Quinton De Kock

  • IPL for me is just about expressing myself, says Dinesh Karthik 08-04-2014 05:22 PM

    Dinesh Karthik grabbed eyeballs when Delhi Daredevils bought him for an astounding Rs 12.5 crore at the last IPL auctions and the Tamil Nadu stumper knows only too well that the franchise has pinned a lot of hopes on his ability to win matches. "Of course, there will be pressure....
  • Australia beat South Africa by 4 wickets to clinch T20 series 2-0 15-03-2014 01:47 AM

    Centurion: Australia outlined their World Twenty20 credentials as they chased down South Africa's target in just 15 overs to win the third and final T20 international by six wickets at Centurion on Friday. Where South Africa had made the pitch appear stodgy and batting seem difficult, Australia proved conditions were...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs Australia, 2nd Test, Day 2 21-02-2014 01:16 PM

    (Scroll down to the bottom of the page to follow the ball-by-ball commentary) Elgar (83), Du Plessis (55) and De Villiers (51*) scored half-centuries as South Africa reached 214 for 5 before bad light stopped play on day one. On a slow pitch which negated the menace of Mitchell Johnson...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs Australia, 2nd Test, Day 1 20-02-2014 01:37 PM

    (Scroll down to the bottom of the page to follow the ball-by-ball commentary) Toss and Team News: South Africa have won the toss and elected to bat. There are changes to the South African side, with Dean Elgar to open, Quinton de Kock makes his Test debut and Wayne Parnell...
  • Viru puzzle unsolved; De Kock, Corey on IPL teams' wish-list 03-01-2014 06:58 PM

    New Delhi: Virender Sehwag's string of poor scores in domestic cricket is likely to affect his chances of bagging a lucrative deal in the IPL 7 as it looks highly unlikely that he would be retained by his current franchise Delhi Daredevils. The eight existing franchises need to submit their...
  • De Kock showing maturity beyond years: Coach 12-12-2013 03:46 PM

    Centurion: Ishant Sharma might think that Quinton de Kock was lucky to get three back-to-back hundreds in the ODI series against India but the young South African's coach Geoffrey Toyana is not the least bit surprised that the 20-year-old has sparkled so early in his career. Team India crumbled at...
  • My work ethic and confidence has helped me: De Kock 12-12-2013 12:34 PM

    Centurion: Describing his hundred in the washed out third and final ODI against India as the toughest of the series, young South African batsman Quinton de Kock said his work ethic and confidence has improved manifold in the three matches. At the Supersport Park, in skipper AB de Villiers' company,...
  • Third India-South Africa ODI called off due to rain, SA win series 2-0 11-12-2013 11:42 PM

    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...
  • Batsmen failed to take advantage of a flat track: Dhoni 09-12-2013 11:15 AM

    Durban: India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni says an under-performing middle-order was one of the main reasons for his team's pathetic show against South Africa, where the home fast bowlers have ruled the roost. After being reduced to 34 for 4, India were bowled out for 146 in 35.1 overs, chasing...
  • Proud to beat the No.1 ODI team: AB de Villiers 09-12-2013 08:36 AM

    Durban: South Africa took an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match ODI series against world number one India and captain AB de Villiers felt that his team ought to be proud of this achievement. The hosts clinched the series after winning the second one-dayer here by 134 runs. "Winning seven...
  • MS Dhoni blames batsmen for wrong shot selection 08-12-2013 09:41 PM

    Durban: Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni blamed his batsmen for yet another meek surrender against South Africa as India were humiliated by 134 runs to lose the three-match ODI series 0-2 on Sunday. "The bowlers did well. They learnt from the last time, but the batsmen played too many shots. I...
  • 2nd ODI: South Africa hammer India by 134 runs to win series 08-12-2013 09:34 PM

    There was a war of words between Dale Steyn and Virat Kohli before the second ODI in Durban. While Steyn and other Proteas pacemen backed that up with another stellar performance, Kohli and his team-mates were once again exposed terribly. The result: India lost another contest without putting up a...
  • Livid MS Dhoni wants more from new-ball bowlers 06-12-2013 01:42 AM

    Johannesburg: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni didn't hide his disappointment in the manner Mohit Sharma and Bhuvneshwar Kumar bowled with the new ball as the visitors lost the first ODI against South Africa by a whopping 141-run margin. This is the ninth time in recent matches that Indian bowlers have...
  • 1st ODI: Lacklustre India beaten by 141 runs by South Africa 06-12-2013 12:43 AM

    India were shown what awaits them in the next three and half weeks in South Africa as the visitors were completely outplayed in all three departments by the hosts, losing the first ODI easily by 141 runs in Johannesburg on Thursday. South Africa taught their Indian counterparts plenty of lessons....
  • 5th ODI: South Africa eye 4-1 series win against Pakistan 11-11-2013 08:35 AM

    After taking an unassailable 3-1 lead, an upbeat South Africa will eye for another victory when they take on Pakistan in the fifth and final one-day international in Sharjah on Monday. Quinton De Kock smashed his maiden hundred to help South Africa defeat Pakistan by 28 runs in Abu Dhabi...
  • South Africa will make it 4-1 against Pakistan: Quinton De Kock 10-11-2013 08:20 PM

    Sharjah: Dashing South African opener Quinton De Kock vowed his team will go for a 4-1 win over Pakistan in the fifth and final one-day in Sharjah on Monday. The 20-year-old smashed his maiden hundred to help South Africa beat Pakistan by 28 runs in the fourth one-day in Abu...
  • 4th ODI: Steyn and de Kock earn South Africa series victory 09-11-2013 01:36 AM

    Abu Dhabi: Fast bowler Dale Steyn grabbed a career-best 5 for 25 and Quinton de Kock smashed a maiden century as South Africa took an unassailable 3-1 lead in the series against Pakistan with a 28-run victory in the fourth one-day international on Friday. Steyn derailed the run-chase with three...
  • Imran Tahir helps South Africa take 2-1 lead against Pakistan 07-11-2013 12:15 AM

    Legspinner Imran Tahir ripped through Pakistan's batting order with figures of 4 for 53 to spur South Africa to a convincing 68-run victory in the third one-day international on Wednesday. Chasing a formidable 260-run total, Pakistan were bowled out for 191 in 44.3 overs with Tahir claiming the key wickets...
  • Neesham shines as Otago Volts beat Highveld Lions in Super Over 29-09-2013 09:47 PM

    Jaipur: Allrounder Jimmy Neesham did the star turn with the bat and ball as Otago Volts beat Highveld Lions in the one-over eliminator in a thrilling group match to place themselves in a strong position for a semi-final berth in the Champions League Twenty20 on Sunday. Neesham first blasted a...
  • CLT20 Match 11, Mumbai Indians vs Highveld Lions: As it happened 27-09-2013 06:50 PM

    Two defeats in three games can seriously jeopardize a team's chances of qualifying for the semi-finals in the Champions League Twenty20, which means the reigning IPL champions Mumbai Indians can't afford to slip again when they take on Highveld Lions in the Group A encounter at Jaipur's Sawai Mansingh Stadium...
  • 3rd T20: South Africa eye a clean sweep against Sri Lanka 05-08-2013 12:28 PM

    Hambantota: Upbeat with an unassailable 2-0 lead in the Twenty20 series, a rejuvenated South Africa will hope to sign off the tour with a clean sweep when they take on Sri Lanka in the third and the final game here on Tuesday. South Africa, who suffered a humiliating 4-1 defeat...
  • Boucher back to mentor De Kock 18-01-2013 05:22 PM

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