Proteas News

Standard Bank Proteas spinner Keshav Maharaj

My job is not over yet – Maharaj

20 Jul 2018

Standard Bank Proteas left-arm spinner, Keshav Maharaj, admits his job is far from over after a record-breaking performance on the opening day of the second Test match against Sri Lanka at the SSC ground in Colombo on Friday. ...

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Keshave Maharaj

Record-breaking Maharaj leads Proteas fightback

20 Jul 2018

KESHAV MAHARAJ returned the best ever figures by a South African spin bowler on the sub-continent and the ..


Standard Bank Proteas Captain Faf Du Plessis walks to the nets for batting turn during the practices session at SSC Grounds Colombo on July 19, 2018 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. ( (Photo by Isuru Sameera Peiris/AFP/Gallo Images)

Drawing the series is as good as winning – Du Plessis

19 Jul 2018

Preserving a proud away record is a strong incentive for the Standard Bank Proteas ahead of the second ..


South African cricketers Keshav Maharaj (2nd L) celebrates

Maharaj hoping to learn from Sri Lanka’s finest

18 Jul 2018

Standard Bank Proteas left-arm spinner, Keshav Maharaj, hopes to gain insight on succeeding in spin-friendly conditions from Sri ..



No panic buttons for Proteas

Standard Bank Proteas batting coach Dale Benkenstein (R)
16 Jul 2018

The Standard Bank Proteas have shifted their focus to the all-important must-win second Test match against Sri Lanka starting at the SSC ground in Colombo this Friday. The squad has had two days of introspection and reflection following the disappointing 278-run loss in the first Test in Galle, and will move on with more clarity on how to counter Sri Lanka’s spin threat.

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Proteas crumble to heavy defeat

Standard Bank  Proteas batsman Hashim Amla.
14 Jul 2018

THE Standard Bank Proteas top order batting crumbled badly for the second time in the match to send them plummeting to a 278-run defeat in the opening Test match against Sri Lanka at Galle on Saturday.

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Partnerships key for looming chase – Amla

Hashim Amla
13 Jul 2018

Standard Bank Proteas batsman, Hashim Amla, says partnerships will be crucial ahead of a high fourth innings chase in the first Test match against Sri Lanka at the Galle International Stadium.

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Proteas batsmen will need to dig deep

GALLE, SRI LANKA - JULY 13: Faf Du Plessis captain of South Africa playing a shot during day 2 of the 1st Test match between Sri Lanka and South Africa at Galle International Stadium on July 13, 2018 in Galle, Sri Lanka. (Photo by Isuru Sameera Peiris/AFP/Gallo Images)
13 Jul 2018

THE Standard Bank Proteas will be looking to at least two of their senior batsmen to match the mastery of Sri Lanka’s Dimuth Karunaratne if the visitors are to bid for a famous come-from-behind victory in the first Test match being played at Galle

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Rabada leads the way

Standard Bank Proteas fast bowler Kagiso Rabada celebrating a wicket with teammates
12 Jul 2018

KAGISO RABADA led a strong bowling performance that saw the Standard Bank Proteas overcome the disadvantage of losing the toss to take all 10 Sri Lanka first innings wickets inside 80 overs on the opening day of the two-match Test Series at Galle on Thursday.

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