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Tag: India Vs South Africa

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Debutant Priya stars as India crush SA in 1st ODI

Vadodara: The India women’s team rode on a clinical effort both with the bat and ball as they outclassed South Africa by eight wickets in the first ODI of the three-match series here on Wednesday. While Jhulan Goswami (3/33), Shikha Pandey (2/38), Ekta Bisht (2/28) and Poonam Yadav (2/33) starred with the ball, openers Priya […]

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Dream beginning to opening in Tests: Sehwag hails Rohit

Visakhapatnam: Former Indian opener Virender Sehwag hailed Rohit Sharma for the start he made as an opening batsman in Test cricket. Rohit smashed 174 and 127 in India’s first Test against South Africa in Visakhapatnam. The hosts ended up winning the match by a big margin of 203 runs. India’s decision to promote Rohit, who […]

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Mohammad Shami Has Mastered The Art Of Reverse Swing: Rohit Sharma

Visakhapatnam: Mohammad Shami’s mastery over reverse swing has been one of the big plus points for the Indian team while playing on slow unresponsive pitches, feels India opener, Rohit Sharma. Shami picked up his fifth five wicket haul in Tests as India comfortably beat South Africa by 203 runs. “We have seen him (Shami) in […]

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Hitman Rohit Sharma Races To Historic Record Of Most Sixes

Visakhapatnam: Rohit Sharma smashed another hundred and a plethora of records as India set an improbable 395-run target for South Africa in first Test which is headed for an exciting final day. Rohit raced to embark a historic record of most sixes in a game with 13 maximums, surpassing Pakistan’s Wasim Akram who had smashed […]

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Rohit Sharma 1st To Score Twin Tons On Opening Debut In Tests

Visakhapatnam: Rohit Sharma on Saturday created history by becoming the first batsman to score hundred in both innings in his debut match as an opener in Test cricket. Rohit, who scored 176 in the first innings of the ongoing Test against South Africa, followed it up with a brilliant century in the second innings as […]

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Jadeja Fastest Left-Arm Bowler To 200 Test Wickets

Visakhapatnam: India spinner Ravindra Jadeja picked up his 200th Test wicket at the ACA-VDCA Stadium on Friday and in the process became the fastest left-arm bowler to reach the milestone. He eclipsed the feat of Sri Lanka spinner Rangana Herath, who had reached the landmark in his 47th Test match, by reaching the feat in […]

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Vizag Test: Ashwin & Jadeja take control after Mayank-Rohit Show

The pitch at the ACA-VDCA Stadium has started taking turn and the duo of R. Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja have already shown signs of what the South African batsmen can expect in the remainder of the first Test.

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Rohit Sharma Equals Bradman's Average With 4th Test Century

The first test between India and South Africa is in progress in Vizag, and ‘Hitman’ Rohit Sharma made it to the headlines in the opening day with a stunning century on Wednesday. It was his first century as an opener and 4th in total. With this century, Rohit reached an average of 98.22 in tests. […]

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Saha To Replace Pant For Test Series Opener Against South Africa

Visakhapatnam: Wriddhiman Saha will replace the struggling Rishabh Pant in the Indian line-up for the first Test against South Africa, captain Virat Kohli announced here on Tuesday, calling the Bengal player the “best wicket keeper” in the world. The 34-year-old Saha was out of the team for a long time due to injury and came […]

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Shafali becomes India's youngest T20I debutant

Surat: Shafali Verma on Tuesday became the youngest T20I debutant for India when she was named in the playing XI for the first T20 against South Africa at the Lalabhai Contractor Stadium here. Shafali, 15, opened the batting for India but was out for a duck. She is the second-youngest player to represent India after […]

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Deepti spins India eves to 11-run win over S Africa

Surat: Off-spinner Deepti Sharma took three wickets and bowled the same number of maiden overs as India eves scripted a 11-run victory over South Africa in the first T20I of the five-match series at the Lalabhai Contractor Stadium here on Tuesday. Chasing a modest 131 for victory, South Africa were buoyed by Mignon du Preez’s […]

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Bumrah To Miss Tests Against Proteas Due To Stress Fracture In Lower Back

New Delhi: In a major setback to India, pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah was on Tuesday ruled out of the upcoming Test series against South Africa due to stress fracture in his lower back. Fellow paceman Umesh Yadav replaced him in the Indian squad for the three-match series, beginning in Visakhapatnam from October 2. “The injury […]

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Kohli Handed Demerit Point For Shoulder Contact With Hendricks

