Thursday, 27 July 2017

Tag Archives: Hashim Amla

Philander leads South Africa rout of England

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NOTTINGHAM: Vernon Philander led a fine all-round bowling effort as South Africa thrashed England by 340 runs in the second Test at Trent Bridge on Monday. Victory saw the Proteas level the four-match series at 1-1 after they themselves had been well beaten by 211 runs in the first Test ...

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Amla leaves England with mountain to climb in 2nd Test

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NOTTINGHAM: Hashim Amla helped South Africa pile on the runs to leave England facing what would be a record-breaking chase in the second Test at Trent Bridge on Sunday. South Africa set England 474 to win after declaring their second innings on 343 for nine late on the third day. ...

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Broad and Ali help England seize advantage

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James Anderson struck late on the second day to maintain England’s ascendancy over South Africa in the first Test after Stuart Broad and Moeen Ali had done the earlier damage for the home side at Lord’s. Anderson snaffled out a 99-run stand between Temba Bavuma and Theunis de Bruyn that ...

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Azhar Ali should build innings like Amla: says Misbah

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BIRMINGHAM: Former Skipper Misbah-ul-Haq has asked opening batsman Azhar Ali to watch Hashim Amla and try to build his innings like the South African opener. “He (Azhar) should try to play in gaps and focus on his timing. It is not necessary you have to hit the ball with force. ...

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Champions Trophy: Pakistan face do-or-die situation

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LONDON: Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur’s press conference after their opener against India in the ICC Champions Trophy was the best indication one could get of the preparation, or lack of it, the team has had before travelling to England. Arthur had a common answer to a few of the questions ...

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IPL – Amla wins heart with fair play

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BENGALURU: South Africa opener Hashim Amla proved why he’s termed as one of the best ambassadors of game with his on-field gesture during a match in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2017.  The Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) opener garnered applause for his ‘fair play’ during match against Royal Challengers Bangalore ...

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IPL: Amla’s maiden T20 century in vain

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HYDERABAD: South African batsman Hashim Amla cracked his maiden Twenty20 century but his efforts for his Indian Premier League side Kings XI Punjab went in vain. Amla hit a 60-ball 104 not out to help Punjab post 198-4 but Mumbai Indians passed his team’s score with 27 balls to spare ...

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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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Fire alarm drama as South Africa edge ahead

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DUNEDIN: South Africa shrugged off a ground evacuation because of a fire alarm to reach 38 for one in the first Test against New Zealand, a lead of five runs. With the game evenly poised after an absorbing first three days, both sides were hoping looming rain over the weekend ...

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Tahir, Amla headline South Africa’s clinical win

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CAPE TOWN: It won’t come close to making up for losing that World Cup semi-final but South Africa emerged the victors at Eden Park this time, and in convincing style. In turn it ended New Zealand’s unbeaten home season as they slumped to 107 in the chase, set back by ...

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