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Tag Archives: South Africa

Amla breaks Kohli’s record, smashes fastest 27 ODI centuries

PORT ELIZABETH: South Africa’s opener Hashim Amla has  become the fastest batsman to reach 27 ODI hundreds in just 167 innings,  breaking the record of  Virat Kohli, who  had taken 169 innings to reach the mark. Amla scored a magnificent ton in the first ODI against Pakistan but his unbeaten ...

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Hafeez lauds Pakistan’s confident run chase in first ODI

PORT ELIZABETH: Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has said that they were confident about chasing down the target, after restricting South Africa to 266 runs in first One-Day International (ODI). A sparkling performance from Mohammad Hafeez, another half-century for the in-form Imam-ul-Haq, and a superb death-bowling performance all helped Pakistan claim ...

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Quinton de Kock, Steyn rested for first two ODIs

PORT ELIZABETH: Quinton de Kock and Dale Steyn have been rested for South Africa’s five-match ODI series against Pakistan that begins on January 19 at Port Elizabeth. De Kock found himself back among runs after top scoring with 129 in the Proteas’ series-sweeping 107-run win against the touring Pakistan side ...

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De Kock, Steyn put South Africa on course

JOHANNESBURG: A century by Quinton de Kock and a double strike by Dale Steyn kept South Africa on course to complete a series clean sweep on the third day of the third and final Test against Pakistan at the Wanderers Stadium on Sunday. Set to make a daunting 381 to ...

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Albie Morkel announces retirement

CAPE TOWN: Former South Africa international all-rounder Albie Morkel has decided to retire from all forms of cricket, ending a two-decade career that earned him a reputation as a clean striker of the ball and a bowler full of guile. The 37-year-old, the older brother of fast bowler Morne Morkel, ...

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South Africa eye series sweep against Pakistan

JOHANNESBURG: South Africa are set to hand a debut to batsman Zubayr Hamza in the third and final test against Pakistan starting at the Wanderers on Friday as they seek a clean sweep of the series against a battered touring side. Hamza, 23, will be a replacement for captain Faf ...

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Pakistan delay South Africa victory charge

CAPE TOWN: Shan Masood and Asad Shafiq shared a century partnership as Pakistan fought to avoid an innings defeat on the third day of the second Test against South Africa at Newlands on Saturday. Facing a first innings deficit of 254 runs, Pakistan were 177 for three in their second ...

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Arthur: South African pitches not good enough for Test cricket

CAPE TOWN: Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur criticized the pitches for the first two Tests against South Africa, saying they were not good enough for Test cricket. With his team facing a series defeat after two days of the second Test at Newlands, Arthur said the quality of pitches had deteriorated in ...

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