Dean Elgar

Captain Dean Elgar disappointed by weak Proteas performance

Proteas skipper Dean Elgar has conceded they put out a paltry performance in their drubbing at the hands of Australia in the second test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Australia vs South Africa Test at MCG

Proteas thumped by Australia and surrender Test series with a match to play

South Africa were on the wrong end of a "hammering" against rampant top-ranked Australia on Thursday, losing the second Test by an innings and 182 runs, as well as the series.

Marco Jansen

22-year-old Proteas all-rounder Marco Jansen earns ICC nomination

Rising Proteas fast bowler Marco Jansen has earned the nod from the Internation Cricket Council after being nominated among four youngsters for the Men's Emerging Cricketer of the Year award.

Pat Cummins celebrates wicket of Dean Elgar

Australia on course for series victory in second South Africa Test

Australia closed in on winning the second Test and the series against South Africa on Wednesday after Alex Carey struck a maiden century to leave them in a commanding position.

Anrich Nortje celebrates wicket of Australia's Marnus Labuschagne

Australia solid batting display earns Anrich Nortje's plaudits

Proteas fast bowler Anrich Nortje conceded the day's play to Australia as the match – and series – began to get away from the visitors at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Tuesday.

David Warner celebrates double century on Day 2 of second Test vs South Africa

Australia's Warner slams double century as Proteas struggle

Australia's veteran opener David Warner hit a double century on Tuesday as South Africa hobbled along on day two of the must-win second Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.