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We will be prepared for a fight

We will be prepared for a fight, says Protea coach

Proteas' assistant coach Adrian Birrell says the South Africans are taking their World Cup group match against Ireland on Tuesday morning seriously. The Irish "bat long and deep. They know how to chase targets ... We are fully aware of what they can do," says Birrell, who coached Ireland from 2002 to 2007.
We'll lick our wounds - and regroup

We’ll lick our wounds – and regroup, says De Villiers

After their 130-run loss to India in a World Cup group match in Melbourne on Sunday, the Proteas have a lot of work to do ahead of their "must-win" match against the West Indies on Friday.
Proteas gear up for India on Sunday

Proteas gear up for India on Sunday

As the South Africans knuckle down to final preparations for their match against India on Sunday at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, all-rounder JP Duminy says his team mates have taken a lot of confidence from their 62-run win against Zimbabwe.
SA women beat NZ to reach World T20 semis

Proteas women raring to go, says coach

Right-hand seamer Masabata Klaas will be making a welcome return to the Momentum Proteas when the squad tours against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi in March, Cricket South Africa announced on Monday.
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Miller and Duminy: biff bang pow

In their opening World Cup match against Zimbabwe, the Proteas' David Miller and JP Duminy made a couple of records in what Britain's Ebony Rainford-Brent called "some of the best hitting I've ever seen". It was an unbeaten partnership that rescued South Africa and will not be soon forgotten.


Miller, Duminy overcome spirited Zim opposition

David Miller and JP Duminy shared a spectacular unbroken world record fifth-wicket partnershp of 256 to set the Proteas up for victory over Zimbabwe in their opening ICC Cricket World Cup match in New Zealand on Sunday.
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Cricket World Cup 2015: End of the Proteas’ “choke” hoodoo?

Since their ignominious defeat in the 1999 Cricket World Cup final against Australia, the tag "chokers" has hung over the Proteas. But with a mix of formidable experience and exciting new talent, the squad that takes to the field this Sunday may have a chance to throw off the jinx.

Kiwis defeat Proteas in World Cup warm-up

Kiwis defeat Proteas in World Cup warm-up

The competitive start of the World Cup can't come soon enough for the Castle Lager Proteas judging by their performance in their final warm-up match against New Zealand at Christchurch on Wednesday.

Green and gold rivals from Down Under

The fiercest rivalry whenever South Africa is on a sports field always comes from Australia. Both teams wear green and gold, and both teams are always out to beat each other. With Australia being the co-hosts for the upcoming Cricket World Cup, we look back at the history of this bloodthirsty rivalry in various sports.

Fired-up Proteas head for World Cup

Fired-up Proteas head for World Cup

"South Africa, your time has arrived to conquer ," Sports Minister Mbalula Fikile told the Proteas at a send-off in Johannesburg ahead of the team's departure for New Zealand, where the 2015 Cricket World Cup is about to begin.


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