Ahead of his 50th Test, Vernon Philander admitted it could be tough being part of a four-pronged pace pack that is packed with star quality, but only if he thought just about himself
CAPE TOWN, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Seamer Vernon Philander took career-best figures as rampant South Africa claimed a 72-run victory over India in a gripping first test at Newlands on Monday.
CAPE TOWN, Dec 19 (Reuters) - AB de Villiers, Dale Steyn and Vernon Philander will all make long-awaited returns for South Africa at test level after being named in the 14-man squad for next week's day-night, inaugural four-day contest against Zimbabwe in Port Elizabeth.
AB de Villiers and Dale Steyn last played Test cricket in 2016, while Vernon Philander made a return after an injury lay-off that had ruled him out of the Bangladesh series
Vernon Philander will work on his conditioning ahead of a packed home summer scheduled to feature 10 Tests, including two four-match series against India and Australia
South Africa are having to try and level the series against England without Vernon Philander which has led to him receiving some significant criticism
Vernon Philander has recovered from the illness that affected him during the third Test and hopes to bring his ability with bat and ball to bear on leveling the series in Manchester
MANCHESTER, Aug 2 (Reuters) - Opening bowler Vernon Philander is over the viral infection that South Africa say cost them the third test against England earlier this week and looking forward to trying to level the series when the final test starts on Friday.
LONDON, July 29 (Reuters) - All-rounder Vernon Philander was discharged from the hospital on Saturday morning will bat on day three of the third test against England at the Oval, Cricket South Africa said. The 32-year-old came down with a viral infection ahead of the match and left the field during Friday's play as the stomach ailment got worse.
Vernon Philander has been taken for x-ray on his right hand after being hit by James Anderson while batting
Vernon Philander said South Africa have got used to AB de Villiers' absence from the Test side, winning their last four series without him
Vernon Philander has been passed fit for South Africa's opening Test against England at Lord's
An unbroken last wicket partnership of 75 between Vernon Philander and Danny Briggs frustrated Leicestershire after the Foxes had looked set to take a big first innings lead on the second day of their championship match against Suss...
Vernon Philander claimed four wickets in the innings, and six in the match, as Sussex wrapped up a crushing innings win over Durham
Vernon Philander will return to South Africa for rehabilitation on a groin injury suffered while playing for Sussex
Cricket South Africa are anxiously awaiting injury news on Vernon Philander - and that could spell bad news for Sussex as they attempt to build a promotion challenge
Jeet Raval and Vernon Philander have called for greater solidity and stickability from their team-mates to build an innings
WELLINGTON, March 6 (Reuters) - South Africa will miss AB de Villiers following his decision to opt out of test cricket this year but their ranks have been bolstered by the return of Morne Morkel and Vernon Philander for the three-match series against New Zealand.
Vernon Philander has recovered from a slight ankle impingement and is expected to take his usual place in South Africa's Test squad, which departs for New Zealand in the weekend