PAKISTAN VS SOUTH AFRICA

  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai November 28, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Tejpal misses deadline, Goa police to arrest him November 28, 2013

    Tehelka FounderEditor Tarun Tejpal is likely to be arrested by the Goa Police after he failed to meet the 3 PM deadline set by it for questioning in a sexual assault case involving a woman journalist. ...
  • Pakistan Tanvir fined 10 per cent of match fee November 16, 2013

    Dubai: Pakistan allrounder Sohail Tanvir has been fined 10 per cent of his match fee for breaching the code of conduct during his team's 6run loss against South Africa in a Twenty20 international on Friday. The ICC says in a statement on Saturday that the leftarm fast bowler accepted the sanctions...
  • Faf du Plessis happy with battling South Africa after T20 win November 16, 2013

    Dubai: South African Twenty20 captain Faf du Plessis has said he was happy with his team's neversaydie performances against Pakistan, culminating in a 20 win series win in Dubai on Friday. The tourending clash saw Pakistan collapse once more, ending with 1449 in pursuit of a 151run target. That came hard...
  • 2nd T20: Du Plessis, Parnell lead South Africa to series victory November 16, 2013

    Dubai: Captain Faf du Plessis smashed a halfcentury and led South Africa to a sixrun victory against yet another lackluster batting display by Pakistan in the second Twenty20 international on Friday. The Proteas move to No. 3 in world Twenty20 rankings with a 20 win in the series after winning the...
  • Live Score: PakSA 2nd T20 heads towards a close finish November 15, 2013

    South Africa captain Faf du Plessis won the toss and opted to bat first in the second Twenty20 against Pakistan on Friday. Pakistan included Nasir Jamshed in place of Abdur Rehman, while South Africa brought in Henry David for JP Duminy, who was sent home for taking rest. Teams: Pakistan: Ahmed Shehzad, Nasir...
  • South Africa revived since first Test defeat: Steyn November 15, 2013

    Dubai: Spearhead Dale Steyn on Thursday said South Africa had shown remarkable resilience to turn things around after their defeat in the first Test against Pakistan. South Africa currently lead a twomatch Twenty20 series against Pakistan 10 after a comprehensive ninewicket win in the first match in Dubai on Wedensday. The...
  • 2nd T20: Revived South Africa look for series win November 14, 2013

    Dubai: Spearhead Dale Steyn on Thursday said South Africa had shown remarkable resilience to turn things around after their defeat in the first Test against Pakistan. South Africa currently lead a twomatch Twenty20 series against Pakistan 10 after a comprehensive ninewicket win in the first match in Dubai on Wedensday. The...
  • 1st T20: South Africa register comprehensive win over Pakistan November 14, 2013

    Dubai: Fast bowlers Dale Steyn and Lonwabo Tsotsobe tormented Pakistan batting by sharing five wickets between them as South Africa's secured a convincing ninewicket victory in their first Twenty20 international on Wednesday. Steyn grabbed 3 for 15 and Tsotsobe took 2 for 9 off an impressive fourover spell which restricted Pakistan...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs South Africa, 1st T20 November 13, 2013

    Pakistan have won the toss and opted to bat first in the first Twenty20 against South Africa at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Wednesday. "The luck is back with us with the toss. We want to play on our strengths and we have a good bowling attack. We will look...
  • I have no plans to call it quits: MisbahulHaq November 13, 2013

    Karachi: Pakistan's underfire Test and ODI captain MisbahulHaq on Wednesday refused to bow to pressure and insisted that he would continue to play at the international level as long as his form and fitness permitted it. "I have no plans to call it quits despite the recent disappointing results in Tests...
  • Pakistan look for fresh start in T20s against South Africa November 12, 2013

    Dubai: Pakistan will look to put the disappointment of the ODI series loss behind when they face South Africa in the twomatch Twenty20 series on Wednesday. Pakistan were thoroughly outplayed in the fivematch ODI series that ended in Sharjah on Monday, with South Africa winning it with a 41 margin. Pakistan's T20...
  • Misbah fears for Pakistan cricket after SA loss November 12, 2013

    Sharjah: Captain Misbahul Haq says Pakistan's trouncing in the oneday series against South Africa is an ominous portent before the 2015 World Cup. Pakistan went down by 117 runs in the fifth and final match in Sharjah on Monday, losing the series 41. Batting was once again the problem with Pakistan,...
  • PCB chief defends team but explayers demand change November 12, 2013

    Karachi: Former captains and players reacted strongly to Pakistan's 14 debacle in the oneday series against South Africa with some of them calling for a change in the captaincy as well as the coach. However, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi has come out in defence of the team. "Misbah...
  • Pakistan have no Virat Kohli or Rohit Sharma: Mohammad Yousuf November 12, 2013

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain, Mohammad Yousuf believes the national team is facing batting woes because of absence of any proper role model and blamed skipper MisbahulHaq for the present problems in the side. Yousuf said sadly at present Pakistan didn't have any batsmen of the caliber present in Indian cricket...
  • 5th ODI: De Villiers and bowlers guide SA to 41 win November 11, 2013

    Sharjah: AB de Villiers stormed to an unbeaten century to help South Africa beat Pakistan convincingly by 117 runs in the fifth and final oneday in Sharjah on Monday, winning the fivematch series 41. AB de Villiers scored 115 from 102 balls with ten boundaries and three sixes his 15th...
  • 5th ODI, South Africa vs Pakistan: as it happened November 11, 2013

