newscricket8 days 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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featurecricket10 days ago

AUS vs SA | Takeaways - Australia's injury woes and Quinton de Kock's dissapointment

South Africa ended their World Cup campaign on a high as they beat Australia by 10 runs, with Faf du Plessis, Rassie Van der Dussen and Kagiso Rabada starring for the Proteas. The result also means that Australia will take England on in the semi-final, while India will face New Zealand.
Anirudh Suresh
newscricket10 days ago

VIDEO | Quinton de Kock replicates MS Dhoni's 'no-look' flick to send Marcus Stoinis packing

MS Dhoni has set the benchmark for wicket-keepers around the world with his lightning-fast stumpings, fancy flicks and run-outs. Today, Quinton de Kock replicated Dhoni's famous 'no-look' run-out to dismiss the dangerous Marcus Stoinis, in what almost seemed like a tribute to the Indian keeper.
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newscricket15 days ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Disappointed that AB de Villiers did not play, reveals Jonty Rhodes

Amidst South Africa's disastrous run in the ongoing Cricket World Cup, a hot topic of discussion has been the controversial non-selection of AB de Villiers. Ex-Proteas cricketer Jonty Rhodes has said that South Africa indeed took the right decision, but feels disappointed about the whole situation.
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featurecricket23 days ago

SA vs PAK | Takeaways – Shadab Khan’s magic and South Africa’s vulnerable batting display

Pakistan registered a crucial win against South Africa to keep their hopes of making it to the semifinals alive. After an impactful performance with the bat, their bowlers did well to strike regularly and keep the South African batsmen under check to win the game by a massive margin of 49 runs.
Suraj Choudhari
newscricketa month ago

Twitter reacts as Kane Williamson didn't walk despite edging the ball to Quinton De Kock

It was a big pressure game for the Proteas and the pressure got clearly reflected on their game. New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson was lucky to not lose his wicket as South Africa didn't review an edge behind. Fans on Twitter lashed out on Williamson for not walking off despite getting a nick.
Soumil Khare
featurecricketa month ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | South Africa's predicted XI for the encounter against Afghaistan

South Africa will be entering their 5th game without a win under their belt and fortunately, they will run into Afghanistan - the only team below them on the table. This will also be the first time the Proteas and the Afghans face each other in ODIs, bragging rights acting as the prize.
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newscricketa month ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | Virat Kohli, Aaron Finch express displeasure over unfair bail controversy

Virat Kohli and Aaron Finch have expressed their displeasure over the unfair bail controversy, referring to the instance when Jasprit Bumrah’s delivery to David Warner hit the stumps but the ‘zing bails’ failed to dislodge. There have been multiple instances of similar nature in this World Cup.
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featurecricketa month ago

ICC World Cup 2019 | South Africa's predicted XI for the game against West Indies

Having lost every one of the three games they have played so far, South Africa find themselves in a heap of trouble as far as their chances of progression are concerned. With a high flying Windies up next, Faf du Plessis does not have many options available in the squad to change too much.
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newscricketa month ago

VIDEO | Quinton de Kock takes one-handed stunner in the air to send Virat Kohli packing

Quinton de Kock’s ability is already on the pages of South Africa’s cricket history and his dive to dismiss Virat Kohli could well take a paragraph in it. From the mechanics, it looked stunning as he dived to his left, almost to slip, and then the leap was sufficient to grab a stunning catch.
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