Pakistan vs South Africa

  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 28-11-2013 10:30 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Tejpal misses deadline, Goa police to arrest him 28-11-2013 09:06 PM

    Tehelka Founder-Editor 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 16-11-2013 09:44 PM

    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 6-run loss against South Africa in a Twenty20 international on Friday. The ICC says in a statement on Saturday that the left-arm fast bowler accepted the...
  • Faf du Plessis happy with battling South Africa after T20 win 16-11-2013 09:36 PM

    Dubai: South African Twenty20 captain Faf du Plessis has said he was happy with his team's never-say-die performances against Pakistan, culminating in a 2-0 win series win in Dubai on Friday. The tour-ending clash saw Pakistan collapse once more, ending with 144-9 in pursuit of a 151-run target. That came...
  • 2nd T20: Du Plessis, Parnell lead South Africa to series victory 16-11-2013 01:45 AM

    Dubai: Captain Faf du Plessis smashed a half-century and led South Africa to a six-run 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 2-0 win in the series after winning...
  • Live Score: Pak-SA 2nd T20 heads towards a close finish 15-11-2013 09:10 PM

    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:...
  • South Africa revived since first Test defeat: Steyn 15-11-2013 09:22 AM

    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 two-match Twenty20 series against Pakistan 1-0 after a comprehensive nine-wicket win in the first match in Dubai on Wedensday....
  • 2nd T20: Revived South Africa look for series win 14-11-2013 09:33 PM

    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 two-match Twenty20 series against Pakistan 1-0 after a comprehensive nine-wicket win in the first match in Dubai on Wedensday....
  • 1st T20: South Africa register comprehensive win over Pakistan 14-11-2013 01:41 AM

    Dubai: Fast bowlers Dale Steyn and Lonwabo Tsotsobe tormented Pakistan batting by sharing five wickets between them as South Africa's secured a convincing nine-wicket victory in their first Twenty20 international on Wednesday. Steyn grabbed 3 for 15 and Tsotsobe took 2 for 9 off an impressive four-over spell which restricted...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs South Africa, 1st T20 13-11-2013 09:06 PM

    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...
  • I have no plans to call it quits: Misbah-ul-Haq 13-11-2013 08:41 PM

    Karachi: Pakistan's under-fire Test and ODI captain Misbah-ul-Haq 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...
  • Pakistan look for fresh start in T20s against South Africa 12-11-2013 05:39 PM

    Dubai: Pakistan will look to put the disappointment of the ODI series loss behind when they face South Africa in the two-match Twenty20 series on Wednesday. Pakistan were thoroughly outplayed in the five-match ODI series that ended in Sharjah on Monday, with South Africa winning it with a 4-1 margin....
  • Misbah fears for Pakistan cricket after SA loss 12-11-2013 02:34 PM

    Sharjah: Captain Misbah-ul Haq says Pakistan's trouncing in the one-day 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 4-1. Batting was once again the problem with...
  • PCB chief defends team but ex-players demand change 12-11-2013 11:30 AM

    Karachi: Former captains and players reacted strongly to Pakistan's 1-4 debacle in the one-day 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....
  • Pakistan have no Virat Kohli or Rohit Sharma: Mohammad Yousuf 12-11-2013 10:06 AM

    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 Misbah-ul-Haq 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 4-1 win 11-11-2013 11:52 PM

    Sharjah: AB de Villiers stormed to an unbeaten century to help South Africa beat Pakistan convincingly by 117 runs in the fifth and final one-day in Sharjah on Monday, winning the five-match series 4-1. AB de Villiers scored 115 from 102 balls with ten boundaries and three sixes - his...
  • 5th ODI, South Africa vs Pakistan: as it happened 11-11-2013 03:57 PM

