Thursday, 12 December 2019

Tag Archives: South Africa

South African cricketers refuse to deal with board

CAPE TOWN: South Africa’s cricket crisis continued when the South African Cricketers’ Association repeated its call for Cricket South Africa’s board to resign – and said it would refuse to negotiate with any members of the board. SACA chief executive Tony Irish said his organisation, which represents the country’s professional ...

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Proteas captain Du Plessis calls for coaching ‘clarity’

JOHANNESBURG: South Africa captain Faf du Plessis said on Friday that full-time appointments concerning the national team’s coaching staff and selectors needed to be made urgently. Speaking on the team’s return from a three-Test trouncing in India, Du Plessis said uncertainty over key positions was “a massive red flag”. Cricket ...

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India leave South Africa hurting with Test series sweep

RANCHI: Shahbaz Nadeem took the final two wickets in straight balls as India thrashed South Africa by an innings and 202 runs in the third Test on Tuesday to complete a 3-0 series rout. The day’s play lasted just 12 balls in a triumph emphatically ramming home India’s feat in ...

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Shoaib Malik signs for South African T20 franchise Jozi Stars

JOHANNESBURG: Pakistan all-rounder Shoaib Malik will join Johannesburg-based Jozi Stars for the latter stages of the Mzansi Super League Twenty20 tournament this season. The franchise announced on Thursday that Malik would take over from West Indian Chris Gayle, the franchise s marquee overseas signing. Gayle is only available for the first ...

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De Kock’s powers South Africa to 9-wicket win over India

NEW DELHI: Quinton de Kock and bowlers starred for South Africa as the visitors came back from 1-0 down to draw the three-match series 1-0 in Bengaluru on Sunday. After the bowlers managed to restrict the hosts for a modest 134/9 from their quota of 20 overs, De Kock took ...

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India win first T20I against South Africa

MOHALI: Virat Kohli played a sensational innings to take his side home by seven wickets after India’s bowlers restricted South Africa to 149-5 in the second Twenty20 International in Chandigarh. Despite an attacking half-century from skipper Quinton de Kock, South Africa could only put up a sub-par score thanks to ...

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Cricketing world celebrates the ‘unreal’ Hashim Amla

CAPE TOWN: South Africa’s top order batsman Hashim Amla, who is considered one of the modern greats, has announced his retirement from international cricket. Amla, 36, enjoyed one of the most unrealistic cricketing careers becoming the first South African to score a triple hundred among a host of other records ...

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Fast bowler Dale Steyn calls time on Test career

CAPE TOWN: South Africa fast bowler Dale Steyn has announced his retirement from test cricket, but will be available for one-day international and Twenty20 cricket, he confirmed on Monday. Steyn, who has battled a recurring shoulder injury that kept him out of the recent World Cup in England, said he ...

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Amla, Du Plessis almost end Sri Lanka’s World Cup

DURHAM: An unbroken century stand between Faf du Plessis and Hashim Amla salvaged some pride for South Africa as they thrashed Sri Lanka by nine wickets in Durham. The Proteas were already out of the World Cup semi-final reckoning after winning just one of their first seven fixtures, but they doubled that tally at ...

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