Kallis

  • Jaques Kallis is one of the greatest allrounders in cricket history: ICC 2 days ago

    Dubai: In a rich tribute to Jaques Kallis, ICC Chief Executive David Richardson said the legendary South African all-rounder will be remembered for his consistency with both bat and ball in all formats of the game. Kallis yesterday announced his retirement, prompted by a poor run in the series against Sri...
  • South Africa legend Jacques Kallis retires from all forms of cricket 2 days ago

    South Africa's Jacques Kallis has surprisingly decided to call time on his international limited overs career six months before the World Cup. The 38-year-old, one of the greatest all-rounders in the game's history, retired from Test cricket last year but had been planning to finish his South Africa career at the...
  • Kallis will be second only to Tendulkar in numbers: Rahul Dravid July 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Former India captain Rahul Dravid paid rich tributes to legendary South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis, terming him "second only to Sachin Tendulkar" as the Proteas great pushes for a fifth World Cup appearance in Australia and New Zealand, next year. "I think he's (Kallis) going to end up with...
  • Jacques Kallis signs up with Sydney Thunder for Big Bash June 12, 2014

    Melbourne: After a successful stint with Indian Premier League champions Kolkata Knight Riders, veteran South African allrounder Jacques Kallis on Thursday signed up with Sydney Thunder for the upcoming Twenty20 Big Bash League. Kallis, who has been part of two IPL title-winning KKR sides (2012 and 2014), has signed a two-year...
  • Kallis using IPL 7 as launchpad to get in shape for ICC World Cup 2015 May 21, 2014

    Kolkata: Veteran South African allrounder Jacques Kallis, who retired from the Test format, has set the IPL T20 league as his launch pad for his mission World Cup 2015. "The Indian Premier League is certainly a good platform to keep me in shape and prepare for next year's World Cup," Kallis...
  • IPL 7: Jacques Kallis sat out in team's interest, says Vijay Dahiya May 21, 2014

    It might have been surprising to see veteran allrounder Jacques Kallis sit out of the playing XI in some IPL games but Kolkata Knight Riders on Wednesday said the South African great was doing it for the interest of the team. A vital cog in Kolkata's scheme of things, Kallis has...
  • As it happened: Kolkata vs Punjab, IPL 7, Match 15 April 28, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Kings XI Punjab's M-factor will be the biggest challenge facing the Kolkata Knight Riders when they battle the most awe-inspiring outfit so far in IPL 7, Punjab, in Dubai on Saturday. Glenn Maxwell and David Miller have virtually been an...
  • IPL 7: Delhi Daredevils hope to cut short Kolkata Knight Riders' flight April 18, 2014

    After being hammered in their opening match of IPL 7 by Royal Challengers Bangalore, Delhi Daredevils will sweat over skipper Kevin Pietersen's return from injury to get a psychological boost ahead of their second game in Abu Dhabi on Saturday against Kolkata Knight Riders, who are on a high having...
  • IPL 7: Reuniting with Kallis helped me, says Manish Pandey April 17, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: On a high after playing a crucial role in Kolkata Knight Riders' stunning IPL win over defending champions Mumbai Indians, Manish Pandey said reuniting with Jacques Kallis, the veteran with whom he previously played in the Royal Challengers Bangalore team, helped him rediscover some lost form. Pandey's 64...
  • Dropping Kallis and tactics cost Mumbai Indians the game April 17, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: Lasith Malinga picked up four wickets against Kolkata Knight Riders in the opening encounter of IPL 7 but he feels responsible for the team's loss as the Sri Lankan pacer feels the catch he dropped of Jacques Kallis cost he defending champions dearly. Kallis was dropped when he was...
  • Batting will be key for Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 7: Gambhir April 17, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir was on Wednesday confidence personified and said his team will end up "winning most times" if it puts up a big score, which can complement the bowling attack it possesses. The seventh Indian Premier League kicked off on Wednesday with an emphatic 41-run...
  • Kallis, Narine power KKR to thumping win over Mumbai in IPL-7 opener April 17, 2014

    It was another match-winning performance from Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) trump card and mystery spinner Sunil Narine, who scalped four wickets giving away just 20 runs to rattle Mumbai Indians's (MI) chase after Jacques Kallis and Manish Pandey set them a target of 164 in the opening game of Indian...
  • Retired Jacques Kallis still Kolkata Knight Riders' go-to man April 15, 2014

    The legendary South African allrounder, Jacques Kallis, may have hung his boots but his heart still beats for the Indian Premier League (IPL) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) as the 38-year-old is set to re-ignite his hunger for runs and wickets at IPL 7. Kallis brought curtains down on his glittering...
  • CSA lauds Dale Steyn on top cricket award April 9, 2014

    Cricket South Africa has lauded fast bowler Dale Steyn on being named the Leading Cricketer in the World in the 2014 edition of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, which was published on Wednesday. "South African fast bowler Dale Steyn is Wisden's Leading Cricketer in the World for 2013, a year in which he...
  • South Africa are in safe hands, says former captain Graeme Smith April 4, 2014

