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Amla, Ramdin satisfied with Proteas-Windies draw in second Test
Johannesburg, Dec 31 : South Africa captain Hashim Amla and West Indian captain Denesh Ramdin are both satisfied following their draw in the second Test as both the teams would now travel to Cape Town for the third and final Test with the hosts leading the series 1-0 and a series draw on the card.
Windies captain Ramdin pleased after draw
Port Elizabeth, Dec 31 : West Indies cricket captain Denesh Ramdin has said he was pleased with the efforts of centurions Kraigg Brathwaite and Marlon Samuels in the drawn second Test against South Africa here and hoped for the continued resurgence in the final Test starting Friday in Cape Town.
Windies pleased, Proteas frustrated after tame draw
Port Elizabeth (South Africa), Dec 31 : Adverse weather which plagued the second Test between South Africa and the West Indies returned to force the abandonment of the final day at St. George's Park here, as the contest finished in a tame draw.
Morkel heaps praise on Tahir for 'uprooting' Windies' batting order ...
Johannesburg, Dec 30 : South African bowler Morne Morkel has praised teammate spinner Imran Tahir for causing the collapse of the West Indies batting order on the fourth day of the second Test in Port Elizabeth.
McCullum believes drubbing by Proteas in 2013 fueled Kiwi rise in ...
Johannesburg, Dec 30 : New Zealand cricket team captain Brendon McCullum believes that their drubbing against South Africa in January last year led to his side's rise to record a year of Test wins.
Samuels presence key, says Brathwaite
Port Elizabeth (South Africa), Dec 30 : West Indies' rookie opener Kraigg Brathwaite has praised the influence of seasoned campaigner Marlon Samuels, following his third Test century and first outside of the Caribbean here.
Allan Donald confident of Proteas' bowling ripping through Windies' ...
Johannesburg, Dec 29 : South Africa bowling coach Allan Donald is confident that his charges can rip through West Indies' batting order, despite the tourists being just two wickets down for 147 at stumps on day three of the second Test in Port Elizabeth on Sunday.
Du Plessis hopeful of positive result despite rain dampening day two ...
Johannesburg, Dec 28 : South African batsman Faf du Plessis believes that his side could still force a positive result despite rain dampening almost an entire day two of the second Test against West Indies in Port Elizabeth.
Dean Elgar claims patience behind consistent batting on first day of ...
Johannesburg, Dec 27 : South African batsman Dean Elgar claimed that patience was the best practice for his sides batsmen on the opening day of the Boxing Day Test against West Indies at St George's Park on Friday.
Debut was joy and butterflies, says West Indian pacer
Port Elizabeth (South Africa), Dec 27 : West Indies' left-arm seamer Kenroy Peters described his Test debut against South Africa as one of "joy and butterflies", and dedicated his first Test wicket to seven-week-old son Ethan.
Kolkata to host global poetry fest
Kolkata, Dec 26 : Poets from India and nine other countries, including Italy, South Africa and China, will regale enthusiasts through a series of reading sessions at the ninth edition of World Poetry Festival (WPF) here.
Zambia to prepare in South Africa for AFCON
Lusaka, Dec 26 : The Zambia national football team has shifted its camp to South Africa to intensify preparations ahead of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), the country's governing body for the sport said Friday.
Most South African women unhappy with sex lives: Study
Johannesburg, Dec 26 : Most South African women are not satisfied with their sex lives, a study has revealed while suggesting that low self-esteem in the bedroom may be the key reason for it.
Sushma Swaraj invites Indian diaspora to attend 'Pravasi Bhartiya ...
New Delhi, Dec. 26 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday invited all Indian diaspora to attend the 'Pravasi Bhartiya Divas' to mark the completion of 100 years of Mahatma Gandhi's return to India from South Africa.
Ramdin calls for 'self belief' from Windies ahead of Boxing Day Test ...
Johannesburg, Dec 26 : West Indies skipper Denesh Ramdin believes that his players should have the self belief to counter the top-ranked South African Test side in the Boxing Day Test in Port Elizabeth.
