KALLIS

  • Zaheer Khan becomes fourth Indian to take 300 Test wickets December 22, 2013

    Johannesburg: Zaheer Khan on Sunday became the fourth Indian bowler and only the second pacer to take 300 wickets in Test matches. The 35yearold achieved the milestone when Jacques Kallis, batting at 34, was given leg before wicket by umpire Rod Tucker despite his edging the ball onto his pads at...
  • 1st Test: Indian pacers limit South Africa to 213/6 on Day 2 December 19, 2013

    Johannesburg: 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 for 280 in their first innings but clawed back brilliantly...
  • South Africa rest Jacques Kallis for third ODI December 10, 2013

    Centurion: South Africa, who are leading the ODI series 20 have decided to rest Jacques Kallis for the third match, but a decision to sit out Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel is yet to be taken. After making a comeback into the ODI fold, Kallis hasn't done that great but South...
  • Steyn, Kallis declared fit for 1st ODI against India December 4, 2013

    Johannesburg: Fast bowler Dale Steyn and allrounder Jacques Kallis have recovered from minor injuries to be available for selection for South Africa's first oneday international against India at the Wanderers on Thursday. Cricket South Africa says Steyn is fit again after a side strain and Kallis' sprained finger has also healed....
  • South Africa rest Steyn, Smith and Kallis for final Pakistan ODI November 29, 2013

    Steyn, Kallis, Smith all missing for Proteas JohanneSburg: South Africa will be without three of their most experienced players for the final oneday 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 30 whitewash over...
  • 2nd ODI: Underpressure South Africa face Pakistan in a must win match November 26, 2013

    Port Elizabeth: After strangely deciding to drop their most successful limitedovers bowler this year, South Africa have slipped suddenly from a resounding 41 away win over Pakistan to the prospect of losing a oneday series against the same team for the first time. The 23run defeat in the opening match of...
  • 1st ODI: Pakistan beat South Africa by 23 runs November 24, 2013

    For ballbyball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page After squaring off the twomatch Twenty20 series, South Africa and Pakistan will once again face each other in the threematch one day international series, starting in Cape Town on Sunday. South Africa's team is bolstered by the return of experienced allrounder...
  • Jacques Kallis returns to South Africa ODI squad November 21, 2013

    Cape Town: Jacques Kallis was recalled to South Africa's oneday 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 38yearold Kallis appeared in the last of his 321 ODIs at home against New...
  • 1st Test: Quick South African wickets put Pakistan on top on Day 3 October 16, 2013

    South Africa were in a serious pinch after Pakistan routed the top order and left the Proteas reeling at 72 for 4, still trailing by 121 runs in the second innings on day three of an absorbing first Test on Wednesday. Alviro Petersen was out for 17, fellow opener and captain...
  • South AfricaPakistan A warmup match ends in a draw October 10, 2013

    Sharjah: South Africa geared up for the first Test against Pakistan after gaining useful batting and bowling practice in their drawn threeday match here on Thursday. They managed 109 for 3 in their second innings with an overall lead of 152 against Pakistan 'A' on the final day at the...
  • Warmup match: Five SA batsmen score fifties on opening day October 8, 2013

    Sharjah: Five top order South Africa batsmen warmed up for next week's first test against Pakistan by scoring halfcenturies against Pakistan A on Tuesday. Jacque Kallis (70), Alviro Petersen (58), AB de Villiers (58) Hashim Amla (50) and JP Duminy (50 not out) all were among runs in hot and humid...
  • Graeme Smith 'on target' to return after ankle surgery September 9, 2013

    Johannesburg: South Africa captain Graeme Smith says he's "on target" to play against Pakistan next month after a four-month layoff following surgery on his left ankle. Smith had two pins inserted in his ankle to repair a stress fracture and has been in rehabilitation since May, but expects to be fit...
  • Jacques Kallis denies picking and choosing ODIs August 30, 2013

    Jacques Kallis, who earlier this month pledged his allegiance to South Africa's ODI team in a final bid to win the World Cup, has dismissed criticism that he picks and chooses when he plays for the country. The veteran allrounder, who will turn 38 on October 16, has not played...
  • Jacques Kallis to return to ODIs against India August 20, 2013

    Cape Town: Veteran South African allrounder Jacques Kallis has reiterated his future as an ODI cricketer while pledging his allegiance to his team in one final bid to win an ICC World Cup. Kallis, who will turn 38 on October 16, has not played an ODI since February 2012 and...
  • South Africa await stern challenge post Kirsten era May 13, 2013

