonda at the MCG

South Africa in Australia 2016-17

Amla 81*, Shamsi 4 for 72 in pink-ball warm-up game

Nov 19, 2016: Chinaman bowler Tabraiz Shamsi put himself in contention for a Test debut with a four-wicket haul in the pink-ball warm-up match at the MCG

Firdose Moonda at the MCG

South Africa in Australia 2016-17

South Africa unlikely to ring in major changes for pink-ball Test

Nov 16, 2016: Having already taken an unassailable lead in the three-Test series against Australia, South Africa are keen to not experiment too much and give the players in the XI a longer run

Firdose Moonda in Melbourne

South Africa v Australia, 4th ODI, Port Elizabeth

Shamsi, Wade fined for incident in fourth ODI

Oct 11, 2016: South Africa's Tabraiz Shamsi and Australia's Matthew Wade have both been fined 25 percent of their match fees after a verbal exchange and subsequent physical altercation during the fourth ODI

ESPNcricinfo staff

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
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