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Tag Archives: South Africa

Rizwan guides Pakistan to victory in first T20I

AFP Photo JOHANNESBURG (Dunya News) – Pakistan pulled off a 4-wicket victory against South Africa in the first T20 International at Johannesburg stadium. They now lead the T20 series 1-0. Opener Muhammad Rizwan top scored for Pakistan with 74 runs off 50 deliveries. The Proteas were in a commanding position ...

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Hafeez aims for double celebration against South Africa

ICC-twitter LAHORE – Veteran all rounder Mohammad Hafeez will become the second Pakistan player and sixth overall to feature in 100 T20Is when he takes the field against South Africa in first of the four men’s Twenty20 Internationals tomorrow Saturday at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg. Hafeez, 40, is one ...

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Tobacco companies sue South African government over smoking ban

  JOHANNESBURG: Tobacco companies are determined to move forward with litigation against the South African government for its banning of tobacco products during the nearly five-month coronavirus lockdown. The tobacco ban – the only one of its kind worldwide – was imposed under the 2002 Disaster Management Act, the government justifying ...

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Shoaib Akhtar in subcontinent was a nightmare: Shaun Pollock

South African great Shaun Pollock has revealed that his side used to breathe a collective sigh of relief every time Shoaib Akhtar was done with his bowling spell. Pollock, in a podcast with Sky Sports Cricket, said that his teammates used to monitor Pakistan captain’s signals to gauge how long ...

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Six uncapped players in South Africa Test squad to face England

JOHANNESBURG: South Africa named six uncapped players in a 17-man squad for the first two Tests against England, starting at Centurion on December 26. Five players who played in a recent 3-0 series defeat in India were dropped, while fast bowler Lungi Ngidi was not considered because of a hamstring ...

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South African cricketers refuse to deal with board

CAPE TOWN: South Africa’s cricket crisis continued when the South African Cricketers’ Association repeated its call for Cricket South Africa’s board to resign – and said it would refuse to negotiate with any members of the board. SACA chief executive Tony Irish said his organisation, which represents the country’s professional ...

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Proteas captain Du Plessis calls for coaching ‘clarity’

JOHANNESBURG: South Africa captain Faf du Plessis said on Friday that full-time appointments concerning the national team’s coaching staff and selectors needed to be made urgently. Speaking on the team’s return from a three-Test trouncing in India, Du Plessis said uncertainty over key positions was “a massive red flag”. Cricket ...

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India leave South Africa hurting with Test series sweep

RANCHI: Shahbaz Nadeem took the final two wickets in straight balls as India thrashed South Africa by an innings and 202 runs in the third Test on Tuesday to complete a 3-0 series rout. The day’s play lasted just 12 balls in a triumph emphatically ramming home India’s feat in ...

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Shoaib Malik signs for South African T20 franchise Jozi Stars

JOHANNESBURG: Pakistan all-rounder Shoaib Malik will join Johannesburg-based Jozi Stars for the latter stages of the Mzansi Super League Twenty20 tournament this season. The franchise announced on Thursday that Malik would take over from West Indian Chris Gayle, the franchise s marquee overseas signing. Gayle is only available for the first ...

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De Kock’s powers South Africa to 9-wicket win over India

NEW DELHI: Quinton de Kock and bowlers starred for South Africa as the visitors came back from 1-0 down to draw the three-match series 1-0 in Bengaluru on Sunday. After the bowlers managed to restrict the hosts for a modest 134/9 from their quota of 20 overs, De Kock took ...

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