Thursday, 14 November 2019

Tag Archives: South Africa

Surprised by Indian team’s selections: Faf du Plessis

CAPE TOWN: South Africa captain Faf Du Plessis was also left surprised by the selection of India batsman Rohit Sharma over Ajinkya Rahane in the first Test. Another surprise call, according to the opposition skipper, was picking debutant Jasprit Bumrah ahead of seniors like Ishant Sharma and Umesh Yadav. “We ...

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ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup opens in New Zealand

WELLINGTON: The ICC Under-19 Cricket World 2018 Cup officially got underway in style at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch, New Zealand on Sunday with an impressive ceremony showcasing New Zealand’s culture. According to a media release of the ICC, the ceremony was attended by representatives of all the 16 participating ...

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Steyn’s comeback likely to be delayed, says Gibson

CAPE TOWN: At least one of South Africa’s selection conundrums appears to have already been solved with Dale Steyn’s comeback likely to be delayed by another week. Conditions at Newlands usually call for a three-seamer, one spinner attack (to which South Africa might add an allrounder). Given Steyn’s lengthy absence from ...

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AB de Villers eyes successful test return

PORT ELEZBETH: South Africa talisman AB de Villiers has declared himself fit for the challenge of the day-night test ahead of the one-off match against Zimbabwe at St George`s Park from Tuesday. It will be the first test appearance in almost two years for the 33-year-old, who had taken time ...

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Miss Universe 2017: South Africa contestant wins crown

LAS VEGAS: Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, who represented South Africa, won the Miss Universe crown Sunday. The 22-year-old, who recently earned a business management degree, was crowned at The AXIS theater at Planet Hollywood casino-resort on the Las Vegas Strip. The runner-up was Miss Colombia Laura Gonzalez, while the second runner-up was ...

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South Africa beat Pakistan in Honk Kong Super Sixes final

HONG KONG: South Africa have ended the winning streak of Pakistan in the Hong Kong Super Sixes tournament and clinched the trophy by defeating the Green Shirts in the final match played on Sunday (today). South Africa won the toss and opted to bowl first. Pakistan were all out for ...

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FBI, UK Serious Fraud Office start investigating Gupta family

JOHANNESBURG: The long arm of the law is finally catching up with South Africa’s crony capitalist Guptas and their network of criminality and corruption. FBI has launched a probe into the family, focusing on nephews of the Gupta brothers: Ashish and Amol Gupta. Both are US citizens which opens them ...

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South Africa on top against battling Bangladesh

DHAKA: Bangladesh had their best day in three Test series in South Africa but could not prevent the hosts from moving into a dominant position on the third day of the first Test at Senwes Park on Saturday. Mominul Haque and Mahmudullah hit half-centuries to enable Bangladesh to avoid the ...

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Imran Tahir humiliated by Pakistani consulate in Birmingham

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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