South Africa national cricket team

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The South African team at The Oval in August 2008.

The South African team at The Oval in August 2008.
Test status granted 1889
First Test match v England England at Port Elizabeth, March 1889
Captain vacant (Test)
AB de Villiers (ODI)
Faf du Plessis (Twenty20)
Coach South Africa Russel Domingo
Official ICC Test, ODI and T20I ranking 1st (Test)
5th (ODI)
3rd (T20) [2]
Test matches
– This year
384
9
Last Test match vs India in Durban
Wins/losses
– This year
138/127[1]
7/1[2]

As of 1 January 2014

The South African national cricket team, nicknamed the Proteas, represent South Africa in international cricket. They are administrated by Cricket South Africa.

South Africa is a full member of the International Cricket Council, also known as ICC, with Test and One Day International, or ODI, status. As of 24 March 2014, the South African team has played 384 Test matches, winning 140 (36%), losing 129 (34%) and drawing 114 (30%) of its games.[3]

As of 24 March 2014, the South African team has played 498 ODI Matches, winning 307 (61.5%), losing 172 (34.5%), drawing 6 (1.2%) and getting a "No Result" in 13 (2.6%) of its games.[4]

On 28 August 2012 South Africa became the first team to be number 1 in all 3 formats of the game.

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