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3hDaniel Brettig in Cape Town

Smith critical of Rabada's successful appeal

Surprised by the outcome, the Australia captain has declared the appeal verdict sets a troubling standard for allowable physical contact in the game

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6hLuke Alfred

Make a ton, get a tree

At the Wynberg Boys' High School ground in Cape Town, a lot of the greenery has basmen's names on it

17hFirdose Moonda

'Great decision for series and Test cricket'

Having Kagiso Rabada back is "satisfying" for two reasons: he will play at Newlands and South Africa feel vindicated that inconsistent application of the ICC code of conduct has been rectified

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17hDaniel Brettig

Rabada's ban overturned, cleared to play in Cape Town

Kagiso Rabada will play in the Cape Town Test after his two-match ban for making physical contact with Steven Smith was overturned by the ICC's code of conduct appeal commissioner Michael Heron

Daniel Brettig: Can sense surprise over Rabada decision from Australia (3:24)
Would be nice to focus on the cricket - Dean Elgar (1:12)
5dFirdose Moonda

Rabada's appeal hearing on March 19

The judicial commissioner, Michael Heron, will have 48 hours to reach a decision. If cleared, the fast bowler could play in the Newlands Test that starts on Friday

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Philander denies posting inflammatory tweet accusing Smith

The South Africa seamer said his account was hacked, after an inflammatory tweet was posted on his account, accusing Smith of being equally culpable in the shoulder brush that led to Rabada getting banned

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8dDaniel Brettig in Port Elizabeth

Elgar, Amla taught us a lesson - Lehmann

The coach believes the pair's 88-run stand, which weathered extended periods of reverse-swing from Australia's quicks, helped AB de Villiers play with far more freedom alongside the tail

Noise, grumbling and chatter: Everything that's taking the sheen off a great series (1:59)
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Ntozakhe added to CSA womens' contracts

The only new addition is Gauteng's 21-year old offspinner Raisibe Ntozakhe. Marcia Letsoalo, who last played over a year ago at the World Cup Qualifiers, is the only exclusion from the 2017-18 list

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