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Duminy says NZ's fielding 'world benchmark' despite Proteas winning ...
Wellington, Oct 22 : South African batsman J.P. Duminy has said that New Zealand fielding remains the benchmark in world cricket despite his side beating the hosts in the first ODI at Mt. Maunganui.
Murdered honeymoon bride Anni Dewani was planning to get pregnant
London, Oct 22 : Anni Dewani was planning to get pregnant just days before she was shot dead on her honeymoon in South Africa.
Pistorius sentenced to five years in jail for girlfriend's death
Pretoria, Oct 21 : South African athlete Oscar Pistorius Tuesday arrived at Pretoria's Kgosi Mampuru prison, after he was handed a five-year jail sentence for killing his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp.
Pistorius's 5-year jail satisfies slain girlfriend's kin
Pretoria, Oct 21 : The family of slain model Reeva Steenkamp Tuesday welcomed the sentencing of South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius to up to five years in jail for the death of their daughter.
Oscar Pistorius given 5-year imprisonment for girlfriend's death
Pretoria, Oct 21 : South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius was Tuesday sentenced by a Pretoria court to five years in jail for the culpable homicide death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
No special cell prepared for Pistorius ahead of sentencing, say ...
London, Oct 21 : South Africa's prison service has reportedly denied allegations that they have a cell prepared for Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius at one of the country's highest security jail ahead of the double amputee's expected sentencing on Tuesday.
Pistorius's final sentencing Tuesday
Pretoria, Oct 21 : South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius Tuesday arrived in a court in Pretoria for the final sentencing on charges of killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Mahanama is fourth match referee to officiate in 200 ODIs
Dubai, Oct 21 : Roshan Mahanama became the latest member of the International Cricket Council's (ICC) elite panel of match referees to reach the 200-mark milestone in One-Day Internationals (ODI) when he officiated the first ODI between New Zealand and South Africa in Mount Maunganui, New Zealand, ...
South Africa eyes number-one ODI ranking in New Zealand
New Delhi, Oct.20 : South Africa has a chance to reclaim top spot in the Reliance ICC ODI Team Rankings when it faces New Zealand in first of the three One-Day Internationals (ODIs), which starts on Wednesday in Mount Maunganui.
Proteas look to strike psychological blow to NZ during ODI series in ...
Johannesburg, Oct 20 : South Africa cricket team is reportedly looking to strike a psychological blow against New Zealand ahead of the World Cup early next year as they open an ODI series against the Black Caps on Tuesday.
Vettori included in NZ's 14-man squad for first of three ODIs against ...
Johannesburg, Oct 20 : Former New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori has been included in the national team's 14-man squad to play the first of three ODIs against South Africa on Tuesday.
Dunk, White, Reardon named in Australia's T20 squad
Melbourne, Oct 20 : Ben Dunk was named as wicketkeeper batsman while Nathan Reardon and Cameron White also earned call-ups as Australia Monday announced their Twenty20 squad for the three-match cricket series against South Africa starting Nov 5 at the Adelaide Oval.
New Zealand call-up Brownlie, Latham for South Africa series
Christchurch, Oct 19 : New Zealand Cricket (NZC) Sunday called up batsmen Dean Brownlie and Tom Latham for the first of the three-match One-Day Internationals (ODI) series against South Africa beginning Tuesday.
NZ brings Brownlie, Latham onboard to replace injured Taylor, ...
Wellington, Oct 19 : New Zealand has brought all-rounder Dean Brownlie and wicket keeper-batsman Tom Latham onboard for the upcoming three-match one-day international against South Africa.
KP set to resume career in birth country South Africa within fortnight
London, Oct 19 : Ousted England batsman Kevin Pietersen is reportedly set to resume his cricket career in South Africa within a fortnight.
SA domestic club Dolphins' batting duo set new world record for ...
Johannesburg, Oct 19 : South African domestic cricket club Dolphins' batting duo Morne van Wyk and Cameron Delport broke the world record for the highest limited overs partnership in a top-flight match, laying a solid foundation as their side recorded a 25-run win over the Knights in their One Day ...
