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  • As it happened: South Africa vs Australia, 1st Test, Day 2 February 13, 2014

    For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page. Day1 Roundup: Shaun Marsh marked his return to Test cricket with a fighting century as Australia overcame a poor start on the first day at SuperSport Park on Wednesday. Australia were 297 for 4 at the close. They were reeling...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs Australia, 1st Test, Day 1 February 12, 2014

    For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page. Michael Clarke hadn't even arrived in South Africa before his first dig: Ready to depart from Sydney airport, the Australia captain said he was unaware topranked South Africa had beaten No. 2 India to extend their unbeaten run to...
  • Captain James thanks family, colleagues, government for their support December 21, 2013

    Mumbai: After spending five months in a jail in the West African country of Togo, Captain Sunil James was back home. The Merchant Navy captain along with fellow sailor Vijayan returned to India on Friday after their release from the prison. Captain James thanked his colleagues, family and the government for...
  • I have come here as a parent, says Captain James December 20, 2013

    Mumbai: Indian sailor Captain Sunil James who was released from Togo jail reached his home in Mumbai on Friday. A relieved James said that he had come here as a parent. He will be performing the last rites of his 11monthyear old son who died early in December and whose...
  • How Indian sailor Captain Sunil James ended up in a Togo prison December 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Captain Sunil James, who has hit the headlines across India, is a 31yearold merchant navy captain. Mumbai based Sunil was the captain of an oil tanker, Ocean Centurion. Sunil James was attacked by pirates off the African coast on July 16 and the ship had been languishing for...
  • Third IndiaSouth Africa ODI called off due to rain, SA win series 20 December 11, 2013

    The third ODI between South Africa and India was called off after heavy rain forced the match to be called off after South Africa had posted 301 for 8. Earlier, Quinton de Kock notched up his third successive hundred and skipper AB de Villiers also struck a century as South Africa...
  • As it happened: India vs South Africa, 3rd ODI, Centurion December 11, 2013

    For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page Having conceded the ODI series with humiliating backtoback defeats, India will aim to salvage some pride by winning the third onedayer against South Africa on Wednesday and gain some confidence going into the twoTest series. The dead rubber isn't quite dead,...
  • South African conditions not a problem for us: Rohit Sharma December 10, 2013

    Centurion: Indian batsmen have been reeling under the onslaught of South African bowlers on bouncy wickets in the ongoing ODI series but opener Rohit Sharma on Tuesday dismissed talks of lack of technique and blamed the debacle to want of application. Rohit said the South African conditions were not a problem...
  • South Africa rest Jacques Kallis for third ODI December 10, 2013

    Centurion: South Africa, who are leading the ODI series 20 have decided to rest Jacques Kallis for the third match, but a decision to sit out Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel is yet to be taken. After making a comeback into the ODI fold, Kallis hasn't done that great but South...
  • Ishant, Umesh fail to impress in pacefriendly conditions December 9, 2013

    Durban: Going into the second onedayer in Durban, India made changes to their bowling attack but unfortunately it didn't work. Considering the pace and bounce of the South African wickets, Umesh Yadav and Ishant Sharma were drafted in, but the pace duo misfired by bowling inconsistent length. However, at the end...
  • Togo court to decide on sending jailed Indian sailor home December 9, 2013

    New Delhi: A court in Togo on Monday is expected to take a decision on whether jailed Indian sailor Captain Sunil James will be allowed to visit home for his child's cremation or not. The Ministry of External Affairs officials have said that they are hopeful that James will be...
  • Government gets consular access to Indian sailor in Togo jail December 7, 2013

    Mumbai: In a relief for the family of ship MT Centurion captain Sunil James, who is in jail in Togo and has now lost his 11month son, the External Affairs Ministry has now said that they have been granted consular access to meet James and two other jailed sailors. The...
  • Sailor in Togo jail: Wife awaits his return for son's last rites December 6, 2013

    Mumbai: It has been six months since the crew of the ship MT Centurion was detained in a Togo prison in West Africa. Adding to the worries of the wife of Captain Sunil James, Aditi James not only has a missing husband now, but the body of their 11monthold son...
  • Pakistan chase historic South Africa whitewash November 29, 2013

    Cape Town: Pakistan's players have made some pretty significant entries in their tour diaries in South Africa, a tour that wasn't even scheduled until a few weeks ago. Sunday: A first oneday international win at Cape Town's historic Newlands ground. Wednesday: A first ODI series win anywhere over South Africa, also...
  • Efforts on to free captain of Indian ship, two crew members detained in Togo September 4, 2013

