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South Africa name unchanged Test squad for England series


June 13th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 13 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) Wednesday showed faith in the Test squad that won their last series comprehensively against New Zealand when the selectors named an unchanged ... Read more...

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South Africa dump Boxing Day Test for T20s


June 6th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 6 (IANS) South Africa for the first time in two decades have dumped the traditional Boxing Day Test, played in Durban since Proteas re-entered international sport in 1992, ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s domestic T20 winners to play in Champions League: BCCI


May 12th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 12 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Saturday decided to invite Pakistan's domestic Twenty20 champions for the Champions League tournament to be hosted by ... Read more...

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South Afroca have to galvanise themselves as a team: Ntini


May 11th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, May 11 (IANS) Former South African Test fast bowler Makhaya Ntini has said the Proteas will need to galvanise their team culture before they are able to dominate Test ... Read more...

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Boucher likely to retire after England tour


May 11th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, May 11 (IANS) South Africa could replace their long standing wicket-keeper Mark Boucher with the talented Thami Tsolekile after the tour to England in July and August.Boucher, 35, has ... Read more...

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Graeme Smith recovering well from ankle surgery


April 26th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, April 26 (IANS) South African Test captain Graeme Smith is recovering well after undergoing surgery on his left ankle three weeks ago.Cricket South Africa (CSA) said in a statement ... Read more...

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South African sports minister to meet CSA bosses


April 26th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, April 26 (IANS) South African sports minister Fikile Mbalula will meet Cricket South Africa (CSA) bosses in Johannesburg to discuss the corruption scandal that has hit the sports body.Ministry ... Read more...

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South Africa refuse Bangladesh’s offer for cricket series


April 26th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, April 26 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) have refused Bangladesh's offer for a cricket series in May citing hectic schedule of its national cricketers.Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) had offered ... Read more...

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Pakistan out of sight, Bangladesh look to South Africa


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi/Dhaka, April 23 (IANS) Bangladesh have approached South Africa for a series in May after the postponement of a series in Pakistan. Due to its prior commitments, the Bangladesh Cricket ... Read more...

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CSA to release Botha from central contracts


March 31st, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, March 31 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) will be releasing Johan Botha from his central contract after the World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka in September.The Twenty20 captain said it ... Read more...

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More trouble for Majola over unauthorised IPL payments


March 26th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, March 26 (IANS) South Africa's top police unit Hawks are investigating how Cricket South Africa's (CSA) suspended chief executive Gerald Majola received 1.8 million rands in unauthorised bonuses for ... Read more...

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India to play one-off Twenty20 in South Africa


March 5th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) India will be travelling to South Africa for a one-off Twenty20 international slated for March 30 in Johannesburg that will also be a tribute match ... Read more...

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South African-born England all-rounder Basil D’Oliveira dead


November 19th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 19 (IANS) South African-born English cricketer Basil D'Oliveira passed away early Saturday morning. D'Oliveira, 80, was not keeping well for some time. He came into the limelight in ... Read more...

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South African cricketer Norman Gordon celebrates 100th birthday


August 6th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Aug 6 (IANS) Former South African fast bowler Norman Gordon Saturday became the first cricketer to have lived for 100 years.Gordon, born on this day in 1911, is also ... Read more...

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Cricket South Africa chief claims his life is at risk


July 8th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Johnnesburg, July 8 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) president Mtutuzeli Nyoka, who is involved in a battle to clean up the South African board of alleged financial irregularities, ... Read more...

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Captains for different formats a positive step: Kirsten


June 7th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 7 (IANS) New South Africa coach Gary Kirsten said he will have no problem in working with two captains -- AB De Villiers and Graeme Smith -- in ... Read more...

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Pollock backs Kirsten as SA coach


June 7th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 7 (IANS) Former South Africa captain Shaun Pollock believes his ex-colleague Gary Kirsten's appointment as the coach of the South African cricket team is a good move by ... Read more...

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Kirsten takes over as South Africa’s coach


June 6th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 6 (IANS) Former India coach Gary Kirsten was Monday appointed the coach of the South African cricket team.The 43-year-old South African has been given a two-year contract by ... Read more...

