South Africa

Virat Kohli contradicts Ravi Shastri on preparation for South Africa tour

Virat Kohli contradicts Ravi Shastri on preparation for South Africa tour

"I personally don't feel that we didn't feel prepared starting this series. I won't sit here and point that out after losing a Test series," Kohli said ahead of the third Test at the Wanderers.

Jan 23, 2018, 22:02 PM IST
Unlike men, India's women cricket team insists on practice games in South Africa

Unlike men, India's women cricket team insists on practice games in South Africa

Contrary to the men's cricket team that decided against playing any warm-up fixtures in the run-up to the ongoing Test series against South Africa, the Indian women team skipper Mithali Raj on Tuesday insisted on playing a few practice games ahead of the limited-overs series against the South African women.

Jan 23, 2018, 19:43 PM IST
India vs South Africa: Virat Kohli challenges individuals in Indian team with 'hard' talk

India vs South Africa: Virat Kohli challenges individuals in Indian team with 'hard' talk

Captain Virat Kohli revealed on Tuesday there has been some hard talking in the India camp ahead of the third and final Test against South Africa, starting at the Wanderers Stadium on Wednesday.

Jan 23, 2018, 19:31 PM IST
India vs South Africa, 3rd Test: When and where to watch live streaming and broadcast

India vs South Africa, 3rd Test: When and where to watch live streaming and broadcast

The third and last Test between India and South Africa starts on Wednesday at Johannesburg's New Wanderers Stadium and fans can't wait for the contest to begin.

Jan 23, 2018, 17:23 PM IST
Graeme Smith questions Virat Kohli's captaincy credentials

Graeme Smith questions Virat Kohli's captaincy credentials

Every day brings in some sort of criticism for India captain Virat Kohli. Now it's former South Africa captain Graeme Smith's turn to take a dig at him, especially his captaincy credentials.

Jan 23, 2018, 15:10 PM IST
India vs South Africa, 3rd Test: 'Green Mamba' awaits Virat Kohli and Co. at Wanderers

India vs South Africa, 3rd Test: 'Green Mamba' awaits Virat Kohli and Co. at Wanderers

India will seek to avoid a series whitewash when they play South Africa in the third and final Test at the Wanderers Stadium, starting on Wednesday.

Jan 23, 2018, 11:17 AM IST
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
Not going to call Kohli great till he succeeds in England: Michael Holding

Not going to call Kohli great till he succeeds in England: Michael Holding

West Indies great Michael Holding is not going to comfortably call Virat Kohli great till the time the Indian batsman doesn't score big runs in England.

Jan 22, 2018, 16:00 PM IST
Andre Nel reveals he wanted to hurt S Sreesanth real bad

Andre Nel reveals he wanted to hurt S Sreesanth real bad

Former South African fast Andre Nel has shed light on his much-talked-about rivalry with India's Shanthakumaran Sreesanth back in 2006 during the Johannesburg Test.

Jan 22, 2018, 15:15 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
Mohammed Shami is good enough to fit into South Africa's bowling unit: Fanie de Villiers

Mohammed Shami is good enough to fit into South Africa's bowling unit: Fanie de Villiers

Former South African fast bowler Fanie De Villiers has praised Mohammed Shami as India's best Test bowler and added that the Proteas could easily fit him in their highly-competitive pace attack.

Jan 20, 2018, 17:57 PM IST
Harbhajan Singh thinks India can bounce back in Johannesburg Test

Harbhajan Singh thinks India can bounce back in Johannesburg Test

 Off-spin great Harbhajan Singh on Saturday backed the under-fire India team to come back in the third cricket Test in South Africa after facing reversals in the first two games.

Jan 20, 2018, 17:22 PM IST