newscricket17 days ago

Dale Steyn joins English county Hampshire for 2018 season

After being overlooked during the 2018 IPL auction, South African seamer Dale Steyn has signed up for English county cricket side Hampshire for the 2018 season as announced today. Steyn has been out of the cricket field for three months after sustaining an injury in the India Test series in January.
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newscricket22 days ago

Dale Steyn targeting comeback to competitive cricket in June

Dale Steyn, who has been out of action due to a heel injury, is targeting a comeback to competitive cricket in June with a County stint for Hampshire. Steyn has also revealed that he can get through 12 to 15 overs in a day but that’s not good enough for competitive cricket at the highest level.
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newscricketa month ago

Sandpapergate | Cricketing fraternity reacts to Cameron Bancroft's ball-tampering act and Steve Smith's blatant admission

Steve Smith and Cameron Bancroft have shamefully admitted that they purposefully tried to alter the condition of the ball in the third Test against SA, after the incident was captured by the camera. The cricketing fraternity is completely shocked by the act and let their anger come out on Twitter.
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newscricketa month ago

Dale Steyn ruled out of the third Test against Australia

Dale Steyn has ruled himself out of SA's third Test against Australia which starts on Thursday as he is still recovering from the injury that he had sustained during the team's home Test against India. Steyn, however, is expected to make a comeback for the fourth Test against Australia.
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newscricket2 months ago

Kagiso Rabada is South Africa’s best competitor, says Dale Steyn

Dale Steyn believes that his teammate Kagiso Rabada is South Africa’s best competitor but a one-match ban last year has mellowed him down. Three more demerit points would mean a ban for Rabada for 2 Test matches or 4 ODIs, as he will have accumulated 8 demerit points.
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newscricket3 months ago

Faf du Plessis: We expect a huge performance from India

Faf Du Plessis has asked his side guard against any sort of complacency and expects the visitors to put up a strong performance as the three-match series progresses. Du Plessis singled out pacers Vernon Philander and Kagiso Rabada for praise after their dominating display with the ball in Newlands.
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newscricket3 months ago

Aiden Markram feels Centurion could be a good batting wicket

While admitting that the Centurian wicket will be similar to Cape Town, Aiden Markram believes that the wicket will not be as extreme and the batsmen should be able to put up some runs. Markram also praised India by stating that he had a chance of learning new things by playing the talented side.
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newscricket3 months ago

Dale Steyn believes to recover and be "up and running in six weeks"

Dale Steyn has expressed that he has the confidence to return to the fold within six weeks to overcome his injury that he sustained during the first Test against India. The legendary pacer has also added that he is hoping to be fit for the home Test series against Australia in March-April.
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newscricket3 months ago

India vs South Africa | Duanne Olivier replaces injured Dale Steyn for Centurion Test

Cricket South Africa has included Duanne Olivier in the team to replace Dale Steyn, who picked up a heel injury during the Newlands Test, for the second Test in Centurion that begins on January 13. The SA selectors have also added uncapped 21-year-old Lungi Ngidi to their squad as well.
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newscricket3 months ago

Faf du Plessis surprised by Ajinkya Rahane’s exclusion and Jasprit Bumrah’s inclusion

Faf du Plessis has admitted that South Africa were surprised when Team India picked Rohit Sharma before Ajinkya Rahane and gave a chance to Jasprit Bumrah in the playing XI. The South African skipper has, however, praised the Indian bowlers stating that their pace attack is similar to theirs.
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