South Africa

11:32 AM GMT Gulam Bodi, the former South Africa and Lions batsman, has been sentenced to five years in prison after pleading guilty to eight charges of corruption in a landmark case in South Africa. Bodi, who has two ODI and one T20 international cap, is the first person to be imprisoned under the Prevention
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6:39 AM ET The Western Province Cricket Association (WPCA) has launched an urgent application against Cricket South Africa (CSA) which seeks to overturn CSA’s decision of taking the body under administration. Last month, CSA used its “step-in” rights as the governing body of cricket in South Africa to suspend the WPCA board, citing administrative and
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3:00 AM ET Day 1, stumps India 273 for 3 (Agarwal 108, Kohli 63*, Rahane 18*, Rabada 3-48) v South Africa Mayank Agarwal came back to the site of his first-class resurgence to score a second successive Test hundred that sent India into a position of strength once again. Cheteshwar Pujara supported him with his
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11:57 AM ET Hashim Amla is set to sign for Surrey as a Kolpak registration. Amla, the 36-year-old South African batsman who announced his retirement from international cricket in August, is understood by ESPNcricinfo to have agreed a two-year contract with the club. Surrey hope the deal is completed before the end of the week
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6:52 AM ET Cape Town’s Newlands Stadium will host South Africa’s 2020 New Year’s Test against England. The stadium had run the risk of losing the iconic fixture due to potential disruptions stemming from an ongoing construction project, and concerns over the administrative and financial affairs of the Western Province Cricket Association (WPCA). Late last
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5:33 AM ET Liam Brickhill Newlands might lose hosting rights for the 2020 New Year’s Test between South Africa and England. Cricket South Africa has raised concerns about the Western Province Cricket Association’s administrative and financial affairs, and the potential disruption caused by a massive construction project currently underway at the ground, with CSA chief
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