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    Proteas up to 2nd in Test rankings after series clean sweep

    The Proteas have overtaken New Zealand and England to take second position in the ICC Test team rankings after sweeping their home series against...

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    Olivier strikes early as Proteas complete series whitewash

    Duanne Olivier struck twice in his second over of the morning with successive deliveries to put the Proteas well on their way to a 107-run victory and a 3-0 series clean sweep in the final Test against Pakistan that finished at the Wanderers on Monda

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    Pakistan fight back hard in final session at the Wanderers

    Pakistan produced an inspired spell of reverse swing bowling in the period immediately after the tea interval to tear through the Proteas middle and lower order on the opening day of the final Test at the Wanderers on Friday.

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    Uncapped Van der Dussen gets Proteas ODI call

    Highveld Lions batsman Rassie van der Dussen was named as the only new cap in the Proteas 14-man squad for the first two ODIs of the five-match series against Pakistan to be played later this month.

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    Excited Hamza ready to go for Proteas if selected

    Zubayr Hamza doesn't want to look too far ahead, but admits the possibility of making his debut for the Proteas in the third Test against Pakistan at the Wanderers on Friday is an exciting thought.

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    Elgar to lead SA, Malan on standby to replace Markram

    Dean Elgar has been appointed as captain of the Proteas for the third and final Test against Pakistan, starting at the Wanderers on Friday, after Faf du Plessis was banned for one game by the ICC.

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    Proteas coach: Steyn’s next 100 wickets will come a lot quicker

    Proteas coach Ottis Gibson believes veteran fast bowler Dale Steyn has earned the right to "design" his "own exit" from the international game when he feels it is time to retire.

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    Gibson: We expect home pitches to favour our team

    Proteas coach Ottis Gibson feels there is nothing wrong with surfaces favouring the home team until the ICC step in and asks for pitches to be standardized around the world.

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    Du Plessis banned for final Test against Pakistan

    Proteas captain Faf du Plessis has been suspended for one Test and fined 20 per cent of his match fees, while his players have been fined 10 per cent of their match fees, for maintaining a slow over-rate during South Africa's nine-wicket victory over

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    Du Plessis: We never ask for ridiculous pitches

    Proteas captain Faf du Plessis insists his team don't ask for "ridiculous" pitches at home but only want surfaces that will play to their strengths, which is the pace bowlers.

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