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Kohli is a more reliable batsman than me: De Villiers

01 Jul 2020

Kohli is a more reliable batsman than me: De Villiers

South African stalwart Ab de Villiers believes Virat Kohli is a more reliable batsman than him, when it comes to playing long innings.

South Africa announce 44-man High Performance training squad

30 Jun 2020

South Africa announce 44-man High Performance training squad

As many as 44 South African cricketers will return to training with Cricket South Africa (CSA) getting the green signal from Sports Ministry.

Happy Birthday Dale Steyn: A look at his splendid feats

27 Jun 2020

Happy Birthday Dale Steyn: A look at his splendid feats

South African pace spearhead Dale Steyn turned 37 on Saturday.

Coronavirus outbreak: Three Pakistan players test positive for COVID-19

23 Jun 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Three Pakistan players test positive for COVID-19

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), on Monday, confirmed that three players, namely Shadab Khan, Haris Rauf, and Haider Ali have tested positive for COVID-19.

Happy Birthday David Miller: A look at his amazing records

10 Jun 2020

Happy Birthday David Miller: A look at his amazing records

South African middle order batsman David Miller turned 31 on Wednesday.

'I am not short-tempered', Kagiso Rabada highlights the misconception

06 Jun 2020

'I am not short-tempered', Kagiso Rabada highlights the misconception

South African pace spearhead Kagiso Rabada feels his passion for the game is often taken as aggression by the critics.

BCCI is planning isolation camp for players in June- Reports

02 Jun 2020

BCCI is planning isolation camp for players in June- Reports

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is aiming to organize a camp for contracted cricketers in the second half of June.

Captaincy comes naturally to me: Dean Elgar

25 May 2020

Captaincy comes naturally to me: Dean Elgar

South African opener Deal Elgar expressed interest in captaining South Africa in Test cricket.

Happy birthday Kagiso Rabada: His memorable spells in Test cricket

25 May 2020

Happy birthday Kagiso Rabada: His memorable spells in Test cricket

South Africa fast bowler Kagiso Rabada turned 25 on Monday.

'No saliva' rule will be hard to accept: Brett Lee

23 May 2020

'No saliva' rule will be hard to accept: Brett Lee

The ICC Cricket Committee recently recommended restricting the use of saliva on the ball, thereby putting an end to a number of speculations.

No commitment on future tours yet: BCCI

23 May 2020

No commitment on future tours yet: BCCI

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has refrained from discussing about the fate of Future Tours Programme (FTP).

Aiden Markram expresses desire to lead South Africa

18 May 2020

Aiden Markram expresses desire to lead South Africa

South African opener Aiden Markram has expressed interest to lead the national Test side.

Top four fast bowling pairs in history of Test cricket

16 May 2020

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.

Lucky to have started my journey under Dhoni: du Plessis

15 May 2020

Lucky to have started my journey under Dhoni: du Plessis

Former South African skipper Faf du Plessis feels lucky to have commenced his journey in the sport with Chennai Super Kings.

Virat Kohli's batting reminds me of Federer: AB de Villiers

12 May 2020

Virat Kohli's batting reminds me of Federer: AB de Villiers

South African legend AB de Villiers hailed Virat Kohli and Steve Smith for their batting style.

AB inspired me to bat at number three: Shakib

11 May 2020

AB inspired me to bat at number three: Shakib

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan described how a conversation with AB de Villiers made him change his batting position ahead of the 2019 World Cup.

Five instances when Ajinkya Rahane rose to occasion for India

06 May 2020

Five instances when Ajinkya Rahane rose to occasion for India

Ajinkya Rahane has been the linchpin of Indian middle order in Test cricket, ever since he announced his arrival.

Ranking Virat Kohli's best five Test innings in losing cause

05 May 2020

Ranking Virat Kohli's best five Test innings in losing cause

Indian skipper Virat Kohli has always fancied the longest format, ever since he burst on to the international stage.

Ben Stokes to run half marathon, raise funds

05 May 2020

Ben Stokes to run half marathon, raise funds

England cricket team all-rounder Ben Stokes will run his maiden half marathon on Tuesday to raise funds for a charity and hospitals battling the coronavirus pandemic.

IPL: All-time XI of Delhi Capitals

28 Apr 2020

IPL: All-time XI of Delhi Capitals

Delhi Capitals are the only side to have never reached a final in the history of Indian Premier League (among active teams).