Change mental approach, Windies captain Ramdin urges team
Port Elizabeth, Dec 25 : The West Indies captain Denesh Ramdin has said his team must change their mental approach ahead of the Boxing Day Test against South Africa at the St. George's Park here Friday.
Windies summon past spirit for victory bid in second Test (Preview)
Port Elizabeth, Dec 25 : The West Indies cricket team enters the Boxing Day Test against South Africa here seeking a major turnaround and is hoping their previous success at St. George's Park can propel them.
Sammy replaces Roach in Windies ODI squad
Bridgetown (Barbados), Dec 25 : All-rounder Darren Sammy has replaced Kemar Roach in the West Indies' 15-member One-Day International (ODI) squad to face South Africa next month, in another twist in the ongoing selection saga.
Tembva Bavuma set to be Africa's first black specialist batsman for ...
London, Dec 25 : Tembva Bavuma will make history as he is set to become the first black African specialist batsman who would play for South Africa in the second Test against West Indies that gets underway at St George's Park on Boxing Day.
Chanderpaul backs Windies to rebound despite abject Centurion Test ...
Johannesburg, Dec 24 : Veteran West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul has extended his support towards his team following their dismal performance against South Africa in the first Test in Centurion last week.
Imran Tahir earns recall to Proteas' Test squad ahead of second match ...
Johannesburg, Dec 24 : Pakistani-origin leg-spinner Imran Tahir has reportedly earned a recall to South Africa's Test squad ahead of the second match against the West Indies following an injury to Robin Peterson.
Chanderpaul backs Windies to bounce back against Proteas
Port Elizabeth (South Africa), Dec 24 : West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul has expressed confidence in his team's ability to bounce back against South Africa in the second Test match at St. George's Park starting here Friday.
Steyn set to surpass Ntini to become Proteas' second-highest wicket ...
Johannesburg, Dec 23 : South Africa fast bowling spearhead Dale Steyn, who finished a six wicket haul against the West Indies in the first Test in Centurion on Saturday, is set to overtake Makhaya Ntini as the second-highest wicket-taker in Test for his country.
Cipla Medpro bags Rs.1,100 crore order
Mumbai, Dec 23 : Pharma major Cipla's South Africa-based subsidiary Cipla Medpro Tuesday said it has bagged an order worth Rs.1,100 crore, or two billion rand, for supply of Aids medicine.
Spinner Peterson doubtful for second Test against Windies
Port Elizabeth, Dec 23 : South Africa's left-arm spinner Robin Peterson is doubtful for the Boxing Day Test against the West Indies here after picking up an injury during a fielding session Tuesday, according to media reports.
Steyn, Amla reveals Proteas not worried about Test rankings
Johannesburg, Dec 22 : South Africa's pace spearhead Dale Steyn and batsman Hashim Amla have revealed that they are not focused on the Test rankings, post their recent innings and 220-run win over a beleaguered West Indies team in Centurion on Saturday.
Peters called up as Roach ruled out of South Africa tour
Johannesburg, Dec 22 : Left-arm West Indies seamer Kenroy Peters has been confirmed as the replacement for the injured Kemar Roach, on the Test tour of South Africa.
Windies trio victimised by WICB, claims lawyer
Bridgetown (Barbados), Dec 22 : A lawyer retained by some West Indies players during the recent strike impasse has accused the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) of victimisation in the axing of the experienced trio of Dwayne Bravo, Darren Sammy and Kieron Pollard from the one-day squad to face South ...
Don't write off Windies just yet, warns Ramdin
Johannesburg, Dec 22 : Captain Denesh Ramdin has warned detractors not to write the West Indies off just yet following their innings defeat in the first Test against South Africa.
Injured De Kock 'doubtful' for World Cup
Johannesburg, Dec 21 : South African wicket-keeper batsman Quinton de Kock is in a race against time to be fit for the coveted 2015 Cricket World Cup following his injury to ankle ligament during the first Test against the West Indies in Pretoria.