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Sune Luus to lead South Africa Women in Test, three-match ODI series vs England
Cape Town, June 19 (IANS) Sune Luus will lead the 15-member South Africa side for the upcoming one-off Test and three-match ODI series against England, beginning with the four-day game at Taunton on June 27.
2022-06-19
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
South Africa keen to wrap up home ODI series; Bangladesh aim for historic win
Centurion, March 23 (IANS) Hosts South Africa will aim to wrap up the ODI series against Bangladesh at home, while the tourists will hope to recreate the same form which helped them win the opening game at the same venue on March 18 and clinch an historic overseas series, when the two sides clash in the third and final match at SuperSport Park here later on Wednesday.
2022-03-23
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Tamim terms triumph against SA very special; lauds lower order as well
Centurion, March 19 (IANS) Bangladesh skipper Tamim Iqbal termed his side's historic 38-run triumph against South Africa in the opening ODI of the three-match series as "a very special win", and lauded the contribution of the lower order, which helped the tourists cross the psychological 300-run mark at SuperSport Park on Saturday.
2022-03-19
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Bangladesh score historic victory over South Africa in first ODI
Centurion, March 19 (IANS) Bangladesh's top order fired on all cylinders as the tourists notched up a massive 314/7 and then dismissed South Africa for 276 to secure a historic away 38-run win in the first One-Day International at SuperSport Park and take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.
2022-03-19
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
NZ v IND: Smriti, Harmanpreet, Mithali score fifties, India win 5th ODI, avoid whitewash (ld)
Queenstown (New Zealand), Feb 24 (IANS) Half-centuries from Smriti Mandhana, Harmanpreet Kaur and Mithali Raj helped India avoid a series whitewash by registering a six-wicket victory over New Zealand in the fifth and final ODI here on Thursday.
2022-02-24
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
New Zealand Women thrash India by 63 runs in rain-interrupted ODI
Queenstown (New Zealand), Feb 22 (IANS) New Zealand Women moved one step closer to making a clean sweep of the five-match One-day International series against the Mithali Raj-led India, defeating the tourists by 63 runs in the fourth game at the John Davies Oval here on Tuesday.
2022-02-22
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
India's efforts in vain as Amelia Kerr smashes unbeaten century in 2nd WODI
Queenstown, Feb 15 (IANS) New Zealand all-rounder Amelia Kerr slammed a superb unbeaten century (119 off 135 deliveries) and also grabbed a wicket as the hosts defeated India Women by three wickets in the second One-day International to take a 2-0 lead in the five-match series at the John Davies Oval here on Tuesday.
2022-02-15
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Suzie Bates slams ton as New Zealand Women humble India in 1st ODI
Queenstown, Feb 12 (IANS) Suzie Bates slammed a century, while Amy Satterthwaite scored a half century as New Zealand Women defeated the Mithali Raj-led India by 62 runs in the opening One-day International (ODI) at the John Davies Oval to take a 1-0 lead in the five-match series here on Saturday.
2022-02-12
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
India Women lose one-off T20I to New Zealand by 18 runs
Queenstown, Feb 9 (IANS) Fine batting performance from New Zealand Women's top-order batters Suzie Bates (36) and Sophie Devine (31) helped the hosts defeat the Harmanpreet Kaur-led India by 18 runs in the one-off T20 International at the John Davies Oval here on Wednesday.
2022-02-09
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Smriti, Meghna and Renuka are still in MIQ: Yastika Bhatia
Queenstown, Feb 9 (IANS) India top-order batter Yastika Bhatia said opener Smriti Mandhana along with pacers Meghna Singh and Renuka Singh are still in New Zealand's MIQ (Managed Isolation and Quarantine) facility.
2022-02-09
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
SA head coach Boucher's disciplinary hearing postponed till May 16
Johannesburg, Feb 2 (IANS) The disciplinary hearing of South Africa's head coach Mark Boucher has been postponed till May 16, said inquiry chairperson Terry Motau.
2022-02-02
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
SA v IND: This ODI series has been a "good eye-opener" for us, says Dravid
Cape Town, Jan 24 (IANS) After suffering a crushing 3-0 loss against South Africa, head coach Rahul Dravid on Sunday said that this series is a "good eye-opener" for the team but there is still a lot of time before the 2023 ODI World Cup and India will get better in the near future.
