featurecricket3 days ago

India vs South Africa | 2nd T20I Preview, Match Predictions, Weather, Line-ups, Live Streaming, Press Conferences

After completely dominating the ODI leg of the tour, India started their T20I series in some style and will need to seal the series in Centurion today. However, the match will also provide the hosts with an opportunity to pull one back in the series and keep the rubber alive for Cape Town.
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newscricket4 days ago

Graeme Smith : I hope Aiden Markram’s confidence hasn't taken a dent after ODI loss

Graeme Smith has criticised South Africa’s decision of making Aiden Markram the captain for the ODI series against India and hoped that 5-1 loss hasn’t affected his confidence. Smith has also praised the wrist-spin duo of Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav and called them India’s excellent finds.
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newscricket8 days ago

Hashim Amla believes that India series loss got their feet back on the ground

After losing the six-match ODI series 4-1 with a match to go, Hashim Amla has admitted that the result against India has forced South Africa to rethink their vision going forward. Ahead of the sixth match of the series, Amla has claimed that the team wants to end the series on a positive note.
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newscricket10 days ago

India vs South Africa | Ottis Gibson disappointed with SA batsmen's performance in the series

Ottis Gibson has expressed his disappointment over the performance of the South African batsmen who failed to perform against the Indian bowling attack. The South African coach, however, didn't mince words to praise the "experienced" Indian top-order batsmen for their spectacular show.
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newscricket10 days ago

India vs South Africa | Virat Kohli : Only one team had the pressure of losing the series and that was South Africa

After the first-ever ODI series win in SA, Virat Kohli believes that the pressure of losing the series got over the hosts and they eventually succumbed to that and lost wickets in a heap. Aiden Markram, on the other hand, hailed India's "better plan execution" as the reason for their series loss.
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newscricket10 days ago

After Tests, Virat Kohl-led India rise to No. 1 ICC ODI Rankings

India registered a 73-run win in the 5th match of the ODI series against South Africa yesterday which confirmed their top position in the ICC Rankings. If South Africa managed to win the last ODI of the series, the visitors will maintain the top spot with 121 points and SA will end up with 119.
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newscricket11 days ago

India vs South Africa | JP Duminy to lead SA in T20Is against India

All-rounder JP Duminy has been handed the responsibility to lead SA in the upcoming T20I series against India as Faf du Plessis continues to recover from his injury. However, Cricket South Africa has excluded the likes of Hashim Amla, Aiden Markram and Imran Tahir from the three-match series.
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newscricket14 days ago

India vs South Africa | AB de Villiers will help the side in handling Indian spinners, hopes Chris Morris

Chris Morris has opined that AB de Villiers' return in the series against India will help the South African side as he can advise the players on how to handle the spin attack. He has also revealed that the hosts have spent time looking at videos of the spinners to counter them better.
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newscricket16 days ago

India vs South Africa | “Cramping” Kohli knew he had to play on to get team to 300

After spending more than two hours on the pitch, Virat Kohli admitted that he was cramping at the end of the innings but realizing that he had to get the team to 300, he kept playing on. Aiden Markram praised the Indian wrist spinners for restricting the hosts while defending a “chaseable” target.
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newscricket17 days ago

Kris Srikkanth believes South Africa have embarrassed everyone with their dismal performance

Kris Srikkanth has asserted that South Africa’s dismal performance, in the absence of AB de Villiers and Faf du Plessis, is embarrassing for everyone in the cricketing world. The former Indian opener also said that SA has failed to put up a fighting show that is expected of a top-ranked team.
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