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Last Updated: Thursday, 27 December 2007, 13:51 GMT

Graeme Smith SA pull out of Sharjah
South Africa withdraw from the Sharjah Cup in the United Arab Emirates because of the Iraq conflict.

South Africa are currently top of the ICC Test Championship SA confirm England trip
South Africa's cricket authorities give the go-ahead to this year's tour of England.

Graeme Smith Smith seeks new spark
New South Africa captain Graeme Smith tells BBC Sport he wants to reignite his side's passion for the game.


MORE STORIES

Smith handed SA captaincy
Opening batsman Graeme Smith replaces Shaun Pollock as South Africa skipper.

Cronje 'cover-up' revealed
Hansie Cronje, the late SA captain, reportedly had money hidden in more than 70 overseas bank accounts.

Smith picks up the pieces
New South African captain Graeme Smith tells BBC Sport about his plans to restore his country's fortunes.

Sacked Pollock hits out
South Africa's Shaun Pollock blames his failed captaincy on the legacy of the Hansie Cronje affair.

Kallis commits to South Africa
All-rounder Jacques Kallis quashes rumours of a move abroad by pledging his future to his country.


MATCH REPORTS

Rain wrecks South African dream
Co-hosts South Africa bow out of the World Cup after a dramatic tie with Sri Lanka.

South Africa struggle to victory
South Africa fail to impress in a 118-run victory over stubborn Canada.

Hosts crush Bangladesh
South Africa beat Bangladesh by 10 wickets in Bloemfontein.

Fleming stuns South Africa
Stephen Fleming guides New Zealand to a dramatic rain-affected win over South Africa.

South Africa crush Kenya
World Cup hosts South Africa power past Kenya for their first win of the tournament.

Lara inspires Windies
Brian Lara hits a century as West Indies stun South Africa by three runs in the opening World Cup match.


WORLD CUP FALLOUT

SA sack captain Pollock
South African captain Shaun Pollock is sacked following a poor showing in the World Cup.

Pollock leaves enviable legacy
BBC Sport reflects on Shaun Pollock's record as captain and finds the all-rounder has plenty to be proud of.

SA's uncertain future
The quota issue is again on the agenda in South Africa as uncertainties affect domestic and international cricket.

Donald calls it quits
South Africa fast bowler Allan Donald confirms his retirement from one-day internationals.

'Lightning' will strike no more
A look back at the one-day career of Allan Donald as he bows out of international cricket.

Where did it all go wrong for SA?
South Africa have work to do throughout their team if they are to improve on a dreadful World Cup.

South Africa left to lick wounds
The World Cup hosts are left to reflect on yet another near-miss after drawing with Sri Lanka.


OTHER NEWS AND FEATURES

South Africa tap into Asian talent
South Africa hope players from Asian backgrounds like batsman Hashim Amla will be a source of future stars.

What is the World Cup coming to?
The Super Six stage is upon us, but are the six best teams playing?

A host of problems
After South Africa go out of the World Cup, we ask why hosts fail win, as home teams shine in the footballing equivalent.

SA to field more non-whites
South Africa will name three non-white players in their team to take on Bangladesh on Saturday.

Former SA players criticise team
Ex South Africa players twist the knife as the team struggles in the World Cup.

Rhodes confirms retirement
South Africa's Jonty Rhodes admits his international career is over after being forced out of the World Cup by injury.

Fielder of dreams
An untimely hand injury appears to have ended the international career of Jonty Rhodes.

Tributes paid to legend
With the retirement of Jonty Rhodes imminent, leading players tell BBC Sport what impact the diminutive star had on South Africa cricket.


ALLAN DONALD COLUMNS

Right time to go
Allan Donald looks back on his career in international cricket with fondness in his exclusive column.

Time to take some wickets
Allan Donald fears for his place in the South African team if he does not bowl well agaiunst Canada.

Please do not rain
Allan Donald does not want it to rain when South Africa take on Bangladesh.

Out to silence critics
Allan Donald sees South Africa's vital game against New Zealand as a chance to prove to doubters he is not over the hill.

Windies wake-up call
Allan Donald says losing to the West Indies has made South Africa doubly determined to do well at the World Cup.



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