Former South African captain and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) batsman AB de Villiers turned 37 on Wednesday (February 17). The explosive batsman, also known as Mr 360, is a supreme athlete and could have represented South Africa in tennis, hockey or rugby but finally decided to become cricketer. De Villiers holds numerous records in all formats of the game and still going strong in the Indian Premier League. Here we take a look at some of De Villiers' finest moments.
Fake news alert: South Africa will not return 1 million AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines received from Serum Institute of India
South Africa had paused the rollout of AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine doses this month after preliminary trial data showed they offered minimal protection against mild to moderate illness from the country's dominant COVID-19 variant. The country is now likely to administer Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines from Wednesday.Feb 16, 2021, 19:55 PM IST
South Africa left-arm spinner George Linde took three wickets to reduce Pakistan to 129 for six at the close of the third day, but the home side have a lead of 200 in a finely balanced second and final Test in Rawalpindi. Pakistan's Mohammad Rizwan (28) and Hasan Ali (0) remained not out.Feb 06, 2021, 20:50 PM IST
Not wearing masks in public will now be a criminal offence with the risk of arrest and up to six months in prison if convicted.Dec 29, 2020, 06:14 AM IST
A total of three returnees from the United Kingdom, who arrived in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut recently, tested positive for COVID-19. Reports stated that all the three passengers, members of the same family, returned from London on December 14.Dec 26, 2020, 10:13 AM IST
The alert about the apparent new variant was based on two or three genetic sequences, he said, but that and South Africa's alert late last week were enough to prompt an emergency meeting of the Africa CDC this week. The variant was found in two patient samples collected on Aug. 3 and on Oct. 9 in Nigeria's Osun state, according to working research.Dec 25, 2020, 10:45 AM IST
Markram, 26, was earmarked early in his career as a future Test captain, but the poor form in a turbulent 18 months lost him his place in the side.Dec 23, 2020, 19:21 PM IST
The Indian government said all UK-India flights will be suspended from December 23 to December 31 as a more infectious coronavirus strain has been found in South Africa, the United Kingdom, Brazil, Denmark.Dec 22, 2020, 16:15 PM IST
Germany, Turkey, Israel, Switzerland and Saudi Arabia have suspended flights from South Africa after a coronavirus variant was recently discovered in the country.Dec 22, 2020, 13:59 PM IST
The five-day matches form part of the ICC Test Championship and will be staged in Karachi and Rawalpindi.Dec 09, 2020, 16:22 PM IST
The announcement comes after the players were subjected to a number of COVID-19 scares.Dec 08, 2020, 14:25 PM IST
India, who made the final of this year’s ICC Women’s T20 World Cup, have overtaken New Zealand, in what is the only change in the top 15 of the 56-team T20I list.
Oct 02, 2020, 16:50 PM IST
South Africa women's team drops England tour in September due to current international travel regulations
A 24-women squad was selected in preparation of the proposed tour.Aug 18, 2020, 22:37 PM IST
Africa at par with Pakistan, Afghanistan in terrorism, here's how terrorism grew in the Dark Continent
However, the imageries might change soon as another part of world might replace the dominance of the said regions. Trends have started suggesting so.Aug 07, 2020, 14:46 PM IST
Rhodes made his international debut for South Africa with a One-Day International (ODI) match against Australia in February 1992.Jul 27, 2020, 16:32 PM IST
West Indies were originally slated to host the Proteas for two Tests and five T20Is in July-August before that tournament was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Baboo appeared in a total of 48 first-class games during his cricketing career and bagged 179 wickets in it at an average of 21.33 and economy rate of 2.12.Jul 18, 2020, 20:15 PM IST
In the match, Tamim Iqbal and Soumya Sarkar stitched the best partnership (154 runs) for Bangladesh against South Africa.Jul 15, 2020, 16:18 PM IST
The cappuccino-coloured foam from the icy Atlantic was flung far onto the Sea Point promenadeJul 13, 2020, 23:00 PM IST
Under him, South Africa have clinched victories in 18 out of 36 Tests, 28 out of 39 ODIs and 23 out of 37 T20Is.Jul 13, 2020, 15:29 PM IST