Sunday, 24 September 2017

Tag Archives: South Africa

Imran Tahir humiliated by Pakistani consulate in Birmingham

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BIRMINGHAM: Pakistan-born South African cricketer Imran Tahir will be soon seen spinning the players in his web for the World XI tour to Pakistan. However, before the tournament goes underway, the champion spinner had his set of problems. Tahir and his family were humiliated by a Pakistani consulate in Birmingham ...

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Lorgat delighted on international cricket return to Pakistan

CAPE TOWN: While expressing delight on the return of international cricket to Pakistan, Cricket South Africa (CSA) Chief Executive Haroon Lorgat said that regaining the milestone of the visit of an international team was a crucial step in completely reviving international cricket in the country. Five players will represent the ...

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Wonderful to see cricket returning to Pakistan: Graeme Smith

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LONDON: Former South African captain and the head coach of T20 Global League team Benoni Zalmi has said that he is happy to see international cricket returning to Pakistan. Talking to a private news channel, the veteran cricketer noted that Pakistani cricket has suffered a lot and that it is ...

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Star-studded World XI squad to tour Pakistan confirmed

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LAHORE: Three Australians included in team of international stars to play historic T20 in Pakistan A star-studded line-up featuring three Australians has been unveiled as the World XI side that will play an historic T20I series in Pakistan next month. George Bailey, Ben Cutting and Tim Paine are part of a ...

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Former SA captain Smith appointed as Benoni zalmi coach

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JOHANNESBURG: Former South Africa skipper and batsman Graeme Smith will be among the coaches when the maiden Twenty20 Global League starts in the republic this November. His appointment as coach of the Benoni Zalmi, one of eight teams in the nationwide tournament, was confirmed Tuesday by the owners of a ...

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Hashim Amla, Imran Tahir to be included in World XI squad

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CAPE TOWN: Pakistan Cricket Board has made commendable positive progress in negotiations with foreign cricketers for the tour with just a few weeks to go until the ICC World XI team comes to Pakistan for a three-match T20 series. PCB sources report that South Africa’s star batsman Hashim Amla and ...

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South Africa’s President Zuma faces no-confidence vote

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SOUTH Africa’s President Zuma faces a motion of no-confidence as MPs vote in a secret ballot shortly. Opposition parties believe that MPs from the governing African National Congress (ANC) would be more likely to vote against the president if their vote is secret. Protests have broken out in Johannesburg, Pretoria ...

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South Africa fight back, but England still in control

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MANCHESTER: Moeen Ali is confident he has helped put England in a winning position after “riding the wave” in his instinctive counter-attacking half-century at Old Trafford. Moeen’s response to a spot of adversity at 153 for seven in England’s second innings was to play to his strengths as a natural ...

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Moeen Ali helps England thrash South Africa

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LONDON: Moeen Ali became the first bowler in The Oval’s 100 Test-history to take a hat-trick as England wrapped up a crushing 239-run win in the third Test against South Africa on Monday. Victory put England 2-1 up in this four-match series, with just the fourth Test at Old Trafford ...

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Stokes double gives England control

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LONDON: Ben Stokes’s double-strike, following half-centuries from Tom Westley, Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow, left England eyeing victory at the end of the fourth day of the third Test against South Africa at The Oval on Sunday. At stumps, South Africa was 117 for 4 having been set a massive target ...

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