A strong, all-round performance by the South Africa A team saw them take home a third bonus point win when they beat Afghanistan A in the last round-robin match of the One-Day Triangular Series at Assupol Tuks Oval on Saturday.
South Africa A spinner Tabraiz Shamsi credits his four wickets in the 164-run One-Day Triangular Series victory over Afghanistan A on Sunday to pressure created by the other bowlers rather than his own doing.
South Africa batsman Hashim Amla is back in the top 10 of the world Test batting rankings, having gained six places to reach seventh position with knocks of 78 and 87 against England in the second Test at Trent Bridge that the Proteas won by a massive 340 runs.
In an historic day for cricket, the International Cricket Council (ICC) revealed both Afghanistan and Ireland as full members and thus eligible to play Test cricket. The announcement came after the membership committee recommended the applications from the two countries be accepted after membership criteria were recently amended. The decision followed the unanimous adoption of…