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England’s Finn out of South Africa tour, replaced by Plunkett

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Steven Finn has been ruled out of the rest of England’s tour of South Africa and will be replaced in the limited-overs squad by Liam Plunkett, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said on...

South Africa Cook up new plan for fourth test

CAPE TOWN, (Reuters) - South Africa have added uncapped opener Stephen Cook to their squad for the final test against England in Pretoria starting on Friday in a bid to bolster their brittle top order. The 33-year-old has enjoyed an...
Stuart Broad

England’s Broad moves top of ICC bowling rankings

REUTERS - Pace bowler Stuart Broad has gone top of the International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings after his brilliant display in England's series-clinching victory against South Africa in Johannesburg on Saturday. Broad took six wickets for 17 runs in a...

Dethroned South Africa seek remedy for batting woes

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Unceremoniously dethroned as the world's top-ranked test team, an embarrassed South Africa are in a race against time to find answers to their steady decline before they begin the final test against England on Friday. After allowing...
Stuart Broad

Twitter Reacts to Stuart Broad Demolishing South Africa

Stuart Broad produced an amazing spell of 6-17 on Day 3 of the third test against South Africa in Johannesburg today. England,who took the first innings lead of 10 runs by scoring 323 in response to South Africa's 313,...
Stuart Broad

Brilliant Broad destroys South Africa

JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - Stuart Broad decimated South Africa’s top order with a magical spell of fast bowling that yielded five wickets and left England on the brink of victory at tea on day three of the third test on...
Joe Root

Stokes strokes always relieve pressure, says Root

By Mark Gleeson JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Centurion Joe Root saluted the contribution of Ben Stokes after England ended the second day of the third test on 238 for five on Friday, 75 runs behind South's Africa's first-innings total. The visitors slumped...

Root century fuels England fightback

By Mark Gleeson JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Joe Root scored an unbeaten 106 and shared a swashbuckling partnership with Ben Stokes as England put the brakes on a hostile South African attack to reach 238 for five at the close of...