2022-01-24
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
It means a lot as a player, says Bavuma on 3-0 ODI win against India
Cape Town, Jan 24 (IANS) South Africa captain Temba Bavuma said winning the ODI series 3-0 against India means a lot for him as a player. He added that defeating a strong India side at home speaks volumes of his captaincy in white-ball cricket.
2022-01-24
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Happy with the progression of the side, says SA coach Boucher
Cape Town, Jan 24 (IANS) South African cricket head coach Mark Boucher said he was happy with the "progression" of the side, adding that the team had turned the corner following victories in the Test and ODI series against India.
2022-01-24
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
India fined for slow over-rate after losing third ODI
Cape Town, Jan 24 (IANS) India have been fined 40 per cent of their match fees for maintaining a slow over-rate against South Africa in the third and final ODI of the series in Cape Town on Sunday. In the match, India were bowled out for 283 in 49.2 overs while chasing 288 at the Newlands Cricket Ground, which meant South Africa won the series 3-0.
2022-01-24
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
SA vs Ind: Big thank you BCCI, Jay Shah, Ganguly and the Indian players, says Graeme Smith
Cape Town, Jan 24 (IANS) South Africa's director of cricket Graeme Smith has thanked BCCI president Sourav Ganguly and secretary Jay Shah and the Indian team for showing 'faith' in Cricket South Africa (CSA) to organise the tour of the country, which concluded on Sunday.
2022-01-24
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
England's Hobart drinking session video has faced unfair public scrutiny: Gillespie
Adelaide, Jan 23 (IANS) Former Australia pacer Jason Gillespie feels the video of England players in the drinking session with their opponents has faced unfair public scrutiny.
2022-01-23
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Australia's Vlaeminck out of women's Ashes and World Cup due to stress fracture
Adelaide, Jan 23 (IANS) Australia pacer Tayla Vlaeminck has been ruled out of the ongoing women's Ashes and Cricket World Cup due to a stress fracture in the right foot. Tayla, who missed Saturday's abandoned second T20I in the women's Ashes at the Adelaide Oval, was seen wearing a 'moon boot'.
2022-01-23
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
3rd ODI: India win toss, opt to bowl against South Africa
Cape Town, Jan 23 (IANS) India captain KL Rahul won the toss and opted to bowl first against South Africa in the third and final ODI of the three-match series, here on Sunday.
2022-01-23
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Rain washes out third Australia-England Ashes T20I in Adelaide
Adelaide, Jan 23 (IANS) Rain played spoilsport for a second straight game as the third Ashes T20I between Australia Women and England Women was washed out without a ball being bowled, here on Sunday.
2022-01-23
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
3rd ODI: De Kock century helps South Africa post 287 against India
Cape Town, Jan 23 (IANS) A fantastic century by Quinton de Kock (124 off 130) helped South Africa post a challenging 287 against India in the third and final ODI of the three-match series, here on Sunday.
2022-01-23
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
3rd ODI: Chahar's fifty in vain as South Africa beat India by 4 runs, complete 3-0 whitewash
Cape Town, Jan 23 (IANS) Deepak Chahar's fighting fifty (54 off 34 balls) went in vain as South Africa beat India by four runs in the third and final ODI to complete a 3-0 whitewash in the three-match series, here on Sunday.
2022-01-23
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
3rd ODI: India suffer 3-0 whitewash against South Africa after Chahar's fifty goes in vain
Cape Town, Jan 23 (IANS) Deepak Chahar's fighting fifty (54 off 34) went in vain as South Africa completed a hat-trick of wins with a four-run victory in the thrilling third and final ODI to seal a 3-0 series whitewash against India, here on Sunday.
2022-01-23
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Deepak gave us a real chance, batters' shot selection has been really poor: Kl Rahul
Cape Town, Jan 23 (IANS) India stand-in skipper KL Rahul lavished praise on Deepak Chahar, saying the young all-rounder gave his side a chance to win the third ODI against South Africa, and in the end, it is "disappointing to finish on the losing side".
2022-01-23
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Very satisfying, mission accomplished for us: Bavuma on 3-0 ODI whitewash against India
Cape Town, Jan 23 (IANS) After registering a 3-0 ODI series whitewash against India here on Sunday, South Africa skipper Temba Bavuma said that the win was very satisfying for the team and they have accomplished their mission, adding that many didn't give them a chance.
