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Surprised by Indian team’s selections: Faf du Plessis

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CAPE TOWN: South Africa captain Faf Du Plessis was also left surprised by the selection of India batsman Rohit Sharma over Ajinkya Rahane in the first Test. Another surprise call, according to the opposition skipper, was picking debutant Jasprit Bumrah ahead of seniors like Ishant Sharma and Umesh Yadav. “We ...

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1st Test: South Africa beat India by 72 runs

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CAPE TOWN: Knocked over like ten-pins in the morning session, and deprived of the services of their most experienced bowler, South Africa were staring at a first Newlands defeat since readmission against a side that wasn’t Australia. Mohammed Shami (3 for 28) and Jasprit Bumrah (3 for 39) scripted a ...

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Toothless tigers run into South African top-order on Day 1

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CAPE TOWN: South Africa made runs while the sun shone in Bloemfontein on Friday‚ and a good thing too what with heavy rain forecast for Saturday morning. They were 428/3 at stumps on the first day of the second test against Bangladesh‚ South Africa’s joint second-highest score on a first ...

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Loved every moment of Pakistan tour: Faf du Plessis

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LAHORE: Captain of the World XI and South Africa cricket team Faf du Plessis, while praising the arrangements made by the local administration and the Pakistan Cricket Board, said that he enjoyed every moment of the tour to Pakistan. The South African captain said that it was heartening to see ...

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Pakistan beat World-XI in the first T20 match by 20 runs

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LAHORE: Helped by a fiery 86 runs from Babar Azam and disciplined bowling, Pakistan easily defeated World XI by 20 runs Tuesday here at the Gaddafi Stadium. Spinners consolidated Pakistan’s gains in the middle, slowing the World XI’s run rate after Rumman Raees took the side’s openers in sixth over ...

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World XI visit is much more than a cricket tour: Faf du Plessis

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World XI coach Andy Flower poses for a picture with skipper Du Plessis LAHORE: South African Test and T20 Captain Faf du Plessis, who is leading the World XI squad in the Independence Cup 2017, said that the international cricketers on his team were “playing for something bigger than the ...

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World Eleven Players Arrive in Lahore Amid Unprecedented Security

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LAHORE: In what could be the beginning of international cricket resuming in strife-torn Pakistan, a World Eleven side landed in Lahore on Sunday night for a Twenty20 series against the hosts. An unprecedented security greeting the side, to be led by South African captain Faf du Plessis, at the Allama Iqbal ...

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For the greater good of Pakistan cricket: Sammy

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DUBAI: Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy believes that the World XI’s tour of Pakistan next week will be for the greater good of the country and is glad that they can play a significant part in international cricket returning to Pakistan. After the absence of international cricket for years ...

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Green grass of New Zealand delights South Africa

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WELLINGTON: After four days of rain the covers were peeled off the Basin Reserve wicket on Tuesday and to South Africa’s delight it was green ahead of the second Test against New Zealand. The greener the better in Wellington has been New Zealand’s mantra in the past. But their tone ...

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