South Africa
Sports  /  Published 17.04.20

Quinton de Kock won’t lead in Tests

Quinton de Kock will be overlooked as captain of the South Africa Test team to avoid overburdening the nation’s top performer over recent years, director of cricket Graeme Smith said on Friday.De Ko...
By Reuters in CapeTown

Cricket  /  Published 14.07.19

Pietersen’s advice: To be happy, do not wear a mask, just be you

Kevin Peter Pietersen, the South Africa-born former captain of England, spoke to The Telegraph on a subject most dear to him — conservation in general and the protection of wildlife.The interaction ...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in London

Cricket  /  Published 07.07.19

I have a feeling this is India’s year, says Ali Bacher

Dr Ali Bacher, a former captain of South Africa who closely follows contemporary cricket, has picked India as the winners of the 2019 World Cup, the sport’s biggest trophy.“India have the best all...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Manchester

Cricket  /  Published 02.11.18

Kohli key to keeping Tests relevant: Smith

Virat Kohli’s dominance in world cricket has earned him many accolades, won him many fans. Add Graeme Smith to that list. The former South Africa captain showered praise on the current India captain...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 15.09.19

Kanitkar happy with colts show

The U-19 Asia Cup triumph puts the India colts in good stead before the U-19 World Cup next year, believes coach Hrishikesh Kanitkar. The Dhruv Jowel-led side showed character in defending a paltry 10...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 08.05.20

Brothers with bats

This year, there will be no Indian Premier League for the first time since the tournament started in 2008. IPL fans who feel deprived should spare a thought for their English counterparts who will hav...
By Ramachandra Guha in

Sports  /  Published 28.08.19

Selectors map Dhoni future

The Indian selectors are preparing for life after Mahendra Singh Dhoni and, unless they have a last-minute change of mind, have decided not to consider him for the three T20Is against South Africa at ...
By Indranil Majumdar in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 22.06.19

Sarfaraz: Hopefully, we will bounce back

Sarfaraz Ahmed is confident that the defeat to India won’t be playing on his teammates’ minds even a bit when Pakistan take on South Africa in their must-win game at Lord’s on Sunday.Pakistan ha...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Cricket  /  Published 05.06.19

What should India's game plan be

Sanjeeb Mukherjea is a sports television personality. An award-winning journalist, Mukherjea is also the lead anchor and commentator for the 2019 World Cup for Star Sports 1 Bangla...
By in New Delhi

Cricket  /  Published 30.05.19

South Africa chooses to field, takes a wicket

South Africa captain Faf du Plessis won the toss and elected to field against England in the opening match of the World Cup at the Oval on Thursday.England, the world's top-ranked ODI side and the tou...
By PTI in London


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