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  • India to face South Africa in World Twenty20 semi-finals 01-04-2014 12:12 AM

    India, who are the first team to enter the semi-finals of the ICC World Twenty20 in Bangladesh, will face South Africa in the second semi-final on April 4 after the Group 1 games concluded on Monday. SA finished second in Group 1 after Sri Lanka leapfogged them on net run...
  • World T20: De Villiers hopes South Africa peaking at right time 31-03-2014 08:23 AM

    Chittagong: South Africa hero AB de Villiers feels his side might be peeking at the right time after qualifying for the semi-finals of the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh. His comments followed a dramatic three-run win over England on Saturday in which De Villiers thrashed 69 not out to help South...
  • World T20: Broad looks for new England era after tough winter 30-03-2014 09:37 AM

    Chittagong: Stuart Broad looked forward to a new England era after a miserable winter ended with a World Twenty20 exit in Chittagong on Saturday. England went down by three runs in a pulsating Super-10 stage Group One match against South Africa, going out of the semi-final race after two defeats...
  • South Africa in World T20 semis, England eliminated 29-03-2014 11:24 PM

    South Africa sailed into the World Twenty20 semi-finals with a three-run victory over England in their super 10 Group 1 match in Chittagong on Saturday. England slumped out of contention for a place in the last four after falling short of a 197-run victory target in the face of some...
  • As it happened: England vs South Africa, World Twenty20 29-03-2014 06:12 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss: England have won the toss and elected to bowl against South Africa at Chittagong. Playing XIs: South Africa: Hashim Amla, Quinton de Kock (wk), AB de Villiers (capt), Jean-Paul Duminy, Farhaan Behardien, David Miller, Albie Morkel, Dale Steyn,...
  • Du Plessis, Chandimal suspended for second over-rate offences 28-03-2014 07:50 PM

    Chittagong: South Africa and Sri Lanka captains Faf du Plessis and Dinesh Chandimal have been suspended for one match each, while their players have been fined, after both sides maintained slow over-rates during the ICC World T20 Group 1 match here. This was both captains' second minor over-rate offences within...
  • WT20: South Africa clash with England, eye semi-final berth 28-03-2014 04:26 PM

    Chittagong: With back-to-back victories, South Africa have put themselves in contention for a semi-final berth and they will look to seal the berth when they clash with England in their last Group 1 league match of the ICC World T20 here on Saturday. South Africa had started their campaign on...
  • South Africa survive scare to beat Netherlands by 6 runs at WT20 27-03-2014 06:50 PM

    Chittagong: South Africa survived a mighty scare before their bowlers brought the turnaround to pull off a narrow six-run victory over the Netherlands in their World Twenty20 match on Thursday. Put in to bat, South Africa suffered a batting collapse after a strong start to post a modest 145 for...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs Netherlands, World Twenty20 27-03-2014 02:21 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Imran Tahir's four wickets helped South Africa defend 145 and survive Netherlands' onslaught led by Myburgh's blistering half-century. TOSS: Netherlands opted to field. PLAYING XIs: Netherlands: S Myburgh, M Swart, W Barresi (c), T Cooper, B Cooper, P Borren...
  • Parnell to take WT20 leave for court hearing in Mumbai 26-03-2014 02:23 PM

    Chittagong: Allrounder Wayne Parnell has been omitted from the South Africa squad for their World Twenty 20 match against the Netherlands so that he can appear in court in Mumbai. The team said in a statement on Wednesday that Parnell will not be available for Thursday's match as he needs...
  • World T20: South Africa aim for big win against struggling Netherlands 26-03-2014 01:27 PM

    Chittagong: South Africa would look to boost their net-run-rate with a big win against struggling qualifier Netherlands in a Group 1 Super 10 match of the ICC World Twenty20, here on Thursday. After scraping to a narrow two-run win over New Zealand, riding on the heroics of Dale Steyn, South...
  • Oscar Pistorius trial: 'You are a very special person,' one of Steenkamp's messages read 25-03-2014 05:07 PM

    Pretoria: The chief lawyer for Oscar Pistorius on Tuesday sought to show at the athlete's murder trial that he had a loving relationship with the girlfriend he killed, referring to telephone messages in which they exchanged warm compliments and said they missed each other. The testimony contrasted with several messages...
  • South Africa fined for slow over-rate against New Zealand 25-03-2014 03:34 PM

    Chittagong: South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis fined 40 percent of his match fee while his teammates copped a 20 percent fine each for maintaining a slow over-rate during their World Twenty20 match against New Zealand on Monday. ICC Match Referee Javagal Srinath imposed the fines after Plessis side was...
  • Du Plessis hails Steyn after last-ball heroics 25-03-2014 12:16 PM

