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  • Johan Botha handed a one-match ban by CA March 7, 2014

    Melbourne: South Australia's Johan Botha has received a reprimand and two suspension points for two separate breaches of the Cricket Australia (CA) Code of Behaviour during the ninth round of the Bupa Sheffield Shield against New South Wales. CA in statement said that in the first breach, the former South African...
  • Johan Botha's bowling action under scanner October 7, 2013

    Melbourne: Cricket Australia says former South Africa international Johan Botha will undergo biomechanical analysis after being cited for a doubtful bowling action. Botha, who is captain of the South Australian limitedovers team, played five tests and 75 limitedovers internationals for South Africa, taking 17 Test wickets and 72 in the ODI...
  • Seniors have to stand up for Delhi Daredevils: Johan Botha April 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi Daredevils allrounder Johan Botha feels it is time for the seniors to stand up and take responsibility to help the team end its sixmatch losing streak in the sixth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Botha remained hopeful the Daredevils can taste their first win in...
  • Yearender 2012: The best T20I bowling of 2012 December 30, 2012

    From nagging yorkers, asphyxiating lines and blistering pace, we sift through the list and come up with the most memorable Twenty20 international bowling spells of 2012. Umar Gul 3 for 18, 1st T20I, Dubai Umar Gul remains one of the best Twenty20 bowlers and his skill was on display against England...
  • I made a few captaincy errors, says de Villiers September 28, 2012

    Colombo: South Africa skipper AB de Villiers on Friday said that he made a few captaincy errors that might have helped Pakistan to snatch a thrilling win from the jaws of defeat in the opening Group 2 Super Eights match of the ICC World Twenty20. Chasing 133 for six set by...
  • Hughes quits NSW to revive Test career June 28, 2012

    Worcester, England: Discarded Australian Test batsman Phil Hughes has switched allegiances from his home state of New South Wales to South Australia in an attempt to revive his international career. "The next two years are the most critical in my cricket career," Hughes said in a statement on Thursday. "And...
  • RR's Botha hasn't given up playoff hopes May 11, 2012

    Jaipur: Their campaign has gone haywire after the fourwicket loss to Chennai Super Kings but Rajasthan Royals allrounder Johan Botha says his team still has a chance of making the IPL playoffs. "It was a bad loss against Chennai but we can still make it to the playoffs if we...
  • Bruised Rajasthan face Kolkata challenge April 12, 2012

    Bruised by their loss in an away game against Mumbai Indians on Wednesday, Rajasthan Royals will face their second tough test when they play Kolkata Knight Riders at the Eden Gardens on Friday. Barring Amit Singh and Brad Hogg, the other Rajasthan bowlers Johan Botha, Ankeet Chavan and Kevon Cooper...
  • Rajasthan far from complacent: Botha April 10, 2012

    Mumbai: Johan Botha, the South African spinner representing Rajasthan Royals in IPL 5, has said that the tabletoppers know fully well that they have plenty to do in the tournament despite a strong start. "The key is to keep preparing well and not take the foot off the pedal. We...
  • Botha relieved to win tight match vs India March 31, 2012

    Johannesburg: South Africa skipper Johan Botha conceded that the oneoff Twenty20 match against India was evenly poised before rain stopped play, helping the hosts to emerge as winners by 11 runs via the DuckworthLewis method at the Wanderers on Friday. Chasing 220 to win, openers Gautam Gambhir (49) and Robin Uthappa...
  • Oneoff T20, India vs SA: as it happened March 30, 2012

    India innings: Final update: Match called off and South Africa beat India by 11 runs courtesy D/L method. India were 71 for 0 with Gambhir and Uthappa batting when rain stopped play at the Wanderers. If the match gets going then it will help India in the chase with D/L coming into...
  • South Africa, India set for oneoff Twenty20 March 29, 2012

    Johannesburg: It may appear an insignificant oneoff Twenty20 international, but Friday's match at The Wanderers presents top players from India and South Africa an opportunity to oil themselves before the fifth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) begins in less than a week's time. India have travelled all the way...
  • Adelaide Strikers sign Botha for Big Bash December 10, 2011

    New Delhi: South African Johan Botha is set to join Australia's domestic Twenty league Big Bash after the South African signed a contract with the Adelaide Strikers. The limitedovers specialist will be part of a spin trio in the Adelaide franchise, which also has legspinners Bryce McGain and James Muirhead. The Strikers'...