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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 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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12 Indians sign up for Sri Lankan Premier League


May 16th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 16 (IANS) Twelve Indian players have signed up for the inaugural Sri Lankan Premier League (SLPL), beginning July 19, according to a report in the media.Munaf Patel, ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: India South Africa T20


January 10th, 2011 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Durban, Jan 9 (IANS) Scoreboard of the one-off Twenty20 International between India and South Africa here Sunday. IndiaVirat Kohli b Botha 28 Murali Vijay c van Wyk b Parnell ... Read more...

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SRK, Priyanka Chopra And Shahid Kapoor Dance In Durban


January 6th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bollywood biggies Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra and Shahid Kapoor will be seen in the South African city of Durban, this weekend, matching steps to some of their Hindi film ... 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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Amla recalled to SA’s Twenty20 squad


December 29th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 29 (IANS) Hashim Amla was Wednesday recalled to South Africa's Twenty20 squad for the one-off match against India Jan 9 while Jacques Kallis, Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel were rested ... Read more...

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Ntini announces retirement from international cricket


November 2nd, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Nov 2 (IANS) South African fast bowler Makhaya Ntini Tuesday announced his retirement from international cricket.The 33-year-old Ntini, the first black cricketer to play for South Africa, however, confirmed plans to ... Read more...

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South Africa forced to pull leg-spinner out from squad


January 10th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 10 (ANI): South Africa was forced to pull leg-spinner Imran Tahir out of their Test squad barely 24 hours after calling him up.Selectors thought the Pakistan-born star, 30, was ... Read more...

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Shoe woes for Chennai Super Kings’ Morkel


April 21st, 2009 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, April 21 (IANS) The secret of why South African Albie Morkel failed to appear on the field for Chennai Super Kings at the inaugural match of the Indian Premier ... Read more...

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Chennai Super Kings a formidable side in IPL II (Team Profile)


April 17th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, April 17 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings will have plenty of depth and star power in reserve when they take on Mumbai Indians in the opening day's double-header in the Indian ... Read more...

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Australia considers making changes ahead of crucial third ODI


April 9th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 9 (ANI): Australia are considering making changes to their line-up for the crucial third one-day international against South Africa in Cape Town.The tourists opened the five-match series with a 141-run ... Read more...

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Injured Kallis rested for Durban ODI


April 2nd, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by ANI
Durban, Apr.2 (ANI): South Africa have decided to rest injured star all-rounder Jacques Kallis from the opening one-day international against Australia.The 33-year-old pace bowler and No.4 batsman is likely to make his ... Read more...

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De Villiers warns Oz of some fiery fast bowling at Wanderers


February 25th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, Feb.25 (ANI): South African middle-order batsman AB De Villiers has warned the visiting Kangaroos to get prepared to have some smell of leather in the first Test starting Thursday as ... Read more...

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Tough Oz opener Hughes says he is ready for Proteas chin music


February 25th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, Feb.25 (ANI): Debutant Australian opener Phillip Hughes is not too concerned about walking out to the middle of the Wanderers cricket ground on Thursday to meet South Africas much vaunted ... Read more...

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Steyn, Ntini not to feature in Perth ODI


January 28th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Perth, Jan.28 (ANI): The South African cricket team management has decided to rest key pacers Dale Steyn and Makhaya Ntini in Friday''s fifth and final one-day international to be played against ... Read more...

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Johnson to play against Proteas at SCG on Friday


January 22nd, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.22 (ANI): Australian pace bowler Mitchell Johnson has been rushed straight back into the Australian team for Friday''s one-day match against South Africa at the SCG. Johnson returns following a fortnight`s ... Read more...

