newscricket10 days ago

IND vs SA | Anrich Nortje, Rudi Second and Senuran Muthusamy receive maiden Test call-up for India tour

South Africa have announced the 15-man Test squad for the three-match series against India and have included three newcomers into the team following impressive domestic seasons. Meanwhile, an inexperienced 14-man squad for the three match T20I series has also been named in order to explore options.
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newscricket17 days ago

Faf du Plessis to lead South Africa in Test series against India

Faf du Plessis, who lead South Africa at the recent ICC World Cup in England, will retain his role as skipper in the upcoming Test series against India. South Africa will play three T20Is against Virat Kohli & Co. from September 15 onwards, while their Test series starts on October 2 in Vizag.
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newscricket20 days ago

Faf du Plessis, Dane van Niekerk bag top honours at the CSA Awards for 2019

South African national team skippers for the men’s and women’s, Faf du Plessis and Dane van Niekerk, was named the men's and women’s cricketer of the year on Saturday. Veteran fast bowler Dale Steyn was honoured with the KFC Streetwise Award for becoming South Africa's leading wicket-taker in Tests.
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newscricket24 days ago

Test cricket is purest format of the game and still number one format, opines Faf du Plessis

Faf du Plessis feels that red ball cricket is the ultimate test for a player and even though T20s produce more thrillers, Tests remain the most entertaining format. He went on to highlight the positives of the upcoming ICC World Test Championships and discuss his team’s campaign in the same.
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newscricketa month ago

Euro T20 Slam | Faf du Plessis signs up for Belfast Titans

South African skipper Faf du Plessis will represent Irish Franchise Belfast Titans in the inaugural edition of the Euro T20 Slam which is set to kick off later this year. du Plessis will join his teammate JP Duminy who was also snapped up by the Belfast Titans to represent them this season.
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newscricket2 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | They really did not have a plan B, says Jonty Rhodes about South Africa’s World Cup campaign

Jonty Rhodes believes that the South African team went to the World Cup with just one plan - to bowl fast. Although they ended the tournament with two wins, lack of ideas, an unsettled playing XI and under-performing players were the key factors in a disappointing campaign for South Africa.
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newscricket2 months ago

ICC ODI Rankings | Rohit Sharma closes in on Virat Kohli on top of batsmen rankings

After hitting five centuries in eight games, Rohit Sharma has closed the 51-point gap between Virat Kohli and himself to a mere six points, with the Indian vice-captain reaching a career-high 885 points. Babar Azam has moved up four places to third position, Faf du Plessis rose to fourth spot.
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newscricket2 months ago

Want to be remembered as a player who put the team first, asserts JP Duminy

JP Duminy revealed that he intends to be remembered as a player who put the team’s needs ahead of his individual goals as he announced his retirement from international cricket. Duminy has represented South Africa in 46 Test matches, 80 T20Is and 199 ODI matches since making his debut in 2004.
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newscricket2 months ago

Legends and pundits react to injury plagued Australia's narrow loss to South Africa

Twitterati exploded and poured blessings on Alex Carey for his exceptional fightback innings against South Africa at Manchester. Carey was absolutely brilliant against spin that kept Australia's hopes up until the very end of the match that went on to the last over before the Kangaroos fell short.
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newscricket2 months ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | It has been frustrating, but the last two games we have turned up, remarks Faf du Plessis

Faf du Plessis has admitted that his team has not performed according to expectations for the large part but they have risen to the occasion in the previous two matches and ended the World Cup on a good note. He also talked about his own performance and offered his views on the semifinals.
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