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Cricket: South Africa slams 'flawed' ICC plan

South Africa have become the first major cricket nation to call on the International Cricket Council (ICC) to withdraw a draft plan that would give greater control of the world game to England, Australia and India. A "position paper" outlining the proposed changes is due to be discussed by the ICC's executive board next week. But, ahead of that meeting, Cricket South Africa (CSA) president Chris Nenzani published an open letter to ICC president Alan Isaac on Monday urging the "fundamentally flawed" plan be taken off the table.

Cricket: South Africa bat in final international

South Africa won the toss and decided to bat in the third and final one-day international against India at SuperSport Park on Wednesday. South Africa, who hold a winning 2-0 lead in the series, left out fast bowlers Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel, as well as veteran all-rounder Jacques Kallis. They were replaced by Wayne Parnell, Imran Tahir and Henry Davids. In the only change in the Indian team, Yuvraj Singh returned in place of Ajinkya Rahane after missing the second match in Durban. Teams:

Cricket: Pakistan send South Africa in to bat

Pakistan won the toss and sent South Africa in to bat in the first Twenty20 international at the Wanderers Stadium on Wednesday. The start was delayed by 25 minutes following a thunderstorm which drenched the ground. South Africa rested star batsman AB de Villiers and brought back JP Duminy while fast bowler Morne Morkel came in for all-rounder Ryan McLaren. Pakistan made three changes, with Umar Amin, Anwar Ali and new cap Bilawal Bhati replacing the injured Shoaib Malik, Abdul Razzak and Mohammad Irfan.

Cricket: In-form Kuhn stars as Titans reach final

Heino Kuhn scored his second successive century as the Titans secured a South African One-day Cup final place against Cobras with a five-wicket win over Dolphins on Tuesday. Fresh from scoring 104 last Friday in the final league round to earn the Centurion-based franchise a play-off spot, the opener struck 102 at Kingsmead. Hosts Dolphins won the toss in Durban and made 237 in 49.4 overs while Titans reached 240-5 with nine balls to spare.

Cricket: Kuhn ton helps Titans squeeze into play-off

A Heino Kuhn ton helped Titans to a seven-wicket bonus-point win at Warriors Friday and an unexpected South African One-day Cup play-off place. Trailing Warriors by nine points with two league rounds left, Titans triumphed twice within three days while the eastern Cape team lost twice. Both franchises finished on 24 points and Titans claimed the third knockout place because they won more round-robin fixtures. In a similar situation at the top, Dolphins defeated visiting Cobras by 71 runs to draw level on 28 points, but the losers ended first on matches won.

Cricket: South Africa beat Pakistan to win series

South Africa beat Pakistan by 28 runs in the fourth day-night international in Abu Dhabi on Friday to take an unbeatable 3-1 lead in the five-match series. Chasing a challenging 267-run target, Pakistan were bowled out for 238 in 49.2 overs with Dale Steyn taking a career best 5-25. Misbah-ul Haq top-scored with 65 while debutant Sohaib Maqsood made 56. For South Africa, opener Quniton de Kock hit a maiden hundred with 112 while Hashim Amla(46) and AB de Villiers (30) were other contributors. The fifth and final match is in Sharjah on Monday.

Cricket: S. Africa hopes quotas can unearth black stars

Nearly two decades after the fall of apartheid, South Africa are still struggling to adjust the complexion of teams in the high-profile white-dominated sports of cricket and rugby. Sporting authorities have reintroduced racial quotas for domestic professional teams in a bid to encourage more black Africans to emerge through the ranks The latest to adopt quotas is cricket with the country's six franchises ordered to field at least one black African in each starting line-up. Teams that field more than one black player will get a cash bonus.

Cricket: S. Africa hopes quotas can unearth black stars

Nearly two decades after the fall of apartheid, South Africa are still struggling to adjust the complexion of teams in the high-profile white-dominated sports of cricket and rugby. Sporting authorities have reintroduced racial quotas for domestic professional teams in a bid to encourage more black Africans to emerge through the ranks The latest to adopt quotas is cricket with the country's six franchises ordered to field at least one black African in each starting line-up. Teams that field more than one black player will get a cash bonus.

Cricket: S. Africa hopes quotas can unearth black stars

Nearly two decades after the fall of apartheid, South Africa are still struggling to adjust the complexion of teams in the high-profile white-dominated sports of cricket and rugby. Sporting authorities have reintroduced racial quotas for domestic professional teams in a bid to encourage more black Africans to emerge through the ranks The latest to adopt quotas is cricket with the country's six franchises ordered to field at least one black African in each starting line-up. Teams that field more than one black player will get a cash bonus.

Cricket: S. Africa hopes quotas can unearth black stars

Nearly two decades after the fall of apartheid, South Africa are still struggling to adjust the complexion of teams in the high-profile white-dominated sports of cricket and rugby. Sporting authorities have reintroduced racial quotas for domestic professional teams in a bid to encourage more black Africans to emerge through the ranks The latest to adopt quotas is cricket with the country's six franchises ordered to field at least one black African in each starting line-up. Teams that field more than one black player will get a cash bonus.
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