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Tag Archives: South Africa

Pakistan can tackle South Africa challenge: Sarfraz

CENTURION: Pakistan cricket captain Sarfraz Ahmed vowed that the green caps can tackle South Africa challenge if every individual delivers and plays his key role in team’s victory. Sarfraz urged his fellow teammates to play ‘without fear’ during their tour of South Africa , – a country where they have ...

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Hafeez dismisses South Africa’s fear behind Test retirement

LAHORE: Pakistan’s senior cricket all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez, has said that he is satisfied with the timing of his retirement from Test cricket, as he wants to concentrate on limited-overs cricket especially on the upcoming 50-overs World Cup. “I want to completely focus on the limited over cricket, especially for the ...

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Uncapped Hamza in South African Test squad

CAPE TOWN: South Africa named uncapped batsman Zubayr Hamza in a 13-man squad for a three-Test series against Pakistan, starting in Centurion on December 26. There is also a recall for fast bowler Duanne Olivier in the absence of rising star Lungi Ngidi because of a long-term knee injury. Ngidi ...

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Du Plessis says T20 World Cup will be his last

CAPE TOWN: South African captain Faf du Plessis said the Twenty20 World Cup in Australia in two years’ time will be his last. The 34-year-old, who has led his country in two World T20 campaigns, in 2014 and 2016, is keen to play a third but will then step aside. ...

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South Africa series a real test for Pakistan before World Cup

ISLAMABAD: Former captain Rashid Latif has said that after New Zealand series, the real test for Pakistan team will be South Africa series to do well in next year’s World Cup. Latif said: “Pakistan team has to play a long and tough South Africa series which include 3 Tests, 5 ...

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South Africa thrash ‘careless’ Australia by six wickets

ADELAIDE: South Africa hammered a careless Australia by six wickets in the first one-day international in Perth on Sunday, with a Dale Steyn-led pace onslaught exposing their batting frailties. Set 153 to win, Proteas’ openers Quinton de Kock (47) and Reeza Hendricks (44) helped secure victory with 124 balls to ...

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Steyn, Tahir star in South Africa win

BLOEMFONTEIN: Dale Steyn made a triumphant return to one-day international cricket, starring with bat and ball as South Africa beat Zimbabwe by 120 runs in the second one-day international at the Mangaung Oval on Wednesday. Playing in his first ODI in two years, Steyn top-scored with a career-best 60 in ...

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South Africa stutter before beating Zimbabwe

KIMBERLEY: South Africa had some anxious moments before beating Zimbabwe by five wickets in the first one-day international at the Diamond Oval on Sunday. It looked like being an easy day for the hosts when Zimbabwe crashed to 117 all out, their lowest total in 39 one-day internationals between the ...

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South Africa accuses Trump of ‘fuelling racial tensions’

CAPE TOWN: South Africa accused US President Donald Trump of fuelling racial tensions after he said farmers were being forced off their land and many of them killed. Trump’s tweet touches on the overwhelmingly white ownership of farmland in South Africa – one of the most sensitive issues in the ...

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Sri Lanka edge out South Africa by 3 wickets in only Twenty20

COLOMBO: Spinner Lakshan Sandakan starred in Sri Lanka ‘s hard fought three-wicket win over South Africa in the only Twenty20 international after bowling out the visitors for their lowest total in the game’s shortest format. Electing to bat in the only T20 match of the tour, South Africa were bowled ...

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