DAVID MILLER

  • David Miller low key ahead of South Africa's World Cup semi-final 6 days ago

    South Africa batsman David Miller has a talent for deadpan humour. Asked if he watched New Zealand's Cricket World Cup quarter-final against the West Indies on Saturday, and more particularly Martin Guptill's unbeaten innings of 237, Miller affects a poker face and says "no ... what happened?" It's unlikely New Zealand's 143-run...
  • World Cup 2015: South Africa 'raring to go' in quarters, says David Miller March 12, 2015

    Wellington: South Africa have put their roller-coaster pool performances at the World Cup behind them and are "raring to go" in the knockout rounds, batsman David Miller said on Thursday. Miller, who scored 49 as the Proteas defeated the United Arab Emirates by 146 runs to secure a quarter-final berth, said...
  • World Cup: South Africa thump UAE by 146 runs to finish second in Pool B March 12, 2015

    "It seems the only way they cannot score 400 runs is if we win the toss and bat," Mohammad Tauqir, the UAE captain, had joked on the eve of his side's World Cup Pool B fixture against South Africa. Tauqir raised quite a few eyebrows therefore by choosing to bowl first...
  • Watch: Day 2 highlights, ICC World Cup 2015 February 16, 2015

    The first Sunday saw thrilling action from two games of the 2015 ICC World Cup that witnessed three centuries, two scores of 300 or more, the fastest delivery so far, an India vs Pakistan humdinger and victories for South Africa and India. Enjoy a quick video recap from the first Sunday...
  • JP Duminy encouraged me during match-winning stand: David Miller February 15, 2015

    Hamilton: South Africa's match-winner against Zimbabwe during Sunday's pool game in the World Cup, left-handed batsman David Miller on Sunday said he and J.P. Duminy continued to encourage each other as their team was in a spot of bother at 83 for 4. The duo posted a partnership of 256 runs...
  • J.P. Duminy encouraged me during match-winning stand: David Miller February 15, 2015

    Hamilton: South Africa's match-winner against Zimbabwe during Sunday's pool game in the World Cup, left-handed batsman David Miller on Sunday said he and J.P. Duminy continued to encourage each other as their team was in a spot of bother at 83/4. The duo posted a partnership of 256 runs and both...
  • World Cup: Miller and Duminy star as South Africa survive Zimbabwe scare February 15, 2015

    Arguably one of the best bowling units in this edition of the World Cup was made to look pedestrian by one of the most underrated batting line-ups in cricket. And still, South Africa were able to notch up a 62-run win against Zimbabwe on a day filled with the possibility...
  • 4th ODI: Smith ton seals Australia's series win over South Africa November 21, 2014

    Melbourne: Steve Smith smashed a brilliant century to lead Australia to a series-clinching three-wicket win over South Africa in the fourth one-day international on Friday. Smith hit a career-best 104 from 112 deliveries to register his second ODI hundred as the Australians passed South Africa's 267 for eight with six balls...
  • 2nd ODI: Morkel stars as South Africa beat Australia by 3 wickets, level series 1-1 November 16, 2014

    Perth: Morne Morkel took a career-best 5 for 21 and captain AB de Villiers made 48 as South Africa beat Australia by three wickets in the second one-day cricket international on Sunday to level the five-match series at 1-1. Handed the new ball ahead of Dale Steyn, Morkel took two wickets...
  • CLT20: David Miller praises Akshar Patel for coming good September 21, 2014

    Mohali: Manofthematch David Miller credited young bowler Akshar Patel for coming good when the team needed it the most, saying that the tailender's knock enabled Kings XI Punjab to defeat Barbados Tridents in the Champions League T20 match. Chasing 175 for victory, Miller smashed a 34ball 46 under pressure, but it...
  • CLT20: KXIP captain George Bailey heaps praise on Akshar Patel September 21, 2014

    Mohali: Kings XI Punjab skipper George Bailey on Saturday heaped praise on Akshar Patel for his crucial nineball 23 which helped his team beat Barbados Trident by four wickets in the Champions League twenty20 here. Needing 25 to win off last two overs, Patel blasted three fours and a six as...
  • CLT20: Miller, Patel script Punjab's 4wicket win over Tridents September 20, 2014

    Mohali: David Miller smashed a 34ball 46* under pressure and Parvinder Awana scalped three wickets as Kings XI Punjab notched up a fourwicket victory over Barbados Tridents in the Champions League Twenty20 on Saturday. Put into bat, Barbados posted a challenging 174 for six, riding on twin halfcenturies by Dilshan Munaweera...
  • CLT20: Kings XI Punjab face Caribbean test after a solid start September 20, 2014

    Mohali: After launching their campaign on a winning note, IPL finalists Kings XI Punjab will look to dish out another dominating performance when they face the formidable Barbados Tridents in a Group B match of the Oppo Champions League twenty20 here on Saturday. The Kings XI came into the tournament on...
  • Virender Sehwag blitz powers Kings XI Punjab into IPL7 final May 30, 2014

    Suresh Raina's 87 off 25 balls went in vain as Kings XI Punjab, riding on Virender Sehwag's scintillating ton, cruised to a 24run victory over Chennai Super Kings to enter the IPL7 final. Punjab will face Kolkata Knight Riders in the final which is scheduled to be played on Sunday....
  • IPL 7 Qualifier 2, Chennai vs Punjab: Players to watch out for May 30, 2014

