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Tag: South Africa

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India, South Africa to deepen strategic partnership

New Delhi: India and South Africa on Friday signed an agreement to further deepen their strategic partnership following delegation-level talks led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and South African President Cyril Ramaphosa here. The Three-Year Strategic Programme of Cooperation is aimed at enhancing the Strategic Partnership Agreement that was signed in 1997 by Prime Minister […]

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Djokovic claims 4th Mubadala title

Abu Dhabi: Serbia’s Novak Djokovic defeated defending champion Kevin Anderson of South Africa 4-6, 7-5, 7-5 to win the Mubadala World Tennis Championship for the fourth time. It took World No.1 Djokovic two hours and 14 minutes to prevail over sixth-ranked Anderson in the exhibition tourney here on Saturday, where the Serbian strung together three […]

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Impressive India maul South Africa 5-0 in hockey WC opener

Bhubaneswar: Hoping to recreate history after 43 years, hosts India started their hockey World Cup campaign on a rousing note, blanking South Africa 5-0 in their opening Pool C match in front of a packed Kalinga Stadium here Wednesday. World number five India are eyeing to reclaim the World Cup after 43 years, a title […]

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Hockey World Cup 2018: Team Argentina arrives in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar:Team Argentina arrived in capital city to grand reception at the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) to participate in the Hockey World Cup scheduled to begin on November 28. According to sources, to ensure safety of the foreign players and guests, extensive security arrangements have been made by the police across the city. On the […]

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Ruthless South Africa thrash Australia by six wickets

Perth: South Africa hammered Australia by six wickets in the first one-day international in Perth on Sunday, with a Dale Steyn-led pace onslaught exposing their batting frailties. Set 153 to win, Proteas’ openers Quinton de Kock (47) and Reeza Hendricks (44) helped secure victory with 124 balls to spare, leaving Australia with plenty to ponder […]

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India, South Africa sign three agreements

Johannesburg: India and South Africa signed three agreements, including in the areas of agriculture and space cooperation, following bilateral talks between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on the sidelines of the annual BRICS Summit here. Addressing the media here on Thursday evening, Indian Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale said that […]

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140 Indian firms have invested $4billion in South Africa: CII-PwC

New Delhi: Indian companies have invested over $4 billion in South Africa and created 18,000 direct jobs in the continent’s biggest economy, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) said on Sunday. According to a new CII report “Indian Industry’s Inclusive Footprint in South Africa – Doing business, doing good”, prepared jointly with British advisory multinational […]

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Darren Lehmann to quit as Australia coach after 4th Test

Johannesburg: Australia cricket team head coach Darren Lehmann on Thursday announced that the fourth Test against hosts South Africa, starting on Friday, will be his last match in charge of the team. The 48-year-old was on Wednesday cleared of any wrongdoing in the ball-tampering scandal. “Saying goodbye to the players was the toughest thing I’ve […]

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Proteas beat India in 2nd T20I

Centurion: South Africa rode on some powerful batting by Heinrich Klaasen and Jean-Paul Duminy to defeat India by six wickets in the second Twenty20 International (T20I) at the SuperSport Park here on Wednesday. Chasing a formidable target of 189 runs, the hosts romped home with eight balls to spare. The three-match series is now locked […]

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India beat S. Africa by 28 runs in 1st T20I

Johannesburg: A brilliant all-round show helped India beat South Africa by 28 runs in the first Twenty-20 International (T20I) at the New Wanderers Stadium here on Sunday. Put in to bat, Shikhar Dhawan (72) hammered the South African bowlers all around the park and helped India to post a massive 203/5 before pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar […]

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All-rounder Rumeli named in Indian women's T20I squad

Mumbai: Veteran all-rounder Rumeli Dhar made her comeback into the Indian women’s cricket team after six years as she was on Saturday named as replacement for injured veteran pacer Jhulan Goswami for the remaining three Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is) against South Africa away. Jhulan had suffered an injury to her heel ahead of the first T20I. […]

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Jacob Zuma resigns as South Africa's President

Johannesburg: South African President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday resigned from his office with immediate effect making the announcement in a televised address to the nation. The 75-year-old has been under increasing pressure to give way to Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, the ANC’s new leader. Zuma, who has been in power since 2009, faces numerous allegations […]

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4th ODI: Proteas beat India in nail-biting finish