    South Africa have won the toss and elected to bat first in the fifth ODI against Pakistan. South Africa are leading the series 31. Pakistan: Ahmed Shehzad, Mohammad Hafeez, Sohaib Maqsood, MisbahulHaq, Umar Amin, Umar Akmal, Shahid Afridi, Sohail Tanvir, Saeed Ajmal, Junaid Khan, Mohammad Irfan South Africa: Quinton de Kock, Hashim...
  • 5th ODI: South Africa eye 41 series win against Pakistan November 11, 2013

    After taking an unassailable 31 lead, an upbeat South Africa will eye for another victory when they take on Pakistan in the fifth and final oneday international in Sharjah on Monday. Quinton De Kock smashed his maiden hundred to help South Africa defeat Pakistan by 28 runs in Abu Dhabi on...
  • South Africa will make it 41 against Pakistan: Quinton De Kock November 10, 2013

    Sharjah: Dashing South African opener Quinton De Kock vowed his team will go for a 41 win over Pakistan in the fifth and final oneday in Sharjah on Monday. The 20yearold smashed his maiden hundred to help South Africa beat Pakistan by 28 runs in the fourth oneday in Abu Dhabi...
  • AB de Villiers proud over South Africa's ODI win over Pakistan November 9, 2013

    Abu Dhabi: South African captain AB de Villiers showed pride in his team after winning the oneday series against Pakistan, hailing a comeback after losing tamely to Sri Lanka four months ago. South Africa took an unassailable 31 lead in the fivematch series after a hard fought 28run win in the...
  • Shoaib Akhtar lambasts Pakistan batsmen for poor show November 9, 2013

    Karachi: Former fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has described current Pakistan batsmen as worse than their Bangladeshi counterparts after their pathetic show against South Africa in the ongoing ODI series in the UAE. "I am saying this with certainty if Bangladeshi batsmen had been playing this series they would have won it...
  • PCB working on releasing Whatmore: PCB chairman November 9, 2013

    Karachi: Pakistan national team is likely to have a new head coach in place of incumbent Dav Whatmore before their full series against Sri Lanka in the UAE starting next month. The chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board's interim management committee, Najam Sethi said the PCB was working on releasing the foreign...
  • 4th ODI: Steyn and de Kock earn South Africa series victory November 9, 2013

    Abu Dhabi: Fast bowler Dale Steyn grabbed a careerbest 5 for 25 and Quinton de Kock smashed a maiden century as South Africa took an unassailable 31 lead in the series against Pakistan with a 28run victory in the fourth oneday international on Friday. Steyn derailed the runchase with three wickets...
  • 4th ODI: Steyn's fivefor provides SA series win over Pakistan November 8, 2013

    Junaid Khan came in for Wahab Riaz as South Africa captain AB de Villiers opted to bat against Pakistan in the fourth oneday match. Playing XI: Pakistan: Ahmed Shehzad, Mohammad Hafeez, Sohaib Maqsood, Asad Shafiq, MisbahulHaq(c), Shahid Afridi, Umar Akmal(w), Sohail Tanvir, Junaid Khan, Saeed Ajmal, Mohammad Irfan South Africa: Hashim Amla,...
  • Abdul Razzaq blames Zaka Ashraf for being sidelined November 8, 2013

    Karachi: Pakistan's seasoned allrounder, Abdul Razzaq has blamed former chairman of the PCB, Zaka Ashraf, for sidelining him from the national team since last year. Razzaq, 33, who has finally won a recall to the national T20 squad for the series against South Africa, said it was Ashraf who had blown...
  • Misbah has failed to inspire players: Shoaib Akhtar November 8, 2013

    Karachi: Pakistan's former fast bowler, Shoaib Akhtar has criticised MisbahulHaq saying the present captain lacked innovation and failed to inspire the national team players. "I am disappointed with Misbah's captaincy, he is not aggressive, innovative, slow to read the situation and not able to inspire the other players," Akhtar said. The...
  • 4th ODI: Misbah blames batting as South Africa eye series win November 7, 2013

    Abu Dhabi: Pakistan captain MisbahulHaq called on his top order to play their part to prevent South Africa clinching the oneday series after the fourth match on Friday. Pakistan trail 21 after South Africa secured a commanding 68run win in the third match in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. Chasing a challenging...
  • Imran Tahir helps South Africa take 21 lead against Pakistan November 7, 2013

    Legspinner Imran Tahir ripped through Pakistan's batting order with figures of 4 for 53 to spur South Africa to a convincing 68run victory in the third oneday international on Wednesday. Chasing a formidable 260run total, Pakistan were bowled out for 191 in 44.3 overs with Tahir claiming the key wickets of...
  • Graeme Smith to leave tour with postconcussion syndrome November 6, 2013

    Abu Dhabi: Graeme Smith has been withdrawn from the remainder of South Africa's limitedovers series against Pakistan after being diagnosed with postconcussion syndrome following a blow on the head from a bouncer in the second Test two weeks ago. Cricket South Africa says Smith will leave the United Arab Emirates on...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs Pakistan, 3rd ODI November 6, 2013

    South Africa's skipper AB de Villiers won the toss and elected to bat first in the third onedayer against Pakistan at Abu Dhabi. South Africa: Hashim Amla, Quinton de Kock(w), JeanPaul Duminy, AB de Villiers(c), Faf du Plessis, David Miller, Ryan McLaren, Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel, Lonwabo Tsotsobe, Imran Tahir Pakistan:...