Wednesday, 21 February 2018

Tag Archives: South Africa

South African president Zuma resigns


Jacob Zuma resigned as President of South Africa, reluctantly heeding orders by the ruling African National Congress (ANC) to bring an end to his nine scandal-plagued years in power In a 30-minute farewell address to the nation, 75-year-old Zuma said he disagreed with the way the ANC had shoved him ...

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Rohit Sharma powers India to historic ODI series win

Sharma powers India

PORT ELIZABETH: India created history, beating South Africa by 73 runs in the fifth One-day International here at the St George’s Park to win their first-ever series in the country. They lead 4-1 with one game to go at Centurion. Opener Rohit Sharma (115 off 126 balls, 11×4, 4×6) finally ...

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Kohli, wrist spinners trample South Africa again


CENTURIAN: Virat Kohli ensured India will have some share of the silverware as he took them to unassailable 3-0 lead in the ODI series. Kohli scored his second century in three matches, his third on India’s tour of South Africa and more than half India’s total of 303 before his ...

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Virat Kohli’s ton powers India to 6-wicket win


DURBAN: Virat Kohli scored a brilliant 112 as India beat South Africa by six wickets in the first ODI played at Durban on Thursday. With this victory, the visitors have taken a 1-0 lead in the ODI series. Earlier, skipper Faf du Plessis’ ninth ODI century helped South Africa recover ...

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India beat South Africa in 3rd Test

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JOHANNESBURG: In the fourth day’s play of the third Test match, India beat South Africa by 63 runs at Johannesburg on Saturday. Ishant Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah sparked a dramatic collapse as India beat South Africa by 63 runs on the fourth day of the third and final Test at ...

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India retake the lead in tough conditions

Jasprit Bumrah

JOHANNESBURG: South Africa and India struggled on a venomous pitch, as day two of the third and final test drew to an intriguing close at the Wanderers in Johannesburg on Thursday. Resuming on six for one in response to India’s first-innings total of 187 all out, the Proteas slipped to ...

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Pakistan beat Proteas to enter U19 World Cup semis

Pakistan beat Proteas to enter U19 World-Cup semis

CHRISTCHURCH: A superb display of fast bowling and some composed batting by Ali Zaryab propelled Pakistan to a three-wicket win in an absorbing contest with South Africa at the ICC Under-19 World Cup Super League quarter-finals here on Wednesday. With Pakistan chasing a target of 190 runs, an unbeaten 74 ...

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3rd Test Day1: Indian batsmen flop again vs South Africa

India's batsman Murali Vijay, front, reacts after being dismissed by South Africa's bowler Kagiso Rabada, right, for 8 runs on the first day of the third cricket test match between South Africa and India at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

Five-pronged South African pace attack dismisses the visitors for 187 after they were 97 for two at one time JOHANNESBURG: The ball flew around at the Wanderers on Wednesday. Survival was hard as the sphere seamed, bounced and zipped off the green surface. Batting called for technique, heart, and some ...

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South Africa beat India by 135 runs, win series

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CENTURION: India put up a feeble resistance in the morning session of Day Five versus South Africa. Lungi Ngidi’s fiery bowling and some reckless shot selection cost India the Centurion Test by 135 runs before lunch. Rohit Sharma played with a lot of freedom – something he should have done since ...

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