Every Monday we bring you some of the sports highlights from the weekend.

Cricket:

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• Kagiso Rabada and Dane van Niekerk won the Cricket South Africa Men and Women’s Player of the Year respectively.

• England leveled the series 1 – 1 following their 55 runs and an innings victory over Pakistan on Day 3 in the second Test.

Tennis:

S. Stephens beat A. Kontaveit 6-2 6-0

M. Keys beat M. Buzarnescu 6-1 6-4

N. Djockovic beat F. Verdasco 6-3 6-4 6-2

D. Thiem beat K. Nishikori 6-2 6-0 7-5 6-4

A. Zverev beat K. Khachanov 4-6 7-6 2-6 6-3 6-3

Football:

• Bafana Bafana were knocked out of the Cosafa Cup, after losing to Madagascar on penalties (4-3) on Sunday.

Rugby:

• Sevens – Blitzbokke suffered a 21 – 17 loss to Fiji in the London Sevens Series Final on Sunday.

• Wales 22 – 20 Springboks

• Super Rugby: Brumbies 41 – 31 Sunwolves, Reds 41 – 52 Waratahs, Chiefs 20 – 34 Crusaders

• U/20 World Cup: South Africa 30 – 17 Ireland, New Zealand 42 – 10 Wales, England 43 – 5 Italy, Australia 54 – 19 Japan

Athletics:

Great performances by the SA contingent at the Diamond League in Rome:

• Long jump – 1st Luvo Manyonga 8.58m; 3rd Ruswahl Samaai 8.34m

• 100m – 5th Akani Simbine 10.13