INDIA VS SOUTH AFRICA

  • Images: From Ghaziabad to Melbourne, fans rejoice in India's win over South Africa February 23, 2015

    Team India broke its World Cup jinx against South Africa, which sparked celebration by fans in India and Australia. Here's a look at the images after India's 130-run win. Fans gathered outside Suresh Raina's residence in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, to celebrate India's win. (Getty Images) Indore saw wild celebrations as fans burnt...
  • Watch: India roll over SA, Afghan scare for SL; ICC World Cup, Day 9 Highlights February 23, 2015

    Shikhar Dhawan once again starred with 137 as India thumped South Africa by 130 runs, while Mahela Jayawardene's 100 took Sri Lanka out of trouble against Afghanistan. ...
  • ICC World Cup: South Africa start marginal favourites against India February 22, 2015

    CNN-IBN experts Ricky Ponting, Kris Srikkanth, Zaheer Abbas, Anil Kumble and Kiran More preview the big Pool B encounter. ...
  • AS it happened: India vs South Africa, World Cup, Match 13, Pool B February 22, 2015

    (For Live updates, scroll down to view the blog) Quick Preview: After a terrific and unexpectedly smooth start to their title defence, India will have to soak in the pressure against a team they have never beaten at the World Cup. South Africa will perhaps be the toughest test for the...
  • World Cup Exclusive: Dhoni shouldn't fiddle with batting order, says Kiran More February 21, 2015

    (Former India wicketkeeper and selector Kiran More, IBN World Cup Cricket Expert, is contributing exclusively for Cricketnext. Catch him Live in pre- and post-match shows throughout the ICC World Cup 2015 only on CNN-IBN and IBN7) MS Dhoni's experiment with Virat Kohli's batting position proved futile during the Carlton Mid tri-series,...
  • World Cup Exclusive: Rattle South Africa with spin, says Kris Srikkanth February 21, 2015

    (Former India captain and chief selector Kris Srikkanth, IBN World Cup Cricket Expert, is contributing exclusively for IBNLive Sports. Catch him Live in pre- and post-match shows throughout the ICC World Cup 2015 only on CNN-IBN and IBN7) MS Dhoni may be facing consistency issues with his pacers and mulling who...
  • India's danger zones against South Africa: three apparent, two hidden February 19, 2015

    A South African safari is fraught with danger. The jeep may be grilled out but there's always an urge to venture out and pose for the shutterbug - like a hero with some beast in the background. An inch here or there or a moment of carelessness can be fatal...
  • Pick your India eleven! Help Dhoni break the South Africa jinx February 18, 2015

    Pakistan conquered, it's time for South Africa. Pick the India XI you think can beat the South Africans for the first time ever in the World Cup. ...
  • The India vs South Africa firecrackers ad for the cricket world cup is as brilliant as the previous one February 16, 2015

    After the explosive 'Firecrackers' ad that poked fun at Pakistan for never having won against India in any cricket world cup, there is now a new one that pokes fun at India for not having won against South Africa so far. The ad shows South African fans hand over that...
  • Indian women down South Africa in one-off T20 November 30, 2014

    Bengaluru: India's women cricket team snatched a 16-run win against South Africa in a one-off Twenty20 match at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium on Sunday. India made 140 for five with Smriti Mandhana 52 (42b, 5x4) being the top scorer. In reply, South Africa's lower order collapsed in a heap. Their innings...
  • India to host South Africa women's cricket team November 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian women cricket team will play one Test, three one-day internationals and a Twenty20 match against South Africa in a home tour, starting November 12. The visitors will begin the tour with a two-day warm-up game, starting November 12 at Alur, against India A ahead of the one-off Test,...
  • Virat Kohli gratefully accepts gift from skipper Dhoni April 5, 2014

    When Virat Kohli accepted the man of the match award on Friday, it was the second gift he had received in quick succession. With the scores level in the World Twenty20 semi-final against South Africa, India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni could not have asked for a more innocuous delivery as...
  • Virat Kohli is in love with run-chases April 4, 2014

