Graeme Smith, South Africa’s Test cricket captain, will retire from the international form of the game after a record 109 matches in charge of the world’s No. 1 ranked team.
South Africa defeated India by 10 wickets today in all-rounder Jacques Kallis’s last cricket Test to win the two-game series 1-0.
Jacques Kallis, the South African cricketer who lags behind only Sachin Tendulkar for Test centuries, plans to quit the longer form of the game after the second match in the series against India starting tomorrow.
India was set a target of 340 runs to win its first Test series in South Africa after Jacques Kallis scored his second consecutive century in Cape Town.
Hashim Amla and Jacques Kallis became South Africa’s greatest scoring partnership on the opening day of the first cricket Test against Australia.
The series-opening cricket Test between Australia and South Africa in Brisbane ended in a draw as the home team ran out of time to try to force a victory.
England captain Andrew Strauss backed his team to rebound from its worst Test cricket loss in 2 1/2 years as it seeks to retain the No. 1 ranking.
AB de Villiers hit 107 off 105 balls to propel South Africa to a seven-wicket victory over West Indies in the teams’ opening game at the Cricket World Cup.
Kolkata Knight Riders beat two-time defending champion Chennai Super Kings by five wickets in the final of cricket’s Indian Premier League last night to win the title for a first time.
Jacques Kallis took 4-15 as Zimbabwe ended on 93-8 after being put in to bat by South Africa in today’s only ICC World Twenty20 cricket match.