I will never leave RCB: Virat Kohli

25 Apr 2020

I will never leave RCB: Virat Kohli

Indian skipper Virat Kohli revealed that he will continue to represent his IPL franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore as long as he plays.

Will Bhuvneshwar Kumar make his international comeback this year?

19 Apr 2020

Will Bhuvneshwar Kumar make his international comeback this year?

Indian pace spearhead Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been out of action lately, owing to his hernia injury.

Graeme Smith appointed Cricket South Africa's Director for two years

17 Apr 2020

Graeme Smith appointed Cricket South Africa's Director for two years

Former opener Graeme Smith has been named South Africa's Director of Cricket for two years.

Steyn is the best bowler of my generation: Stuart Broad

15 Apr 2020

Steyn is the best bowler of my generation: Stuart Broad

England fast bowler Stuart Broad named South Africa's Dale Steyn the best bowler of his generation.

#NewsBytesExplainer: The impact of different kind of cricket pitches

13 Apr 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: The impact of different kind of cricket pitches

The uncertain game of cricket is ruled by the scrupulous 22 yards.

AB de Villiers uncertain about playing in T20 WC

13 Apr 2020

AB de Villiers uncertain about playing in T20 WC

South African batsman AB de Villiers opened up on his prospect of playing the T20 World Cup later this year.

Julian Assange had 2 kids with lawyer in Ecuadorian embassy

12 Apr 2020

Julian Assange had 2 kids with lawyer in Ecuadorian embassy

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange got engaged and fathered two children while living inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London, his lawyer-fiancée has revealed.

Wanted Pietersen to play despite disliking him: Graeme Swann

11 Apr 2020

Wanted Pietersen to play despite disliking him: Graeme Swann

Former England spinner Graeme Swann described how he always wanted Kevin Pietersen to play for England despite their differences.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Analysis of Virat Kohli's first SENA cycle as captain

05 Apr 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: Analysis of Virat Kohli's first SENA cycle as captain

India did not end the gruelling overseas campaign on a positive note.

COVID-19: South African cricketers test negative after returning from India

03 Apr 2020

COVID-19: South African cricketers test negative after returning from India

The South African cricketers, who returned from their incomplete tour of India last month, have tested negative in relation to the coronavirus.

Brendon McCullum deciphers the difference between CSK and RCB

24 Mar 2020

Brendon McCullum deciphers the difference between CSK and RCB

There is absolute uncertainty regarding the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Beuran Hendricks earns maiden CSA national contract, Steyn left out

24 Mar 2020

Beuran Hendricks earns maiden CSA national contract, Steyn left out

Left-arm seamer Beuran Hendricks has been included in Cricket South Africa's contract list for the 2020-21 season.

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Players we may not see if IPL gets suspended

20 Mar 2020

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Players we may not see if IPL gets suspended

Every year, the Indian Premier League brings forth a scintillating opportunity for the players to stand out amid the extravaganza.

David Warner pulls out of The Hundred: Reports

20 Mar 2020

David Warner pulls out of The Hundred: Reports

Australian opener David Warner has pulled out of England's inaugural franchise league.

Pity everything is blocked, says Steyn amid coronavirus outbreak

19 Mar 2020

Pity everything is blocked, says Steyn amid coronavirus outbreak

South African speedster Dale Steyn has gone on to lament the near complete absence of sport in his nation.

Coronavirus outbreak: South African players to self-isolate for 14 days

18 Mar 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: South African players to self-isolate for 14 days

The South African contingent has been told to isolate themselves after returning midway from tour of India.

IPL: All-rounders who can prove to be match-winners for franchises

11 Mar 2020

IPL: All-rounders who can prove to be match-winners for franchises

The Indian Premier League has often been orchestrated with the all-round display of exceptional talents.

Janneman Malan included in South Africa squad for India ODIs

08 Mar 2020

Janneman Malan included in South Africa squad for India ODIs

Opening batsman Janneman Malan has been named in South Africa's squad for the upcoming ODI series against India.

South Africa vs Australia, ODIs: List of key takeaways

07 Mar 2020

South Africa vs Australia, ODIs: List of key takeaways

After losing the T20Is, South Africa showed their value by pocketing the ODI series against Australia.

AB de Villiers might soon play for South Africa again

04 Mar 2020

AB de Villiers might soon play for South Africa again

The Proteas head coach Mark Boucher has time and again talked about the possibility of AB de Villiers scripting a comeback, ever since he has taken over the post.