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Ponting hails team’s fightback in Sydney


January 7th, 2009 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 7 (IANS) Australian captain Ricky Ponting said his team has shown character in winning the dead rubber against South Africa and staying at the top of Test rankings.Australia, who entered ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: Australia vs South Africa, Third Test, fifth day


January 7th, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 7 (IANS) Scoreboard on the fifth day of the third and final cricket Test between Australia and South Africa at the Sydney Cricket Ground here Wednesday:Australia: 1st innings 445 South Africa: ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: Australia vs South Africa, Day Four, Third Test


January 6th, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 6 (IANS) Scoreboard on the fourth day of the third and final cricket Test between Australia and South Africa at the Sydney Cricket Ground here Tuesday.Australia (1st innings) 445 South ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: Australia vs South Africa, Day Three, Third Test


January 5th, 2009 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 5 (IANS) Scoreboard on the third day of the third and last cricket Test between Australia and South Africa at the Sydney Cricket Ground here Monday.Australia (Ist innings) 445South Africa ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: Australia vs South Africa, Third Test, Day One


January 3rd, 2009 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 3 (IANS) Scoreboard on the opening day of the third and final cricket Test between Australia and South Africa at the Sydney Cricket Ground here Saturday.Australia 1st innings Mathew Hayden b ... Read more...

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South Africa on top in Sydney Test despite Clarkes fight back


January 3rd, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 3 (ANI): Australian vice captain Michael Clarke rescued his team today by remaining unbeaten on 73 after the top order collapsed on the first day of third Test against ... Read more...

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Hussey drops out of top 10 in ICC rankings


January 1st, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.1 (ANI): Australian batsman Michael Hussey has been forced out of the top 10 in the world Test batting rankings for the first time in nearly three years. After making just ... Read more...

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Ntini declares war against Aussies


December 26th, 2008 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 26 (ANI): Proteas pace spearhead Makhaya Ntini has said that its a war between South Africa and Australia after Boxing Day landed him another couple of wickets.After dismissing Australian ... Read more...

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Rehabbing Gibbs selected for South African ODI, T20 team


December 22nd, 2008 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 22 (ANI): South African opener Herschelle Gibbs, who is undergoing rehabilitation for alcohol abuse, has been selected in the squad to play five one-dayers and two Twenty20 matches against ... Read more...

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Number-one spot awaits South Africa if it beats Aussies 3-0


December 15th, 2008 - 8:27 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Dec 15 (ANI): South Africa will overtake Australia at the top if it wins series 3-0; India will retake second place if it beats England in Mohali.South Africa will go ... Read more...

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Holding rates Proteas attack the best in 20 years


December 14th, 2008 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Perth, Dec.14 (ANI): Former West Indian pace bowler Michael Holding believes that the present South African pace attack is the most ferocious to arrive Down Under in almost 20 years. The Sunday ... Read more...

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For pupil Morkel, McGrath is his master


December 13th, 2008 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Perth, Dec.13 (ANI): South African pace bowler Morne Morkel swears by the disciplined off-stump line bowling of former Australian bowling great Glenn McGrath. Morkel, who has modelled his game on McGrath, possesses ... Read more...

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Johnson says mentor Lillee has inspired him to beat the Proteas


December 12th, 2008 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Perth, Dec.12 (ANI): Australian quick Mitchell Johnson says that he is taking inspiration from his mentor Dennis Lillee to counter the visiting South African team both verbally and on the field. Johnson, ... Read more...

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Morkel will be the new `White Lightening of Test cricket, says Donald


December 11th, 2008 - 11:13 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec.11 (ANI): Former South African bowling great Allan Donald believes that Morne Morkel will be the new ''White Lightning''of Test cricket, and could become the world''s most devastating fast bowler. Hailing ... Read more...

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Bobby Simpson expects Katich to keep it simple against Proteas


December 7th, 2008 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec.7 (ANI): Former Australian captain and opener Bobby Simpson expects current opener Simon Katch to maintain technical poise and adapt a simple approach while dealing with the South African pace ... Read more...

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Katich believes spinner will be roped in for WACA Test


December 6th, 2008 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec.6 (ANI): Australian opener and New South Wales captain Simon Katich believes that Ricky Ponting will opt for a spinning option during the first Test against South Africa to be ... Read more...

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Cricket South Africa to scrap race-based selection by 2011


December 4th, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, Dec.4 (ANI): Cricket South Africa CEO Gerald Majola has said that the controversial selection policy on coloured players is set to be scrapped in three years after the resounding success ... Read more...

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CSA to call off colour based selection policy


December 3rd, 2008 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 3 (IANS) Cricket South Africa's (CSA) selection policy based on colour will be called off in next three years to ensure merit based selection at all levels."We have decided to ... Read more...

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