Articles about Makhaya Ntini

Born on July 6, 1977, Makhaya Ntini is a former South African right-arm fast bowler, who has several records under his belt. Considered as one of the fastest bowlers of all time, he began his international career as part of the Under-19 squad of the South African cricket team against England. He made his debut in international Test cricket in March 1998 against Sri Lanka. Between 1998 and 2009, Ntini played 101 Test matches, took 18 five-wicket hauls, and maintained a bowling average of 28.83. He made his One Day International (ODI) debut against New Zealand, in January 1998. Between 1998 and 2009, Ntini played 173 ODI matches and maintained a bowling average of 24.66. In 2005, Ntini made his T20 International debut against New Zealand. Between 2005 and 2011, Ntini played 10 T20 matches. Ntini became the first South African player in 2003 to take 10 wickets at the Lord’s cricket ground. He rose to prominence during the 2005 match against the West Indies in the Port of Spain. During the match, he took 13 wickets for 132 runs, which became a record for the maximum wickets taken by a South African bowler in a Test match. In his career spanning 284 international matches, he took 22 five-wicket hauls. He retired in January 2011, during his last T20 international match with India.

Nortje, Markram nominated for annual Cricket South Africa awards

25 May 2021

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Nortje, Markram nominated for annual Cricket South Africa awards

Fast bowler Anrich Nortje, opening batsman Aiden Markram, and women's cricketer Shabnim Ismail are among the several Proteas cricketers who have been nominated for the annual Cricket South Africa awards.

Pakistan vs SA: Rabada gets to 200 career Test scalps

28 Jan 2021

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Pakistan vs SA: Rabada gets to 200 career Test scalps

South African speedster Kagiso Rabada has got to 200 career Test scalps.

Australia thrash India in Day-Night Test: Records broken

19 Dec 2020

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Australia thrash India in Day-Night Test: Records broken

Australia wreaked havoc in the second innings with the ball against India on Day 3 of the first Test at the Adelaide Oval.

CSA awards: Quinton de Kock, Laura Wolvaardt bag top honors

05 Jul 2020

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CSA awards: Quinton de Kock, Laura Wolvaardt bag top honors

The Proteas limited-overs skipper Quinton de Kock was named South Africa Men's Cricketer of the Year during a virtual awards ceremony held on Saturday.

Top four fast bowling pairs in history of Test cricket

16 May 2020

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Top four fast bowling pairs in history of Test cricket

Fast bowling is a meticulous, yet pervasive art in the longest format of the game.

#ThisDayThatYear: Slinga Malinga stuns South Africa with a hat-trick

28 Mar 2020

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#ThisDayThatYear: Slinga Malinga stuns South Africa with a hat-trick

Lasith Malinga defied the laws of cricket with his quirky action bowling action after announcing himself in 2004.

IPL 2019: CSK beat KKR, here are the records broken

14 Apr 2019

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IPL 2019: CSK beat KKR, here are the records broken

Chennai Super Kings completed the double over Kolkata Knight Riders in the ongoing 12th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).

#IndiaInAustralia: Records scripted by enigmatic Jasprit Bumrah

28 Dec 2018

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#IndiaInAustralia: Records scripted by enigmatic Jasprit Bumrah

Jasprit Bumrah has gone on to become India's best bowler across formats.

Kagiso Rabada named South African Cricketer of the Year

03 Jun 2018

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Kagiso Rabada named South African Cricketer of the Year

Proteas fast bowling sensation Kagiso Rabada was named 'South African Cricketer of the Year' by their board.

Instances where cricketers' off-field behavior has caused them trouble

16 Jan 2018

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Instances where cricketers' off-field behavior has caused them trouble

Cricket might be known as the gentleman's game, but sometimes things do turn ugly off the field.

5 sons of famous cricketers who are making their mark

14 Jan 2018

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5 sons of famous cricketers who are making their mark

Fathers are our first heroes as children. Most of us even aspire to be like them.

End of the road for Lasith Malinga?

01 Sep 2017

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End of the road for Lasith Malinga?

Sri Lankan pacer Lasith Malinga has stated that he will assess his future in international cricket after the ODI series against India.