Dubai: India captain Virat Kohli has received an official warning and one demerit point after being found guilty of a Level 1 breach of the ICC Code of Conduct during Sunday’s third T20I against South Africa. According to the ICC release, Kohli was found to have breached Article 2.12 of the ICC Code of Conduct […]

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De Kock hits unbeaten 79 as South Africa beat India by 9 wickets to draw T20 series

Bengaluru: Skipper Quinton de Kock smashed an unbeaten 79 off 52 balls as South Africa comfortably beat India by nine wickets in the third T20 International with the series ending in a 1-1 draw. Batting first, India managed a below-par 134 for 9 on a batting friendly Chinnaswamy track, with opener Shikhar Dhawan scoring 36 […]

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I am sure team management will give youngsters long run: Shikhar Dhawan

Bengaluru: Senior opener Shikhar Dhawan on Saturday expressed optimism that the team management will give the youngsters a fair run to establish themselves going into next year’s World T20 in Australia. Captain Virat Kohli recently made it clear that the youngsters will have to prove themselves in the “four or five” opportunities they get. “(While) […]

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Kohli Surpasses Rohit As All-Time Leading Run-Scorer In T20s

Mohali: Captain Virat Kohli on Wednesday got past his deputy Rohit Sharma as the leading run-scorer in T20 internationals after his unbeaten 72 helped India record a facile seven-wicket victory over South Africa in the second T20 international here on Wednesday. Kohli started the match on 2,369 runs in 65 innings to Rohit’s 2,422 runs […]

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Youngsters Were Under Pressure, Did Well Against World-Class Side: De Kock

Mohali: South Africa skipper Quinton de Kock heaped praise on his youngsters and backed them to do well in the third match as they lost to India by seven wickets in the second T20 international here on Wednesday. Asked to bat first, South Africa rode new captain de Kock’s 52 and Temba Bavuma’s 49 to […]

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2nd T20: Kohli Stars As India Register 7-Wicket Win Over SA

Mohali: Virat Kohli slammed an unbeaten half century and took a stunning catch to lead from the front as India eased to a seven-wicket win over South Africa in the second T20 international here on Wednesday. Skipper Kohli first took a brilliant catch running to his left from mid-off off Navdeep Saini’s bowling in the […]

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Fans Go Gaga As Kohli, Jadeja Pick Blinders

Mohali: Indian skipper Virat Kohli and Ravindra Jadeja came with two stunning pieces of fielding in consecutive overs in the second T20 match against South Africa here on Wednesday. In the 12th over of the match, it was Kohli who ran in from mid-off and took a blinder to get South African stumper Quinton de […]

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There will be rap on the knuckles, talent or no talent: Shastri to Pant

Dharamsala: India head coach Ravi Shastri has made it clear that Rishabh Pant will be “rapped on the knuckels” if he keeps on playing rash shots like the one he did against the West Indies recently. Shastri did not mince words as he pointed out that the young wicketkeeper-batsman has let the team down during […]

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1st T20 International Between India & SA Abandoned Due To Rain

Dharamsala: The first T20 international between India and South Africa was abandoned on Sunday, without a ball being bowled due to heavy downpour that left a near capacity crowd disappointed. While there was prediction of a sharp drizzle in the afternoon, the weather forecast was all clear for the evening but heavens opened up multiple […]

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Honour To Represent India, Says Shubman Gill

New Delhi: The Army on Thursday began recruitment drives for the first batch of women soldiers, who will be inducted in non-combat roles. Rallies were held in various cantonments including those in Lucknow and Shillong. The Army is conducting a selection test for the first batch of 100 women soldiers to be taken into the […]

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Living My Father's Dream: 15-Year-Old Shafali Verma

New Delhi: Fifteen-year-old Shafali Verma, who has been included in the Indian womens squad for the upcoming three-match T20I series against South Africa, says she always wanted to play for the national side ever since she decided to take the bat in her hand at the age of 10. Shafali, who has been inducted into […]

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SA T20s: Dhoni Unlikely As Selectors Ready To Persist With Pant

New Delhi: Mahendra Singh Dhoni may have put his international retirement on hold but he is unlikely to be selected for India’s three-match T20 home series against South Africa starting September 15 in Dharamsala. The team for the series is expected to be picked on September 4. The remaining two games will be played at […]

It was a professional win: Virat Kohli

Southampton (England): Following a resounding victory over South Africa, India skipper Virat Kohli praised his team for coming out with a highly professional performance in their World Cup opener at the Ageas Bowl. Playing their first match in the ongoing World Cup, India on Wednesday came out with a brilliant bowling performance as they restricted […]

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Rohit Sharma's ton helps India thrash South Africa by 6 wickets

