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India hopeful of beating South Africa for semi-final berth
Glasgow, July 30 : India will be looking to erase memories of their loss to Australia when they face-off against South Africa in their last group match for a place in the semi-finals of the men's hockey competition of the 2014 Commonwealth Games here Thursday.
Do or die match for India eves against South Africa
Glasgow, July 29 : After a massive 14-0 thrashing of Trinidad and Tobago, India eves will be looking to continuing their dominating form when they face South Africa in their next group match of the hockey competition at the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the Glasgow National Hockey Centre here ...
Birth control implant for students headed to India
Durban, July 29 : A group of South African students to be flown to India for training at an Indian university are to be given contraceptive implants to prevent them becoming pregnant, media reported Tuesday.
Proteas reclaim No 1 Test position on ICC leaderboard post Lanka ...
Johannesburg, July 29 : The South Africa Test team has reclaimed their number one Test position on the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test Team Championship after defeated Sri Lanka 1-0 in the two-match Test series in Colombo.
Proteas win two-match series against Lanka as second Test ends in draw
Colombo, July 28 : The second Test between South Africa and Sri Lanka ended in a draw after being affected by frequent showers of rain.
Proteas struggle against Lankan bowlers on final day of second Test
Colombo, July 28 : South Africa continue to struggle as they went in to bat on the final day of the second Test and have managed to put up just 59 runs so far for the loss of two wickets and still require 310 runs to defeat Sri Lanka.
Clark beats Furyk at Canadian Open to bag first PGA Tour title since ...
Johannesburg, July 28 : South African golfer Tim Clark bagged his first PGA Tour title since 2010 after he birdied five of his last eight holes on Sunday to power past Jim Furyk to win the Canadian Open.
India beat South Africa in men's fours lawn bowls
Glasgow, July 28 : India won their first match in section B against South Africa 17-12 in the men's fours lawn bowls in the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the Kelvingrove Lawn Bowls centre here Sunday.
Proteas requires 331 runs to beat Lanka in second Test
Colombo, July 27 : South Africa need 331 runs to defeat Sri Lanka with nine wickets remaining after day four of the second Test ended with the hosts piling up a total of 229 runs in their second innings on a day that saw rain and bad lighting conditions.
Lanka leads Proteas by 247 with seven wickets remaining on day 4 of ...
Colombo, July 27 : Sri Lanka lead South Africa by 247 runs with seven wickets remaining on the fourth day of the second Test at Sinhalese Sports Club Ground in Colombo.
Amla's unbeaten 107 keeps Proteas' hopes alive on third day of second ...
Colombo, July 26 : South Africa captain Hashim Amla has kept his team's hopes alive in the first innings of their second Test against Sri Lanka as he battles on with just four wickets remaining.
Lanka takes big lead over Proteas despite Amla's ton as day 3 of ...
Colombo, July 26 : Sri Lanka has taken a big lead in the first innings despite South African captain Hashim Amla's ton as the hosts bowled out the visitors for a total of 282 as the third day of the second Test came to an end.
Proteas get off to poor start after rounding up Lanka at 421 on day ...
Colombo, July 25 : South Africa has already lost a wicket as they went in to bat on the second day of the second Test after the visitors' bowlers knocked out Sri Lanka for an overall score of 421 in a total of 121 overs and three balls at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground in Colombo.
Proteas trail by 324 runs behind Lanka as day two of second Test ...
Colombo, July 25 : At the end of the second day, South Africa trail Sri Lanka by 324 runs with 7 wickets remaining in the first inning of the second Test at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground in Colombo.
Proteas squad hosts coaching clinic for visually impaired cricketers ...
Johannesburg, July 24 : Members of the South Africa squad took time out to host a coaching clinic for visually impaired cricketers in Colombo on Tuesday, ahead of their second Test against Sri Lanka, which is underway at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground.
Lanka off to slow start on first day of second Test against Proteas
Colombo, July 24 : Sri Lanka got off to a slow start on the first day of their second Test against South Africa at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground in Colombo, and have so far lost three wickets.
Niroshan Dickwella included in Sri Lanka Test squad
Colombo, July 23 : Uncapped wicketkeeper-batsman Niroshan Dickwella has been included in the Sri Lanka squad for the second and final Test against South Africa which starts at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground here Thursday.
Steyn credits coach Donald for 'red-hot run'
Johannesburg, July 22 : South African fast bowler Dale Steyn credits Coach Allan Donald for the outstanding match figures of 9 wickets for 99 runs against Sri Lanka.
CSA didn't want Philander's tempering footage to be broadcast
Johannesburg, July 22 : South Africa reportedly put pressure on broadcaster Ten Sports to not show Vernon Philander's ball-tampering footage in the first Test between Sri Lanka and South Africa.
Ishant Sharma comes of age
London, July 22 : He was a teenager when Greg Chappell, then the India coach, wanted to summon him as a replacement towards the tail end of India's 2006-07 tour of South Africa. This did not happen.
South African nations to sign economic partnership deal with EU
Cape Town, July 22 : The Southern African Development Community (SADC) will sign a new and improved economic partnership agreement with the European Union (EU), it was announced Monday.
Steyn rates match-winning Galle Test performance among his best
Johannesburg, July 21 : South Africa fast bowler Dale Steyn has rated his performance in the Galle Test against Sri Lanka among his best and has said that former fast bowling great Allan Donald's videos inspired him ahead of the series-opener.
BRICS but not yet a Building
By Amit Kapoor : The recently concluded BRICS annual summit held in Brazil resulted in the important Fortaleza Declaration and Action Plan from the leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. The joint declaration has some important points that highlight the importance of this year's ...
Human-elephant conflict: Bengal considers South African birth control ...
By Sahana Ghosh, Kolkata, July 21 : In the wake of the escalating human-elephant conflict (HEC) in West Bengal, the state is considering a hugely successful South African birth control route to regulate the growing pachyderm population.
Steyn charges Proteas to 153-run victory against Lanka in first Test
Colombo, July 20 : South African pace bowler Dale Steyn guided his side to a 153-run win over Sri Lanka as the first Test of the two-match series concluded on Sunday at Colombo.
Domingo says Proteas squad is not earning reputation for ball ...
Johannesburg, July 20 : South Africa coach Russell Domingo has denied that his team was earning a reputation for ball tampering after Vernon Philander became the second bowler in the last nine months to be fined by the ICC for the offence.
South Africa set Sri Lanka 370 to win in Galle Test after post-tea ...
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 19 : South Africa on Saturday declared their second innings at 206-6 at tea on the fourth day of the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle, and set the hosts a victory target of 370 runs.
Steyn joins Dennis, Imran, Kapil in elite '23 five-wicket Test hauls' ...
Johannesburg, July 19 : South African pace bowler Dale Steyn has swapped one elite club for another as he advanced to 23 five-wicket hauls in Test cricket to join the likes of Dennis Lillee, Imran Khan and Kapil Dev.
Lanka get off to strong start in 370-run chase against South Africa ...
Galle (Sri Lanka), July 19 : Sri Lanka on Saturday got off to a strong start in their second innings against South Africa on the fourth day of the first Test in Galle, scoring 110 for the loss of Upal Tharanga's wicket.
Steyn claims five wickets against Lanka to put Proteas in drivers seat
Johannesburg, July 19 : South African pace bowler Dale Steyn claimed five wickets as the visitors seized control on the third of the first Test against Sri Lanka on Friday.