Harbhajan makes his mark as India eclipse South Africa by 41 runs
Harbhajan makes his mark as India eclipse South Africa by 41 runs

Harbhajan Singh introduced himself to South Africa in the most emphatic manner at Supersport Park on Wednesday night, ripping the heart out of the home team's batting to set up a 41-victory for India in the third game of the Standard Bank One-Day

Indians cruise to five-wicket win against Nicky Oppenheimer XI
Indians cruise to five-wicket win against Nicky Oppenheimer XI

India tucked the first win of their South African tour into their kit coffins when they beat the Nicky Oppenheimer XI by five wickets in a gentle stroll at Randjesfontein on Monday.The Indians moved comfortably to victory after the home team had

Henry to convene new South African selection panel
Henry to convene new South African selection panel

Omar Henry, who has Test match and international one-day cricket on his CV as well as the captaincy of Scotland, has been appointed convener of the South African selectors in what amounts to an almost total clean-out of Rushdi Magiet's discredited

Bacela, Lorgat new faces on SA selection panel
Bacela, Lorgat new faces on SA selection panel

Haroon Lorgat of Western Province and Border's Peter Bacela are the two new faces on the six-man South African selection panel chosen by the General Council at the United Cricket Board's annual meeting on Saturday

Soggy end to fourth day at Centurion
Soggy end to fourth day at Centurion

Rain foreshortened the fourth day of the five-day game between South Africa and India at Centurion on Monday, raising the possibility that this contentious match - and the 2001 tour by India - could reach a soggy finale on Tuesday

Fresh row overshadows Pollock century
Fresh row overshadows Pollock century

A fresh row erupted at SuperSport Park on Sunday, overshadowing a thunderous century from Shaun Pollock as South Africa carried their first innings to 566 for eight on the third day of the five-day match against India

Not the real thing
Not the real thing

Given the circumstances it was almost inevitable that the cricket would be overshadowed by all that had gone before

Bacher refuses to appear in Pakistani court
Bacher refuses to appear in Pakistani court

Former South African cricket chief Ali Bacher will not appear in a Pakistan court to contest a R14.8-miilion libel suit brought by former umpire Javed Akhtar

Uncertainty as Wessels named new EP coach
Uncertainty as Wessels named new EP coach

A degree of uncertainty surrounds a newspaper report that former South African captain Kepler Wessels has been appointed coach of Eastern Province

Ford on Simons
Ford on Simons

If former South African coach Graham Ford wishes his successor Eric Simons anything, it is mostly that his bowlers stay fit

Simons named as new South African coach
Simons named as new South African coach

Former one-day international Eric Simons was duly confirmed as South Africa's new coach on Monday, fitting into the role vacated by Graham Ford who was sacked by the United Cricket Board at the beginning of this month

Simons tipped to become South African coach
Simons tipped to become South African coach

Eric Simons is almost certain to be appointed South Africa's new coach on Monday at a press conference due to be addressed by United Cricket Board chief executive Gerald Majola in Cape Town

St George's Park keeps WC semifinal despite administration crisis
St George's Park keeps WC semifinal despite administration crisis

St George's Park in Port Elizabeth will keep its World Cup semi-final, for the time being anyway, despite a new outbreak of infighting in the Eastern Province Cricket Board which prompted the resignation of president Ronnie Pillay at the weekend

New South African coach to be named this week
New South African coach to be named this week

The guessing game involving the identity of Graham Ford's successor should resolve itself before the end of this week with the announcement of a new South African national coach likely to be made before the weekend

Cronje lawyer in funeral squabble
Cronje lawyer in funeral squabble

The United Cricket Board has refuted a demand made by Hansie Cronje's lawyer Leslie Sackstein that no South African cricket officials attend the funeral of the former South African captain Hansie Cronje in Bloemfontein on Wednesday

Hansie Cronje's tragic fall from grace
Hansie Cronje's tragic fall from grace

Hansie Cronje's tragic death in an air crash near George in South Africa's southern Cape on Saturday has ended one of the saddest episodes in South African sport

South Africa sack coach Ford
South Africa sack coach Ford

On a bleak day for South African cricket, the news of the death of Hansie Cronje was followed shortly by the announcement that national coach Graham Ford had lost his job

SA cricket officials pay tribute to Steve Tshwete
SA cricket officials pay tribute to Steve Tshwete

Leading South African cricket officials paid tribute on Saturday to Minister of Safety and Security and former Minister of Sport, Steve Tshwete, who died at the weekend

Former South African Test stars included in National Cricket Committee
Former South African Test stars included in National Cricket Committee

Four former South African Test players - Andrew Hudson, Craig Matthews, Omar Henry and Pat Symcox - have been appointed to serve on a National Cricket Committee set up on Saturday to examine issues around the national side following South Africa's

Rhodes not bound for Australia - at this stage
Rhodes not bound for Australia - at this stage

South African one-day specialist Jonty Rhodes has no intention of quitting South Africa to play in Australia - or anywhere else, for that matter - at this stage