2022-01-23
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
SA v IND, 2nd ODI: Pant rues lack of wickets and batting performance in the middle overs
Paarl, Jan 22 (IANS) India wicketkeeper-batter Rishabh Pant on Friday said the team could have batted better and didn't get enough wickets in the middle overs during the second ODI against South Africa at the Boland Park on Friday.
2022-01-22
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
SA v IND: De Kock is one of the best batters in the world when he gets going, says Malan
Paarl, Jan 22 (IANS) South Africa opener Janneman Malan heaped praise on fellow opener Quinton de Kock, saying the wicket-keeper is one of the best batters in the world when he gets going. In South Africa's seven-wicket win over India in the second ODI at Paarl, Malan and de Kock put up a stand of 132 runs to set the base for a successful chase of 288 and take an unassailable lead in the three-match series.
2022-01-22
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Women's Ashes: Second T20I between England and Australia abandoned
Adelaide, Jan 22 (IANS) Relentless rain forced the abandonment of the second T20 International between the England and Australian women's cricket teams at the Adelaide Oval with only 4.1 overs possible on Saturday.
2022-01-22
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
South Africa fined 20% match fees for slow over-rate in second ODI against India
Paarl, Jan 22 (IANS) South Africa have been fined 20 percent of their match fees for maintaining a slow over-rate against India in the second ODI at the Boland Park in Paarl on Friday.
2022-01-22
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
3rd ODI: India look to avoid whitewash against South Africa (Preview)
Cape Town, Jan 22 (IANS) Having already lost the ongoing ODI series against South Africa, India will look to adjust to the tempo of 50-over cricket and win the third and final match here on Sunday to avoid a whitewash.
2022-01-22
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
SA v IND, 2nd ODI: India win toss and elect to bat first
Paarl, Jan 21 (IANS) India captain KL Rahul has won the toss and elected to bat first against South Africa in the second ODI at Boland Park here on Friday. The pitch for the second ODI is the same one which was used in the first ODI on Wednesday, where India lost by 31 runs.
2022-01-21
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Meet Sirajuddin Haqqani ? Taliban's most powerful minister who fears the camera
New Delhi, Jan 21: It has been more than five months since the Taliban captured power in Afghanistan. Yet, the world has not seen the face of Sirajuddin Haqqani, the most powerful person of the regime. Recently, one video clip was put by his supporters where Sirajuddin is seen preaching his fighters. In this video, as usual his face was blurred but weapons kept by his side visible.
2022-01-21
Category: International, South Africa,National
SA v IND: Everyone will see today that we have new strategies, says Dhawan
Paarl, Jan 21 (IANS) India opener Shikhar Dhawan on Friday said people who will be tuned in to the second ODI against South Africa at Boland Park will see new plans and strategies from the visitors. In the three-match series, India are 1-0 behind and need to win the second ODI on Friday to avoid conceding the series to South Africa.
2022-01-21
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Those runs to get to 100, it was just a crazy moment: Travis Head
Adelaide, Jan 21 (IANS) Australia left-handed batter Travis Head described his moment of reaching a century in the first Ashes Test at Brisbane 'a crazy moment'. In his whirlwind knock of 152 off just 148 balls, Head smashed 14 boundaries and four sixes while slamming England bowlers all around the park.
2022-01-21
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
SA v IND, 2nd ODI: Pant top-scores with 85 as India reach 287/6
Paarl, Jan 21 (IANS) Rishabh Pant top-scored with a rear-guard act of 85 (71 balls) as India reached 287/6 in the second ODI against South Africa at Boland Park on Friday. After a fluent start of 63/0 became 64/2 quickly, Pant shared a 115-run stand with KL Rahul (55 off 79 balls) which ensured the visitors' got a respectable total on a used pitch.
2022-01-21
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
SA v IND, 2nd ODI: Malan, de Kock fifties help South Africa clinch series win
Paarl, Jan 21 (IANS) Half-centuries by openers Janneman Malan (91 off 108) and wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock (78 off 66) helped South Africa defeat India by seven wickets in the second ODI at Boland Park on Friday.
2022-01-21
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
SA V IND, 2nd ODI: Malan, de Kock half-centuries lead South Africa to series win (ld)
Paarl, Jan 21 (IANS) Half-centuries by Janneman Malan (91 off 108) and wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock (78 off 66) helped South Africa defeat India by seven wickets in the second ODI at Boland Park on Friday. The win also means South Africa go 2-0 up and clinch the ODI series with the final match at Cape Town on Sunday still to be played.
