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Sri Lanka clinch rain-marred thriller to end losing streak

Sri Lanka clinch rain-marred thriller to end losing streak

Put in to bat, Sri Lanka enjoyed their first 50-plus opening partnership of the series from Upul Tharanga (36) and Niroshan Dickwella (34) which laid the foundation for a big total.

Aug 09, 2018, 00:49 AM IST
Twin stamps of Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela to be released

Twin stamps of Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela to be released

"This year is important for India and South Africa as it is the 125th anniversary of the incident when Gandhiji was thrown out of a train at Pietermaritzburg station that led to Satyagraha," said the Counsel General of India to Johannesburg.

Jul 26, 2018, 22:18 PM IST
Modi's Big Africa visit!

Modi's Big Africa visit!

The visit will see 200 cows being gifted to Rwanda, an address to the Parliament of Uganda and a meet with Chinese President Xi in South Africa on the sidelines of BRICS.

Jul 22, 2018, 15:25 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Rwanda, Uganda and South Africa from July 23-27

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Rwanda, Uganda and South Africa from July 23-27

PM Modi will first stop at Rwanda in what is the first-ever visit to this country by an Indian PM.

Jul 20, 2018, 13:18 PM IST
Plane catches fire, hits the ground, passenger records final moments before crash - Watch

Plane catches fire, hits the ground, passenger records final moments before crash - Watch

A passenger on the Pretoria plane crash recorded the whole accident on his phone.

Jul 18, 2018, 16:24 PM IST
Faf Du Plessis ‘big fan' of scrapping toss in Test cricket

Faf Du Plessis ‘big fan' of scrapping toss in Test cricket

The merit of the toss has been debated as a need to reduce the home advantage, often resulting in host nations rolling out pitches doctored to favour their players. 

 

Jul 15, 2018, 17:17 PM IST
Sri Lanka spinners rout South Africa inside three days

Sri Lanka spinners rout South Africa inside three days

South Africa were all out for 73 in their second innings, lowest since their readmission to international cricket in 1992 following a ban for apartheid, in an abject batting capitulation.

Jul 14, 2018, 18:29 PM IST
ICC research there are more than one billion cricket fans, 90 percent of them in Indian sub-continent

ICC research there are more than one billion cricket fans, 90 percent of them in Indian sub-continent

Globally, 70 percent fans are interested in Test cricket, T20I is the most popular format with 92 percent interest while ODIs are close with 88 percent interest.

Jun 27, 2018, 12:42 PM IST
England top Women's T20 tri-series table after mixed day

England top Women's T20 tri-series table after mixed day

The format of the tournament means the three teams are all required to play double-headers and yesterday it was the turn of England, the women's World Cup holders in 50 over cricket, to face two fixtures in a day.

Jun 24, 2018, 12:07 PM IST
South Africa rest Imran Tahir for Sri Lanka series to assess spin options for ICC World Cup 2019

South Africa rest Imran Tahir for Sri Lanka series to assess spin options for ICC World Cup 2019

The selectors have picked left-arm spinners Tabraiz Shamsi and Keshav Maharaj to face-off for the second slow bowler role.

Jun 18, 2018, 15:42 PM IST
Australia team slip to 34-year low in ICC ODI rankings

Australia team slip to 34-year low in ICC ODI rankings

Australia team slip sixth position in ICC ODI ranking, last time they found themselves in sixth position was way back in January 1984.

Jun 18, 2018, 15:38 PM IST
Dale Steyn returns to Test squad in search of milestone

Dale Steyn returns to Test squad in search of milestone

Fast bowler Dale Steyn has been recalled to South Africa's Test squad for the two-match tour of Sri Lanka next month, providing him with another opportunity to become his country`s most prolific wicket-taker in five-day cricket.

Jun 11, 2018, 15:46 PM IST
South Africa too strong for women's world champions England

South Africa too strong for women's world champions England

South Africa's bowlers laid the platform for a comprehensive seven-wicket win over women's world champions England in the first one-day international at Worcester on Saturday.

Jun 10, 2018, 09:58 AM IST
Australia say sledging is good, but abuse crosses line

Australia say sledging is good, but abuse crosses line

Australia coach Justin Langer insisted "sledging's a good thing" as the team prepared to face England in their first series since March's dramatic ball-tampering scandal in South Africa.

Jun 07, 2018, 10:18 AM IST
Kagiso Rabada hoping to be fit before Sri Lanka series

Kagiso Rabada hoping to be fit before Sri Lanka series

South African fast bowler Kagiso Rabada has expressed hope that he would be fit in time for his side`s upcoming tour to Sri Lanka.

Jun 05, 2018, 14:37 PM IST
Steve Smith 'cried for four days' after tampering scandal

Steve Smith 'cried for four days' after tampering scandal

Former Australian captain Steve Smith admitted he cried for four days after a ball-tampering scandal in South Africa that rocked the sport, as he told children "it's okay to show emotion".

Jun 05, 2018, 09:59 AM IST
Flight carrying Sushma Swaraj to South Africa goes incommunicado for 14 minutes

Flight carrying Sushma Swaraj to South Africa goes incommunicado for 14 minutes

The External Affairs Minister is in South Africa to attend the BRICS and IBSA meets - the two major groups where India has been playing a major role.

Jun 03, 2018, 18:49 PM IST
Kagiso Rabada wins South Africa's top player prize

Kagiso Rabada wins South Africa's top player prize

 Kagiso Rabada, the world's number one Test bowler, was named South Africa's Cricketer of the Year.

Jun 03, 2018, 12:16 PM IST
BCCI failed to open foreign account in 2009 IPL, ED slaps Rs 121-crore penalty

BCCI failed to open foreign account in 2009 IPL, ED slaps Rs 121-crore penalty

Former BCCI boss N Srinivasan and IPL ex-commissioner Lalit Modi were among those who were penalised by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) as part of its order issued on Thursday.

Jun 01, 2018, 16:22 PM IST
Eoin Morgan expects tough challenge from ''hungry'' Australia

Eoin Morgan expects tough challenge from ''hungry'' Australia

 England`s limited-overs captain Eoin Morgan expects Australia to be "galvanised" when they face his team next month in their first series after the ball tampering scandal in South Africa.

May 31, 2018, 14:11 PM IST

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