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India vs South Africa: 'You guys whipped us, when are you going back?' SA fans tell India coaches at a mall

India vs South Africa: 'You guys whipped us, when are you going back?' SA fans tell India coaches at a mall

India's overwhelming success in the ODI and T20I series on their tour of South Africa had the local fans in awe as very few visiting teams manage a whipping that Virat Kohli and his boys managed to hand their fancied hosts. 

Feb 28, 2018, 11:35 AM IST
Ravi Shastri Warns: When you come to my country, never question the pitches

Ravi Shastri Warns: When you come to my country, never question the pitches

Not many gave the Ravi Shastri-coached India a chance to win eight of the 12 matches on their tour of South Africa but it became a reality, though winning a Test series in the rainbow nation remained a dream.

Feb 28, 2018, 10:54 AM IST
Ravi Shastri's brow-raising words: People in India are happy when we lose

Ravi Shastri's brow-raising words: People in India are happy when we lose

India whipped South Africa in the limited-overs leg of the South Africa tour and coach Ravi Shastri said the turnaround was possible because Virat Kohli & Co stuck to their task even when no one gave them a chance after losing the first two Tests.  

Feb 28, 2018, 10:12 AM IST
Virat Kohli's 'over the top' aggression in South Africa questioned by Steve Waugh

Virat Kohli's 'over the top' aggression in South Africa questioned by Steve Waugh

"At times he probably needs to tone his aggression down and at times he needs to lift it, so he needs to work it out what's right," said the former Australia captain.

Feb 27, 2018, 13:59 PM IST
Positives galore as India's core team ready for 2019 World Cup

Positives galore as India's core team ready for 2019 World Cup

It was after many years that an Indian cricket team lived up to expectations outside the sub-continent, winning two out of the three formats and Kohli definitely deserves praise for not taking his foot off the pedal throughout the grueling seven weeks in the 'Rainbow Nation'.

Feb 26, 2018, 15:45 PM IST
Virat Kohli receives Test Championship mace

Virat Kohli receives Test Championship mace

The International Cricket Council (ICC) presented the ICC Test championship mace to India captain Virat Kohli in the Newlands Stadium here at the conclusion of the South Africa tour on Saturday.

Feb 25, 2018, 01:34 AM IST
India vs South Africa: India survive Christiaan Jonker onslaught to win T20I series

India vs South Africa: India survive Christiaan Jonker onslaught to win T20I series

India survived a late onslaught by debutant Christiaan Jonker and edged South Africa by seven runs to win the third T20I in Cape Town on Saturday to clinch the series 2-1. 

Feb 25, 2018, 01:07 AM IST
Virat Kohli out of T20I decider against South Africa with stiff back

Virat Kohli out of T20I decider against South Africa with stiff back

In a setback to India, captain Virat Kohli was ruled out of the third and decisive T20I against South Africa in Cape Town on Saturday with a stiff back. 

Feb 24, 2018, 21:24 PM IST

3rd T20I: India edge South Africa by 7 runs to clinch series 2-1

India scored 172/7 and then survived a late charge by Jonker (49 off 24) to restrict the hosts to 165/6. 

Feb 24, 2018, 20:58 PM IST
5th T20I: Mithali Raj, Jemimah Rodrigues star in India's series win over South Africa

5th T20I: Mithali Raj, Jemimah Rodrigues star in India's series win over South Africa

India Women defeated South Africa by 54 runs in the fifth T20 international here on Saturday to clinch the series 3-1, with seasoned Mithali Raj scoring 62 off 50 balls while teenager Jemimah Rodrigues smashed 44 off 34 balls.

Feb 24, 2018, 20:09 PM IST
Sunil Gavaskar, Shaun Pollock to award Virat Kohli ICC Test mace after final T20 in Cape Town

Sunil Gavaskar, Shaun Pollock to award Virat Kohli ICC Test mace after final T20 in Cape Town

On behalf of the ICC, ICC Cricket Hall of Famers Sunil Gavaskar and Graeme Pollock of South Africa will make the presentation immediately after the awards ceremony for the T20I series.

Feb 24, 2018, 16:45 PM IST
India vs South Africa: Cape Town T20 will require smart batting, reckons Farhaan Behardien

India vs South Africa: Cape Town T20 will require smart batting, reckons Farhaan Behardien

South Africa's Farhaan Behardien reckons that the batsmen will have to be smart with shot-selection since big hits won't be easy to execute at the bigger Newlands stadium in the series-deciding third T20I, here, on Saturday.

Feb 23, 2018, 21:31 PM IST
India vs South Africa: Suresh Raina wants to use T20s for ODI comeback

India vs South Africa: Suresh Raina wants to use T20s for ODI comeback

On a comeback trail in T20 internationals, Indian batsman Suresh Raina says he wants to use the opportunity to regain his place in ODIs ahead of the 2019 World Cup.

Feb 23, 2018, 21:15 PM IST
Watch: When MS Dhoni got angry and Manish Pandey listened

Watch: When MS Dhoni got angry and Manish Pandey listened

On Wednesday, while showing glimpses of his old self in a stroke-filled half-century during the second T20I against South Africa, something about Pandey's running between the wickets angered Dhoni.

Feb 22, 2018, 14:08 PM IST
Heinrich Klaasen credits JP Duminy for taking fear out of him during Centurion T20

Heinrich Klaasen credits JP Duminy for taking fear out of him during Centurion T20

Klaasen smashed 69 off 30 balls as the Proteas won by six wickets last night to level the three-match series 1-1. The big-hitting batsman said that Duminy, who put on 97 runs off 49 balls for the third wicket with Klaasen, told him to go big.

Feb 22, 2018, 13:27 PM IST
India skipper Virat Kohli blames constant drizzle for India's loss to South Africa

India skipper Virat Kohli blames constant drizzle for India's loss to South Africa

With the rain falling, the ball got wet and it became extremely difficult for bowlers to grip the ball. 

Feb 22, 2018, 13:18 PM IST
Waiting on the bench is tough, it works on your mind: Manish Pandey

Waiting on the bench is tough, it works on your mind: Manish Pandey

Pandey has been at best a irregular selection even though he has made most of his chances count with fine knocks, including a hundred in his first one-dayer on Australian soil.

Feb 22, 2018, 11:34 AM IST
India vs South Africa; Heinrich Klaasen stamps his class on India

India vs South Africa; Heinrich Klaasen stamps his class on India

South Africa's wicketkeeper-batsman Heinrich Klaasen on Wednesday provided the hosts with the lift they needed in a blistering fashion that saw him tonk 69 off 30 balls to fashion a six-wicket win against India in the second T20I in Centurion. 

Feb 22, 2018, 01:12 AM IST

India vs South Africa, 2nd T20I: South Africa chase down 189 to make it 1-1

 Heinrich Klaasen and JP Duminy scored smashing fifties to lead South Africa to a six-wicket win in the second T20I.

Feb 21, 2018, 20:32 PM IST
Second, second to none: India skipper Virat Kohli second player to cross 900 points in Tests and ODIs

Second, second to none: India skipper Virat Kohli second player to cross 900 points in Tests and ODIs

The 29-year-old consolidated his top position with 558 runs in the 5-1 series win over South Africa, during which he slammed three centuries. Kohli thus moved ahead of Brian Lara in the all-timers’ list, having also overtaken him in the all-timers’ Test list last month. He is now seventh in the ODI list of all-time rankings that is led by Vivian Richards with 935 points.

Feb 20, 2018, 16:11 PM IST