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India's Serum Institute refunds South Africa for undelivered coronavirus vaccines

09 Apr 2021

India's Serum Institute refunds South Africa for undelivered coronavirus vaccines

Pune-based Serum Institute of India (SII) has fully refunded South Africa for 500,000 undelivered doses of the coronavirus vaccine, reports PTI.

3rd T20I: India Women thrash SA Women, visitors win series

24 Mar 2021

3rd T20I: India Women thrash SA Women, visitors win series

Blistering knocks from Shafali Verma and Smriti Mandhana powered India Women to a nine-wicket victory in the 3rd T20I against South Africa Women.

SA Women beat India Women in 2nd T20I: Key learnings

22 Mar 2021

SA Women beat India Women in 2nd T20I: Key learnings

South Africa Women defeated India Women by six wickets in the second T20I on Sunday.

3rd ODI, SA Women beat India Women (D/L): Records broken

12 Mar 2021

3rd ODI, SA Women beat India Women (D/L): Records broken

An incredible knock by Lizelle Lee helped South Africa Women beat the Indian women's team in the 3rd ODI.

India Women bounce back, beat SA Women in 2nd ODI

09 Mar 2021

India Women bounce back, beat SA Women in 2nd ODI

The Indian women's cricket team staged a magnificent comeback by beating South Africa Women in the second ODI.

South African, Brazilian COVID-19 variants detected in India: Government

16 Feb 2021

South African, Brazilian COVID-19 variants detected in India: Government

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Director-General Dr. Balram Bhargava on Tuesday said that four COVID-19 cases involving the South African variant of the virus have been detected in India.

South Africa scraps AstraZeneca vaccine, will give J&J jabs

10 Feb 2021

South Africa scraps AstraZeneca vaccine, will give J&J jabs

South Africa will give the unapproved Johnson & Johnson vaccine to its frontline healthcare workers beginning next week as a study to see what protection it provides from COVID-19, particularly against the variant dominant in South Africa, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize announced on Wednesday.

South Africa welcomes first delivery of COVID-19 vaccines

02 Feb 2021

South Africa welcomes first delivery of COVID-19 vaccines

South Africa gave a hero's welcome on Monday to the delivery of its first COVID-19 vaccines - one million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine produced by the Serum Institute of India.

Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane move up in ICC Test Rankings

30 Jan 2021

Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane move up in ICC Test Rankings

Indian batsmen Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane have surged in the latest ICC Test Rankings for Batsmen.

Johnson & Johnson's one-shot COVID-19 vaccine shows 66% strong efficacy

29 Jan 2021

Johnson & Johnson's one-shot COVID-19 vaccine shows 66% strong efficacy

Johnson & Johnson's (J&J) much-awaited COVID-19 vaccine has reportedly exhibited strong protection against the virus.

Novavax vaccine seems effective against COVID-19 in UK study

29 Jan 2021

Novavax vaccine seems effective against COVID-19 in UK study

Novavax Inc. said on Thursday that its COVID-19 vaccine appears 89 percent effective based on early findings from a British study.

Mahindra XUV300 is now the safest car in South Africa

29 Jan 2021

Mahindra XUV300 is now the safest car in South Africa

The Mahindra XUV300 has become the first car in South Africa to be awarded a 5-star safety rating by the Global NCAP. To recall, the model received a similar rating from the agency in India last year.

Pakistan vs SA: Rabada gets to 200 career Test scalps

28 Jan 2021

Pakistan vs SA: Rabada gets to 200 career Test scalps

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

South Africa: COVID-19 vaccine to arrive on February 1

28 Jan 2021

South Africa: COVID-19 vaccine to arrive on February 1

One million coronavirus vaccine doses will arrive from India in the country on February 1, Dr. Zweli Mkhize, South African Health Minister said on Wednesday.

Pant, Ashwin nominated for ICC Player of the Month awards

27 Jan 2021

Pant, Ashwin nominated for ICC Player of the Month awards

Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin and wicket-keeper Rishabh Pant have been nominated for the newly-introduced Player of the Month awards by the International Cricket Council (ICC).

Statistical comparison between Virat Kohli and Joe Root in Tests

26 Jan 2021

Statistical comparison between Virat Kohli and Joe Root in Tests

India and England are all set to lock horns in the four-Test series, starting February 5.

Coronavirus: Nearly 16 lakh vaccinated in India as pace accelerates

24 Jan 2021

Coronavirus: Nearly 16 lakh vaccinated in India as pace accelerates

As the first phase of COVID-19 vaccinations is underway in India, nearly 16 lakh healthcare and frontline workers have been inoculated, government data showed.

ICC World Test Championship: Here are the possible scenarios

19 Jan 2021

ICC World Test Championship: Here are the possible scenarios

The Indian cricket team beat Australia in the Brisbane Test to clinch the four-match series by a 2-1 margin.

England tour of Lanka: All that you need to know

10 Jan 2021

England tour of Lanka: All that you need to know

Sri Lanka and England are all set to face each other in two Tests, starting January 14.

SGG Test: Australia pull back momentum on Day 3

09 Jan 2021

SGG Test: Australia pull back momentum on Day 3

India suffered yet another batting collapse, this time on Day 3 of the ongoing SCG Test.

