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England beat South Africa by 191 runs to take Test series 3-1

01 January, 2020 4:29 pm 4:29 pm

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – England bowled South Africa out for 274 runs on Monday to win the fourth Test at The Wanderers by 191 runs and ensure an emphatic 3-1 series victory. Mark Wood took four wickets as the home team crumbled in the evening session after threatening to offer stoic resistance earlier in the day. … Read More

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South Africa are bowled out for 183 and trail England by 217 runs

01 January, 2020 5:48 pm 5:48 pm

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Quinton de Kock and Dwaine Pretorius provided some resistance on Sunday with a 79-run partnership but then both lost their wickets in quick succession before South Africa were dismissed for 183 in their first innings on the third day of the final test against England. It left South Africa in deep trouble … Read More

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Record tailender stand sees England to 400 runs in first innings

01 January, 2020 12:00 pm 12:00 pm

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – England’s tailenders put South Africa to the sword with a record-breaking 10th-wicket partnership to amass 400 runs in their first innings and take a firm grip on the final test at The Wanderers on Saturday. South Africa were 11-0 in reply at tea on the second day as they began the long … Read More

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De Kock named new captain of South Africa ODI squad

01 January, 2020 9:29 pm 9:29 pm

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – Quinton de Kock has been named as the new captain of the South Africa One-Day International side, taking over from Faf du Plessis, who is dropped altogether for the three-match series against England next month. Du Plessis led South Africa in their disastrous 2019 World Cup campaign and has hinted at … Read More

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England win third test by innings and 53 runs

01 January, 2020 5:19 pm 5:19 pm

PORT ELIZABETH (Reuters) – England won the third test on Monday, but made heavy weather of wrapping up South Africa’s tail on the last day at St George’s Park to go 2-1 up in the series after a dominant innings and 53-run victory. England needed four wickets to win in their 500th overseas test, but … Read More

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South Africa captain Kolisi wins UK writers’ award

01 January, 2020 9:11 am 9:11 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Siya Kolisi was voted the UK Rugby Union Writers’ Club personality of the year for 2019 on Monday after leading South Africa to their emotional World Cup triumph in Japan. The Springboks’ captain was recognised with the annual Pat Marshall Memorial Award at the RUWC’s annual dinner in London following a poll … Read More

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South Africa mount rear-guard to save Test after Sibley, Stokes show

01 January, 2020 9:26 pm 9:26 pm

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – Dom Sibley scored a maiden century to put England on top but South Africa have launched a rear-guard to keep the tourists’ victory charge at bay after going to the close of the fourth day of the second Test on 126 for two on Monday. South Africa have been set 438 … Read More

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Anderson takes five as England seize control of second Test

01 January, 2020 6:18 pm 6:18 pm

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – Seamer James Anderson took five wickets and Ben Stokes an England record five catches as the tourists took control of the second Test against South Africa at lunch on day three at Newlands on Sunday. England are 52 for one in their second innings, a lead of 98 with nine wickets … Read More

South Africa on top as England labour with the bat in 2nd Test

01 January, 2020 10:39 pm 10:39 pm

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – South Africa’s Anrich Nortje took the vital wickets of captain Joe Root and talisman Ben Stokes as England struggled to 262 for nine at stumps on the first day of the second Test on Friday. Pace bowler Nortje, playing his fourth Test, finished with 2-54 off 17 overs as the home … Read More

South Africa, take, 175-run lead, over England

South Africa take 175-run lead over England

12 December, 2019 11:58 pm 11:58 pm

PRETORIA (Reuters) – South Africa bowled England out for 181 in their first innings and had built up a significant 175-run lead by the close of play on the second day of the first test at Centurion Park on Friday. But a see-saw contest was still in the balance as the hosts were precariously placed … Read More

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Stokes trains ahead of Test, but three players sit out

12 December, 2019 5:18 pm 5:18 pm

PRETORIA (Reuters) – Ben Stokes returned to practice with England on Wednesday after the condition of his critically ill father improved, but three others missed out as illness continue to plague the tourists, 24 hours ahead of the first Test against South Africa at Centurion. Stokes spent Tuesday at the bedside of father Ged, who … Read More

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South Africa’s Philander to retire after England test series

12 December, 2019 10:32 pm 10:32 pm

PRETORIA (Reuters) – South Africa seamer Vernon Philander has announced he will retire from all forms of international cricket after the four-match test series against England starting on Thursday. Philander, 34, was part of the South African side who reached the number one position in all three formats in 2012 and has been the mainstay … Read More

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Bavuma ruled out of first Test against England

12 December, 2019 11:46 am 11:46 am

PRETORIA (Reuters) – South Africa have been dealt a significant blow in the build-up to the first Test against England in Pretoria starting on Boxing Day after middle-order batsman Temba Bavuma was ruled out with a Grade 1 hip flexor muscle strain. Bavuma will be sidelined for between seven and 10 days, according to a … Read More

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Miss South Africa crowned 2019 Miss Universe

12 December, 2019 12:05 am 12:05 am

ATLANTA (Web Desk) – Zozibini Tunzi was crowned Miss Universe Sunday night after excelling through rounds of swimsuit and evening gown struts, questions on social issues and one final chance to explain why she was the right choice, CNN reported. “I grew up in a world where a woman who looks like me — with … Read More

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Anderson, Bairstow and Wood return for South Africa Tests

12 December, 2019 11:29 am 11:29 am

Saqib Mahmood is the only name missing from England’s squad which lost 1-0 in New Zealand, while James Anderson and Mark Wood return from injuries, and Jonny Bairstow is recalled after being dropped against New Zealand. Moeen Ali remains unavailable for selection, and his break from Test cricket will now seemingly extend until at least … Read More