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  • Clarke suffered fractured shoulder in South Africa barrage 17-03-2014 09:44 AM

    Sydney: Australian captain Michael Clarke is suffering from a fractured shoulder stemming from the barrage of bouncers he faced during the third Test against South Africa, it was revealed Monday. Cricket Australia said the injury has forced him out of the domestic Sheffield Shield final this weekend. "Michael Clarke was...
  • 3rd Test: Ryan Harris bowls Australia to South Africa series win 05-03-2014 11:04 PM

    Australia's Ryan Harris took the last two wickets as South Africa came within five overs of saving the third Test on a dramatic day in which a third umpire decision came close to deciding the outcome of the match. South Africa were bowled out for 265 as Australia won the...
  • Dale Steyn backs Morne Morkel to make Australia suffer again 27-02-2014 11:18 PM

    Cape Town: Dale Steyn, the world's number one Test bowler, says his team-mate Morne Morkel will be the player to watch when South Africa play Australia in the series-deciding third Test starting at Newlands on Saturday. Steyn tore through the Australian batting on Sunday to drive his side to a...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs Australia, 2nd Test Day 4 23-02-2014 01:35 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page Day 3 round-up: South Africa pressed home their big advantage over Australia in the second Test as Hashim Amla made 93 not out after earlier dislocating his finger and the hosts forged 369 runs ahead on the third day...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs Australia, 2nd Test, Day 3 22-02-2014 01:42 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page Day 2 round-up: JP Duminy, AB de Villiers, Wayne Parnell and Vernon Philander put South Africa on top as they reduced Australia to 112 for 4 on the second day of the second Test at St George's Park on...
  • Morne Morkel goes for scan on injured right shoulder 13-02-2014 04:27 PM

    Centurion: South Africa fast bowler Morne Morkel missed the start of the second day of the first Test against Australia to go for a scan on an injured right shoulder. The South African team said Morkel hurt his shoulder diving for a ball while fielding on the first day. South...
  • Fog affects train service, clear day ahead in Delhi 31-01-2014 11:05 AM

    Train operations were affected on Friday as Delhi people woke up to a foggy morning. However, the Met Office has forecast a clear day ahead. The visibility was 300 metres, officials said. According to Northern Railway, 68 trains were running late, seven were rescheduled and one was cancelled. The day's...
  • Delhi experiences chilly morning, cloudy day ahead 25-01-2014 12:40 PM

    Delhi residents experienced a chilly Saturday morning. The minimum temperature settled two notches below the season's average at 9.4 degrees Celsius. The Met Office has forecast a cloudy day ahead. "The day started with shallow fog in the morning while the sky throughout the day is expected to remain cloudy,"...
  • Rain lashes Delhi, cloudy day ahead 21-01-2014 12:21 PM

    Delhiites woke up to an overcast on Tuesday morning and were caught in unexpected rain as the day progressed. The Met Office has forecast rain throughout the day. "There will be light rain and thunder showers on Tuesday with the day remaining cloudy," said an official of the India Meteorological...
  • Thick fog wraps Delhi, rains likely 15-01-2014 12:36 PM

    It was a foggy morning in Delhi on Wednesday, India Meteorological Department said. Visibility dipped to 200 metres at 8.30 am. Minimum temperature early on Wednesday was recorded three notches above average at 10.2 degrees Celsius. At least 22 trains coming to the national capital were running late due to...
  • As it happened: India vs South Africa, 2nd Test, Day 2 27-12-2013 12:11 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 1 round-up: Murali Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara made sure India had an upper hand on the opening day of the second and final Test against South Africa despite bad light preventing 29 mandatory overs from being bowled at...
  • 2nd Test: All eyes on Vijay as India aim to score big 27-12-2013 10:40 AM

    Durban: The Kingsmead track was more of a surprise for the home side than the touring team. Unlike the Johannesburg wicket where there was something for the bowlers to exploit, the pitch here on day one behaved like a subcontinent one. The pace and bounce was missing and once the...
  • Kingsmead wicket looks like a sub-continent pitch: Morne Morkel 26-12-2013 10:50 PM

