South Africa
Sports  /  Published 10.04.21

Dravid foresees data dominance

Data, which is used in statistics-driven cricket to help in strategy and player selection, should drive a good contest, former India captain Rahul Dravid has said.  “Cricket has always bee...
By PTI in Washington

Sports  /  Published 08.04.21

Fakhar on song, Pak bag series

Opener Fakhar Zaman hit a second successive century to help Pakistan win the deciding ODI versus South Africa by 28 runs and take the series 2-1 at the Supersport Park on Wednesday. Fakhar scored 101...
By Agencies in Centurion

Sports  /  Published 06.04.21

Fakhar out: Umpire's call, says MCC

On-field umpires of the game, Allahudien Paleker and Marais Erasmus weren’t seen to be raising any objection as such, as they continued with the game after that incident. Fakhar, though, refuse...
By Our bureau & Agencies in Calcutta, London

Sports  /  Published 05.04.21

Zaman’s 193 not enough

Opener Fakhar Zaman’s scintillating 193 was not enough for Pakistan who lost the second ODI to South Africa by 17 runs at The Wanderers on Sunday as the hosts levelled the three-game series. Fa...
By Reuters in Johannesburg

Sports  /  Published 03.04.21

Last-ball victory for Pakistan

An imposing century from skipper Babar Azam spurred Pakistan to snatch a last-ball, three-wicket win over South Africa in the first ODI of a three-match series on Friday. Man of the Match Azam scored...
By Reuters in Pretoria


Sports  /  Published 31.03.21

Morris dismisses IPL price-tag pressure

Pacer Jofra Archer, who the Royals would be missing at least in the first part of this IPL, underwent surgery on Monday to remove a glass fragment from a tendon in his right hand after an attempt to c...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.03.21

Six more fliers with UK, South African strains

Six fliers who had arrived from Dubai between March 9 and 13 and tested positive for Covid-19 have been admitted to ID Hospital in Beleghata after they were found to be carrying the UK and South Afric...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 15.03.21

Series for SA, another feather in Mithali cap

The top-order batswomen of South Africa women’s team fired in unison to help the side clinch the five-match series against India with a seven-wicket victory in the fourth ODI here on Sunday. Ch...
By PTI in Lucknow

Sports  /  Published 13.03.21

Mithali run, 10000 runs and beyond

The journey began way back in June 1999. More than two decades have passed since then, but there’s just no stopping Mithali Raj. She has reached several milestones so far, having completed almo...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.03.21

1 flier tests positive for SA variant

An international flier, who reached the city recently, has been found positive for the South African-strain of the coronavirus and three others have tested positive for the UK-strain, senior officials...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


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