All posts tagged "South Africa"

  • London: Hashim Amla and Quinton de Kock of South Africa in action during an ICC Champions Trophy match between India and South Africa at Kennington Oval in London on June 11, 2017. (Photo: IANS)
    South Africa regain No.1 spot in ODIs, India slips to second

    Dubai: India lost their top One-Day International spot to South Africa in the latest team rankings released by International Cricket Council (ICC). The Proteas returned to top spot with 6,244 points from 52 matches on Wednesday, following...

    • Posted October 19, 2017
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  • Mumbai: South African batsman AB de Villiers returns back to pavilion after getting dismissed during the 5th ODI match between India and South Africa at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Oct 25, 2015. (Photo: IANS)
    Cricketing world react to AB de Villiers master class

    AB de Villiers batted like the way he always does and smashed a 104-ball 176 against Bangladesh on Wednesday. Riding on ABD’s brilliance South Africa beat Bangladesh by 104 runs. De Villiers hit 15 fours and 7...

    • Posted October 19, 2017
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  • Lance Klusener celebrates with teammates
    Lance Klusener – The Superman In Green

    When you get defeated from the ‘jaws of win’, it’s a very hard feeling to imbibe. It is even more painful if you single-handedly took the team close to an enthralling win and then plummeting down. Lance...

    • Posted September 4, 2017
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  • Robin Peterson: Spinning all-rounder from South Africa

    Robin Peterson is a left-arm orthodox spinner hailing from South Africa, who outwits the batsman, by bowling the arm ball with minimal change in the wrist position. He can be trouble any batsman on pitches that assist...

    • Posted August 4, 2017
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  • Rain interruption causes early stumps on Day 3

    Another good day at the office for England as they lead by 252 runs at the stumps on Day 3. The hosts were 74-1 with Keaton Jennings (34*) and Tom Westley (28*) at the crease. Alastair Cook...

    • Posted July 30, 2017
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  • South Africa crush England by 340 runs in the second Test

    South Africa handed England a heavy defeat as England fell short of 340 runs while chasing 474.  Having started the day on 1-0, England could only add 132 more. Alastair Cook made 42 while Moeen Ali scored...

    • Posted July 18, 2017
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  • The Legend of Shaun ‘Polly’ Pollock!

    Shaun Maclean Pollock, cricket lovers “Polly”, was born on 16th July 1973 and hails from Port Elizabeth in the Cape Province of South Africa. He was one of the ‘the gentleman’ of the game. Peter Pollock, his...

    • Posted July 16, 2017
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  • London: Hashim Amla of South Africa in action during an ICC Champions Trophy match between India and South Africa at Kennington Oval in London on June 11, 2017. (Photo: IANS)
    Hashim Amla: 8000 NotOut

    Hashim Amla passed another milestone in his glittering career, by scoring 8000 Test runs. He reached the milestone with an elegant pull of a Mark Wood delivery on the road to a well crafted half century against...

    • Posted July 16, 2017
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  • South Africa’s Late Bloomer: Faf du Plessis

    South Africa has always been home to superstar cricketers. From the great Barry Richards to AB de Villiers, there is no end to the list. This small nation has scripted many spectacular triumphs in the world of...

    • Posted July 13, 2017
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  • Eng vs SA, 1st Test: Moeen Ali sinks South Africa as England win by 211 runs

    Moeen Ali picked up 6 wickets for 53 runs and South Africa fell short of 211 runs against England.  No Protea batsmen had shown any resistance as the visitors bowled out for 119. Liam Dawson also took...

    • Posted July 10, 2017
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