Thursday, 22 August 2019

Tag Archives: South Africa

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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JP Duminy ‘ashamed’ of World Cup flop

MANCHESTER: JP Duminy has apologised to South Africa fans after the country’s “dismal” showing at the World Cup. Faf du Plessis’s men have beaten only win-less Afghanistan in their opening seven games, meaning they cannot mathematically reach the last four. “It’s been pretty dismal from our part,” said Duminy, who ...

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Du Plessis hopes to fix South Africa problems

LONDON: If Faf du Plessis were Sarfaraz Ahmed, he would have lost his job by Monday morning. After all he was at the helm of a catastrophic South African World Cup campaign that ended on Sunday here at Lord’s with a 49-run defeat against Pakistan. After having won just one ...

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Pakistan’s bounce back against South Africa

LONDON: A combined batting performance studded by Haris Sohail’s 59-ball 89 was backed up by the bowlers as Pakistan kept their hopes of progression at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 alive with a 49-run win against South Africa. Chasing Pakistan’s 308/7, South Africa came undone against Mohammad Amir ...

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South Africa aim to sign off from World Cup with a flourish

BIRMINGHAM: Struggling South Africa need a miracle to make the World Cup semi-finals but coach Ottis Gibson said the team have plenty to play for in their remaining three matches. The Faf du Plessis-led side have flopped badly at the 50-over event in England and Wales, recording just one win, ...

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Williamson ends South Africa’s World Cup hopes

BIRMINGHAM: New Zealand cruised to the top of the table with a fantastic four-wicket win in their ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 contest against South Africa on Wednesday. The ghosts of the 2015 World Cup semi-final once again came to haunt South Africa at Edgbaston as New Zealand yet ...

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