South Africa national cricket team
The South African team at The Oval in August 2008.
|Test status granted||1889|
|First Test match||v England at Port Elizabeth, March 1889|
|Captain||Graeme Smith (Test)
AB de Villiers (ODI)
Faf du Plessis (Twenty20)
|Official ICC Test, ODI and T20I ranking||1st (Test)
3rd (T20) 
– This year
|Last Test match||vs India in Durban|
– This year
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 1 January 2014, the South African team has played 381 Test matches, winning 139 (36%), losing 127 (34%) and drawing 114 (30%) of its games.
As of 1 January 2014, the South African team has played 494 ODI Matches, winning 304 (61.5%), losing 171 (35%), drawing 6 (1.2%) and getting a "No Result" in 13 (2.6%) of its games.
On 28 August 2012 South Africa became the first team to be number 1 in all 3 formats of the game.
References[change | edit source]
- "Records | Test matches | Team records | Results summary". Stats.espncricinfo.com. http://stats.espncricinfo.com/ci/content/records/283877.html. Retrieved 2014-01-11.
- "Records | 2013 - South Africa | Records by calendar year". Stats.espncricinfo.com. http://stats.espncricinfo.com/ci/engine/records/team/match_results.html?class=1;id=2013;team=3;type=year. Retrieved 2014-01-11.
- Cricinfo Test Team Records page retrieved on 11 January 2014
- Cricinfo ODI  retrieved 11 January 2014