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newscricket4 days ago

IPL 2020 | Graeme Smith hints at South African players’ participation after travel restriction confusion

After South African players pulled out of the CPL 2020, Graeme Smith has stated that the IPL is a priority plan for them with the hint that all the contracted players will be flying to the UAE for the league. Meanwhile, Cricket South Africa have postponed their tour of West Indies and Sri Lanka.
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newscricket13 days ago

AB de Villiers was in South Africa’s World T20 plans, confirms Quinton de Kock

South Africa’s newly-appointed T20 skipper Quinton de Kock has confirmed that veteran AB de Villiers, who retired from international cricket in 2018, was in line to represent the Proteas in the now-postponed World T20. Earlier, De Villiers, too, had expressed interest in making a national comeback.
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newscricket19 days ago

Quinton de Kock set to miss 3TC game because of personal circumstances; Bavuma to captain Kites

Hours ahead of the one-off 3TC Solidarity Cup game, South African limited-overs skipper Quinton de Kock has pulled out of the game owing to ‘unforeseen personal circumstances.’ However, fellow keeper and batsman Temba Bavuma is slated to captain the Kites in his absence with Ryan Rickleton roped in.
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featurecricket20 days ago

Cricket South Africa’s adventurous 3-Team Solidarity Cup - All you need to know

After clearing the roadblocks, Cricket South Africa are all set to host the experimental 3Team Solidarity Cup in Centurion on July 18 in a bid to raise funds for people who have lost their livelihood due to the pandemic. But how does this unique format work? Here is a complete low down.
Bastab K Parida
newscricket21 days ago

Six in Cricket South Africa, no cricketer, test positive for COVID-19

According to Cricket South Africa (CSA), six people have tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday, but no one among them is a cricketer. The South African board ran 50 PCR tests on all their staff for coronavirus ahead of the 3TeamCricket competition starting on Saturday, July 18.
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featurecricket25 days ago

IPL SRL | MI vs RCB Evaluation Chart - Rahul Chahar spins game away from Bangalore’s clutches

One would expect such a thriller of a contest between Mumbai and Chennai, but it was RCB who challenged Rohit Sharma’s team to a final-over thriller. Despite the unbeaten 66-run partnership between Dube and Morris, it was Rahul Chahar’s economic bowling that sealed a 7-run wicket for Mumbai.
Sritama Panda
featurecricketa month ago

IPL SRL | MI vs KXIP Evaluation Chart - Dumbfounding KXIP collapse powers MI to 57-run

A flabbergasting collapse from Kings XI Punjab - which saw them lose their last five wickets for just five runs - turned what looked to be a close contest into a one-sided one as MI beat the Kings by a convincing 57-run margin. Earlier, it was de Kock who starred for MI with a fine, unbeaten 68.
Anirudh Suresh
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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featurecricketa month ago

IPL SRL | KXIP vs MI Evaluation Chart - Krunal Pandya’s all-round show helps Mumbai trash Punjab

After Rohit Sharma’s dismissal for a 51-ball 76, it was a whirlwind partnership between Hardik and Krunal Pandya, which took Mumbai to 200/8, with Gowtham picking up three wickets. On the back of Krunal-Rahul partnership, Punjab collapsed in dramatic fashion for just 127, losing by 73 runs.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricket2 months ago

Super Sixes SRL | India vs South Africa Evaluation Chart - Pocket dynamite Pant pummels Proteas to submission

An outrageous cameo from Rishabh Pant's bat, that yielded a 26-ball 62, coupled with an abject display of batting from South African batsmen, sealed India a convincing win over the Proteas. Talisman Jasprit Bumrah starred with the ball for India, picking three wickets whilst conceding just 9 runs.
Anirudh Suresh