India vs South Africa LIVE: Full talkSPORT commentary of ODI Series as Virat Kohli and co take on the Proteas

10 Mar

The ODI Series between Virat Kohli’s India and South Africa begins this week as two of cricket’s powerhouses go head-to-head. talkSPORT will be in India for the three one-day clashes in what should be an explosive series. Both teams disappointed at last summer’s World Cup and need to start rediscovering their best form. They’ll play […]

England fall desperately short against South Africa in first T20 – despite heroics of Eoin Morgan and Jason Roy

12 Feb

Jason Roy and Eoin Morgan both hit half-centuries which proved insufficient as England lost the first Twenty20 by one run in a nail-biting conclusion at a blustery East London. Roy lit the touchpaper to a chase of 178 with a blistering 70 off 38 balls, while Morgan (52 off 34) was at his belligerent best […]

South Africa vs England LIVE commentary: Listen to exclusive coverage of first T20 as Morgan’s men eye victory in East London

12 Feb

England take on South Africa in their first T20 clash on Wednesday following their drawn one day series. England stumbled to victory in their third ODI on Sunday, winning by two wickets to finish the series 1-1. England won the Test series earlier this winter and will be looking to finish their tour well in […]

South Africa vs England LIVE: Listen to exclusive coverage of third ODI as Eoin Morgan’s men need 257 to win

8 Feb

England must win the final ODI against South Africa in Johannesburg today o avoid defeat in the three-match series. The tourists won the Test series but suffered a heavy defeat to their hosts in the first one dayer, before the second was abandoned due to rain. It means Eoin Morgan’s world champions must prevail at […]

South Africa vs England LIVE commentary: Listen to exclusive coverage of second ODI, England win toss and bowl first

7 Feb

England face South Africa in Durban today in the second of three ODIs against the Proteas. England won the Test series against South Africa but suffered a heavy defeat to their hosts in the first one dayer. Quinton de Kock hit a century and Temba Bavuma added 98 as the Proteas eased to a seven-wicket […]

South Africa vs England LIVE commentary: Listen to exclusive coverage of first ODI as Proteas need 259 to win

4 Feb

England take on South Africa in Cape Town on Tuesday for the first of three ODIs against the Proteas following the tourists’ Test series win. It’s been 205 days since England last played a one-day international on THAT spectacular Sunday at Lord’s. On that history-making summer’s day, England won their first 50-over World Cup with […]

Jofra Archer ruled out of England’s T20 series with South Africa and faces race to be fit for Sri Lanka tour

29 Jan

Jofra Archer will miss the three-match T20 series against South Africa as an elbow injury continues to cause him problems. The star England fast bowler sustained a bone stress injury in the first Test match of the series and missed the subsequent three as the tourists won 3-1. The ongoing injury means he will now […]

Ben Stokes credits England’s opening pair for setting up South Africa success as he picks up man-of-the-series award

27 Jan

Ben Stokes heaped praise on England’s openers following their 3-1 series win against South Africa. Stokes was named man-of-the-series after scoring 318 runs and taking ten wickets across the four Test matches. But he said he was only able to score freely because of the work done early on by the young opening pair of […]

Vernon Philander fined for using ‘inappropriate language’ at Jos Buttler – after England man swore at South Africa bowler earlier in Test series

26 Jan

Vernon Philander clearly hasn’t forgiven Jos Buttler for calling him a ‘f***ing k***head’ in the second Test of England’s tour of South Africa. This is because the South Africa bowler has been fined 15 per cent of his match fee for a similar offence after dismissing Buttler in the fourth Test. The seamer shouted in […]

England smash their way to 400 before ripping through South African top order on day two in Johannesburg

25 Jan

England took control of the fourth Test against South Africa on day two by dominating the hosts with bat and ball. Resuming on 192 for four, Joe Root and Ollie Pope both reached 50 before tail-enders Mark Wood and Stuart Broad took England’s first innings total to 400 with some magnificent hitting. The tourists then […]

South Africa vs England fourth Test LIVE: Listen to exclusive coverage of day four on talkSPORT 2

24 Jan

England need ten South African wickets on day of the fourth Test to win the series – and you can follow all the action on talkSPORT 2. Captain Joe Root declined to enforce the follow-on after establishing a 217-run first-innings lead, top-scoring with 58 as his side added another 248 to their opponents’ nominal chase. […]

South Africa vs England third Test: Joe Root takes four wickets to put tourists on brink of victory heading into final day

19 Jan

England closed in on victory in their third Test with South Africa thanks to a superb effort with the ball on day four. The seamers blasted away the Proteas’ tail to enforce the follow-on while Joe Root’s part-time off spin caused havoc in their second innings. The skipper took four wickets as the hosts finished […]

England crisis deepens as Jack Leach sent home from South Africa tour with illness following James Anderson and Rory Burns out

14 Jan

Jack Leach has become the latest England player to be sent home from the ‘cursed’ tour of South Africa. The Somerset spinner, who has struggled to recover from sepsis since the tour of New Zealand, joins James Anderson and Rory Burns back home as the tourists’ nightmare with injuries and illness continues. Leach was also […]

Ben Stokes explains why he keeps trying to give England teammate Dom Sibley man of the match award from epic South Africa victory

9 Jan

Ben Stokes and Dom Sibley can’t stop bickering over which one of them deserved the match-of-the-match award against South Africa. The two England heroes, who delivered match-winning contributions during the epic 189-run victory, both think it belongs to the other. In the end, it went to Stokes, and who can argue with that? England’s talisman […]

Jos Buttler calls Vernon Philander a ‘f***ing kn*bhead’ on live TV during tense England victory over South Africa

7 Jan

A foul-mouthed exchange between Jos Buttler and Vernon Philander was picked up on live TV during England’s tense victory over South Africa. The stump microphone at Newlands Cricket Ground overheard the England wicket-keeper call his opponent a ‘f***ing kn*bhead’ as the tourists desperately searched for the final South African wickets. Philander, who eventually fell to […]