    Graeme Smith believes South Africa are in safe hands, despite his retirement as captain and the recent departures of coach Gary Kirsten and allrounder Jacques Kallis, because the squad are still brimming with experience. Smith announced his retirement in March after 12 years, more than 9,000 test runs and 27 centuries...
  • Organise more Test matches: Tendulkar to ICC March 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Batting-great Sachin Tendulkar has suggested that ICC must organise more Tests if the traditional format is to survive and credited Twenty20 cricket for making the five-day matches more result-oriented these days. Tendulkar was speaking at the ESPNcricinfo awards night after being voted Cricketer of the Generation, on Friday. "The ICC should...
  • Sachin's feats incredible, but Lara best: Kallis March 4, 2014

    Cape Town: Retired South African allrounder Jacques Kallis would not rate Sachin Tendulkar as the best batsman he has played against but said the Indian legend has "tremendously" helped in taking the game forward by playing with the right spirit throughout his illustrious career. "He (Tendulkar) has done a tremendous amount...
  • I'm no Kallis, says South Africa's Ryan McLaren February 13, 2014

    Pretoria: Ryan McLaren said "I am no Jacques Kallis" after replacing the recently retired all-rounder in the South Africa team for the first Test against Australia on Wednesday. McLaren was preferred to Wayne Parnell as Kallis's successor in the allrounder role, to win his second cap, four years after his first. But...
  • IPL Auction 2014: KKR go for Kallis, Uthappa on Day 1 February 12, 2014

    A total of 216 players went under the hammer on day one, but only 70 were sold with Yuvraj Singh ending up as the top-earner, bought by Royal Challengers Bangalore for a whopping Rs 14 crore. Delhi Daredevils, who are building their team from a scratch, bought the most number of...
  • McLaren, Parnell in South Africa Test squad for Australia series January 29, 2014

    Durban: Allrounders Ryan McLaren and Wayne Parnell were named in South Africa's 15-man squad on Wednesday for the three-match Test series against Australia starting on February 12. One of them is likely to fill the void left by the retirement of Jacques Kallis, who quit the five-day game ahead of the...
  • Kallis is a 'true champion' of the game, says Tendulkar December 31, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday paid tribute to just-retired South African allrounder Jacques Kallis, calling him a "true champion" who always played the game in the right spirit. "@jacqueskallis75 Congratulations on a fabulous career. You have played the game in the right spirit....It's been a joy to...
  • Kallis bids adieu to Test cricket in fairytale script December 30, 2013

    Durban: Jacques Kallis, one of the greatest allrounders of the game, on Monday bid adieu to Test cricket after an illustrious 18-year career in a fairytale script as he hit a century in his swansong match in South Africa's 10-wicket thrashing of India on Monday. The script for Kallis' Test retirement...
  • Wanted to win for 'irreplaceable' Kallis, says Smith December 30, 2013

    Durban: South Africa captain Graeme Smith said that the series-clinching win over India in the second and final Test here was a fitting tribute to "irreplaceable" team-mate Jacques Kallis who bid farewell to Test cricket on Monday. "We wanted to win it for Jacques. Ultimately, we wanted to make sure that...
  • Mum, Dad, I hope I have made you proud: Jacques Kallis December 30, 2013

    Durban: Jacques Kallis on Monday paid handsome tributes to his late parents for all the support they gave to make him a cricketer and hoped he did them proud. Kallis, who retired from Test cricket as South Africa wrapped up the two-match series 1-0 against India, also said he was fortunate...
  • India surrender on the final day of Durban Test December 30, 2013

    CNN-IBN cricket expert Krishnamachari Srikkanth discusses what went wrong for India as they suffered heavy defeat against South Africa in Durban. ...
  • South Africa defeat India by 10 wickets to give Kallis a perfect send-off December 30, 2013

    India were left to rue the chances they missed as South Africa won the second and final Test in Durban convincingly by ten wickets, sealing the series 1-0 and giving a perfect send-off to Jacques Kallis who represented his country for one last time in Tests. Barring a valiant 96 by...
  • Special feeling to get hundred in last Test: Jacques Kallis December 30, 2013

    Durban: South Africa's Jacques Kallis got a fairytail hundred against India in his farewell Test and the retiring all-rounder said it was a "special feeling" to reach the three-figure mark in his final appearance in the five-day game for the Proteas. "It is a special feeling," Kallis said. "It's strange walking...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs India, 2nd Test, Day 5 December 30, 2013

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 4 round-up: Jacques Kallis scored a fairytale hundred in his last Test as South Africa consolidated their position on the fourth day of the second and final Test against India, taking a 166-run lead which could prove decisive going...
  • A fairytale hundred for Kallis; India 98 runs behind South Africa December 29, 2013

    Jacques Kallis scored a fairytale hundred in his last Test as South Africa consolidated their position on the fourth day of the second and final Test against India, taking a 166-run lead which could prove decisive going into the fifth day in Durban. India were 68 for 2 in their...