    South African captain Faf du Plessis praised Dale Steyn as the world's best bowler after the ice-cool pacer kept his nerve to deny New Zealand victory in a last-ball thriller at the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh. The Black Caps, chasing a target of 171 runs on Monday, needed just seven...
  • World T20: Steyn's last-over heroics help South Africa beat New Zealand 24-03-2014 07:03 PM

    Chittagong: JP Duminy blasted an unbeaten 86 and Dale Steyn bowled a sensational last over as South Africa pulled of a dramatic two-run win over New Zealand to bring their ICC World Twenty20 campaign back on track, here on Monday. Riding on Duminy's blistering knock, South Africa collected 70 runs...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs New Zealand, World Twenty20 24-03-2014 02:04 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS & TEAM NEWS: New Zealand won the toss and opted to bowl. South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis returned fit to play in place of Behardien. New Zealand went in with an unchanged side. Playing XIs: New Zealand:...
  • World T20: South Africa look to bounce back with win over New Zealand 24-03-2014 10:51 AM

    In the Monday double-header of World Twenty20, South Africa take on New Zealand in an almost must-win match. South Africa lost their opening game against Sri Lanka by a narrow five runs while New Zealand were lucky to slip in a win against England through D/L method. The absence of...
  • South Africa captain Du Plessis to undergo fitness test 24-03-2014 09:25 AM

    Cape Town: South Africa captain Faf du Plessis will undergo a fitness test before Monday's World Twenty20 match against New Zealand after missing the opening game with a hamstring injury, Cricket South Africa said on Sunday. He continues to make "positive progress" after sitting out Saturday's loss to Sri Lanka...
  • World T20: Sri Lanka sink South Africa in close contest 22-03-2014 07:04 PM

    Chittagong: Opener Kusal Perera smashed 61 runs to steer Sri Lanka to a five-run win over South Africa in a tight contest in their World Twenty20 opener on Saturday. Sri Lanka put up a respectable 165 for 7 and in response South Africa were restricted to 160 for 8. Perera...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs Sri Lanka, World Twenty20 Game 14 22-03-2014 01:54 PM

    For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page Toss and team news: Sri Lanka have won the toss and opted to bat. South Africa's regular T20 skipper Faf du Plessis misses out due to injury while Dale Steyn is fit to play. South Africa are in Group...
  • e Lounge Unwind: Catch the action on the sets of 'Khatron Ke Khiladi' 21-03-2014 10:30 PM

    CNN-IBN meets the participants on 'Khatron Ke Khiladi' in Cape Town, South Africa. ...
  • World T20: Du Plessis, Steyn doubtful for SA ahead of Sri Lanka tie 21-03-2014 07:14 PM

    South African captain Faf du Plessis and spearhead Dale Steyn will undergo fitness tests ahead of their opening World Twenty20 game in Chittagong, the skipper said here on Friday. Both du Plessis and Steyn took part in team practice on Friday but have not fully recovered from hamstring injuries. "It's...
  • World Twenty20: Serious business begins with the Super10 stage 21-03-2014 08:26 AM

    As the 2014 World Twenty20 moves into the business end in Bangladesh, ten top teams will sweat it out for the coveted trophy in round two called the Super10, with Asian rivals India and Pakistan playing the opener at Mirpur's Shere Bangla National Stadium on Friday. The expanded 16-nation tournament...
  • Dale Steyn, Du Plessis injury doubts for SA ahead of their WT20 opener 20-03-2014 10:32 AM

    Dhaka: Title contenders South Africa were sweating over the fitness of injured captain Faf du Plessis and premier fast bowler Dale Steyn ahead of their World Twenty20 opener against Sri Lanka on Saturday. The two key players are recovering from hamstring injuries, and their availability for the Super-10 group one...
  • Firearms expert tells of Oscar Pistorius' love for guns 17-03-2014 06:13 PM

    Pretoria: Months before he killed his girlfriend, Oscar Pistorius said he drew his gun and went into "combat mode" after hearing the noise of a possible intruder at home, which turned out to be a laundry machine, a South African guns expert testified Monday at the athlete's murder trial. Sean...
  • Clarke suffered fractured shoulder in South Africa barrage 17-03-2014 09:44 AM

    Sydney: Australian captain Michael Clarke is suffering from a fractured shoulder stemming from the barrage of bouncers he faced during the third Test against South Africa, it was revealed Monday. Cricket Australia said the injury has forced him out of the domestic Sheffield Shield final this weekend. "Michael Clarke was...