newscricket9 days ago

WATCH : Hashim Amla falls victim of yet another Faf du Plessis blunder

Faf du Plessis is slowly making a name for himself for running his partner out as his compatriot Hashim Amla became his latest. Yesterday, in the match against Pakistan, miscommunication between du Plessis and Amla resulted in the latter prematurely returning to the pavilion.
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newscricket12 days ago

WATCH | Darren Sammy shows great sportsmanship after being knocked down by Hasan Ali's yorker

Darren Sammy has won the hearts of fans all around the world for his sportsmanship during the first T20 match of the Independence Cup, yesterday, between Pakistan and World XI. Even though Hasan Ali’s yorker left the Windies star on his back, Sammy appreciated his delivery by applauding it.
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newscricket12 days ago

Harsha Bhogle trolls World XI team after Pakistan loss

Harsha Bhogle has taken a dig at the World XI team on social media by saying that such a collection of players always attract a lot of attention but never actually win matches. In the first T20 match in Lahore, Pakistan thrashed the World XI team by 20 runs to take a slender lead in the series.
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newscricketa month ago

Faf du Plessis to lead World XI in Pakistan

South African skipper Faf du Plessis is going to lead the ICC World XI team that will tour Pakistan for a three-match T20I series, PCB announced today. The first two T20Is of the series will be played on September 12 and 13, and the final game will be played on September 15.
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newscricketa month ago

AB de Villiers steps down as South Africa ODI captain; available for selection in all three formats

AB de Villiers has announced his decision to give up the reins of the Proteas yesterday while making him available for selection in all three formats of the game. The 33-year old last led South Africa in the Champions Trophy in May-June and faced a lot of flak for team's dismal performance.
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newscricketa month ago

Virat Kohli on course to become ODI top scorer in 2017

After his unbeaten 72-ball 82 against Sri Lanka, Virat Kohli is all set to become the highest run scorer in the calendar year. The Indian captain is just 45 runs behind the leader, South African skipper Faf Du Plessis, and just 16 behind while England captain Joe Root.
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newscricket3 months ago

AB de Villiers : Will meet CSA in August to decide my future

South African skipper AB de Villiers stated that he would meet Cricket South Africa (CSA) in August to decide his future and role in the team. The 33-year old also clarified that whoever will be put in charge of the team would be handed the reins for a span of years, and not for a particular series.
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newscricket3 months ago

GMR among T20 Global League franchise owners

The GMR Group are among the owners for Cricket South Africa's (CSA) New South African Cricket League. The GMR-owned franchise is one of the 8 teams in the T20 League and will be based out of Johannesburg with South African pacer Kagiso Rabada being named as their marquee player.
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newscricket3 months ago

Faf du Plessis takes responsibility of de Villiers' run out against India

Faf du Plessis has come out and taken the responsibility for AB de Villiers’s run out which proved to be the turning point in the match against India, yesterday. The South African also claimed that the crowd at the Oval was too loud which created a problem for the batsmen while communicating.
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reportcricket3 months ago

Champions Trophy 2017 | All-round India book semi-final date with neighbours Bangladesh

Riding on a superb bowling performance, coupled with half-centuries from Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan, India secure a 8-wicket victory over South Africa to enter the semi-finals of the CT to keep their title defence hopes alive. With the defeat, though, SA have been knocked out of the competition.
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