Shaun Pollock

On this day in 1999, South Africa thrashed England in ICC World Cup clash

Openers Gary Kirsten (45) and Herschelle Gibbs (60) stitched a 111-run partnership for the opening wicket before Lance Klusener smashed a unbeaten knock of 48 to help South Africa post a decent score of 225/7.

May 22, 2020, 16:01 PM IST

Sachin Tendulkar told me he couldn't take on short-pitched deliveries in Australia, says Shaun Pollock

Considered one of the greatest batsman to have played the game, Tendulkar ended his illustrious career after amassing 34,357 international runs across all the three formats.

Apr 17, 2020, 09:56 AM IST

Dale Steyn 2 wickets away from surpassing Kapil Dev in list of highest Test wicket-takers

Steyn has picked 433 wickets in 91 matches for South Africa, in comparison to Dev who picked 434 wickets for India in 131 Test matches.   

Jan 14, 2019, 10:19 AM IST

Dale Steyn surpasses Shaun Pollock to become South Africa’s highest Test wicket-taker

The 35-year-old cricketer enjoys an extraordinary strike rate of 42, which is the sixth-best amongst all bowlers who have bowled atleast 2000 deliveries.

Dec 26, 2018, 14:00 PM IST

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: India's approach in Tests was disappointing, says Shaun Pollock

 Former South Africa captain Shaun Pollock on Wednesday criticised India's misplaced priorities and approach to the Test series against the Proteas, saying the team's lack of preparation stood out despite a historic ODI triumph.

Feb 14, 2018, 20:14 PM IST

India vs South Africa: Virat Kohli loves Hardik Pandya, will give him long run, says Shaun Pollock

Former South Africa captain Shaun Pollock feels Virat Kohli sees a bit of himself in Hardik Pandya and predicted a long run for the allrounder in the Indian team.

Feb 14, 2018, 18:08 PM IST

South Africa need AB de Villiers back in Test team: Shaun Pollock

South Africa have not been good with the bat during the ongoing tour to England. 

Aug 07, 2017, 19:09 PM IST

Feroz shah Kotla pitch was superb, says Shaun Pollock

After the wickets at Mohali, Nagpur and Bangalore drew flak from former cricketers, Pollock said it has been an entertaining day of cricket.

Dec 03, 2015, 20:50 PM IST

India vs South Africa: Cricketers visit wildlife reserves post early end of 3rd Test

The third Test ended on the third day, thus giving the players ample time to explore the wildlife reserves.

Nov 30, 2015, 16:58 PM IST

India vs South Africa: Proteas enjoy off-day at Pench Tiger Reserve

Shaun Pollock organised a trip for the visiting team at the Pench Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh.

Nov 28, 2015, 23:06 PM IST

Legendary selfie: Is this the greatest cricket photo ever?

While there are several cricket series being played across the world, the Cricket All-Stars series played in the US has been one of the most talked about event in the last few weeks.

Nov 15, 2015, 21:30 PM IST

Shane Warne's Warriors wallop Sachin Tendulkar's Blasters to seal series

Shane Warne's Warriors posted a huge total of 262/5 in 20 overs.

Nov 12, 2015, 11:52 AM IST

India vs South Africa: 5 reasons why Indian cricket fans love the Proteas team

When we talk about home advantage in a sport like cricket, we generally relate it with the playing conditions and home support.

Oct 29, 2015, 12:52 PM IST

A surprise India doesn't produce pacers consistently: Shaun Pollock

Former South Africa captain Shaun Pollock doesn't know why India fails to produce express fast bowlers but added that genes are a major factor contributing to it.

Oct 24, 2015, 17:54 PM IST

Graeme Smith's exit led to 'difficult phase' for South Africa cricket: AB de Villiers

South Africa's One-Day International (ODI) skipper AB de Villiers has said the transition after ex-skipper Graeme Smith's retirement was very difficult for the national team.

Sep 20, 2015, 21:28 PM IST

Bangladesh defends monsoon Tests

Bangladesh`s cricket chiefs on Monday defended the decision to host South Africa`s Test series in the monsoon months of July and August, saying no other dates were available.

Aug 03, 2015, 14:26 PM IST

I never thought I'd take 400 Test wickets, says Dale Steyn

Fast bowler Dale Steyn was delighted after becoming the second South African to reach 400 test wickets on the opening day of the second and final match against Bangladesh in Mirpur on Thursday.

Jul 31, 2015, 10:47 AM IST

Bangladesh vs South Africa, 2nd Test: Steyn, Duminy put Proteas on top on Day 1

Dale Steyn claimed his 400th Test scalp as he shared six wickets with JP Duminy, giving South Africa the edge Thursday on the first day of the second and final Test against Bangladesh in Dhaka.

Jul 30, 2015, 18:56 PM IST

Ricky Ponting has Olympic Twenty20 vision

Australia great Ricky Ponting has given his public support to calls by the MCC world cricket committee for Twenty20 cricket to be included as an Olympic sport.

Jul 15, 2015, 09:39 AM IST