South Africa national cricket team

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South Africa
The South African team at The Oval in August 2008.
The South African team at The Oval in August 2008.
Test status granted1889
First Test matchv England England at Port Elizabeth, March 1889
Captainvacant (Test)
AB de Villiers (ODI)
Faf du Plessis (Twenty20)
CoachRussel Domingo
Official ICC Test, ODI and T20I ranking1st (Test)
5th (ODI)
3rd (T20) [2]
Test matches
– This year
384
9
Last Test matchvs 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.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Records | Test matches | Team records | Results summary". Stats.espncricinfo.com. Retrieved 11 January 2014.
  2. "Records | 2013 - South Africa | Records by calendar year". Stats.espncricinfo.com. Retrieved 11 January 2014.
  3. Cricinfo Test Team Records page retrieved on 24 March 2014
  4. Cricinfo ODI [1] retrieved on 24 March 2014