    There's such an inevitability about Virat Kohli anchoring India's run-chases in limited-overs cricket, and it once again came to the fore in Mirpur on Friday, when a victory over South Africa earned India another shot at the ICC World Twenty20 trophy. The target of 173 had the pressure of a semi-final...
  • As it happened: India vs Sri Lanka, World T20 2nd semi-final April 4, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) R Ashwin took 3/22 in South Africa's 172/4 while Virat Kohli once again anchored India's chase with a knock of 72 not out in the semi-final at Mirpur. Pre-match: After rain played spoilsport in the first semi-final of the ICC World Twenty20...
  • Thunderstorm forecast during India's WT20 semi-final against SA April 4, 2014

    With the weather playing a spoilsport during Thursday's first ICC World T20 semi-final clash between Sri Lanka and the West Indies in Mirpur, cricket lovers would expect a rain-free day during the second semi-final between India and South Africa to be played at the same venue on Friday. However, as per...
  • World T20: India will reach final if there is no play on Friday April 3, 2014

    Mirpur: With the weather forecast for Friday predicting another round of heavy rainfall, India will be the lucky team if it eventually pours as they would then automatically advance to the final of the ICC World T20. As per the weather forecast in Dhaka, around 70 percent chance of rain is...
  • India favourites, South Africa underdogs: Faf du Plessis on WT20 semis April 3, 2014

    Mirpur: South African skipper Faf du Plessis on Thursday said though he has learnt a lot from MS Dhoni during his stint with Chennai Super Kings in the IPL, he would be relying on his own style of captaincy when his team takes on India in the semi-finals of the...
  • Team India's check-list for South Africa test in World T20 semis April 2, 2014

    A fortnight ago, more than two months into 2014, India had only beaten Bangladesh and Afghanistan. But in the last 15 days of the financial year, the team made good gains at the ICC World Twenty20 to compensate for the losses it suffered in South Africa, New Zealand and at...
  • South Africa devising plans to counter 'exceptional' Indian spinners April 1, 2014

    Mirpur: Wary of India's "exceptional" spinners, South Africa are paying a lot of attention in devising a good gameplan against the spin duo of Amit Mishra and R Ashwin ahead of the semi-final clash of the ICC World Twenty20. South African batsman JP Duminy said performing well against the Indian spinners...
  • India to face South Africa in World Twenty20 semi-finals April 1, 2014

    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 rate...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs India, 2nd Test, Day 1 December 26, 2013

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss and team news: India have opted to bat. Ravindra Jadeja replaces R Aswin while South Africa bring in Robin Peterson in place of Imran Tahir. A dramatic draw at Johannesburg last weekend has nicely set up the Durban Test but,...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs India, 1st Test, Day 3 December 20, 2013

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 roundup: Pacers set the stage for India with a magnificent exhibition of swing bowling as South Africa suffered an unexpected collapse on Day 2. India, resuming with their overnight score of 255 for 5 on Thursday, were bundled out...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai December 18, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Devyani moved to UN mission, Government says arrest a conspiracy December 18, 2013

    India has charged United States of America with planning the arrest of Devyani Khobragade in an alleged case of visa fraud related to her domestic help Sangeeta Richards. To ensure diplomatic immunity to Devyani, India has shifted her to the United Nations Permanent Mission in New York. ...
  • Tendulkarless India will have a tough time in Test series: Morkel December 16, 2013

    Johannesburg: South African pacer Morne Morkel on Monday fired the first salvo ahead of the twomatch Test series, starting December 18, stating that the young Indian batsmen will miss 'Sachin Tendulkar's patience' in the middle and they should be prepared to face some hostile bowling from the home side. Morkel said...
  • As it happened: India vs South Africa, 3rd ODI, Centurion December 11, 2013

    For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page Having conceded the ODI series with humiliating backtoback defeats, India will aim to salvage some pride by winning the third onedayer against South Africa on Wednesday and gain some confidence going into the twoTest series. The dead rubber isn't quite dead,...
  • South African conditions not a problem for us: Rohit Sharma December 10, 2013

    Centurion: Indian batsmen have been reeling under the onslaught of South African bowlers on bouncy wickets in the ongoing ODI series but opener Rohit Sharma on Tuesday dismissed talks of lack of technique and blamed the debacle to want of application. Rohit said the South African conditions were not a problem...