    Kings XI Punjab, who were undoubtedly the best team in the group stage of IPL 2014, were defeated comfortably by Kolkata Knight Riders by 28 runs in the first qualifier. Punjab will now take on Chennai Super Kings in the second qualifier for a place in the finals. Mohit Sharma...
  • IPL 7 Qualifier 1: Rain a factor as consistent Punjab take on buoyant Kolkata May 27, 2014

    The most consistent team of IPL 7 will be up against the most resilient side of the current edition when Kings XI Punjab lock horns with Kolkata Knight Riders in the first qualifier of the IPL on Wednesday at the Eden Gardens. The match was scheduled to be held on...
  • IPL 7: Kings XI Punjab dent Rajasthan Royals' playoff hopes with a win May 23, 2014

    Mohali: Kings XI Punjab dented Rajasthan Royals playoff chances by beating them by 16 runs as the hosts put up an inspired bowling show led by Rishi Dhawan defending 179. Coming out for the chase, Rajasthan got off to a steady start until Dhawan removed Ajinkya Rahane and Shane Watson...
  • Kings XI Punjab or Chennai Super Kings which team is more lethal? May 15, 2014

    It's an elbow fight for the top spot in IPL 7. Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) are taking turns to sit on top of the leaderboard, but there's little to choose between the two teams who are matching each other blow for blow. Inching closer to the...
  • KXIP look to finish on top of IPL7 points table, says Joe Dawes May 10, 2014

    Bangalore: Kings XI Punjab bowling coach Joe Dawes on Saturday said his team is aiming to finish at the top of the points table so that it could get two shots to make the finals of the ongoing Indian Premier League. Finishing in the top two spots provide the first teams...
  • IPL 2014: Punjab look to cement top spot against Bangalore May 9, 2014

    Glenn Maxwell will be the cynosure of all eyes when a rampaging Kings XI Punjab take on Royal Challengers Bangalore in an Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Friday. Maxwell, who fell within touching distance of a century for the fourth time in...
  • IPL 7: Maxwell hurts Chennai again as Punjab win by 44 runs May 7, 2014

    Kings XI Punjab continued to dominate Chennai Super Kings in IPL 7 with their second win of the season over the twotime champions, thanks to another stupendous knock by Glenn Maxwell whose 38ball 90 took KXIP to a mammoth 231/4. The Punjab bowlers then restricted CSK to 187/6 for a...
  • Kings XI Punjab's success mantra Indian coach, simple approach May 1, 2014

    Kings XI Punjab are setting new benchmarks of success in the Indian Premier League, and the UAE fans will miss the Punjabi flavour that was too spicy for KXIP's opponents over the past two weeks but relished throughout the Emirates. Five matches, five wins, 10 points, top of the tree ...
  • As it happened: Kolkata vs Punjab, IPL 7, Match 15 April 26, 2014

    (For ballbyball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Kings XI Punjab's Mfactor will be the biggest challenge facing the Kolkata Knight Riders when they battle the most aweinspiring outfit so far in IPL 7, Punjab, in Dubai on Saturday. Glenn Maxwell and David Miller have virtually been an...
  • Hat-trick of victories 'phenomenal' for Punjab's team spirit: Miller April 23, 2014

    Chandigarh: Explosive South Africa batsman David Miller believes three back-to-back wins in the Indian Premier League are "phenomenal" for Kings XI Punjab spirit and having a "more balanced team" than previous editions is making things easier for the franchise. "It's a lot more balanced team," 24-year-old Miller said when asked what...
  • Glenn Maxwell bats Punjab to third straight victory in IPL 7 April 22, 2014

    A disciplined allround performance by the Kings XI Punjab helped them register their third victory on the trot in IPL 7, beating Sunrisers Hyderabad by 72 runs in Sharjah on Tuesday. Punjab rode on Glenn Maxwell's blistering 43-ball-95 to set a mammoth 194-run target against Shikhar Dhawan-led Hyderabad. In reply,...
  • I'm not being able to score the winning runs: Glenn Maxwell April 21, 2014

    Sharjah: His blistering 89-run knock set up the Kings XI Punjab's incredible victory over Rajasthan Royals but for Glenn Maxwell it was still an unfinished job as he was not there to hit the winning runs. It was David Miller, who finished it off in style, smashing his way to an...
  • Kings XI Punjab's M-factor: Maxwell and Miller April 21, 2014

    The M-factor for the Kings XI Punjab in the IPL 7 season seven seems to be working well. (Glenn) Maxwell and (David) Miller are the two juggernauts who again proved to be the match winners for the Punjab-based outfit. Maxwell and Miller underlined their credentials as big-match players by leading Kings...
  • Maxwell, Miller fireworks power Punjab to seven-wicket win over Rajasthan April 20, 2014

    Glenn Maxwell played a whirlwind knock of 89 runs before David Miller provided the finishing touches with a breathtaking 19-ball 51 as Kings XI Punjab hammered Rajasthan Royals by seven wickets in a high-scoring IPL-7 match on Sunday. Chasing an imposing 192 to win, Maxwell and Miller put on an incredible...
  • David Miller eyeing to imbibe courage of conviction from Sehwag April 19, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: Devastating Kings XI batsman David Miller wants to imbibe the "courage of conviction" from his new teammate and hero Virender Sehwag while sharing the dressing room with the veteran Indian cricketer in the ongoing seventh edition of IPL. Miller said he won't let go any opportunity to pick the...