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newscricketa month ago

Quinton de Kock named South Africa’s Mens cricketer of the year

South Africa’s limited-overs skipper Quinton de Kock, on Saturday, was rewarded for his stand-out 2019 and was named the Men’s Cricketer of the year by Cricket South Africa. While Lungi Ngidi was named the ODI cricketer of the year, Laura Wolvaardt won the Women’s Cricketer of the year award.
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newscricket5 months ago

Faf du Plessis named in Cricket South Africa contract list

Former South Africa captain Faf du Plessis has been named in the contracted list of players by Cricket South Africa board implying that the cricketer will continue to play at least until the T20 World Cup is over. Meanwhile, Beuran Hendricks has earned his first national contract with CSA.
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featurecricket6 months ago

SA vs AUS | 2nd T20I Ask Me Anything ft. Not-so-David Warner and Anrich 'ice cold' Nortje

GEE WHIZ! What is up with South Africa and T20 matches? They just seem to be producing one classic after another, don't they? Today's encounter was the FOURTH classic in the last FIVE matches in this country. But hold on, what actually happened this time?
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket6 months ago

SA vs AUS | Kagiso Rabada and Faf du Plessis return for Australia T20s

Kagiso Rabada, the mainstay of South Africa's pace attack, and former captain Faf du Plessis have returned to the T20I side for the upcoming three-match T20I series against Australia. Anrich Nortje also returns to the squad with Reeza Hendricks, Beuran Hendricks and Sisanda Magala making way.
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newscricket7 months ago

Reports | Ben Stokes might face disciplinary action for verbally abusing spectator

Ben Stokes, who was dismissed for just 2 runs in England’s first innings on Friday, could face disciplinary action for verbally abusing a spectator on his way back to the dressing room. Stokes’ foul-mouthed rant was picked up by the host broadcaster and later went viral on social media.
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newscricket7 months ago

SA vs ENG | Jofra Archer not England’s greatest threat, feels Mark Boucher

South Africa head coach Mark Boucher is of the opinion that Jofra Archer isn't England’s “greatest threat” despite his sheer ferocious pace. Boucher further said that the hosts will not be intimidated by the English pacer in Cape Town when they take on the visitors in the second Test.
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newscricket7 months ago

SA vs ENG | Vernon Philander not happy with umpire not banning Jofra Archer for Centurion Test

After Jofra Archer escaped bowling ban for the Test despite bowling two beamers, Vernon Philander stated that those should have been called No Ball and the pacer shouldn't have been allowed to bowl again. However, Joe Denly differed with his view saying the second one was not a beamer.
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featurecricket8 months ago

IPL 2020 Auction | Royal Challengers Bangalore - Dream, realistic, wildcard and suggested buys

Post every IPL auction, we’ve all found ourselves saying the same thing: “RCB are the team to beat”. But having released 11 players, this time around, the pressure is well and truly on them. Can they pull it off yet again? We, here at SportsCafe, have dissected their pre-auction strategy.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket10 months ago

MS Dhoni told me to stay away from too many experiments, reveals Shahbaz Nadeem

Shahbaz Nadeem has revealed that MS Dhoni asked him to stay away from too many experiments and simply focus on continuing his current approach during their chat after the third Test in Ranchi. Nadeem picked up four wickets on his debut for India as they beat South Africa by an innings and 202 runs.
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featurecricket10 months ago

IND vs SA | South Africa Player Ratings - Faf du Plessis’ 4/10 sets unwanted tone for Proteas

While the expectations from South Africa’s end, heading into the series, were pretty low, the visitors somehow managed to considerably fall short of it. From Markram and Bavuma up top to Rabada and Maharaj down the bottom, every single player ended up leaving a bitter taste with their performances.
Anirudh Suresh