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Quinton de Kock of South Africa bats during game five of the One Day International series between Australia and South Africa at the Sydney Cricket Ground on November 23, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Proteas wilt in series loss

JAMES Faulkner hit the winning boundary with five balls to spare to give Australia a thrilling two-wicket victory over South Africa yesterday and push them to the top of the ICC one-day rankings.

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Swinging ball wreaks havoc at Buffalo Park

A BUSY day for the revolving changing room door ended with Border perched on 84/5, trailing North West’s first innings score by 103 runs at the end of the first day of their Sunfoil Three-Day Challenge match at Buffalo Park yesterday.

All rounder Burton de Wet in the nest at Buffalo Park Picture: MARK ANDREWS

Border plan an airborne attack in Buffalo charge

IT’S game day as the Border semi-professional cricket team get down to business against North West in their Sunfoil Three-Day Challenge match at Buffalo Park this morning.

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - JANUARY 03: Jacques Kallis during the game between the Proteas and the Springboks during day 1 of the Cell C Festival of Cricket at Sahara Park Newlands on January 03, 2014 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Carl Fourie/Gallo Images)

Kingmaker makes his final exit

Kandy, Sri Lanka - JACQUES Kallis has woken up and smelled the golf course. Or the beach. Or the boerie rolls at a Wynberg Boys’ High rugby match.

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SA look to childlike stubbornness to win Sri Lankan war

HE STANDS with folded arms, crossed legs and a scowl. Someone tried to coax him but he is unmoved. Then irritated.

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The ‘Domingo effect’ might just work

IT’S not easy being a South African team at a major tournament. The whole country wants you to win and almost as many people suspect you will not.

RUN FOR GLORY: Warriors fast bowlers Wayne Parnell and Sohail Tanvir begs the question as Aya Gqamane and Wayne Parnell cross for a leg bye in the Warriors recent 4-run win over the Lions played at Buffalo Park on 22nd March. The Warriors will be key men if their side are to overcome the Titans in the Ram Slam T20  Challenge eliminator at Buffalo Park tonight. The winner of the playoff qualifies for the final against the Highveld Lions in Johannesburg on Sunday. Picture: STEPHANIE LLOYD

Rain spoils Warriors v Dolphins clash

RAIN had the final say on the fourth day of the Sunfoil Series four-day clash between the Chevrolet Warriors and Sunfoil Dolphins at Buffalo Park yesterday as the match was called off early in the afternoon after persistent rain put a halt to proceedings.

A MILESTONE AHEAD: Coach Gary Kirsten, left, and captain Graeme Smith of South Africa talk during a delay in play on day one of the third Test match between New Zealand and the Proteas. Smith remains focused as he approaches his 100th Test as a captain.Picture: GETTY IMAGES

End of Smith era ushers in brave new day

TECHNIQUE and timing are two of the ingredients needed to make a batsman world-class.

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