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Cricket News sort by Rory Keith Kleinveldt

South Africa thrashed Pakistan by a massive margin of 125 runs in the opening ODI at Chevrolet Park in Bloemfontein.

Vernon Philander has been ruled out of the Second Test at Port Elizabeth against New Zealand because of a hamstring injury. Philander’s absence will be a big boost for the Kiwi batsmen as the seamer had wrecked them apart on the first day of the Durban Test for a paltry total of 45.

South Africa battled hard on the third day’s play at Brisbane right till the end but the Aussies still hold the edge over them with an overall lead of 273 runs with still five wickets in hand.

Cricket South Africa has named a 14-man squad led by AB de Villiers for the first two ODIs against Sri Lanka. The 27-year-old Ab de Villiers gets his first opportunity to lead the team in the 5-ODI Series against Sri Lanka although he was named as the country’s new ODI Captain more than six months ago.