Australia tour of South Africa 2018

Australia tour of South Africa 2018 News

Australia leave Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon out of T20 squad against India

Australia have left pace spearhead Mitchell Starc, spinner Nathan Lyon and all-rounder Mitchell Marsh out of the 13-man squad for Twenty20 matches against South Africa and India.

The way Steve Smith was punished was harsh, says AB de Villiers

AB de Villiers said he felt sorry for the Australian cricket team for the ball-tampering scandal and especially their then-captain Steve Smith as he thought that the punishment was rather harsh.

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Michael Clarke offers to return as Australia captain after tampering bans

Michael Clarke has offered to help the embattled Australian cricket team 'in any way' he can as they deal with the fallout of ball-tampering bans.

After Steve Smith, Cameron Bancroft, David Warner accepts CA sanctions

Warner will not challenge the bans handed out to him by Cricket Australia for his role in the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa.

Australia must change behaviour, says Tim Paine

Tim Paine believes a change in culture for a team "with our heads in the sand" will be the biggest positive to take from an otherwise dismal 3-1 Test series loss to South Africa.

Vernon Philander scalps career best figures as South Africa register record win against Australia

Australia were bowled out for a paltry 119 in their second innings to succumb to a 492-run defeat, their heaviest ever loss to South Africa in terms of runs.

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South Africa beat Australia by 492 runs, win series by 3-1

South Africa registered their first Test home series win against Australia since 1970, with Vernon Philander claiming his best figures ever of 6 for 21.

Australia 88/3 at the end of Day 4, South Africa inching closer to big win: As it happened

Faf du Plessis' century and Morne Morkel's late double strike has helped South Africa inch closer to sealing a historic series win over Australia

Faf du Plessis ton, Morne Morkel double strike keeps South Africa on course to big win against Australia

South African skipper Faf Du Plessis scored his eighth Test century before Morne Morkel took two wickets and left Australia 524 runs behind with seven wickets remaining.

South Africa grind down Australia, lead final Test by 401 runs

Tim Paine was in agony. Australian cricket in torment. Both showed some guts on Day 3 of the final Test but it likely wasn't going to be enough to avoid a big defeat.

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