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featurecricket3 months ago

Despite the away win in the Caribbean, South Africa have some glaring issues to fix

Phew, after a long drama, after five to-and-fro T20Is, South Africa finally clinched the series in a dramatic fashion to end their terrible away form. However, while the Proteas might be celebrating, there are some glaring issues that need to be addressed before the World T20 kicks off in October.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket3 months ago

WI vs SA | Indebted to Wiaan Mulder for helping me claim hat-trick, quips Keshav Maharaj

Keshav Maharaj, who on Monday became the second ever South African to take a Test hat-trick, quipped that the ‘hat-trick ball’ he bowled was not the greatest, and thanked Wiaan Mulder for grabbing a blinder. Mulder dove to his right and took a stunning reflex catch to help Maharaj get the hat-trick.
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featurecricket8 months ago

South Africa and the path to redemption in second Test against Pakistan

When you think of South Africa and Asia in the same breath, Amla's 253 and Kallis' 173 in Nagpur, Ab de Villiers' 278 in Abu Dhabi and Steyn's 8-fer in Motera or 10-fer in Nagpur spring to mind. From being one of the best foreign teams in Asia to losing eight straight Tests, things have changed.
Harshit Anand
newscricket2 years ago

IND A vs SA A | Shubman Gill, Karun Nair dominate South African bowlers on Day 1

Shubman Gill and Karun Nair made the South African bowlers toil hard on Day 1 of the second unofficial test in Mysore as India ended the day on 233/3. While Gill unfortunately fell in the nervous nineties for the second time in as many innings, Nair will resume Day 2 on 78 in quest of a century.
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newscricket2 years ago

IND A vs SA A | Jalaj Saxena stars with bat and ball as India 'A' take 1-0 lead

All-rounder Jalaj Saxena, with the help of Shahbaz Nadeem, strangled South Africa 'A' as hosts India 'A' thrashed the visitors by seven wickets. After scoring an unbeaten 61 in the first innings, Saxena claimed two wickets in the second to help set up an easy chase for India 'A' on Day 4.
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newscricket4 years ago

South Africa name Heinrich Klaasen and Wiaan Mulder for first two Tests against Australia

South Africa have named uncapped Heinrich Klaasen and Wiaan Mulder in the 15-man squad for the first two Test matches against Australia that starts March 1. After an injury-plagued limited-overs series against India, the Proteas will see AB de Villiers and Faf du Plessis returning to the squad.
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