Southampton: Rohit Sharma went past Sourav Ganguly and also became the first Asian batsman to hit a hundred in this World Cup so far, as India cruised to a six-wicket victory over South Africa to get their campaign off to a glittering start at The Rose Bowl on Wednesday. After Yuzvendra Chahal snared four wickets […]

South Africa opt to bat against India

Southampton: South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis won the toss and opted to bat against India in their World Cup fixture at the Rose Bowl on Wednesday. South Africa have brought in Hashim Amla and Tabraiz Shamsi whereas India have left out Mohammad Shami, Vijay Shankar, Ravindra Jadeja and Dinesh Karthik from their squad for […]

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Kohli hurts thumb in training, no serious issue

Southampton (England): Even before India’s first game in the World Cup, the Indian team management had a scare when skipper Virat Kohli injured his thumb during a training session at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton on Saturday. But IANS has now learnt that there is nothing to worry and that the captain will be ready […]

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Dhawan's 72 takes India to 203/5 in first T20I

Johannesburg: Opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan once again unleashed mayhem in South Africa, with his 72 powering India to 203 for five wickets in the first Twenty-20 International (T20I) at the New Wanderers Stadium here on Sunday. The Delhi left-hander, who hit 323 runs in the six One-Day Internationals (ODIs), blasted 10 fours and two sixes […]

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Ruthless India aim for 5-1 finish against SA in 6th ODI

Centurion: Following a historic series victory on South African soil, India will aim to continue their dominance to finish with a 5-1 record against the Proteas in the sixth One-Day International (ODI) at the SuperSport Park here on Friday. The visitors who have already pocketed the series 4-1 will be in a search to finish […]

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India beats South Africa in 3rd ODI

Cape Town: India dominated with both bat and ball to thrash South Africa by 124 runs in the third One-Day International (ODI) here on Wednesday. The Indians rode on skipper Virat Kohli’s unbeaten 160 to post a total of 303/6 in their allotted 50 overs. Left-arm spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav then ran through […]

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Indian T20I squad for Proteas series announced; Raina recalled

Mumbai: Batsman Suresh Raina made his comeback to the Indian Twenty20 cricket squad after being named on Sunday for the away series against South Africa. The 31-year-old Uttar Pradesh batsman had a very good outing at the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy domestic T20, scoring 314 runs at a strike-rate of 146.04. The left-handed batsman had […]

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ICC slaps 25% match fee fine on Kohli for misconduct

Centurion: India skipper Virat Kohli has been fined 25 per cent of his match fee for breaching the Code of Conduct during the third day’s play in the second Test against South Africa, ICC announced on Tuesday. Kohli received one demerit point for breaching Level 1 of the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) code of conduct […]

Stumper Karthik to replace injured Saha for 3rd Test

New Delhi: The BCCI on Tuesday named Tamil Nadu wicketkeeper Dinesh Karthik as replacement for injured Wriddhiman Saha for the third cricket Test against South Africa. Karthik is expected to join the team ahead of the final Test at the New Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg. “The All-India Senior Selection Committee has named Dinesh Karthik as replacement […]

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Funny, people who wanted Rahane out now want him in: Kohli

Centurion: India captain Virat Kohli today took a dig at critics questioning Ajinkya Rahane’s exclusion in the first Test against South Africa, stating that those who wanted his deputy’s omission are now clamouring for his comeback. “It’s funny how things change in a matter of weeks, or just about five days. Before the first Test […]

Jadeja bogged down by illness, Dhawan recovers from ankle injury

Cape Town: India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has been suffering from viral illness for the past two days, while opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan has recovered from an injury ahead of the first cricket Test against South Africa, it was announced on Wednesday. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced that its medical team […]

India will be tough opponents: South Africa coach

Cape Town: South Africa coach Ottis Gibson has warned his team that India may prove to be tough opponents during the upcoming three-match Test series. “They are currently ranked number one and they’ve got a lot of world class players and world class players aren’t just world class in their own back yards,” Gibson told the […]

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Ravi Shastri urges team India to embrace South African challenge

Mumbai: India chief coach Ravi Shastri on Wednesday urged the squad to embrace the challenges awaiting them in the tour to South Africa, as he insisted that they have prepared well. India will play South Africa in three Tests, six One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and three Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is). The first Test begins on January 5. […]

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BCCI announces India's tour of South Africa

Mumbai: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced that India will play Tests, One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is) during a tour of South Africa starting from January 5, 2018. “India will play South Africa in a three-match ‘Mahatma Gandhi-Nelson Mandela’ Test series, six-match One-Day International series followed by three […]

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