Former South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis hailed Gautam Gambhir as one of the most valuable players in the Indian Premier League. They were part of the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) team which won the 2014 IPL title. Now, Kallis will work as a mentor to the team, while Gambhir continues as the skipper.
Having bagged the man of the match with impressive figures of 2/18 in the eighth Indian Premier League lung opener, South African pacer Morne Morkel says he only had to make the best use of the favourable conditions at the Eden Gardens.
Surprised at the call up, Kolkata Knight Riders' South African recruit Johan Botha, who was brought in as replacement for injured Aussie Chris Lynn, on Saturday said he's fresh after a three-week break and ready for the rigours of IPL-8 cricket tournament.
The old game of bat and ball has taken a tectonic shift with the arrival of bigger, fatter willows. When such bats are used as hammers, there's no proverbial cover for poor bowler. This has been the popular narrative so far, let alone the occasional hues and cries over ball tampering.
A legal battle over a South African child's surname between his Hindu father and Muslim mother is being seen as a challenge aimed at changing the country's legislation regarding children born out of wedlock.
South African cricket great Jacques Kallis said his Sydney Thunder teammate Gurinder Sandhu, who was drafted into Australia's One-Day International (ODI) squad for the tri-series against England and India, had proven he possessed the skills required to perform at the international level.
Indian tennis veteran Leander Paes, teaming up with South African Ravfen Klaasen, on Tuesday made a winning start to his Chennai Open doubles campaign, notching up a comfortable straight sets victory in the first round.
South African pace legend Allan Donald has called on cricket bosses not to consider banning bouncers as they revisit safety in the sport in the wake of the tragic death of Australian cricketer Philip Hughes.
Chad le Clos, one of the few men to have beaten Michael Phelps at the Olympics, has thrown down the challenge to his old rival, urging him to get back into training so they can have a rematch at Rio in 2016.
Displaying awesome prowess, third seed Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu got the better of top seed Mahesh Harinder Pal in straight games to bag the title in the Jaipur leg of the JSW Indian Squash Challenger Circuit here on Sunday.