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Those that got away: South Africa's bowling attack plagued by defections, retirements

South Africa's bowling attack was exposed on the first day of the Test series against India on Wednesday. Here's a look at how the Proteas bowling attack looked vastly different on their last tour of India, and where things have gone wrong for them since then.

Amol Muzumdar named as South Africa batting coach for India Test series

Amol Majumdar has previously coached India's U19 and U23 side at the National Cricket Academy. In December 2013, he also took over as the batting coach of the Netherlands.


Heinrich Klaasen called up in Proteas Test squad to replace injured wicketkeeper Rudi Second for India tour

Wicketkeeper Rudi Second has been ruled out of South Africa's Test tour of India in October due to an injury and Heinrich Klaasen will take his place in the squad, Cricket South Africa said.

Not winning in India is 'not going to be end of world' for South Africa: New interim director

Failure to win in India is "not going to be the end of the world" for South Africa, feels the team's Pep Guardiola-inspired interim team director, Enoch Nkwe.

South Africa clean sweep Sri Lanka 3-0 in T20 series

Dwaine Pretorius made the most of a promotion to No. 3 in the batting order to hit 77 not out in the third T20I and lead South Africa to a 45-run win under the Duckworth-Lewis method and a 3-0 series sweep over Sri Lanka on Sunday.

South Africa vs Sri Lanka 2nd T20I Highlights: South Africa win by 16 runs

South Africa vs Sri Lanka 2nd T20I Highlights: South Africa beat Sri Lanka by 16 runs to win the 2nd T20I and take 2-0 unassailable lead in the series.


South Africa vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I: Super Over decides thriller in SA's favour

The teams finish tied in a helter-skelter end to the regulation 20 overs a side after South Africa collapsed from a position where victory seemed certain and had to scramble a single off the last ball of its chase to tie the scores.

South Africa sweep Sri Lanka series after floodlight failure

South Africa completed a clean sweep of their five-match one-day international series against Sri Lanka with a 41-run victory via the Duckworth–Lewis–Stern method on Saturday.

South Africa's Hashim Amla to miss ODIs against Sri Lanka to tend to ailing father

Reeza Hendricks will retain his place at the top of the order as Hashim Amla opted out of the squad that play Sri Lanka in the last ODIs.

South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Proteas win second ODI to take 2-0 series lead

South Africa's quicks ran through Sri Lanka in response, though, with Kagiso Rabada taking 3-43, Lungi Ngidi 2-14 and newcomer Anrich Nortje 2-25. Sri Lanka was bowled out for 138 in the 33rd over.