Steve Smith dismissed predictions that Australia face another series whitewash against India but admitted they had to show more fight.
A second consecutive defeat could send the Cobras into a downward spiral with back-to-back games on the horizon, writes Zaahier Adams.
It was unlucky No 13 for South Africa at the Hagley Oval with the Proteas going down by six runs to New Zealand in the second ODI in Christchurch.
A record-breaking century from Ross Taylor steered New Zealand to an imposing 289 for four in the second ODI against South Africa.
The visitors made three changes altogether to the team that opened the series with a four-wicket victory in Hamilton last Sunday.
India secured a narrow win over the Proteas in the final of the ICC Women’s World Cup qualifying tournament in Sri Lanka on Tuesday.
Paddy Upton, coach of the Delhi Daredevils, has pledged to “manage” new R9.8m signing Kagiso Rabada’s workload in the fast bowler’s maiden IPL season.
Five previous flashpoints between India and Australia who begin a four-Test series in Pune.
The world’s premier ODI outfit are currently breeding a crop of young players who are ready to take on the world, writes Zaahier Adams.
Vernon Philander will bolster the Buildnat Cape Cobras in the Momentum One Day Cup match against the Warriors at Buffalo Park in East London.
Proteas batting coach Neil McKenzie expects New Zealand to come out and “really fight” in the second ODI at Hagley Oval in Christchurch.
Sri Lanka's Niroshan Dickwella was suspended for two limited-overs matches after he was punished for dissent during their T20 win over Australia.
Kagiso Rabada’s world continues to change faster than even the young paceman can deliver the ball, writes Zaahier Adams.
Eyebrows were raised when he was brought into the national set-up but Andile Phehlukwayo has shown that he is the real deal, writes Ashfak Mohamed.
Kagiso Rabada, Quinton de Kock and Andile Phehlukwayo have already brought a new dimension to the Proteas and proved their worth.