    South Africa have won the toss and elected to bat first in the fifth ODI against Pakistan. South Africa are leading the series 3-1. Pakistan: Ahmed Shehzad, Mohammad Hafeez, Sohaib Maqsood, Misbah-ul-Haq, Umar Amin, Umar Akmal, Shahid Afridi, Sohail Tanvir, Saeed Ajmal, Junaid Khan, Mohammad Irfan South Africa: Quinton de...
  • 5th ODI: South Africa eye 4-1 series win against Pakistan 11-11-2013 08:35 AM

    After taking an unassailable 3-1 lead, an upbeat South Africa will eye for another victory when they take on Pakistan in the fifth and final one-day international in Sharjah on Monday. Quinton De Kock smashed his maiden hundred to help South Africa defeat Pakistan by 28 runs in Abu Dhabi...
  • South Africa will make it 4-1 against Pakistan: Quinton De Kock 10-11-2013 08:20 PM

    Sharjah: Dashing South African opener Quinton De Kock vowed his team will go for a 4-1 win over Pakistan in the fifth and final one-day in Sharjah on Monday. The 20-year-old smashed his maiden hundred to help South Africa beat Pakistan by 28 runs in the fourth one-day in Abu...
  • AB de Villiers proud over South Africa's ODI win over Pakistan 09-11-2013 05:28 PM

    Abu Dhabi: South African captain AB de Villiers showed pride in his team after winning the one-day series against Pakistan, hailing a comeback after losing tamely to Sri Lanka four months ago. South Africa took an unassailable 3-1 lead in the five-match series after a hard fought 28-run win in...
  • Shoaib Akhtar lambasts Pakistan batsmen for poor show 09-11-2013 03:16 PM

    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...
  • PCB working on releasing Whatmore: PCB chairman 09-11-2013 11:22 AM

    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...
  • 4th ODI: Steyn and de Kock earn South Africa series victory 09-11-2013 01:36 AM

    Abu Dhabi: Fast bowler Dale Steyn grabbed a career-best 5 for 25 and Quinton de Kock smashed a maiden century as South Africa took an unassailable 3-1 lead in the series against Pakistan with a 28-run victory in the fourth one-day international on Friday. Steyn derailed the run-chase with three...
  • 4th ODI: Steyn's five-for provides SA series win over Pakistan 08-11-2013 04:11 PM

    Junaid Khan came in for Wahab Riaz as South Africa captain AB de Villiers opted to bat against Pakistan in the fourth one-day match. Playing XI: Pakistan: Ahmed Shehzad, Mohammad Hafeez, Sohaib Maqsood, Asad Shafiq, Misbah-ul-Haq(c), Shahid Afridi, Umar Akmal(w), Sohail Tanvir, Junaid Khan, Saeed Ajmal, Mohammad Irfan South Africa:...
  • Abdul Razzaq blames Zaka Ashraf for being sidelined 08-11-2013 11:21 AM

    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...
  • Misbah has failed to inspire players: Shoaib Akhtar 08-11-2013 11:09 AM

    Karachi: Pakistan's former fast bowler, Shoaib Akhtar has criticised Misbah-ul-Haq 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....
  • 4th ODI: Misbah blames batting as South Africa eye series win 07-11-2013 03:08 PM

    Abu Dhabi: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq called on his top order to play their part to prevent South Africa clinching the one-day series after the fourth match on Friday. Pakistan trail 2-1 after South Africa secured a commanding 68-run win in the third match in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. Chasing a...
  • Imran Tahir helps South Africa take 2-1 lead against Pakistan 07-11-2013 12:15 AM

    Legspinner Imran Tahir ripped through Pakistan's batting order with figures of 4 for 53 to spur South Africa to a convincing 68-run victory in the third one-day international on Wednesday. Chasing a formidable 260-run total, Pakistan were bowled out for 191 in 44.3 overs with Tahir claiming the key wickets...
  • Graeme Smith to leave tour with post-concussion syndrome 06-11-2013 06:36 PM

    Abu Dhabi: Graeme Smith has been withdrawn from the remainder of South Africa's limited-overs series against Pakistan after being diagnosed with post-concussion 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...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs Pakistan, 3rd ODI 06-11-2013 04:10 PM

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