Johannesburg: South Africa survived a nail-biting finish to edge out India by five wickets in a rain-curtailed fourth One-Day International (ODI) here on Saturday. India, who had won the first three ODIs, now have a 3-1 lead in the six-match series. Electing to bat first, India rode on opener Shikhar Dhawan’s 13th ODI century to […]

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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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India women's team thrashes S Africa in opening ODI

Kimberly (South Africa): Opener Smriti Mandhana’s superb fifty and the pace duo of Jhulan Goswami and Shikha Pandey combining for seven wickets, guided the Indian women’s team to a 88-run win over South Africa in the first of the three-match ODI rubber here on Monday. The win meant India picked up two points towards the […]

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India wins against South Africa in 2nd ODI

Centurion: India produced a dominant performance to thrash South Africa by nine wickets in the second One-Day International (ODI) at the SuperSport Park here on Sunday. Opting to field first, the Indians rode on career best figures from wrist spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav to bundle out South Africa for a mere 118 runs. […]

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India 193/6 against South Africa on Day 3

Johannesburg: India reached 193 for six in their second innings on the third day of the third and final cricket Test against South Africa at the New Wanderers Stadium here on Friday. India lost overnight batsmen Murali Vijay (25) and Lokesh Rahul (16), alongside Cheteshwar Pujara (1) in the morning session as they took a […]

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S. Africa outsmart India to pocket Test series

Centurion: South Africa rode on debutant paceman Lungi Ngidi’s maiden five-wicket haul to thrash an underwhelming India by 135 runs on the final morning of the second cricket Test at the SuperSport Park here on Wednesday. With the win, South Africa have taken an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match rubber even as Virat Kohli […]

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Proteas coach Gibson happy with four quicks against India

Centurion: South Africa head coach Otis Gibson has expressed his desire to stick with a four-pronged pace attack for the remaining two cricket Tests against India. After the team’s 72-run win in the opening Test at Cape Town, which was effectively achieved inside three days with a four-pronged pace pack, Gibson indicated that the team composition […]

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South Africa beats India by 72 runs in first Test

Cape Town: South Africa bowled out India for 135 in their second innings, registering a 72-run victory on the fourth and penultimate day of the opening cricket Test here on Monday. Indian bowlers had given India big hopes after bowling out South Africa for 130 in their second innings, setting a target of 208 to […]

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India in trouble, Proteas take massive 142-run lead on Day 2

Cape Town: South Africa reached 65 for two in their second innings after bowling India out for 209 in their first innings on the second day of the opening Test at Newlands here on Saturday. The hosts have taken a lead of 142 runs as all-rounder Harik Pandya’s fighting knock of 93 lifted India out […]

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India 28/3 after bowling out Proteas for 286 on Day 1

Cape Town: India lost three wickets for 28 runs in their first innings after bowling out South Africa for 286 on the opening day of their first cricket Test at Newlands here on Friday. Murali Vijay (1), Shikhar Dhawan (16) and captain Virat Kohli (5) all lost their wickets within 11 overs of play of […]

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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Dhawan's wife, kids stopped in Dubai by airline

Cape Town: Indian opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan on Friday slammed the Emirates Airlines for not allowing his wife and kids to catch the connecting flight from Dubai to South Africa. Dhawan and his India cricket team members touched South African soil in the morning. India will play three Tests, six One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and three […]

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S.Africa's Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters crowned Miss Universe

Las Vegas: India’s Shraddha Shashidhar lost out on the Miss Universe 2017 title, failing to make it even to the top 16, while South Africa’s Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters walked away with the crown. A total of 92 women from around the world competed at the pageant, hosted by comedian and TV host Steve Harvey in the […]

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Will give rest to key batsmen ahead of overseas tours: Kohli

Mumbai: With two hectic and crucial overseas tours lined-up, India captain Virat Kohli today said they will give much-needed rest to some key batsmen of the team to manage their workload. After playing against New Zealand and Sri Lanka at home, India will embark on a tour of South Africa, involving three Tests, six ODIs […]

South Africa keen on know-how exchange with Bhubaneswar smart city

Bhubaneswar: While praising the steps taken by Bhubaneswar to evolve itself as a smart city, the South African government has shown keen interest in sharing learning programmes with the city by tying up with the state government for some important projects especially on the urban development front. South Africa High Commissioner to India, Fracne Murole […]

