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A B de Villiers is a middle order cricket batsman.

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Proteas to rely on seniors for T20 WC following youngsters' failure to impress
The South African selectors must put their weight behind the senior players for the Twenty20 World Cup later this year in Sri Lanka following the failure of a young Proteas team during the tri-series in Zimbabwe.

'Sanguine" Proteas gunning for T20 World Cup glory
South Africa's Twenty20 captain Hashim Amla, who is leading the team in the absence of AB De Villiers, has said he is confident of his team performing well in the tri-series featuring Zimbabwe and Bangladesh, and added that the series provides a good opportunity for the selectors to pick the right team for the Twenty20 World Cup that is to be held in Sri Lanka in September.

South Africa's squad for England series unlikely to have too many changes
South Africa's squad for the three-Test series against England is unlikely to have too many changes from the team which played on New Zealand tour.

Philander named SA Cricketer of the Year
Proteas seamer Vernon Philander has been named South African Cricketer of the Year following a sensational entry into Test cricket during the 2011-12 season.

Botha made Proteas T20 captain for Zimbabwe tour in absence of senior players
Spinner Johan Botha will lead South Africa in the absence of AB de Villiers for an unofficial T20 series against Zimbabwe and Bangladesh next month, starting from June 18.

De Villiers, Morkel in contention for South Africa's 'Cricketer of the Year' award
Newly appointed Proteas' Twenty 20 and one-day international captain AB de Villiers and fast bowler Morne Morkel are leading the race to win South Africa's prestigious Cricketer of the Year award.

Clarke loses No.1 batting status in Tests
Australia captain Michael Clarke has lost his No.1 batting status in Tests despite his team's first Test win over the West Indies this week.

Clarke reclaims top spot in ICC's Test player rankings
Australia Test captain Michael Clarke has surged two places to the top of the new International Cricket Council Test player rankings, after piling loads of runs this summer in Test cricket.

Proteas T20 skipper Botha backs youngsters
South African stand-in T20 captain Johan Botha has said the one-off match against India at the Wanderers today will provide a great opportunity for the squad's youngsters.

Proteas in driving seat at the end of day three of Wellington Test
South Africa ended day three of the final Test match against the New Zealand in Wellington in a strong position declaring their first innings at 474 for the loss of nine wickets.

Proteas to field in three debutants T20 match against India
Cricket South Africa (CSA) has named three new debutants in the squad for the New Age Cup T20 match against India at the Bidvest Wanderers Stadium on March 30.

Proteas stays number two ODI team, India third
South Africa's one-day squad will end this year at number two position, followed by India at number three. Australia will retain the ODI top spot for the third consecutive year at the April 1 cut-off date.

Kiwi batsmen wobble again in second innings against Proteas
New Zealand top order batsmen once again failed to make a solid start in the second innings against the mighty South Africa at Seddon Park, losing four quick wickets.

Kiwis in trouble after dramatic five wicket for no run collapse on Day 1 of Hamilton Test
New Zealand suffered a dramatic collapse and lost five wickets for no runs in 20 balls to crash to 185 in 61.2 overs on the opening day of the Hamilton Test against South Africa.

Tsotsobe becomes World No 1 bowler after scintillating performance against Kiwis
South African paceman Lonwabo Tsotsobe has emerged as the No. 1 bowler on the Reliance Mobile ODI Bowling Rankings after his scintillating performance in the ODI series against New Zealand.

Kiwis still in hunt of win after day four of Dunedin Test against Proteas
New Zealand battled back after the loss of early wickets to reach 132-2 in their second innings, still 264 runs short of victory, with skipper Ross Taylor and Brendon Mc Cullum at the crease at the end of day four of the Dunedin Test.

Kiwi fast bowler Martin reaches his peak form at 37
Former New Zealand coach David Trist has said Kiwi fast bowler Chris Martin has hit peak form at the age of 37, 11 years of making his Test debut for the Black Caps against the Proteas in Bloemfontein.

Kiwis end second day of Dunedin Test with five run lead in first innings over Proteas
New Zealand edged past South Africa to claim a narrow first inning lead on second day of the Dunedin Test

Martin claims three wickets in four balls to rip Proteas' batting order on day 1 in first Test
Kiwi bowler Chris Martin claimed three wickets in four balls to rip the opponent's top batting order in an action- packed day one of the first Test between New Zealand and South Africa.

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Proteas eager to make amends in Boxing Day Test against Sri Lanka
South Africa will likely amends to overcome their past three defeats at Kingsmead during the Boxing Day Test against Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka will 'definitely fight back' in Boxing Day Test: De Villiers
South Africa should not take Sri Lanka lightly during the Kingsmead Test, Proteas batsman AB de Villiers has said.

AB de Villiers has no regrets on not taking TV review on 99
Proteas batsman AB de Villiers says he has no regrets over not asking for a TV review when he was dismissed for 99 in the first Test against Sri Lanka at the SuperSport Park.

South Africa eyeing to focus on Sri Lanka's weaknesses: De Villiers
Ahead of the three-Test against Sri Lanka, South African vice captain AB de Villiers admits that it is difficult to say what the visiting team's weaknesses are, as they haven't faced each other since 2006.

Proteas need to show consistency against 'unpredictable' Sri Lanka: De Villiers
Batsman AB de Villiers has said that South Africa will be looking for consistency against Sri Lanka.

Uncapped Titans speedster De Lange called up for first Proteas-Lanka Test
Uncapped Titans speedster Marchant de Lange has been included in the South African squad for the first Test match against Sri Lanka to be played at SuperSport Park from December 15 to 19.

Cummins becomes youngest Australian bowler to debut in Tests
Melbourne, Nov 17 (ANI): Teen bowling sensation Patrick Cummins has become the youngest Australian bowler in Test history after being presented with his baggy green cap by Ricky Ponting. Melbourne, Nov 17 (ANI): Teen bowling sensation Patrick Cummins has become the youngest Australian bowler in Test history after being presented with his baggy green cap by Ricky Ponting.

India benefits from Proteas' failure to win Test series against Australia
India has moved up to second place on the ICC Test Championship table following the drawn Test series between South Africa and Australia, which concluded in dramatic circumstances in Johannesburg on Monday.

Oz rookie Cummins must be rested to ensure his bright future: Clarke
Australia batsman Michael Clarke has reckoned that pace bowler Pat Cummins should not be used in all formats of cricket to ensure he has a long career.

Australia can fightback to win Johannesburg Test against Proteas: Watson
The Australian team is down, but not out in the second and final Test against South Africa in Johannesburg, says vice-captain Shane Watson.

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