Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Tag Archives: South Africa

Ross Taylor ton helps New Zealand past South Africa

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CHRISTCHURCH: A Ross Taylor century helped New Zealand to a six-run victory to end South Africa’s long winning run and square their one-day international series. Taylor’s unbeaten 102 saw the Black Caps to 289-4 after they were put in to bat at Hagley Oval in Christchurch on Wednesday. Jimmy Neesham ...

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Du Plessis hits 185 as South Africa win fourth ODI v Sri Lanka

CAPE TOWN: South Africa’s Faf du Plessis smashed a career-best 185 off 141 balls as the hosts beat Sri Lanka by 40 runs after surviving a fierce onslaught in a high-scoring fourth one-day international to take a 4-0 series lead. After opting to bat, South Africa posted 367 for five ...

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Imran Tahir reprimanded after revealing Junaid Jamshed t-shirt

CAPE TOWN: Imran Tahir, the South Africa legspinner, has been reprimanded by the ICC for a wicket celebration in which he revealed a t-shirt under his playing kit with an image of the late Junaid Jamshed, a one-time Pakistani pop icon and latterly a religious preacher, who was also popular ...

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New Zealand search for first series win against Pakistan since 1985

CHRISTCHURCH: 12 Consecutive undefeated Test series for Pakistan against New Zealand (including one-off Tests) – they have won seven and drawn five. The only ongoing streak of undefeated Test series between two of the top eight teams is South Africa’s run of 15 unbeaten series against New Zealand. Australia also ...

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South Africa humble Australia in Test series triumph

HOBART: South Africa demolished Australia by an innings and 80 runs after yet another batting collapse to claim their third successive Test series Down Under Tuesday, plunging the hosts further into crisis. The Proteas bowled out the home side for 161 before lunch on the fourth day, rattling through their ...

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Luck deserts Warner as Proteas maintain grip

HOBART – Luck deserted Australia in their desperate bid to salvage the second Test with South Africa snaring the vital wicket of David Warner in unfortunate circumstances in Hobart. Warner, who was seeking redemption after his reckless dismissal in the opening over of the first innings, lost his wicket while ...

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Starc gives Aussies hope after innings collapse

HOBART – Mitchell Starc offered Australia a lifeline with an inspired spell after a record low home total against South Africa on an opening day of carnage in the second Test in Hobart on Saturday. The left-arm pace spearhead put the brakes on the Proteas with three wickets in 10 ...

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