    Durban: South Africa pacer Morne Morkel was surprised at the nature of pitch on offer at the Kingsmead here after India took early control of the series-deciding second cricket Test by finishing day one on a commanding 181 for one on Thursday. Morkel termed the Kingsmead pitch as a "sub-continent...
  • We'll be out to put Durban record right: Graeme Smith 24-12-2013 08:52 PM

    Durban: South Africa skipper Graeme Smith on Tuesday said that his team will step on the field for the Boxing Day Test against India with an aim to set right its poor record here. The Proteas missed a chance to go 1-0 up in the series, as they could manage...
  • Morkel's injury was a huge loss: Philander 21-12-2013 10:29 AM

    Johannesburg: South African pacer Vernon Philander feels losing pacer Morne Morkel to injury has compounded matters for his team in the opening Test against India here. Morkel twisted his ankle in the first session of the second day on Friday and is now out of this Test match, as well...
  • 1st Test: India look to pile on the lead on day four 21-12-2013 09:26 AM

    Johannesburg: India will take field on day four with their tail up after posting 284 for 2 at stumps on day three with a lead of 320 runs. The bowlers started the day strongly by wiping away the South African tail cheaply and then the Indian batsmen virtually took the...
  • Pujara, Kohli firm India's grip on 1st Test, take the team to 284 for 2, a lead of 320 20-12-2013 09:27 PM

    India displayed the most clinical play they possibly could have on a foreign soil as they firmed their grip on the first Test against South Africa, ending day three at 284 for 2, a huge lead of 320 on a deteriorating Wanderers wicket on Friday. Having missed out in the...
  • Morne Morkel injury adds to South Africa's struggle 20-12-2013 06:06 PM

    Johannesburg: Fast bowler Morne Morkel left the field with a right ankle sprain early in India's second innings to add to South Africa's struggles in the first Test on Friday. Morkel went over awkwardly on the ankle while fielding near the boundary just before lunch and didn't come out for...
  • 1st Test: Kohli fills Tendulkar's No. 4 spot with hundred, takes India to 255/5 on Day 1 18-12-2013 09:36 PM

    Just a few days back it appeared that it would be impossible to fill the big boots of Sachin Tendulkar, but Virat Kohli, who came in to bat at No. 4 - the place which belonged to Tendulkar till India's last Test - on Wednesday put all those doubts to...
  • Tendulkar-less India will have a tough time in Test series: Morkel 16-12-2013 08:27 PM

    Johannesburg: South African pacer Morne Morkel on Monday fired the first salvo ahead of the two-match 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...
  • South Africa rest Jacques Kallis for third ODI 10-12-2013 01:02 PM

    Centurion: South Africa, who are leading the ODI series 2-0 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...
  • 2nd ODI: Pakistan look to claw back after shocking defeat against SA 31-10-2013 08:46 PM

    Having got a lot of flak for their shocking one-run defeat in the first ODI, Pakistan have a chance to make things right when they take on South Africa in the second game of the five-match series at the Dubai International cricket Stadium on Friday. Chasing a below-par score of...
  • CLT20: Titans beat Brisbane Heat in exciting finish 24-09-2013 03:16 PM

    TOSS: Delayed due to wet conditions. Handed defeats in their opening matches, Brisbane Heat and Titans will look to put behind the disappointment and make quick amends when they face each other in their Champions League Twenty 20 match on Tuesday. While Brisbane lost to Trinidad & Tobago by 25...
  • North Korean dictator's ex-girlfriend executed over porn scandal 30-08-2013 08:39 AM

    Sydney: According to reports by the South China Morning Post, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's Hyon Song-wol was gunned down in front of her family just three days after being arrested for breaching North Korean pornography laws. Hyon, was among a dozen well-known musicians who were executed by machine...
  • South Africa beat Sri Lanka by 22 runs in 2nd T20 04-08-2013 10:40 PM

    Hambantota: Seam bowlers Lonwabo Tsotsobe and Morne Morkel took two wickets each on Sunday to propel South Africa to a 22-run win over Sri Lanka in the second Twenty20 match for an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. Batting first after winning the toss, South Africa made a competitive...