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Asteroid impacts helped create Earth's continents: Study

This impact produced a superheated melt sheet of up to five kilometres thick.

Feb 01, 2019, 13:24 PM IST

India, China agree to maintain border tranquillity as PM Narendra, Xi Jinping meet in South Africa

PM Narendra Modi met Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the annual BRICS Summit in South Afica's Johannesburg.

Jul 27, 2018, 06:08 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi to address BRICS Summit in South Africa, hold talks with Vladmir Putin, Xi Jinping

In South Africa, the PM will also hold bilateral meetings with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russia's Vladimir Putin. 

Jul 26, 2018, 13:38 PM IST

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

Swaraj leaves for SA on 5-day visit; to attend BRICS, IBSA

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today left on a five-day visit to South Africa where she will meet top leaders of the country and attend meetings of BRICS and IBSA -- the two major groupings where India has been playing a key role. 

Jun 02, 2018, 14:46 PM IST

Johannesburg Test: Faf du Plessis delighted to break long Australia jinx

South Africa exorcised a long-standing hoodoo when they completed a comprehensive 3-1 home Test series victory over Australia on Tuesday, winning the battle on and off the pitch to cement their place as the world's number two side behind India.

Apr 03, 2018, 21:55 PM IST

Dean Elgar doubts Australia can keep up 'nice guy' approach

South African opening batsman Dean Elgar doubts Australia can keep up their "docile" approach to Test cricket as the tourists slip towards a heavy defeat and a series loss in the fourth and final Test at the Wanderers.

Apr 02, 2018, 23:13 PM IST

Johannesburg Test: Morne Morkel keeps South Africa on course for big win over wilting Australia

Tall seamer Morne Morkel took two wickets to restrict struggling Australia to 88 for three at the close on the fourth day of the final Test as South Africa marched towards an emphatic victory on Monday.

Apr 02, 2018, 21:38 PM IST

Johannesburg Test: Injury-stricken Tim Paine hails battling Australia

Australian captain Tim Paine praised the fight shown by his team after they had the better of the third day of the fourth Test at the Wanderers Stadium on Sunday, helped by his 62 despite batting with a broken thumb.

Apr 01, 2018, 23:16 PM IST

Johannesburg Test, Day 3: South Africa build up 401-run lead over battling Australia

South Africa moved into a powerful position despite a fightback by Australia and an injury to fast bowler Morne Morkel on the third day of the fourth Test at the Wanderers Stadium on Sunday.

Apr 01, 2018, 21:45 PM IST

Watch: Dean Elgar's 'Superman' catch ends Tim Paine's brave innings in style

Dean Elgar stole the show early in the second session of day three of the fourth and final Test between South Africa and Australia at the Wanderers in Johannesburg on Sunday. 

Apr 01, 2018, 17:38 PM IST

Captain Tim Paine plays through pain as Australia fight back

Captain Tim Paine batted bravely with a stress fracture on his thumb as scandal-hit Australia showed some much-needed fight in the fourth Test against South Africa, going to lunch on the third day on 201 for seven at the Wanderers on Sunday.

Apr 01, 2018, 16:18 PM IST

Watch: Bee stings Quinton de Kock, prevents stumping, saves Australia

Australia's controversial tour of South Africa saw a light moment on Day 2 of the fourth Test in Johannesburg, which brought smiles on everybody's face but wasn't pleasant for wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock who was stung by a bee, which prevented him from completing a stumping chance. 

Apr 01, 2018, 11:32 AM IST

Johannesburg Test: South Africa make steady start against Australia as focus returns to cricket

Aiden Markram made an unbeaten half-century to give South Africa a steady start against Australia in the fourth and final Test as action on the field took centre stage after the ball-tampering scandal.

Mar 30, 2018, 16:37 PM IST

India vs South Africa: I mixed it up to fox South Africa, says Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Bhuvneshwar Kumar said South Africa's ploy to unsettle Indian batsmen with short-pitched balls back-fired and the key to India's success in the first T20 international was changing the pace and bowling more slower deliveries at the Wanderers on Sunday.

Feb 19, 2018, 11:17 AM IST

India vs South Africa, 1st T20I: Shikhar Dhawan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar dominate India's 28-run win

Dhawan scored 72 off 39 balls to power India to 203/5 and Bhuvneshwar followed it up with his maiden five-for in T20Is to script India's big win in the first match of the series at Jo'burg.

Feb 18, 2018, 21:45 PM IST

India women slump after middle-order collapse, lose third T20 against South Africa

From 93/2 in 12th over, India lose eight wickets for 40 runs to hand SA their first T20 win of the series. 

Feb 18, 2018, 17:24 PM IST

India vs South Africa, 1st T20I: Bhuvneshwar, Dhawan star in India's 28-run win

Dhawan scored 72 off 39 balls to power India to 203/5 and Bhuvneshwar (5/24) followed it up with his maiden five-for in T20Is to script India's big win in the first match of the series at Jo'burg.

Feb 18, 2018, 17:01 PM IST

Imran Tahir 'verbally and racially abused' by Indian fan in 4th ODI

South Africa legspinner Imran Tahir was reportedly "verbally and racially abused" by an Indian fan during the fourth ODI at Johannesburg's Wanderers on Saturday which the tourists lost by five wickets to see their lead reduced to 3-1 in the six-game rubber.

Feb 12, 2018, 17:19 PM IST

Virat Kohli rues missed chances as South Africa keep series alive

Indian captain Virat Kohli lamented two crucial errors which effectively cost his team a chance of wrapping up the series in the fourth one-day international against South Africa at the Wanderers Stadium on Saturday.

Feb 11, 2018, 15:25 PM IST