2022-01-21
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Football
SA v IND, 2nd ODI: Not great to be on the losing side two games in a row, says Rahul
Paarl, Jan 21 (IANS) India skipper KL Rahul said it doesn't feel great when one is on the losing side twice in a row. He added that South Africa showed them the importance of stitching partnerships and putting pressure early on.
2022-01-21
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
SA v IND: There were no centuries and big partnership, says Dhawan
Paarl, Jan 20 (IANS) India opener Shikhar Dhawan felt that no centuries and big partnership from the tourists at Boland Park led them to face a 31-run loss in the first ODI against South Africa on Wednesday.
2022-01-20
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
IND vs SA, 2nd ODI: With series on the line, India hope to put up better batting show (Preview)
Paarl, Jan 20 (IANS) With very little time to rest, India will be hoping to put up a better batting show and make a turnaround against South Africa in the second ODI at Boland Park on Friday.
2022-01-20
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Women's Ashes, 1st T20I: Tahlia McGrath sines as Australia thrash England
Adelaide, Jan 20 (IANS) Superb all-round show by Tahlia McGrath helped Australia register a commanding nine-wicket win over England in the first T20I of the multi-format Women's Ashes here on Thursday.
2022-01-20
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
1st ODI: South Africa win toss, opt to bat against India
Paarl, Jan 19 (IANS) South Africa captain Temba Bavuma won the toss and opted to bat first against India in the first ODI of the three-match series at Boland Park, here on Wednesday.
2022-01-19
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Bumrah's adaptability to all formats is just crazy, says South Africa great Allan Donald
Paarl, Jan 19 (IANS) Former South Africa cricketer Allan Donald lavished praise on Jasprit Bumrah, saying the 28-year-old Indian pacer has sublime skills in all formats of the game. Donald added that Bumrah's adaptability to all formats is "just crazy and everyone talks about him".
2022-01-19
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
1st ODI: Dussen, Bavuma tons propel South Africa to 296 against India
Paarl, Jan 19 (IANS) Fighting centuries by Temba Bavuma (110 off 143) and Rassie van der Dussen (129 not out off 96) helped South Africa post a challenging 296/4 against India in the first ODI of the three-match series at Boland Park, here on Wednesday.
2022-01-19
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
SA vs IND: Kohli surpasses Tendulkar to become India's highest run-getter in away ODIs
Paarl, Jan 19 (IANS) Adding another feather to his cap, Virat Kohli on Wednesday surpassed Sachin Tendulkar to become India's highest run-getter in ODI cricket away from home during the first ODI of the three-match series against South Africa at Boland Park, here.
2022-01-19
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
1st ODI: South Africa beat India by 31 runs, take 1-0 series lead
Paarl, Jan 19 (IANS) South Africa produced a clinical all-round performance to beat India by 31 runs in the first ODI to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series at Boland Park, here on Wednesday.
2022-01-19
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
1st ODI: Van der Dussen, Bavuma star in S Africa's 31-run win over India (Ld)
Paarl, Jan 19 (IANS) Riding on fantastic centuries by Temba Bavuma and Rassie van der Dussen along with some fine bowling efforts, South Africa beat India by 31 runs in the first ODI to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series at Boland Park, here on Wednesday.
2022-01-19
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
1st ODI: Our middle-order couldn't get going, we needed more partnerships, says KL Rahul
Paarl, Jan 19 (IANS) After suffering a 31-run defeat, India skipper KL Rahul on Wednesday said that the middle-order of his team couldn't get going and they needed more partnerships while chasing a big target in the first ODI against South Africa, here.
2022-01-19
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
'To my superhero?,' Siraj's heartfelt message to Virat Kohli
Johannesburg, Jan 18 (IANS) India pace bowler Mohammed Siraj has called Virat Kohli his "superhero" after the latter stepped down as the Test skipper following the 1-2 series loss to the Dean Elgar-led South Africa.
2022-01-18
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
KL Rahul to open for India in SA ODIs in Rohit's absence
Paarl, Jan 18 (IANS) Stand-in skipper KL Rahul on Tuesday confirmed that he will open the batting for India in the three-match ODI series against South Africa, starting here on Wednesday, in the absence of Rohit Sharma.
2022-01-18
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket