Tsotsobe banned for eight years

“I was, at the time, in a very vulnerable financial state and this dilemma too easily persuaded me to participate in spot fixing”

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Former South Africa left-arm seamer Lonwabo Tsotsobe has been handed an eight-year ban for his involvement in the 2015 Ram Slam T20 Challenge corruption scandal.

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Cricket South Africa deny Smith threatened to step down as captain if Tsolekile was selected for India series

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“There is no truth at all to these malicious and damaging comments”

Cricket South Africa have denied rumours and speculation that Graeme Smith threatened to step down as captain of the Test team if wicketkeeper Thami Tsolekile was included in the final XI for the ongoing Test series against India.

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South Africa retain Test squad for two-Test series against India

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“We were very happy with the performance of the Proteas in the second Test match at Dubai and we see no need to change something that is operating well”

South Africa have retained the same Test squad for their two-Test series against India, which gets underway on December 18 in Johannesburg.

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