RICHARD LEVI

  • CLT20: Uphill task for Cape Cobras to stop Punjab's juggernaut September 28, 2014

    Mohali: On a roll after making the semifinals, Kings XI Punjab would aim to keep the winning run going when they take on South Africa's Cape Cobras in a Group B encounter of the Champions League here on Sunday. Failing to win this year's IPL after going down to Kolkata Knight...
  • Yearender 2012: The best T20I innings of 2012 December 30, 2012

    From recordbreaking centuries that were later broken to belligerent returns and blitzkriegs in adversity, we sift through the list and come up with the most memorable knocks of the year in Twenty20 internationals. Richard Levi 117*, 2nd T20I, Hamilton In just his second international innings, South Africa's Levi smashed the...
  • World T20, SL vs SA: as it happened September 22, 2012

    Sri Lanka innings: 7th over: 46 for 5: Albie Morkel gets his first over and concedes 8 runs and gets a wicket. Sri Lanka batsmen never got the kind of start they needed and the sevenover match didn't give them the opportunity to raise the tempo at the later stage. Dale...
  • Dominant South Africa outclass Zimbabwe September 20, 2012

    Hambantota: South Africa produced a clinical performance to knock Zimbabwe out of the ICC World Twenty20 with a comfortable 10wicket victory in a lopsided Group C match here on Thursday. Zimbabwe crashed out of the event after slumping to their second defeat in the tournament having lost to hosts Sri...
  • Award for Levi augers well for SA at World T20: CSA September 17, 2012

    Johannesburg: Upcoming batsman Richard Levi winning the ICC's 'Twenty20 International Performance of the Year' augurs well for South Africa ahead of the World Twenty20 starting from Tuesday in Sri Lanka, believes Cricket South Africa. Levi won the award for equalling West Indian Chris Gayle's record highest score of 117 during the...
  • SA beat Zimbabwe by 6 wickets in T20 June 23, 2012

    Harare: South Africa cruised to a sixwicket win over Zimbabwe to ensure the same two teams will contest the final in the Twenty20 triseries on Sunday. Wayne Parnell's 3 for 16 set up the victory on Saturday after the Proteas had started the tournament sluggishly in losing to the host and...
  • Somerset sign bighitting Levi for T20 May 19, 2012

    London: English county Somerset on Friday signed bighitting South Africa batsman Richard Levi for their domestic Twenty20 campaign. Levi holds the record for the fastest Twenty 20 international century after smashing 117 not out in just 51 balls against New Zealand in February in only his second match for South Africa....
  • Bowlers hand Delhi Daredevils easy win April 16, 2012

    The last time Delhi Daredevils visited the Wankhede Stadium, they were bowled out for 147 as Mumbai Indians picked up an easy victory. This time around, the Virender Sehwagled side handed out a sevenwicket defeat to Mumbai Indians, one that took them to top of the IPL 5 table. Mumbai's...
  • Cricketainment: IPL is a learning experience April 16, 2012

    Mumbai Indians opener Richard Levi speaks about his IPL experience, batting with Sachin Tendulkar and scoring the fastest T20 ton for South Africa against New Zealand. ...
  • Delhi out to hunt Mumbai in their den April 15, 2012

    Mumbai Indians have three bowlers among the top ten wickettakers of IPL 5; Delhi Daredevils just one. Two of Mumbais batsmen feature among the top ten rungetters, but none from Delhi. If you think that tells the story before the clash between the tournament favourites on Monday, think again, because...
  • IPL 5: Depleted Pune face tough Mumbai April 5, 2012

    Mumbai: Pune Warriors face a difficult opening match as they kick off their Indian Premier League (IPL) season five campaign against title favourites Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium on Friday. Pune the costliest team in the IPL had a disappointing first season, losing nine of their 14 games...
  • Calmed Sachin helped me in my batting: Levi April 5, 2012

    Chennai: Mumbai Indians' explosive batsman Richard Levi said Sachin Tendulkar provided the calmness he needed during his knock against Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League opening game here on Wednesday. Levi, who hogged the limelight after hitting the fastest hundred in Twenty20 internationals for South Africa against New Zealand...
  • IPL 5: Mumbai win fails to mask poor opener April 4, 2012

    This was the poorest opening match of an IPL season ever. In 2008, there was Brendon McCullum's blitzkrieg in Bangalore. In 2009, as the bandwagon moved to South Africa where the batting conditions were tougher, there was Sachin Tendulkar batting 20 overs for an unbeaten and matchwinning 59 from 49...
  • IPL 5: Sharp Mumbai down abject CSK April 4, 2012

    Chennai: South Africa's Richard Levi scored a dazzling fifty on debut as Mumbai Indians beat defending champions Chennai Super Kings by eight wickets in the opening match of the Indian Premier League at the MA Chidambaram Stadium on Wednesday. Chasing a meagre 113 to win, the runnersup of IPL 4...
  • IPL 5: Mission possible for Mumbai Indians March 25, 2012

    Profiling the fourth of nine IPL franchises ahead of the competition's fifth season, we take a look at Mumbai Indians who, though arguably the most balanced side, have often fell victim to their own bigstage nerves. Having won the Champions League Twenty20 last year, they could come out a...
  • Prospect of batting with Tendulkar excites Levi March 12, 2012

    New Delhi: South Africa's new batting sensation, Richard Levi, is excited at the prospect of batting alongside Sachin Tendulkar in the upcoming Indian Premier League. Ignored by the franchises in the IPL auction in February despite a base price of just $50,000, Levi burst into the limelight after bludgeoning his way...
  • Mumbai Indians grab T20 sensation Levi February 27, 2012

    Mumbai: Richard Levi, the South African batsman, has been snapped up by Mumbai Indians for the upcoming IPL (Indian Premier League) season as a replacement for Andrew Symonds who retired earlier this month. Levi, 24, had been ignored in the IPL 5 auction in Bangalore on February 4 but his recordbreaking...
  • Ignored in IPL auction, Levi grabs eyeballs February 19, 2012

    New Delhi: South African opener Richard Levi who scored the fastest century in the history of T20 Internationals during his knock 117 off 51 balls against New Zealand on Sunday has made IPL franchise owners sit up and take notice after being ignored at auctions in Bangalore earlier...