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newscricketa day ago

India to host New Zealand, West Indies, Sri Lanka and South Africa in 2021-22 home season

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) confirmed on Monday, September 20, that New Zealand, West Indies, Sri Lanka and South Africa will tour India for their upcoming home season, spread across November 2021 and June 2022. The fixtures include four Tests, three ODIs and 14 T20Is.
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newscricket7 days ago

Hashim Amla opts out of domestic cricket in South Africa

Hashim Amla will not return to play domestic cricket in South Africa, as confirmed by the Western Province on Tuesday, September 14. The veteran, who was originally named in the team’s 16-member squad in April, had earlier informed the Western Province Cricket Association of his call.
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newscricket8 days ago

SL vs SA | South Africa's current team is at par with ones from the past, believes Tabraiz Shamsi

Tabraiz Shamsi believes that the current South Africa team is not as bad as people suggest, and that they will get better with time. Shamsi starred with the ball in his team's nine-wicket win in the second T20I against Sri Lanka on Sunday, September 12, returning with 3/20 from his four overs.
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newscricket9 days ago

Twitter reacts as Sri Lanka stumble from 59/2 to 103 all-out against South Africa

Sri Lanka were well placed at 59/2 in the eighth over after having opted to bat during the second T20I against South Africa in Colombo. However, the hosts were dented significantly by the Proteas spinners, who collectively bagged nine of the 10 wickets to bundle them out for 103 in the 19th over.
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newscricket11 days ago

SL vs SA | Batting at No. 3 was a new challenge that I am enjoying, reckons Aiden Markram

Aiden Markram has stated that he had enjoyed batting at the No. 3, despite the challenges that arise with that position. The 26-year-old, who hit match-winning 48 runs vs Sri Lanka in Colombo on Friday, added that not having a fixed game plan was the biggest challenge about batting at No. 3.
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newscricket11 days ago

T20 World Cup 2021: Served the country for 10 years, I deserve a little more respect, says Imran Tahir

Imran Tahir has said that it’s not a great feeling to be excluded from the T20 World Cup squad even after serving the country for 10 years. Tahir was expected to make a comeback in the South Africa team but the selectors decided to give chances to Keshav Maharaj, Bjorn Fortuin and Tabraiz Shamsi.
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newscricket11 days ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | South Africa appoint JP Duminy, Justin Sammons as coaching consultants

South Africa have appointed former all-rounder JP Duminy as one of the two specialist consultants for the upcoming T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman. Duminy will be joined by  Justin Sammons, who has previously coached the Johannesburg-based Lions and is now serving the North West province.
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newscricket12 days ago

South Africa to host Netherlands, India and Bangladesh in a packed home season

South Africa will host Netherlands, India and Bangladesh in a long home season running from November end to April. CSA Director of Cricket, Graeme Smith, has confirmed that the India leg will include three Tests, three ODIs and four T20Is, scheduled to run between December 26 and January 25.
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newscricket12 days ago

T20 WC 2021 | South Africa name uncapped Keshav Maharaj in T20 World Cup squad, Du Plessis, Tahir and Morris miss out

Left-arm spinner Keshav Maharaj earned a surprise call-up in South Africa’s 15-member T20 World Cup squad, to be led by Temba Bavuma, as announced on Thursday, September 9. Faf du Plessis, who last played a T20I in December 2020 was overlooked, so too were Imran Tahir and Chris Morris.
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newscricket13 days ago

England to host India for ODI and T20I series in 2022

India will return to England for three-match T20I and ODI series each next year, as confirmed by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Wednesday, September 8. England will also host current World Test Championship holders New Zealand and South Africa during the three and a half-month season.
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