South Africa to introduce climate change legislation

Cape Town: South Africa will introduce a climate change legislation by 2018, as part of its commitments to the Paris Agreement, the Parliament has said. The Parliament has been informed of this development by the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA), Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Environmental Affairs (PCEA) said on Tuesday, Xinhua news agency reported. “The […]

Homo sapiens emerged 350,000 years ago: Study

Washington: Genetic data from seven humans who lived 2,500 years ago in South Africa suggest that Homo sapiens arose 350,000 years ago, much earlier than previously thought, a new study has revealed. Swedish and South African scientists managed to identify the genetic sequence of the remains of three hunter-gatherer individuals who lived between 2,300 and […]

S.African JP Duminy bids adieu to Test cricket

Johannesburg: South African all-rounder Jean Paul Duminy on Saturday announced his retirement from Test and first class cricket with immediate effect, a Cricket South Africa statement confirmed. Duminy, who was dropped from the Test team after the first match at Lord’s in the four-match Test rubber against England in July earlier this year, decided to […]

India A crush Afghanistan A by 7 wickets in tri-nation tourney

Pretoria (South Africa): India A rode on three-wicket hauls from Vijay Shankar and Axar Patel, and a half century from Karun Nair, to beat Afghanistan A by seven wickets and register their first win in the tri-nation ‘A’ tournament. This was after the Manish Pandey-led side lost a low-scoring encounter against South Africa A in […]

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India, NZ to battle for last WWC semi-final spot

Derby: The Indian eves face a do-or-die situation to seal the last semi-final spot at the ongoing ICC Women’s World Cup when they face a formidable New Zealand in their final group tie at The County Ground here on Saturday. England, Australia and South Africa have all booked a place in the last-four with victories on […]

India overwhelm S. Africa to enter Champions Trophy semis

London: Defending champions India here on Sunday rode on a superb display by their bowlers to thump South Africa by eight wickets and become the first team from Group B to enter the semi-finals of the Champions Trophy cricket tournament. Disciplined Indian bowling dismissed world top-ranked ODI team South Africa for 191 runs in 44.3 […]

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Mithali, Jhulan star in India's 7-wkt win over Proteas women

Potchefstroom: Skipper Mithali Raj’s quick-fire half century and pacer Jhulan Goswami’s three wickets helped India beat South Africa by seven wickets in a low-scoring match of the women’s Quadrangular Series here on Tuesday. Chasing 120, Mithali top scored a 66-ball unbeaten 51 and Mona Meshram contributed with a patient 93-ball 38 to overhaul the target […]

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India rise to No.3 in ICC ODI rankings post-annual update

Dubai: India have risen to the No.3 spot in the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) One-day International (ODI) rankings with South Africa and Australia taking the top two spots in the latest annual update on Monday. India have gained five points to swap positions with 2015 World Cup finalists New Zealand, who have dropped to fourth […]

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Gayle, Pollard sign up for T20 Global Destination League

Johannesburg: West Indian power-hitters Chris Gayle and Keiron Pollard, along with England discard Kevin Pietersen are some of the big names to have signed up for the new #T20 Global Destination League in South Africa, set to take place later this year. Apart from Gayle, Pollard and Pietersen, Cricket South Africa (CSA) also signed up […]

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AB de Villiers becomes top ranked batsman in ODIs

Dubai: South Africas star batsman AB de Villiers on Friday regained the top spot in the ICC player rankings for One-Day International batsmen after leading the list of run-scorers in the recent series against New Zealand. De Villiers’s 262 runs in the series, including a highest of 85 in the third ODI at Wellington, have […]

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Barabati braces for India-England ODI

Cuttack: With the third One Day International (ODI) match between India and England scheduled to begin on January 19, hectic preparations are underway in Barabati Stadium in the millennium city to spruce up its infrastructure. While paints have been applied to the galleries, the curators have taken special care to keep the ground condition intact. […]

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Barabati stadium gets back Test venue status after 22 years

Cuttack: The cricket lovers of Odisha have a lot to cheer about as the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) today accorded Test venue status to Barabati stadium after 22 years. The BCCI made an announcement to this effect at its annual general body meeting in Mumbai. Talking to OTV over phone, secretary […]

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Baijayant seeks rescue of harassed Odia youth from Congo

Senior BJD leader and Kendrapara MP Baijayant Panda has urged the Indian Embassy to follow up his request to rescue a harassed and tortured Odia youth in Kinshasa, the capital city of Congo in South Africa

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