India vs South Africa

Kuldeep Yadav looks to reap benefits of domestic T20 season in South Africa

Kuldeep Yadav looks to reap benefits of domestic T20 season in South Africa

The Indian chinaman bowler, who will leave for South Africa on January 24 for India's ODI series, hoped that he "will be able to continue bowling well" away from home.

Jan 22, 2018, 21:49 PM IST
India in South Africa: MS Dhoni will boost India's chances in ODIs, says Shreyas Iyer

India in South Africa: MS Dhoni will boost India's chances in ODIs, says Shreyas Iyer

Battered and bruised after their Test series defeat, India will bounce back strongly in the ODI series in South Africa, top-order batsman Shreyas Iyer said here on Wednesday.

Jan 22, 2018, 21:29 PM IST
Sachin Tendulkar's visit inspires India's women team ahead of South Africa tour

Sachin Tendulkar's visit inspires India's women team ahead of South Africa tour

The Indian women's cricket team set for the limited-overs tour of South Africa couldn't have got a more inspiring start with none other than batting legend Sachin Tendulkar walking into their camp to deliver a pep talk on Monday. 

Jan 22, 2018, 20:42 PM IST
India vs South Africa: Vernon Philander issues 3-0 warning

India vs South Africa: Vernon Philander issues 3-0 warning

"It doesn't matter that the Test series has already been won; we want to win all three matches," said the South African pacer. 

Jan 22, 2018, 20:12 PM IST
Ravi Shastri's message to BCCI: Need more practice days on overseas tours

Ravi Shastri's message to BCCI: Need more practice days on overseas tours

"I am sure henceforth in future, when the itineraries are made, that (practice days) will be taken into account," he added.

Jan 22, 2018, 19:40 PM IST
India vs South Africa: Ravi Shastri plays 'current form' song again in Rahane-or-Rohit debate

India vs South Africa: Ravi Shastri plays 'current form' song again in Rahane-or-Rohit debate

India coach Ravi Shastri on Monday defended the team management's decision to leave out Ajinkya Rahane from the first two Tests in South Africa, saying Rohit Sharma was the best option going by form.

Jan 22, 2018, 19:14 PM IST
Like South Africa, Indian pacers have created chances of victory: Eric Simons

Like South Africa, Indian pacers have created chances of victory: Eric Simons

Simons, whose time in India saw them lift the 2011 World Cup, termed the pace attack’s efforts in the first two Tests against the Proteas a “top job”.

Jan 21, 2018, 21:53 PM IST
South Africa's Temba Bavuma ruled out of third Test against India

South Africa's Temba Bavuma ruled out of third Test against India

South African batsman Temba Bavuma was on Sunday ruled out of the third Test against India owing to a fractured ring finger.

Jan 21, 2018, 21:30 PM IST
India vs South Africa: Wounded India gets back to training for third Test

India vs South Africa: Wounded India gets back to training for third Test

Looking to salvage pride in the third Test beginning on Wednesday, team India got down to business at the Wanderers on Sunday with a practice session that lasted just under four hours.

Jan 21, 2018, 20:13 PM IST
Hosting Sri Lanka before South Africa tour served little purpose for India, says Harbhajan Singh

Hosting Sri Lanka before South Africa tour served little purpose for India, says Harbhajan Singh

Senior offspinner Harbhajan Singh is of the opinion that India's home series against Sri Lanka served little purpose ahead of the gruelling tour of South Africa. The visitors have already lost the series and are staring at a whitewash against the Proteas.

Jan 21, 2018, 16:11 PM IST
Virat Kohli Cocktail: Where change is the only 'Constant'

Virat Kohli Cocktail: Where change is the only 'Constant'

Virat Kohli wasn't exactly amused when a South African scribe asked him about his choice of 34 different playing XIs in his three years as Test captain but a statistical lowdown clearly points at distinct lack of consistency in team selection.

Jan 18, 2018, 20:30 PM IST
India have impressed me, says AB de Villiers

India have impressed me, says AB de Villiers

South African swashbuckler AB de Villiers on Wednesday found a positive for India in what has been a thoroughly disappointing Test campaign here so far - their "lively pace attack," which, he says, has surprised the hosts.

Jan 18, 2018, 19:39 PM IST
Rohit Sharma's defensive skills letting him down: Dean Jones

Rohit Sharma's defensive skills letting him down: Dean Jones

Former Australia batsman Dean Jones feels Rohit Sharma's rare talent is undisputed but his defensive skills are letting him down in Test cricket. Barring captain Virat Kohli, none of the specialist Indian batsmen could negotiate the potent South Africa pace attack in the two Tests that the visitors lost to concede the series.

Jan 18, 2018, 18:27 PM IST
Virat Kohli second Indian after Sunil Gavaskar to reach 900 ICC Rankings points

Virat Kohli second Indian after Sunil Gavaskar to reach 900 ICC Rankings points

Virat Kohli has become only the second India batsman after Sunil Gavaskar to reach the 900- point mark in the latest ICC Player Rankings for Test batsmen, which were released following the conclusion of the Centurion Test.

Jan 18, 2018, 18:16 PM IST
If Hardik Pandya makes silly mistakes, don't compare him with me: Kapil Dev

If Hardik Pandya makes silly mistakes, don't compare him with me: Kapil Dev

India's legendary allrounder Kapil Dev on Wednesday said Hardik Pandya does not deserve to be compared with him if he keeps making silly mistakes like he did in the second Test against South Africa.

Jan 17, 2018, 21:23 PM IST
Watch: Virat Kohli takes on a journalist in South Africa

Watch: Virat Kohli takes on a journalist in South Africa

Virat Kohli's anger at losing the Test series in South Africa showed up in the post-match press conference after India lost the second Test in Centurion on Wednesday by 135 runs. 

Jan 17, 2018, 20:37 PM IST
Virat Kohli loses cool after series loss in South Africa, blasts away in press conference

Virat Kohli loses cool after series loss in South Africa, blasts away in press conference

An irate India captain Virat Kohli on Wednesday lost his cool and snapped at the scribes in a fiery media session after the series defeat against South Africa, his first reverse as full-time skipper.

Jan 17, 2018, 19:39 PM IST
India wasted time playing Sri Lanka, says annoyed Bishan Singh Bedi

India wasted time playing Sri Lanka, says annoyed Bishan Singh Bedi

India had hammered Sri Lanka in a full series at home before departing for South Africa. The series was arranged within three months of the away assignment in Sri Lanka where India blanked the hosts.

Jan 17, 2018, 17:49 PM IST
India vs South Africa: Virat Kohli & Co's nine-series unbeaten Test run ends in Centurion

India vs South Africa: Virat Kohli & Co's nine-series unbeaten Test run ends in Centurion

Almost unbeatable at home, India's batting caved in once again on Wednesday facing a daunting South African pace attack to suffer an embarrassing 135-run defeat in the second Test at Centurion, which ended a nine-series unbeaten run for Virat Kohli's world No. 1 side.

Jan 17, 2018, 17:12 PM IST