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Needed break from being stupid: Graeme Smith


June 6th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 6 (IANS) South African cricket skipper Graeme Smith defended his decision of not returning home after the World Cup in India saying he had needed to break away ... Read more...

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Donald withdraws as New Zealand bowling coach


June 5th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, June 5 (IANS) Allan Donald has withdrawn as New Zealand's bowling coach as he is seeking a position with Cricket South Africa.Donald had verbally agreed to the terms and ... Read more...

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Gary Kirsten to be appointed South African coach


June 4th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 4 (IANS) Former India coach Gary Kirsten looks set to take over as coach of his native South Africa with the formal appointment scheduled for Monday.The Star reported ... Read more...

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Australia prune Test series against South Africa for Twenty20


May 5th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 5 (IANS) The lop-sided priorities of Twenty20 have forced Cricket Australia (CA) to prune one of their greatest modern rivalries with South Africa.For the first time, South Africa ... Read more...

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Kirsten’s successor will have a tough act to follow: Pybus


April 13th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 13(ANI): India's retiring coach Gary Kirsten's empathy, kindness and inspiration have left an indelible mark on the Indian cricket team, and his successor will have a tough act to follow, ... Read more...

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Cricket South Africa has approached me for coach job: Gary Kirsten


April 3rd, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 3(ANI): Departing India coach Gary Kirsten has said that he has been approached over the vacant South Africa job.According to the BBC, Kirsten, who led India to World Cup success ... Read more...

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Chokers tag will stay with team: Cricket South Africa chief


March 28th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, March 28 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) chief executive Gerald Majola Monday admitted that the team will have to live with the chokers tag following their shock ouster from ... Read more...

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South African cricket to undergo review following WC quarterfinal exit


March 28th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, Mar 28(ANI): South Africa's Sports Ministry and Cricket South Africa (CSA) will hold a review into their team's failure following their latest World Cup debacle.The Proteas were knocked out ... Read more...

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South African tweaker Imran Tahir fractures thumb, doubtful for World Cup


March 10th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 10 (ANI): South Africa's in-form leg-spinner Imran Tahir has fractured his left thumb, jolting his team's World Cup chances.Tahir is the tournament's second-highest wicket-taker with 11 victims in three matches."Imran ... Read more...

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Injury scare for South Africa as Tahir fractures thumb


March 9th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, March 9 (IANS) The South African cricket team received an injury scare Wednesday after scans revealed that leg-spinner Imran Tahir has sustained a fracture of his left thumb.The 31-year-old ... Read more...

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Feud derailing South Africa’s World Cup hopes


January 24th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 24 (ANI): Cricket South Africa has plunged into a new crisis with the government intervening in an effort to resolve a long-standing dispute within the cricket controlling body.South Africa's Sports ... Read more...

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Fletcher doesn’t rule out coaching South Africa


January 15th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Jan 15 (IANS) Former England coach Duncan Fletcher is tightlipped about taking up the coaching reins of South Africa but says he would be interested if an offer came his way.Cricket ... Read more...

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Cricket South Africa chief calls for ‘icon status’ for India-South Africa series


January 7th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, Jan 7(ANI): Cricket South Africa (CSA) Chief Executive Gerald Majola has said that future Test series between India and South Africa should be granted icon status and consist of ... Read more...

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Celebrate India-South Africa friendship, Bollywood style: Priyanka


January 6th, 2011 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra is kicked about performing with Shah Rukh Khan and Shahid Kapoor in Durban for celebrating the 150th year of India-South ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh, Shahid and Priyanka set to rock Durban


January 5th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 5 (IANS) Durban is in for some real Bollywood flavour when stars like Shah Rukh Khan, Shahid Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra will groove to their hit numbers Sunday at ... Read more...

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Tahir gets South African citizenship, may play ODIs against India


January 1st, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Jan 1 (IANS) Pakistan-born spinner Imran Tahir was finally granted South African citizenship, but he won't be considered for the final Test against India in Cape Town. The leg-spinner, however, can ... Read more...

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No complaint made against drunk Steve Davis, says ICC


December 31st, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 31 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has rubbished reports that Cricket South Africa (CSA) lodged a protest against umpire Steve Davis, who was allegedly found drunk by South African ... Read more...

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