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Hashim Amla appointed new South Africa Test captain

Hashim Amla appointed new South Africa Test captain

South Africa have named batsman Hashim Amla as their new Test captain following Graeme Smith's retirement from the international game.

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    In a spin cycle

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    The chosen ones

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    Crowd pleaser

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Stiaan Van Zyl, Dane Piedt to tour Sri Lanka with South Africa

South Africa have included uncapped batsman Stiaan van Zyl and off-spinner Dane Piedt in their Test squad for the two-match tour of Sri Lanka next month.

ICC Test rankings: Australia return to No 1 spot

Australia have reclaimed the top spot in the Test rankings for the first time in five years, with captain Michael Clarke calling it the most satisfying day of his career.

England Lions set to tour South Africa in 2015

England Lions, the national team's second-string, have announced plans to tour South Africa in 2015.

County cricket: Injury ends Rory Kleinveldt move to Northants

Northamptonshire's hopes of signing South African Rory Kleinveldt have been scuppered by injury.

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