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You don’t become Amla, Steyn overnight: Ashwell Prince on South Africa...

08 August, 2019 9:36 am 9:36 am

LONDON (92 News)- Ashwell Prince, the former South Africa batsman, has said that the team requires time to get over the retirements of recent greats such as Hashim Amla and Dale Steyn. Ashwell Prince, who played 66 Tests for South Africa between 2002 and 2011, and scored 3665 runs for them, is currently heading Cricket … Read More


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Du Plessis confirmed as South Africa Test captain

08 August, 2019 10:47 am 10:47 am

‎JOHANNESBURG (AFP) – Faf du Plessis will captain South Africa in the Test series against India in October but may not lead the side in all formats, Corrie van Zyl, Cricket South Africa’s (CSA) new acting director of cricket said on Tuesday. Van Zyl, who was appointed to the acting role following the weekend purge … Read More


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South Africa’s ex-president Zuma to face corruption inquiry today

07 July, 2019 11:31 am 11:31 am

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Former South African president Jacob Zuma will be questioned at a public inquiry into state graft today, a dramatic fall from grace for a politician who has cast a long shadow over the country’s politics for the past decade. Zuma, ousted by the governing African National Congress (ANC) in February 2018, will … Read More


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CWC19 report card: South Africa

07 July, 2019 9:36 am 9:36 am

LONDON (92 News) – They ended the tournament with a heartening 10-run victory over Australia, but CWC19 proved to be an incredibly disappointing affair for South Africa. After coming into the tournament as the No.3 ranked side in the world, some rated South Africa as dark horses for the crown. But a horror first week … Read More


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South Africa beat Australia by 10 runs in cricket world cup thriller

07 July, 2019 8:58 am 8:58 am

OLD TRAFFORD (Web Desk)– England will face Australia in the World Cup semi-finals on Thursday after Aaron Finch’s side were edged out by South Africa in a thriller at Old Trafford. Australia fell 10 runs short in the competition’s final group game and, as a result, will head to Edgbaston to face England while India, … Read More


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South Africa dent Sri Lanka hopes to reach World Cup semi-finals

06 June, 2019 10:45 pm 10:45 pm

CHESTER-LE-STREET, England (Reuters) – Faf du Plessis and Hashim Amla struck unbeaten half-centuries as South Africa cruised to a nine-wicket victory at the Riverside Ground on Friday to put a major dent in Sri Lanka’s hopes of reaching the Cricket World Cup semi-finals. After putting Sri Lanka in to bat, South Africa were set a … Read More


Pakistan, clinical, performance, Afghanistan, World Cup, South Africa, New Zealand

Pakistan look to put on another clinical performance against Afghanistan to...

06 June, 2019 7:34 am 7:34 am

HEADINGLEY, England – Pakistan, with their new found confidence stemming from back-to-back wins, will look to put on another clinical performance against Afghanistan to keep themselves in contention for a spot in their semi-finals. No other team can quite demonstrate the game’s unpredictable nature like Pakistan can. Their recent surge in form, with back-to-back wins … Read More


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Sri Lanka restrict South Africa to 203 in World Cup

06 June, 2019 2:48 am 2:48 am

CHESTER-LE-STREET, England (Reuters) – Sri Lanka’s fast start was halted by seamer Dwaine Pretorius as South Africa rallied to limit their opponents to 203 all out at the innings break of their crucial Cricket World Cup clash at the Riverside Ground on Friday. Play was stopped for a few minutes in the final overs of … Read More


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Poor form, low confidence to blame for South Africa’s World Cup failu...

06 June, 2019 4:54 pm 4:54 pm

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – South Africa captain Faf du Plessis spoke previously of how his team were entering the Cricket World Cup ‘under the radar’ as an outsider for the title, but leave the tournament with barely a blip after an abject display in England. Just a single win seven matches has left them with … Read More


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Army chief congratulates Pakistan team on victory

06 June, 2019 11:56 pm 11:56 pm

LONDON (92 News) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) congratulated the Pakistani team on their victory against South Africa in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 match on Sunday. The army chief who arrived at the Lord’s cricket ground and watched the complete match congratulated team Pakistan while leaving the stadium. General Qamar Javed Bajwa … Read More


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Sohail, Amir keep Pakistan’s World Cup alive

06 June, 2019 10:29 pm 10:29 pm

LORD’S, London (92 News) – A combined batting performance studded by Haris Sohail’s 59-ball 89 was backed up by the bowlers as Pakistan kept their hopes of progression at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 alive with a 49-run win against South Africa. Chasing Pakistan’s 308/7, South Africa came undone against Mohammad Amir (2/49) … Read More


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Pakistan’s morale has not dipped ahead of South Africa clash: Sarfara...

06 June, 2019 9:53 pm 9:53 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Pakistan’s morale is high despite a crushing loss to arch-rivals India in their last World Cup clash, skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed said on the eve of their match with South Africa at Lord’s on Sunday. India extended their unblemished World Cup record against Pakistan by sealing an 89-run win last week but Sarfaraz … Read More


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Pakistan, South Africa meet in World Cup must-win match

06 June, 2019 7:15 pm 7:15 pm

LORD’S, London – Pakistan will aim for an improved performance as they face a must-win situation against South Africa at Lord’s on Sunday. South Africa’s chances of progressing to the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 semi-finals seem all but over after their narrow loss to New Zealand on Wednesday. While their bowlers have troubled … Read More


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Langer doesn’t rule out twin spin attack despite pacers’ domina...

06 June, 2019 8:33 am 8:33 am

LONDON (92 News) – Despite pacers’ having called the shots thus far at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019, Australia coach Justin Langer hasn’t ruled out the possibility of the team accommodating both their frontline spinners, Adam Zampa and Nathan Lyon, in the XI for their upcoming games in the tournament. In the absence … Read More


Williamson, New Zealand, four-wicket, South Africa

Williamson’s century guides New Zealand to four-wicket win over South Afr...

06 June, 2019 12:04 am 12:04 am

BIRMINGHAM – New Zealand thrashed South Africa by four wickets in their rain-delayed World Cup match on Wednesday. Williamson smashed 106 laced with nine fours. Guptil (35) and Grandhomme (60) were other main scorers. Earlier, a tight bowling performance from New Zealand restricted South Africa to a modest total of 241-6. Asked to bat first … Read More