breaking news

Cricket Worldwide

De Villiers’ return adds intrigue to series showdown
0

De Villiers’ return adds intrigue to series showdown

January 24th, 2017 | by admin
Match facts January 25, 2016 Start time 1800 local (1600 GMT) Big Picture South Africa do not agree (which team that squanders a lead ever does?) but this is the way the series was supposed to end: with everything to play for in...
Limping Mathews seals first SL win on tour
0

Limping Mathews seals first SL win on tour

January 22nd, 2017 | by admin
Sri Lanka 119 for 7 (Mathews 54*, Ngidi 4-16) beat South Africa 113 (Sandakan 4-23, Udara 3-13) by three wickets It has taken almost a month but Sri Lanka were finally made to feel welcome in South Africa on an unusually cracked,...
New-look South Africa v battered Sri Lanka in familiar format
0

New-look South Africa v battered Sri Lanka in familiar format

January 20th, 2017 | by admin
Match facts January 20, 2017 Start time 1800 local (1600 GMT) Big Picture In a year with no World T20, it would be easy to forget the shortest format exists at international level, but South Africa and Sri Lanka are doing their...
What’s bubbling in SA’s T20 test tube?
0

What’s bubbling in SA’s T20 test tube?

January 18th, 2017 | by admin
A quick look at the unknown and less-known names in South Africa’s squad for the first two T20Is against Sri Lanka If you don’t recognise many of the names in South Africa’s T20 squad, you’re not alone....
SA attack feasts on weaknesses, but Bavuma form a concern
0

SA attack feasts on weaknesses, but Bavuma form a concern

January 16th, 2017 | by admin
It quickly became a one-sided series as South Africa made the most of home advantage. ESPNcricinfo assesses those who took part 10 Vernon Philander (three matches, 17 wickets at 14.58) For the second series in succession,...
Parnell, Olivier seal innings win for SA
0

Parnell, Olivier seal innings win for SA

January 16th, 2017 | by admin
South Africa 426 (Duminy 155, Amla 134, Pradeep 4-78, Kumara 4-107) beat Sri Lanka 131 (Philander 3-28, Rabada 3-44) and 177 (Karunaratne 50, Parnell 4-51, Olivier 3-38) by an innings and 118 runs Sixteen wickets, 228 runs, 59.3...
Duminy, Amla tons crush SL underfoot
0

Duminy, Amla tons crush SL underfoot

January 13th, 2017 | by admin
South Africa 338 for 3 (Duminy 155, Amla 125*) v Sri Lanka Few players in the modern age can bend Test cricket to their will in the manner of Hashim Amla. Coming into his 100th Test, Amla had gone ten innings without reaching...
Pacer-friendly Wanderers may pose bigger problems for Sri Lanka
0

Pacer-friendly Wanderers may pose bigger problems for Sri Lanka

January 12th, 2017 | by admin
Match facts January 12-16, 2017 Start time 1000 local (0800 GMT) Big Picture There was always the expectation the series would become incrementally tougher for Sri Lanka. In Port Elizabeth, there was supposed to be a low, slow...
De Silva sees opportunity in face of adversity
0

De Silva sees opportunity in face of adversity

January 11th, 2017 | by admin
There is something quietly magnetic about Dhananjaya de Silva, and here I am not referring to those velvet legside flicks, or the sleepy six to get his first Test runs, though all of that help. There is an understated confidence...
Behardien to lead in T20 as SA ring changes
0

Behardien to lead in T20 as SA ring changes

January 10th, 2017 | by admin
Farhaan Behardien will captain a new-look South African T20 outfit in their series against Sri Lanka later this month, which includes six new caps. The 13-man squad for the first two matches has only four members –...