South Africa vs Pakistan

  • U-19 World Cup: Resurgent Pakistan face tough test against South Africa in final 01-03-2014 08:31 AM

    Dubai: South Africa will aim to break the title drought when they lock horns with two-time champion Pakistan in the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup final at Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Saturday. South Africa finished runner-up in the 2002 and 2008 tournaments while Pakistan remains the only side to...
  • Batting coach could benefit Pakistan team: Misbah 02-12-2013 01:32 PM

    Islamabad: Misbah-ul-Haq says Pakistan needs a batting coach to solve the team's top-order batting problems at the crease in international matches. Misbah returned home on Monday after leading Pakistan to its first ever one-day series victory against South Africa, a 2-1 win. Pakistan also drew the Twenty20 series 1-1. "We...
  • South Africa win 3rd ODI by 4 wickets; Pakistan win series 2-1 30-11-2013 09:11 PM

    Centurion: South Africa won the final one-day international by four wickets to restore some pride on Saturday after losing their first ever ODI series to Pakistan. South Africa's comfortable victory at SuperSport Park avoided an historic first whitewash in an ODI series at home by the Proteas, but Pakistan still...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs Pakistan, 3rd ODI 30-11-2013 02:03 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: South Africa decided to field. TEAM NEWS: Vernon Philander, Henry Davids and Wayne Parnell came in for Dale Steyn, Graeme Smith and Jacques Kallis. Davids makes his debut. Pakistan rested Shahid Afridi. They brought in Umar Amin, Asad...
  • Pakistanis hail first-ever series win over South Africa 29-11-2013 09:36 AM

    Karachi: Pakistan cricket commentators Thursday hailed the national team's first-ever one-day series win over South Africa, describing it as one of the country's greatest moments. The Pakistani team edged out the Proteas by one run in the second one-day international at Port Elizabeth on Wednesday, to take an unbeatable 2-0...
  • Pakistan chase historic South Africa whitewash 29-11-2013 08:45 AM

    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 one-day international win at Cape Town's historic Newlands ground. Wednesday: A first ODI series win anywhere over South Africa,...
  • South Africa rest Steyn, Smith and Kallis for final Pakistan ODI 29-11-2013 08:35 AM

    Steyn, Kallis, Smith all missing for Proteas JohanneSburg: South Africa will be without three of their most experienced players for the final one-day international against Pakistan on Saturday after Dale Steyn and Jacques Kallis picked up injuries and Graeme Smith was given compassionate leave. With Pakistan seeking an historic 3-0...
  • South African cricket legend Graeme Pollock honoured 28-11-2013 12:33 PM

    Johannesburg: The Eastern Province Cricket Board has honoured South Africa's Cricketer of the Century, Graeme Pollock, by naming a pavilion at the St George's Park stadium in Port Elizabeth after him. The old Centenary Pavilion was re-named the Graeme Pollock Pavilion at yesterday's one-day match between South Africa and Pakistan....
  • Misbah-ul-Haq hails Pakistan series win over South Africa 28-11-2013 09:05 AM

    Port Elizabeth: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq hailed his country's first win in a bilateral series against South Africa after they pulled off a thrilling one-run win in the second one-day international at St George's Park in Port Elizabeth on Wednesday. Hashim Amla (98) and AB de Villiers (74) took South Africa...
  • 2nd ODI: Pakistan win maiden series in SA with one-run victory 28-11-2013 12:08 AM

    Port Elizabeth: Pakistan held on for a thrilling one-run win in the second one-day international on Wednesday to beat South Africa in an ODI series for the first time, making their short-notice tour an historic one. Pakistan defended their 262 in a rain-shortened 45-over game by the smallest of margins...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs Pakistan, 2nd ODI 27-11-2013 01:09 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: South Africa opted to bowl in a 45-over game after rain delayed toss by over two overs. Playing Conditions: 45 overs a side. Fielding restrictions at the start of the innings for 9 overs. Batting powerplay remains 5...
  • 2nd ODI: Under-pressure South Africa face Pakistan in a must win match 26-11-2013 09:07 PM

    Port Elizabeth: After strangely deciding to drop their most successful limited-overs bowler this year, South Africa have slipped suddenly from a resounding 4-1 away win over Pakistan to the prospect of losing a one-day series against the same team for the first time. The 23-run defeat in the opening match...
  • Dale Steyn fined for offensive language against Pakistan 25-11-2013 09:11 AM

    Cape Town: South Africa fast bowler Dale Steyn has been fined for using offensive language in Friday's second Twenty20 against Pakistan. The International Cricket Council said on Sunday that Steyn was fined 10 percent of his match fee. Pakistan won the game at Newlands by six runs. Steyn was fined...
  • Pakistan debutants shine in 23-run win over South Africa 24-11-2013 11:56 PM

    Cape Town: Pakistan defended their meager 218 for 9 with help from outstanding debuts by Anwar Ali and Bilawal Bhatti to win the first one-day international against South Africa by 23 runs on Sunday. Ali and Bhatti upstaged Jacques Kallis in his first ODI in nearly two years as South...
  • 1st ODI: Pakistan beat South Africa by 23 runs 24-11-2013 01:46 PM

