He was all of promise, and substance, but gone too soon. In his short life and even shorter career, Phillip Hughes played cricket in its truest form – the gentleman's way. That's one reason, why his untimely demise has shocked the world.
A 40-year-old wave rider from South Africa claimed his second Mavericks International surfing championship on Friday, as he led two dozen competitors carving into crests up to five stories tall in the northern California`s famed surf contest.
India would look to gain some valuable experience and confidence when they clash with New Zealand in a five-match ODI series, beginning here tomorrow, as Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his boys will begin the defence of their World Cup title on these very shores next year.
Chris Gayle has been forced to pull out of South Africa`s domestic Ram Slam T20 tournament because he would not recover in time from a torn hamstring that occurred during an ODI against India in November.
South African pace bowler Dale Steyn has revealed that he would be continuing to use his `secret weapon` of variation in his delivery stride and bowling action in the upcoming series against Australia.
Indian batsman Cheteshwar Pujara said that his team can draw confidence from the fact that South Africa`s negative batting tactics at the end of the first Test showed a lack of confidence in their lower batting order.
South African fast bowler Kyle Abbott has said that he is relishing the chance to prove his worth for his team by bowling at Indian batsmen in more bowler-friendly conditions in the second Test at his home ground, Kingsmead, from Thursday.