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Turn up stump mics to curb sledging: Moeen Ali

The 31-year-old's view contrasts that of team's coach Trevor Bayliss who advocates turning down the microphones to protect players.

Feb 15, 2019, 12:28 PM IST

Sri Lanka drop captain Dinesh Chandimal for South Africa tour

Chandimal scored just 24 runs at an average of 6 as Sri Lanka suffered a 0-2 Test series defeat in Australia, extending the team's winless run to seven matches.

Feb 06, 2019, 12:25 PM IST

Manuka Oval Test: Usman Khawaja,Mitchell Starc return to form as Australia tighten noose

Starc picked up his 10th five-wicket haul - his first since his 5-34 against South Africa in Durban last March - as Australia bundled out Sri Lanka for 215 to take a first-innings lead of 319

Feb 03, 2019, 14:17 PM IST

Sarfraz Ahmed gets four-match suspension over racist remarks against Andile Phehlukwayo

Sarfraz will now miss the remaining two matches of the ongoing ODI series as well as the first two matches of the T20I series to follow against South Africa.

Jan 27, 2019, 14:21 PM IST

Indian origin girl's death triggers protests in South Africa

The girl, Sadia Sukhraj, was on her way to school with her father when three armed men allegedly accosted and hijacked the car she was in and sped away with her.

May 29, 2018, 09:56 AM IST

ICC looking into David Warner-Quinton de Kock heated off-field exchange in Durban

The International Cricket Council (ICC) are looking into a heated off-field exchange between players on day four of the first test against South Africa in Durban on Sunday.

Mar 05, 2018, 12:50 PM IST

South Africa's Aiden Markram fights but Australia close to victory in Durban Test

Aiden Markram led a stirring South African fightback but could not prevent Australia from closing in on victory on the fourth day of the first Test at Kingsmead on Sunday.

Mar 04, 2018, 21:59 PM IST

1st Test, Day 3: Australia take lead past 400 despite South African fightback

South Africa fought back on the third day of the first Test but could not stop Australia from taking their lead beyond 400 at Kingsmead on Saturday.

Mar 03, 2018, 21:44 PM IST

1st Test Match: Australia fail to bring out fans in Durban against South Africa

The current match is being played at an unusual time of year for Test cricket but Altaaf Kazi, Cricket South Africa's head of communications, said the turn-out was disappointing.

Mar 03, 2018, 16:24 PM IST

South Africa vs Australia, 1st Test: Mitchell Marsh hails Mitchell Starc as world's king of swing

Mitchell Marsh described namesake Mitchell Starc as the best exponent of reverse swing bowling in the world after Starc and off-spinner Nathan Lyon sent South Africa crashing on the second day of the first Test against Australia at Kingsmead on Friday.

Mar 02, 2018, 23:37 PM IST

Durban Day 2, Lunch report: Mitchell Marsh grinds, Mitchell Starc hits out for Australia against South Africa

Mitchell Marsh ground out a half-century for Australia and Mitchell Starc hit powerfully on the second day of the first Test against South Africa at Kingsmead on Friday.

Mar 02, 2018, 16:07 PM IST

South Africa vs Australia, 1st Test: Australia's Josh Hazlewood keen to keep the wood on Hashim Amla

Australia paceman Josh Hazlewood is keen to continue holding the upper hand over South Africa batsman Hashim Amla when the sides begin their four-test series in Durban on Thursday.

Feb 27, 2018, 21:07 PM IST

Mahi bhai eased 50 percent of my work, says Kuldeep Yadav

Left-arm spinner Kuldeep Yadav has credited MS Dhoni for his success in his first outing on South African soil, saying the former skipper eased 50 percent of his workload by giving useful advice from behind the stumps.

Feb 02, 2018, 12:34 PM IST

India vs South Africa, 1st ODI: Virat Kohli's 33rd ton breaks Durban jinx as tourists lead 1-0

Centurion Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane shared a record partnership to take India to a 1-0 lead in the six-ODI series with a six-wicket win against South Africa at Durban on Thursday. 

Feb 02, 2018, 00:11 AM IST

India vs South Africa: Injury scare for Virat Kohli in Durban ODI

Indian captain Virat Kohli gave his team an injury scare when he landed awkwardly on his left knee while fielding in the first one-day international against South Africa at Kingsmead on Thursday.

Feb 01, 2018, 18:13 PM IST

India vs South Africa, 1st ODI: Kohli, Rahane script India's first ever win at Durban

Kohli's 112 and Rahane's 79 helped India chase down South Africa's 269/8 for a six-wicket win at Kingsmead in Durban.

Feb 01, 2018, 15:51 PM IST

Ajinkya Rahane most likely No. 4 for World Cup: Virat Kohli

On the eve of the first ODI against South Africa here on Thursday, India captain Virat Kohli said experimentation in the middle order will continue for some more time, though the conditions make Ajinkya Rahane a strong No. 4 candidate for the World Cup in England next year.

Jan 31, 2018, 20:18 PM IST

We expect India to improve their poor ODI record in South Africa, says Faf du Plessis

India have only won 5 out of 27 ODIs they have played against South Africa in South Africa, have never won a bilateral series here or indeed beaten South Africa at Durban in ODI cricket.

Jan 31, 2018, 19:36 PM IST

Unlike Test series, India eye winning start to ODIs in South Africa

Galvanised by the consolatory win in the final Test, a resurgent India will be aiming for their first bilateral ODI series triumph on the South African soil when they take on the Proteas in a six-match rubber, starting on Thursday.

Jan 31, 2018, 17:39 PM IST

Rohit Sharma advocates single-format overseas tours

"It completely depends on the BCCI but ideally we would prefer to just play one format," Rohit said in Durban on Tuesday. 

Jan 30, 2018, 19:28 PM IST