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Proteas women tour Bangladesh ahead of World T20


September 4th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 4 (IANS) The South African women's cricket team arrived here Tuesday to play six warm-up matches against Bangladesh ahead of the ICC T20 World Cup in Sri Lanka ... 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 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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Hunte credits Gibson for Windies improvement


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), April 3 (IANS/CMC) West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) president Julian Hunte has lauded head coach Ottis Gibson for his outstanding work with the national side and believes the ... 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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South Africa can dominate world cricket: Kirsten


March 29th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, March 29 (IANS) South African coach Gary Kirsten feels the Proteas have the ability to dominate world cricket.Kirsten, who led India to the World Cup in 2011 and the ... Read more...

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England secure top spot in ICC Test championship table


March 11th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 11 (IANS) England have secured the top spot in the International Cricket Council Test Championship table at the April 1 cut-off date, after the first Test between New ... Read more...

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South Africa aim for clean sweep to claim No.1 ranking


March 6th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 6 (IANS) South Africa will be aiming to carry the winning momentum from its ODI series into the three-Test series against New Zealand starting in Dunedin Wednesday which ... 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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Johnson undergoes toe surgery, ruled out for six months


December 1st, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 1 (IANS) Australian pacer Mitchell Johnson underwent surgery on his left toe here Thursday and will need five to six months to recover thus ruling him out of ... Read more...

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Cummins has an uncanny similarity to Steyn: Arthur


November 22nd, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 22 (IANS) Australian coach Mickey Arthur finds an uncanny similarity between teen sensation Pat Cummins and South African fast bowling star Dale Steyn.Arthur was the South Africa coach ... Read more...

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India rise to second spot in Test rankings


November 22nd, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 22 (IANS) India have risen to No.2 position in the Test rankings, thanks to South Africa losing the second Test against Australia.South Africa thus slipped to third on ... Read more...

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Fanie de Villiers offers help to struggling Mitchell Johnson


November 20th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 20 (IANS) Former South African swing bowler Fanie de Villiers is ready to help out-of-form Australian pacer Mitchell Johnson.Johnson has hardly troubled the South African batsmen in the ... Read more...

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Captain Clarke has team’s support: Hussey


October 31st, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 31 (IANS) Australia batsman Michael Hussey says the present cricket squad is happy with captain Michael Clarke's leadership and is fully behind him.The Australian skipper has received some ... Read more...

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India move to third spot in ICC ODI rankings


October 26th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 26 (IANS) World champions India climbed to the third position in the International Cricket Council (ICC) ODI rankings with a 5-0 win over England. South Africa can leapfrog ... Read more...

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Johnson hurts ankle in Sheffield Shield match


October 11th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 11 (IANS) Australia's bowling spearhead Mitchell Johnson injured his left ankle on the opening day of Western Australia's Sheffield Shield clash with Tasmania at the WACA Ground Tuesday.Johnson ... Read more...

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South Africa must work on choking problem: Kirsten


October 7th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) South Africa coach Gary Kirsten feels they need to work on a strategy to overcome the team's long standing problem of choking in crunch matches.South ... Read more...

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Playing in South Africa is as tough as it gets: Clarke


October 4th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 4 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke Tuesday said that it will be tough to beat South Africa in their own backyard.Australia are scheduled to play two Twenty20 Internationals, ... Read more...

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De Villiers to undergo surgery, out for four to six weeks


September 30th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Sep 30 (IANS) South Africa's new captain for shorter formats AB de Villiers will be out of cricket for four to six weeks after he was told to undergo ... 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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Road to World Cup Final


April 2nd, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Here's how India and Sri Lanka set themselves up for the summit World Cup clash at the Wankhede Stadium Saturday:INDIA India vs Bangladesh, Dhaka: Virender Sehwag ... Read more...

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Ex-Proteas rugby star murders three with an axe in act of revenge


March 31st, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Durban, Mar.31 (ANI): A former South African rugby player has been arrested for axing three people to death in revenge for them gang raping his daughter and infecting her with HIV.The Afrikaans ... 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 Africa will not be bogged down by latest World Cup debacle: Smith


March 26th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Mar 26(ANI): South African captain Graeme Smith has predicted that his team will quickly overcome their latest World Cup debacle.The Proteas have been knocked out of the tournament after they collapsed ... Read more...

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List of South Africa’s bizarre losses in World Cup


March 26th, 2011 - 1:46 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 25 (IANS) South Africa's worst fears came true Friday as they once again failed to win a World Cup knock-out match since making their debut in the mega ... Read more...

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Ryder-Oram plot South Africa’s downfall, take New Zealand into semis (Roundup)


March 26th, 2011 - 1:41 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 26 (IANS) Jesse Ryder and Jacob Oram plotted to defy conventional wisdom in inspiring New Zealand to outplay South Africa in all departments of the game and ... Read more...

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Vettori expected to play in WC quarterfinal against Proteas, Mills out


March 25th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Mar 25(ANI): New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori, who missed the last two group games due to a knee injury, is expected to make his return in today's World Cup quarterfinal against ... Read more...

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Coach Wright sees Styris playing key role against Proteas


March 24th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Mar. 24 (ANI): Coach John Wright has signalled that he wants Styris to be more involved in tomorrow's quarterfinal match against South Africa here.He thinks Styris should shift into the top ... Read more...

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New Zealand can challenge in-form South Africa (Preview, Lead)


March 24th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 24 (IANS) South Africa have never lived up to their stature as a top cricket nation at the World Cup. Playing their sixth edition here in the ... Read more...

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South Africa ahead on form, Kiwis count on Vettori (Preview)


March 24th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 24 (IANS) South Africa look far superior on form, but New Zealand are counting on the return of their skipper Daniel Vettori to add teeth to their ... Read more...

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Proteas talk down Black Caps ahead of quarterfinal clash in Bangladesh


March 22nd, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Mirpur (Bangladesh), Mar. 22 (ANI): South African all rounder Faf du Plessis struck a confident note when he said the Proteas should have too much depth in every department for World Cup ... Read more...

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Can South Africa break their World cup jinx?


March 21st, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 21 (IANS) South Africa look the team to beat in the 2011 Cricket World Cup after their impressive showing in the group stage. They have played to a ... Read more...

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South Africa top group, Bangladesh’s World Cup dream nearly over (Round-up)


March 19th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 19 (IANS) South Africa again gave ominous signals to their rivals in the knockout stage as they sent Bangladesh packing out of the World Cup with a second-string ... Read more...

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