Coronavirus: Kejriwal makes seven-day institutional quarantine mandatory for UK returnees

08 Jan 2021

Coronavirus: Kejriwal makes seven-day institutional quarantine mandatory for UK returnees

In view of the more infectious strain of coronavirus that sparked lockdown's return in London, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Friday that those returning from the United Kingdom and testing negative must stay in institutional quarantine for seven days in Delhi.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Decoding possible scenarios of ICC World Test Championship

06 Jan 2021

#NewsBytesExplainer: Decoding possible scenarios of ICC World Test Championship

New Zealand, on Wednesday, handed Pakistan an innings defeat in the second Test at the Hagley Oval, Christchurch.

Australia tour: Records Ajinkya Rahane can break in Sydney Test

05 Jan 2021

Australia tour: Records Ajinkya Rahane can break in Sydney Test

After a couple of riveting encounters, Australia and India are set to lock horns in the impending SCG Test.

After missing series opener, Babar ruled out of second Test

02 Jan 2021

After missing series opener, Babar ruled out of second Test

Pakistan skipper Babar Azam has been ruled out of the second Test against New Zealand, starting Sunday in Christchurch.

Steyn pulls out of IPL 2021, will play other leagues

02 Jan 2021

Steyn pulls out of IPL 2021, will play other leagues

Pace spearhead Dale Steyn has opted out of the upcoming edition of Indian Premier League (IPL).

Government assures vaccine will work against new COVID-19 strain

29 Dec 2020

Government assures vaccine will work against new COVID-19 strain

There is no evidence to suggest that COVID-19 vaccines will not work against the new strain of the coronavirus, the government said on Tuesday.

UK to Japan: These countries have reported new coronavirus strain

28 Dec 2020

UK to Japan: These countries have reported new coronavirus strain

Just as vaccines against COVID-19 were starting to roll out in parts of the world, a new strain of the coronavirus has stirred global panic.

COVID-19 task force details plan to detect new coronavirus strain

27 Dec 2020

COVID-19 task force details plan to detect new coronavirus strain

The national task force on COVID-19 on Saturday discussed surveillance strategies for the newly-detected strain of coronavirus in the United Kingdom, which is believed to be more infectious.

Had to: Anurag Basu on dropping Govinda from 'Jagga Jasoos'

26 Dec 2020

Had to: Anurag Basu on dropping Govinda from 'Jagga Jasoos'

Director Anurag Basu has opened up about his 2017-movie Jagga Jasoos and revealed why he had to cut Govinda's role.

UK claims South Africa's COVID variant more dangerous, latter rejects

26 Dec 2020

UK claims South Africa's COVID variant more dangerous, latter rejects

South African Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has strongly rejected UK Health Secretary Matt Hancock's claim that the African country's new coronavirus strain is more contagious than the one in the United Kingdom.

Here's the significance of the Boxing Day Test

25 Dec 2020

Here's the significance of the Boxing Day Test

'Boxing Day' is the day when sporting action takes place all over the globe.

Coronavirus: 22 who returned to India from UK test positive

23 Dec 2020

Coronavirus: 22 who returned to India from UK test positive

At least 22 people who returned to India from the United Kingdom in the past few days have tested positive for COVID-19.

Can prepare vaccine against mutated virus in 6 weeks: BioNTech

22 Dec 2020

Can prepare vaccine against mutated virus in 6 weeks: BioNTech

Ugur Sahin, the co-founder and CEO of the German drugmaker BioNTech, displayed confidence that their COVID-19 vaccine can work against the new strain of the coronavirus.

Jacques Kallis appointed England's batting consultant for SL Test tour

22 Dec 2020

Jacques Kallis appointed England's batting consultant for SL Test tour

Former all-rounder Jacques Kallis has been appointed as England's latest batting consultant for the upcoming Test series in Sri Lanka.

Coronavirus mutation: Here's what we know about the new strain

21 Dec 2020

Coronavirus mutation: Here's what we know about the new strain

As the vaccine for COVID-19 had just started rolling out, the worrisome news of the coronavirus mutating has started circulating.

Australia thrash India in Day-Night Test: Records broken

19 Dec 2020

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.

Angelo Mathews ruled out of South Africa Test series

18 Dec 2020

Angelo Mathews ruled out of South Africa Test series

Sri Lanka have named an expanded 22-man squad for the upcoming Test series against South Africa and England.

A look at Wisden's 2020 ODI Team of the Year

17 Dec 2020

A look at Wisden's 2020 ODI Team of the Year

Wisden India has announced the 2020 ODI Team of the Year and two Indian players have made the cut.

Quinton de Kock turns 28: Presenting his career achievements

17 Dec 2020

Quinton de Kock turns 28: Presenting his career achievements

South African cricketer Quinton de Kock celebrates his birthday as he turned 28 on Thursday.

ICC announces schedule for Women's World Cup 2022

15 Dec 2020

ICC announces schedule for Women's World Cup 2022

The International Cricket Council (ICC), on Tuesday, announced the revised schedule for the 2022 ICC Women's World Cup.