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Over one lakh Indian tourists likely to visit South Africa: Official

The country has registered a 21.7 percent increase in arrival of Indian leisure visitors in 2016, which stood at 95,377 and is in 8th position among international source markets, South African Tourism country manager-India, Hanneli Slabber told reporters here.

Kevin Pietersen slams England top order after South Africa rout

Kevin Pietersen slams England top order after South Africa rout

England cruised to a comprehensive 211-run win in the series opener at Lord`s but new captain Joe Root was given a rude awakening in the second test when South Africa won by a massive 340 runs at Nottingham to square the series. 

Afghanistan replace Australia for South Africa 'A' tour

Afghanistan replace Australia for South Africa 'A' tour

With talks between the union and governing body Cricket Australia deadlocked, the players decided they would boycott the triangular series between the `A` sides.

Scientists discover unique species of hermit crab in South Africa

Scientists discover unique species of hermit crab in South Africa

The newly discovered crustacean is called Paragiopagurus atkinsonae or the 'Green-eyed hermit crab'.

 Hashim Amla completes 8,000 runs in Test match cricket

Hashim Amla completes 8,000 runs in Test match cricket

Earlier, Jacques Kallis (13,206 runs), Graeme Smith (9,253) and AB de Villiers (8,074) have reached the milestone with respect to South African batsmen.

Graeme Pollock fears for South Africa's future in cricket

Graeme Pollock fears for South Africa's future in cricket

Pollock accepts players of his era could have done more to help their non-white counterparts, but is concerned the balance has now swung too far in the opposite direction after South Africa "got it right when Smith was captain" (from 2003 to his retirement in 2014).

PM Narendra Modi leaves for home as G20 Summit concludes

PM Narendra Modi leaves for home as G20 Summit concludes

"Goodbye Hamburg! PM emplanes for Delhi after a successful visit to Israel and G20 Summit," External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay tweeted.
 

ENG vs SA: South Africa's Kagiso Rabada suspended for second England Test

ENG vs SA: South Africa's Kagiso Rabada suspended for second England Test

The ICC said Rabada, 22, had four demerit points within 24 months with his latest breach of its Code of Conduct and would also have to pay a fine of 15 percent of his match fee.

UN set to adopt treaty outlawing nuclear weapons

UN set to adopt treaty outlawing nuclear weapons

None of the nine countries that possess nuclear weapons, the United States, Russia, Britain, China, France, India, Pakistan, North Korea and Israel took part in the negotiations.

ICC Women's World Cup: Upbeat India eye semifinal spot against South Africa – Preview

ICC Women's World Cup: Upbeat India eye semifinal spot against South Africa – Preview

India are on a rampaging run having beaten England, West Indies, Pakistan and Sri Lanka convincingly to be second in the standings behind Australia.

PM Narendra Modi arrives in Germany for G20 Summit

PM Narendra Modi arrives in Germany for G20 Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Thursday from Israel to attend this year's G20 Summit on July 7-8.

ENG vs SA: Stuart Broad allays injury fears ahead of South Africa opener at Lord's

ENG vs SA: Stuart Broad allays injury fears ahead of South Africa opener at Lord's

Broad left the field when the problem flared up on his left heel after bowling just one over for his county Nottinghamshire against Leicestershire last month, putting his participation in the first test in doubt.

ENG vs SA: England look to 'positive' Joe Root in Test series against South Africa

ENG vs SA: England look to 'positive' Joe Root in Test series against South Africa

Root was appointed in February after Alastair Cook, still in the team purely as an opening batsman, stood down but this week`s match will be England`s first Test since the change of skipper.

Australia A train for South Africa series despite tour boycott threat

After months of negotiations the players and Cricket Australia (CA) have failed to reach agreement on a new pay deal, leaving 230 players unemployed since the end of June when their contracts expired.

ENG vs SA: South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis to miss first Test; Dean Elgar to lead

The 32-year-old batsman -- who became only the fourth South African to score a century on his Test debut in 2012 -- returned home for the birth of his first child last week, but will be unable to return in time for the opening match of the four-Test series.

ICC Women's World Cup 2017: Australia, India eye semi-finals berth as West Indies suffer humiliation against South Africa

ICC Women's World Cup 2017: Australia, India eye semi-finals berth as West Indies suffer humiliation against South Africa

Australia made New Zealand pay for a below-par total by reaching a target of 220 for the loss of five wickets with eight balls to spare at Bristol. India were held to 169 for nine by Pakistan at Derby only to bowl out their arch-rivals for just 74 for a 95-run win, with left-arm spinner Ekta Bisht taking five for 18.

Militant video purports to show westerners held in Mali

President Emmanuel Macron said France and its African partners must work together to wipe out Islamist militants, at the opening of the summit in Mali's capital Bamako.

 

Australia A will not tour South Africa unless MOU agreed

The players` union held an emergency meeting in Sydney where they decided to take action for the tour beginning on July 12 unless a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed with CA by Friday.

Aussie players consider South Africa tour boycott over talks breakdown with Cricket Australia

Aussie players consider South Africa tour boycott over talks breakdown with Cricket Australia

Leading fast bowler Josh Hazlewood said the breakdown in pay negotiations has left a bitter taste with the players, adding "we are, obviously, willing to do what we need to."

South African court bars schools from promoting any one religion

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga had supported the application, saying schools were not permitted to focus on just one religion.