    Efforts are on to free the captain of an Indian merchant tanker, MT Ocean Centurion, detained along with two other crew members in a Togo prison in West Africa, an official said in New Delhi on Wednesday. "Captain Sunil James of the Indian merchant ship MV Ocean Centurion along with two...
  • India to play three Tests, seven ODIs and two T20s against South Africa April 12, 2013

    New Delhi: The Indian cricket team will play three Tests, seven ODIs and two Twenty20 matches during their tour of South Africa, slated to start at the end of this year. Cricket South Africa and the Indian Cricket Board were contemplating accommodating one more Test but things could not materialise...
  • Board and selectors' faith doing wonders for Dhoni: Gavaskar February 26, 2013

    Chennai: Former opener Sunil Gavaskar Tuesday said India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has become more assertive of late, adding that the faith shown in him by the board and the selectors will encourage him to do better. "If the captain has the confidence of the board and the selectors, it gives...
  • CLT20 to be held from October 9 to 28 July 3, 2012

    New Delhi: Johannesburg and Cape Town were among the four venues finalised for the fourth edition of the Champions League Twenty20 tournament, which will be held from October 9 to October 28. Centurion and Durban are the other two venues announced by the CLT20 Governing Council. The event will feature a galaxy...
  • SA maul SL by innings and 81 runs in 3 days December 17, 2011

    Centurion: Vernon Philander finished with 10 wickets in only his third Test as South Africa's fast bowlers blew away Sri Lanka in an innings victory inside three days at SuperSport Park on Saturday. Philander and Dale Steyn shared 16 wickets in the match as Sri Lanka were bowled out for 180...
  • 1st Test: De Villiers 99 gives SA control December 16, 2011

    Centurion: AB de Villiers fell for 99 to a dubious catch but still helped South Africa to 3899 and a commanding 209run lead over Sri Lanka in the first Test on Friday. De Villiers walked off one short of a 13th Test century after asking substitute fielder Dimuth Karunaratne if his...
  • Philander continues impressive Test start December 16, 2011

    Centurion: Keeping it simple in seamerfriendly conditions again paid dividends for South Africa's Vernon Philander, who continued his impressive impact in Tests with another fivewicket haul on Thursday. The 26yearold rocked Sri Lanka with figures of five for 53 on the opening day of the first Test his third...
  • 1st Test: SA take upper hand on Day 1 vs SL December 15, 2011

    Centurion: Fast bowlers Vernon Philander and Dale Steyn shared nine wickets on Thursday as Sri Lanka again struggled in South Africa to be bowled out for 180 on day one of the first Test. The Proteas were then 901 in their first innings at close of play at SuperSport Park to...
  • Our pacers will exploit the Lankans: Smith December 14, 2011

    Centurion: South Africa captain Graeme Smith describes Sri Lanka as a "pretty crafty team." But the tourists will likely need all their guile to deal with the Proteas pace attack on a fiercesomelooking pitch when the first Test starts on Thursday. Smith said on the eve of the seriesopener that the...
  • HDFC offers 29:1 share swap to CBoP investors February 26, 2008

    Mumbai: The board of HDFC Bank has approved issuance of one share for every 29 Centurion Bank of Punjab shares after the merger of the two financial institutions. The board approved the shareswap ratio of one share of Rs 10 each of HDFC Bank for every 29 shares of Rs 1...
  • HDFC bank agrees to buy Centurion bank February 23, 2008

    Mumbai: HDFC bank, India's thirdbiggest lender by market capitalisation, agreed on Saturday to buy Centurion Bank of Punjab in an allshare deal in the nation's biggest financial sector buyout. The boards of the two banks will meet on February 25 to consider the share swap ratio and again on February...
  • At 12,000 cr, HDFCCenturion merger largest domestic deal February 22, 2008

    Mumbai: At Rs 12,000 crore, it could become one of the largest domestic deals in India. It is the possible merger of HDFC Bank and Centurion Bank of Punjab. Here is a look at what has changed since Thursday when the possible mega deal was announced. ...
  • HDFC, Centurion Bank talks on for merger February 21, 2008

    Mumbai: Network 18 has learnt that HDFC Bank is at a critical stage of talks with Centurion Bank of Punjab regarding a merger. And it looks like there are chances of the deal going through. ...
  • Centurion to buy Lord Krishna Bank August 19, 2006

    Mumbai: Centurion Bank of Punjab Ltd will acquire privately held Lord Krishna Bank in an all stock deal, its Chief Operating Officer Anil Jaggia said on Saturday. "Our board will grant an initial approval for takeover of Lord Krishna Bank today," Anil Jaggia said. "We have not put a value...