    For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page After squaring off the two-match Twenty20 series, South Africa and Pakistan will once again face each other in the three-match one day international series, starting in Cape Town on Sunday. South Africa's team is bolstered by the return of...
  • Pakistan look to continue winning momentum in SA ODIs 23-11-2013 05:39 PM

    After squaring off the two-match Twenty20 series, South Africa and Pakistan will once again face each other in the three-match one day international series, starting in Cape Town on Sunday. South Africa's team is bolstered by the return of experienced allrounder Jacques Kallis, who hasn't played an ODI in 18...
  • Pakistan win 2nd T20 to level two-match series 1-1 against SA 23-11-2013 01:33 AM

    Cape Town: Pakistan held on for a close six-run win in the second Twenty20 on Friday, ending a six-game losing streak to South Africa in limited-overs games. Shahid Afridi's 3 for 28 backed up earlier half-centuries by Umar Akmal and captain Mohammad Hafeez as Pakistan successfully defended their 176 for...
  • Malik rubbishes disciplinary issue for his return 23-11-2013 12:11 AM

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik and senior player Abdul Razzaq have dismissed rumours that they were sent back home from South Africa because of disciplinary issues. "It is all rubbish. We faced no disciplinary issue at all with the team management or anyone else," Malik said after the duo...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs Pakistan, 2nd T20 22-11-2013 09:06 PM

    Cape Town: Pakistan won the toss and opted to bat in the second and last Twenty20 against South Africa here on Friday. The visitors have made one change by including Saeed Ajmal in place of Anwar Ali while for South Africa, AB de Villiers, Aaron Phangiso return and Lonwabo Tsotsobe...
  • 2nd T20: Pakistan out to snap losing streak against SA 21-11-2013 10:54 PM

    Pakistan are up against a big challenge of snapping a three-match losing streak as they take on South Africa in the second and last Twenty20 at Cape Town on Friday. The visitors would call themselves a little unlucky as the hosts were awarded a win via the Duckworth/Lewis method. Pakistan...
  • Jacques Kallis returns to South Africa ODI squad 21-11-2013 02:17 PM

    Cape Town: Jacques Kallis was recalled to South Africa's one-day squad on Thursday for two home series against Pakistan and India, putting the veteran allrounder in line to play his first ODI in nearly two years. The 38-year-old Kallis appeared in the last of his 321 ODIs at home against...
  • 1st T20: South Africa beat Pakistan in rain-curtailed match 21-11-2013 01:44 AM

    Johannesburg: Rain helped South Africa to a sixth straight victory over Pakistan in limited-overs cricket on Wednesday as the home team won the opening Twenty20 by four runs on the Duckworth/Lewis (D/L) method. The weather interrupted with Pakistan on 60 for 2 after 9.1 overs chasing South Africa's 153 for...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs Pakistan, 1st T20 20-11-2013 09:45 PM

    Pakistan have won the toss and opted to field first on the green top at the New Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg on Wednesday. With allrounders Shoaib Malik and Abdul Razzaq having returned home due to injuries, Pakistan had to choose from the available 13 players. South Africa have rested prolific...
  • 1st T20: Pakistan look to redeem in return series 19-11-2013 11:40 PM

    Johannesburg: South Africa would be confident for the return limited-over series against Pakistan, which starts with two T20s and three ODIs. In the United Arab Emirates, South Africa clinched the five-match ODI series 2-0 and this would boost their hopes of moving up the ranks in rankings. Moreover, Pakistan have...
  • Razzaq and Malik ruled out of South Africa tour 19-11-2013 07:17 PM

    Islamabad: Pakistan allrounders Abdul Razzaq and Shoaib Malik were ruled out by injuries from the limited-overs series in South Africa and will return home without being replaced. The Pakistan Cricket Board announced the decision on Tuesday. Razzaq pulled a hamstring during practice at the Wanderers last Sunday, while Malik could...
  • South Africa unchanged for home T20 series against Pakistan 16-11-2013 04:34 PM

    Cape Town: South Africa have stuck to the same 15-man squad that recently defeated Pakistan 2-0 in a Twenty20 international series in Dubai for a further two matches against the same opponents at home next week. Faf du Plessis will captain the selection that has now won consecutive away series...
  • Pakistan name ODI and T20 squads for South Africa tour 16-11-2013 02:55 PM

    Karachi: Pakistan selectors avoided pressing the panic button while announcing a 17-member squad today for the ODI and Twenty20 series in South Africa with Misbah-ul-Haq being retained as captain of the one-day side. Only wicketkeeper Sarfaraz Ahmed and left-arm pacer Wahab Riaz were left out from squad that lost both...
  • Smith to play his 100th Test as skipper 28-01-2013 02:42 PM

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  • Pak strengthens bowling attack for SA 27-01-2013 06:59 PM

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