KYLE ABBOTT

  • CLT20, CSK vs Dolphins: as it happened September 22, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) After a jittery start, Chennai Super Kings will look for a turnaround to get their campaign back on track when they take on South African team Nashua Dolphins in a Group A match. Chennai had lost their opening encounter against Kolkata...
  • South Africa lose paceman Hendricks for Zimbabwe ODIs August 13, 2014

    Fast bowler Beuran Hendricks is out of South Africa's threematch oneday international series with Zimbabwe that starts on Sunday. Hendricks has a back strain, suffered while touring Australia with the A team, Cricket South Africa said in a news release on Tuesday. He will not be replaced in a squad already...
  • 1st T20: South Africa, Australia prepare for World Twenty20 March 8, 2014

    Port Elizabeth: South Africa and Australia will be aiming to hone their Twenty20 international skills when they start a three-match series at St George's Park on Sunday. Coming after a high-intensity Test series, a succession of 20-overs games would not normally have much more than entertainment value, but for both teams...
  • Selection posers for victorious South Africa February 25, 2014

    Cape Town: South Africa face a selection dilemma ahead of the decisive third Test against Australia, starting at Newlands Saturday, despite a convincing 231-run second Test win in Port Elizabeth, At least two changes seem likely, and the uncertainty of the selectors about their final eleven was indicated by their naming...
  • 1st ODI: South Africa thrash Pakistan by 125 runs March 10, 2013

    Bloemfontein: Colin Ingram smashed an unbeaten century and seamer Rory Kleinveldt had a career best figures of 4 for 22 as South Africa defeated Pakistan by 125 runs in the 1st ODI of the five-match series on Sunday. Ingram's 105 off 104 balls was studded with 10 fours and...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs Pakistan, 1st ODI March 10, 2013

    South Africa registered a massive 125-run victory over Pakistan in the first ODI at Bloemfontein here on Sunday. Colin Ingram's 105-run knock helped SA post 315 after which the pacers took center stage lead by Rory Kleinveldt (4/22), bundling out Pakistan for 190 in 36.2 overs. Colin Ingram was adjudged...
  • Smith hails South Africa's 'special summer' February 24, 2013

    Centurion: South Africa completed what captain Graeme Smith described as "a special summer" when they beat Pakistan by an innings and 18 runs on the third day of the third and final Test against Pakistan. It was South Africa's sixth successive win and extended their unbeaten run to 15 matches....
  • Sleepy Abbott almost missed dream debut February 24, 2013

    Centurion: When Kyle Abbott's mobile phone rang at his Durban home early on Tuesday morning he didn't recognise the number, stopped the call, switched his phone to silent and went back to sleep. What he didn't realise was that the mystery caller was Andrew Hudson, convener of the South African...
  • Uncapped paceman Kyle Abbott added to SA squad February 19, 2013

    Johannesburg: South Africa have added uncapped swing bowler Kyle Abbott to their squad for the third and final Test against Pakistan at Centurion starting on Friday. A hamstring injury has ruled Morne Morkel out of the match and he will be replaced by Rory Kleinveldt, who has played three Tests...
  • KXIP introduce two new players to their squad April 14, 2012

    New Delhi: Kings XI Punjab on Saturday announced Kyle Abbott and Ben Cutting as replacements for the injured bowling duo of R Sathish and Stuart Broad. "It is rather unfortunate that two of our players Stuart Broad and R Sathish have been ruled out of IPL 2012 due to unfortunate and...