Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Tag Archives: South Africa

South Africa sweep Sri Lanka in T20I series

JOHANNESBURG: South Africa strolled to a 45-run DLS victory over Sri Lanka to seal a clean sweep in their three-match T20I series. The hosts were asked to bat first by Lasith Malinga and after losing Aiden Markram for 15 inside the Powerplay, never took their foot off the tourists’ throat. Reeza ...

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Imran Tahir gives Proteas super win

CAPE TOWN: South Africa’s veteran leg-spinner Imran Tahir conceded only five runs in a decisive super over as they beat Sri Lanka in their opening Twenty20 International on Tuesday after both teams had finished their innings with the same score. After sending the tourists in to bat, the home side ...

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South Africa sweep Sri Lanka after floodlight failure

CAPE TOWN: South Africa completed a clean sweep of their five-match one-day international series against Sri Lanka with a 41-run victory via the Duckworth–Lewis–Stern method on Saturday as the final match at Newlands was ended prematurely by a failed floodlight. After electing to bat, Sri Lanka were bowled out for ...

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Sri Lanka recall coach ahead of South Africa T20 series

COLOMBO: Sri Lanka recalled head coach Chandika Hathurushingha ahead of a three-match T20 series in South Africa amid reports of tensions with several players. Sri Lanka play the first T20 against the hosts on Tuesday in Cape Town, but Hathurusingha will return home after the fifth and final ODI on ...

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Hashim Amla to miss ODIs on compassionate grounds

PORT ELIZABETH: Veteran batsman Hashim Amla has pulled out of the South African One-Day International squad to play Sri Lanka for family reasons, granting a reprieve for opener Reeza Hendricks who had been dropped for the final two matches of the series. “Hashim has asked to be excused from the ...

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South Africa thump Sri Lanka in second ODI

PRETORIA: South Africa’s Quinton de Kock top-scored with a fluent 94 as they cruised to a 113-run victory over Sri Lanka and a 2-0 lead in their five-match One-Day International series. South Africa claimed an eight-wicket victory in the opening match on Sunday and were dominant again despite losing their ...

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South African shock as Olivier signs for Yorkshire

JOHANNESBURG: Cricket South Africa expressed disappointment on Tuesday at fast bowler Duanne Olivier’s decision to sign a three-year contract with English county Yorkshire which will rule him out of international cricket. Olivier, 26, was one of the stars of the South African summer, taking 31 wickets in five Test matches ...

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Sri Lanka make history with epic series win in South Africa

PORT ELIZABETH: Sri Lanka made history by becoming the first sub-continent nation to win a test series in South Africa when they clinched the second match by eight wickets at St George’s Park in Port Elizabeth. Overnight batsmen Kusal Mendis and Oshada Fernando both made half centuries as Sri Lanka ...

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Steyn and co restrict Sri Lanka as South Africa take lead

DURBAN: Dale Steyn claimed four wickets to propel South Africa into a dominant position on day two of the first Test against Sri Lanka in Durban. The veteran fast bowler took the wickets of top-order batsmen Lahiru Thirimanne and Oshada Fernando as well as the dangerous Kusal Perera, who scored ...

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Vishwa Fernando shines as Sri Lanka defy odds

DURBAN, South Africa: Vishwa Fernando took four wickets as underdogs Sri Lanka heeded new captain Dimuth Karunaratne’s call to “compete in every session” on the first day of the first Test against South Africa at Kingsmead. South Africa, overwhelming favourites against a team seemingly in disarray, were bowled out for ...

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