Morne Morkel

Slower pitch won't nullify Mitch Johnson threat for second Test: Morne Morkel

Jesse Hogan Morne Morkel says South Africa must not assume the expected slower pitch conditions for the second Test in Port Elizabeth will, in isolation, be enough to nullify Mitch Johnson.

Cricket

South African paceman Morne Morkel the danger man for Australian captain Michael Clarke, says Mike Hussey

Morne Morkel

Chloe Saltau Mike Hussey expects his taller compatriot Morne Morkel to pose the Australian captain.

Cricket

Morne Morkel cleared of shoulder injury

Morne Morkel

South Africa paceman Morne Morkel underwent scans on a right shoulder injury on Thursday morning and was unable to field early on day two of the first Test.

Comments 1

Cricket

Sri Lanka score narrow win over South Africa

World number one Sri Lanka held their nerve in the final overs to pull off a narrow five-run victory over South Africa in the World T20 tournament at Chittagong on Saturday.

Cricket

Australian cricket team winning matches but losing fans with poor behaviour

Australian players celebrate

David Sygall Congratulations to the Australian cricket team. After a tumultuous period in which they were beaten in India and England, they responded with wins against the old enemy and, now, the world's No.

Comments 341

Cricket

Hobbling Ryan Harris the hero as Australia snatches victory

Harris

Jesse Hogan It took until the last half-hour of the last session, but Australia has finally banished the demons of Adelaide with a stunning 245-run victory in Cape Town.

Cricket

Australia takes command of third Test against South Africa

Mitch Johnson.

Jesse Hogan Australia hold a 234-run lead over South Africa at stumps on day three of the Test series decider and are well placed to record their greatest achievement under the captaincy of Michael Clarke.

Comments 3

Cricket

David Warner the most intimidating batsman for 40 years

Australia's David Warner.

Brendan McArdle Australian star scares the living daylights out of bowlers like no one before him.

Comments 136

Cricket

Australia eyes top spot in world Test rankings

Ryan Harris.

Rob Forsaith Australia's unexpected ascent to No.1 in the Test cricketing world could be completed in the coming summer.

Australia made its own luck in landmark series win in South Africa

David Warner.

Jesse Hogan There was nothing lucky about Australia’s series triumph in South Africa.

Comments 15

Cricket

Great summer, but no grace

Tim Lane dinkus

Tim Lane Michael Clarke's men could not have dreamt of the success that they have recently achieved.

Cricket

I'm not done yet, says injured bowler Ryan Harris

Ryan Harris.

Australian fast bowler Ryan Harris is hoping knee surgery will prolong his Test career through the 2015 Ashes.

Cricket

Injured Michael Clarke to miss Shield final

Michael Clarke

Andrew Wu Michael Clarke has been ruled out of this week's Sheffield Shield final due to a fractured shoulder.

Comments 61

Cricket

Michael Clarke out of Canberra clash

Michael Clarke has been ruled out of the Sheffield Shield final in Canberra with a shoulder injury.

David Polkinghorne Michael Clarke was ruled out of playing for NSW against Western Australia in the final, which starts on Friday at Manuka Oval, due to a fractured shoulder.

Michael Clarke praised for courage under fire

Clarke

Daniel Lane Former Australian fast bowler Mike Whitney has described Michael Clarke's effort to bat through the pain of a fractured shoulder, a smashed thumb and throbbing jaw as he scored an unconquered 161...

Cricket

Underwhelming bowler Vernon Philander backed by Proteas' coach

Vernon Philander

Jesse Hogan South Africa coach Russell Domingo has leapt to the defence of Vernon Philander after the paceman's second consecutive underwhelming series.

Comments 7

Cricket

South Africa v Australia, Third Test, Day 3

Mitch Johnson.

David Sygall Full, live coverage of the series-deciding Test against South Africa in Cape Town.

Comments 138

Cricket

Hashim Amla in bizarre Twenty20 dismissal

Hashim Amla had made a calm 41 before his luck run out.

South African batsman Hashim Amla was involved in one of the most bizarre dismissals seen in international cricket during the Proteas thrilling two-run win over New Zealand at the World Twenty20 in...

Cricket

Ryan Harris grits his teeth for South African win, vows to return after surgery

Australia's Ryan Harris will have extensive surgery on his return to Australia.

Jesse Hogan Ryan Harris admits he was 'ridiculously sore' in final South Africa match.

Cricket

Rain halts Australia's reign in Cape Town

Clarke

Jesse Hogan Unrelenting rain has halted Australia's bid to become the first touring team in five years to score 500 runs in South Africa.

Comments 43