    Cape Town: Less than a year after climbing to the top of the Test rankings, South African cricket is suddenly faced with an uncertain future with respected coach Gary Kirsten set to depart and two top players at a crossroads in their careers. Kirsten's decision not to extend his contract when...
  • Kolkata beat Bangalore in a lowscorer to keep slim playoff hopes alive May 12, 2013

    Ranchi: Kolkata Knight Riders kept their slim IPL 6 playoff hopes alive beating Royal Challengers Bangalore by five wickets in a lowscorer at the JSCA International Cricket Stadium here on Sunday. Jacques Kallis, after picking up two wickets, made an important 41 as the hosts chased down 116 in 19.2...
  • Kolkata Knight Riders: where did it all go wrong? May 8, 2013

    Eleven matches. Eight defeats. Kolkata Knight Riders, defending champions and regarded as one of the strongest teams in the league, are almost certifiably out of IPL 6. The stage has been reached where it is almost easier to say "insert previous match comments here" in describing how KKR have stumbled...
  • Results have not gone our way this season: Jacques Kallis May 7, 2013

    Kallis said, "We have applied ourselves, but unfortunately we were not winning games. We have not played as bad as people think this season. We just lost a few close games that could have turned our season around". ...
  • Kallis hopeful of Kolkata making it to playoffs May 7, 2013

    Kolkata Knight Riders allrounder Jacques Kallis believes his team can make it to the next round in IPL 6 despite a poor show so far. ...
  • Knight Riders are still very much alive in IPL 6, insists Kallis May 4, 2013

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders allrounder Jacques Kallis hasn't given up on his team's chances of making it to the playoffs in the sixth edition of the Indian Premier League. The Gautam Gambhirled team beat Rajasthan Royals by eight wickets on Friday to keep their hopes alive in the nineteam tournament....
  • KKR live to see another day, Rajasthan stay third May 3, 2013

    Kolkata: It's still an uphill task to stay alive, but Kolkata Knight Riders are not out of IPL 6 yet. Needing to win to prevent elimination from the tournament, KKR bowled and fielded with purpose barring one silly drop by wicketkeeper Manvinder Bisla to restrict Rajasthan to 132...
  • No Kallis in SA Champions Trophy squad, Duminy returns May 2, 2013

    Cape Town: Jacques Kallis was left out of South Africa's squad for the Champions Trophy on Thursday after making himself unavailable for personal reasons, and for the first time in years the veteran allrounder won't play at a major oneday tournament for his country. Head selector Andrew Hudson said South Africa's...
  • Gambhir hails Kallis, Bisla and Morgan after victory April 27, 2013

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders' skipper, Gautam Gambhir, praised Manvinder Bisla, Jacues Kallis and Eoin Morgan for their efforts in the team's six wickets victory over Kings XI Punjab at the Eden Gardens on Friday. "I think it was a fantastic effort from our bowlers to restrict them to 149. A...
  • Injury worries for KKR ahead of KXIP match April 25, 2013

    Kolkata: Struggling to repeat their last year's performance, defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders were dealt further blows as Jacques Kallis and Manoj Tiwary sustained injuries during their game against Mumbai Indians here on Wednesday. "Kallis has twisted his right knee while taking a dive. We will take a call on him...
  • IPL 6: Are Kolkata fizzling out in their title defence? April 25, 2013

    This is not something that the team management of Kolkata Knight Riders had expected when they began their defence of the IPL title. Though they started their campaign with a win, they are in the middle of an extremely bad phase losing five of their next six matches. And...
  • IPL 6 week 3 review: Gaylestorm and Kallis' unwanted stat April 25, 2013

    Entertainer of the week There is but one man who can thrill the senses in the most unbridled way Christopher Henry Gayle. Anyone who witnessed Gayle's audacious assault on the hapless Pune Warriors bowling in Bangalore on Tuesday will testify to having seen the most amazing innings played in Twenty20...
  • Injured Kallis' absence hurt our bowling: Sunil Narine April 25, 2013

    Kolkata: Observing that 160 was a defendable target, Kolkata Knight Riders' spinner Sunil Narine Wednesday rued the absence of allrounder Jacques Kallis, who could not turn up to bowl after getting injured while batting against Mumbai Indians in their IPL encounter at the Eden Gardens here. "The target of 160 was...