newscricketa day ago

Twitter reacts as Hashim Amla plays a Test innings against Afghanistan

South Africa registered their first win of the World Cup and it couldn't have been more convincing. But cricket fans may have a different opinion as Hashim Amla's slow innings made it painful to watch. Fans on Twitter even went on to say that Amla should hang up his boots after this World Cup.
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featurecricketa day ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | South Africa's predicted XI for the encounter against Afghaistan

South Africa will be entering their 5th game without a win under their belt and fortunately, they will run into Afghanistan - the only team below them on the table. This will also be the first time the Proteas and the Afghans face each other in ODIs, bragging rights acting as the prize.
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reportcricket6 days ago

World Cup 2019 | South Africa and WIndies split points as rain plays spoilsport in Southampton

South Africa finally got on the board in the ICC World Cup 2019 after the Rain Gods saved them the blushes of a fourth straight defeat, in the tournament, in Southampton. Sheldon Cottrell had already send both Hashim Amla and Adien Markram packing with the scoreboard reading 29/2 in 7.3 overs.
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featurecricket7 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | South Africa's predicted XI for the game against West Indies

Having lost every one of the three games they have played so far, South Africa find themselves in a heap of trouble as far as their chances of progression are concerned. With a high flying Windies up next, Faf du Plessis does not have many options available in the squad to change too much.
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newscricket11 days ago

VIDEO | Quinton de Kock takes one-handed stunner in the air to send Virat Kohli packing

Quinton de Kock’s ability is already on the pages of South Africa’s cricket history and his dive to dismiss Virat Kohli could well take a paragraph in it. From the mechanics, it looked stunning as he dived to his left, almost to slip, and then the leap was sufficient to grab a stunning catch.
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newscricket11 days ago

The tournament could be over before it's really started for South Africa, says Jacques Kallis

Jacques Kallis has stated that the next game against India is a must win one for South Africa in order to have realistic hopes of qualifying for the semifinals. He also spoke about his country’s chances in the tournament and what they need to do in order to qualify for the semi-finals.
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newscricket14 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Lungi Ngidi to miss out game against India due to injury

South Africa's team doctor Mohammed Moosajee has revealed that Lungi Ngidi will not play in their next game against India because of an injury. Ngidi gave away 35 runs in four overs against Bangladesh but failed to return to bowl after limping off the field as he had suffered a hamstring strain.
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newscricket14 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Hashim Amla expected to be fit for South Africa's game against India

Hashim Amla is expected to recover fully and be available for South Africa’s third game against India on June 5. The opening batsman missed out on the second encounter against Bangladesh on Sunday after suffering a nasty blow on the grill of his helmet in their opening game against England.
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featurecricket15 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | South Africa’s predicted XI for their game against Bangladesh

Having suffered a disheartening 104-run loss against England in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 opener on Thursday, Faf du Plessis will be eager to bounce back with a win in their second group match. South Africa will take on Mashrafe Mortaza-led Bangladesh at the Kennington Oval on Sunday.
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newscricket17 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | England outplayed us in every department, says Faf du Plessis

Faf du Plessis has stated that England had outplayed South Africa in every department in the World Cup opener on Thursday at The Oval. The hosts had set a target of 312 for South Africa but the latter was wrapped up only for 207 runs in 39.5 overs with de Kock top scoring with 68 runs.
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