Murderer of Anni Dewani dies in jail in South Africa
London, Oct 19 : The killer of murdered honeymoon bride Anni Dewani has died in prison while he was serving life sentence for the murder, says South Africa's correctional services department.
Squash: Dipika, Sandhu in Challenger finals
Mumbai, Oct 18 : Top seed Dipika Pallikal lived up to her stature as she entered the women's finals of the JSW Challenger Squash Circuit tournament here Saturday, defeating South Africa's Cheyna Tucker 11-3, 11-6, 11-3 in 36 minutes.
McLaren says Proteas must adapt to conditions at Bay Oval ahead of NZ ...
Johannesburg, Oct 18 : South African all-rounder Ryan McLaren has said that their squad must adapt to the foreign conditions as soon as possible, ahead of the ODI series against New Zealand starting at the Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui on Tuesday.
Prosecutor calls Pistorius' shooting of Steenkamp 'horrific'
Johannesburg, Oct 18 : The state prosecutor in Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius' murder trial has said that the hollow-point bullets fired by the South African athlete from his powerful handgun that 'ripped' through Reeva Steenkamp's body, must have been horrific.
Ross Taylor to miss ODI series against South Africa
Wellington, Oct 18 : Former New Zealand captain and star batsman Ross Taylor has been ruled out of the three-match One-Day International (ODI) home series against South Africa, starting Oct 21, due to a calf injury.
Guide launched on spots related to Gandhi's South Africa journey
New Delhi, Oct 17 : A guide to over a dozen sites in South Africa related to Mahatma Gandhi, including the Pietermaritzburg station where he was thrown off a train and the Old Fort prison complex where he was jailed for two months, has been launched, the authorities said Friday.
Victim's cousin demands prison for Oscar Pistorius
Pretoria, Oct 16 : A cousin of murdered model Reeva Steenkamp demanded a stiff prison sentence for South African Paralympian sprinter Oscar Pistorius, who was convicted last month of manslaughter for shooting Steenkamp to death.
Steenkamp's cousin says it was 'end of world' after hearing Pistorius ...
London, Oct 16 : Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius' deceased girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp's cousin has revealed that it was the end of the world for her when she heard that the double amputee athlete had shot dead the South African model.
India, Finland appeal for end of war in Ukraine
Helsinki, Oct. 15 : Finland President Sauli Niinisto on Wednesday said that in his discussion with President Pranab Mukherjee, both leaders agreed that the war in Ukraine should end completely. "Unfortunately the United Nations hasn't been capable of giving a clear answer to situation in Syria or ...
De Villiers brands NZ as 'one of the favourites' to win next year's WC
Wellington, Oct 15 : South Africa cricket team captain A.B. de Villiers has branded New Zealand as one of the favourites to win next year's Cricket World Cup.
De Villiers believes Proteas have 'little bit of edge' over Oz
Johannesburg, Oct 15 : South Africa captain A.B. de Villiers is of the opinion that his team does have a little bit of an edge over Australia despite being wary of a backlash following their recent win in Zimbabwe.
SA Jail authorities say have adequate facilities to house 'disabled' ...
Johannesburg, Oct 15 : The correctional services department has said that their centres can cater for disabled inmates as they lashed out at claims made during Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius court proceedings that prisons in South Africa were unable to accommodate disabled prisoners.
Steenkamp's parents refused Pistorius' 'blood money' offer post ...
London, Oct 15 : A South African court has heard that the parents of deceased Reeva Steenkamp have rejected a large cash sum offered by Paralympic runner Oscar Pistorius after he killed her as they do not want that 'blood money'.
De Villiers expects 'highly motivated' Oz to 'payback' Proteas in ...
Johannesburg, Oct 14 : South Africa ODI captain A.B. de Villiers is expecting a highly motivated and confident Australian team to give them a 'little bit of payback' when the two sides face each other in November.