South Africa

ICC gives 'poor' rating to Wanderers pitch

The International Cricket Council has handed a 'poor' rating to the pitch at New Wanderers in Johannesburg that recently hosted the third Test between India and South Africa.
31 January 2018

AB de Villiers to miss first three ODIs against India

South Africa will miss the services of ace batsman AB de Villiers in the first three One-Day Internationals against India following a finger injury.
31 January 2018

South Africa v India Test Series Review LIVE from Johannesburg

Chetan Narula joins us live from Johannesburg to give his South Africa v India Test Series review.
30 January 2018

India recall Suresh Raina for T20I series against South Africa

India have recalled senior middle-order batsman Suresh Raina for the upcoming Twenty20 International series against South Africa.
29 January 2018

Neck and neck: comparing the 5 prong pace attack of India & South Africa

Given that both India and South Africa have five pacers each, it would be interesting to compare and contrast them one-on-one.
28 January 2018

Shami's five-fer lead India to a consolatory win in Johannesburg

Mohammad Shami picked a five-wicket haul as India managed to overcome an unbeaten 86 from Dean Elgar to register a 63-run victory in the final Test in Johannesburg.
28 January 2018

South Africa call-up Lungi Ngidi for first three ODIs against India

South Africa have called-up pace bowler Lungi Ngidi and middle-order batsman Khaya Zondo for the first three One-Day Internationals against India.
27 January 2018

Inconsistent bounce leaves Johannesburg game in uncertainty

Uneven bounce at New Wanderers Stadium has created an uncertainty on the result of the third Test match between India and South Africa in Johannesburg despite the game being evenly poised heading into the fourth day.
26 January 2018

India hold edge after Bumrah five-fer trouble South Africa

Jasprit Bumrah picked his maiden five-wicket haul as India made a strong comeback on the second day as they dismissed South Africa for 194 and later stretched their lead to 42 runs with nine wickets in hand at stumps on day two of the Johannesburg Test.
26 January 2018

India suffer another batting collapse in testing Johannesburg pitch

A collective effort from the South African pacers once again troubled the Indian batsmen as they were bowled out for 187 runs in the first innings of the third and final Test in Johannesburg.
24 January 2018

India v South Africa 3rd Test Preview | LIVE From Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg

Chetan Narula is live from Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg, with his preview of the 3rd Test between India v South Africa for Cricket World TV.
24 January 2018

Pakistan edge out South Africa to reach semi-final of U19 World Cup

Ali Zaryab scored a decisive unbeaten 74-run knock as he helped Pakistan reach the semi-final of the ICC U19 World Cup as they chased down 190 runs in the 48th over with three wickets in hand against South Africa.
24 January 2018

Expected changes in the Indian playing XI for the 3rd Test

As the third Test between India and South Africa kick-off on Wednesday, Saksham Mishra gives us an insight on the changes expected from Virat Kohli's side.
23 January 2018

What's in store for the 3rd India-South Africa Test

Emotions were on a high as India received a crushing defeat at the hands of South Africa by 135 runs in the 2nd Test. Winning and losing is part and parcel of the game but the manner in which India lost, left the fans dejected. Even the Indian team would concede that they could have fared much better in Centurion.
23 January 2018

Jhye Richardson called-up in Australia Test squad for South Africa tour

Australia have called-up fast bowler Jhye Richardson in a 15-man squad for the upcoming Test tour of South Africa that kicks-off in March.
22 January 2018

5 signs that Virat's team is plagued by overconfidence

There is a fine line between being assured and being cocksure. The current Indian team led by the restless Virat Kohli is skewed towards the latter. The expectation that the tour of South Africa would be game-changing and the beginning of India's dominance in overseas Tests has gone south.
21 January 2018

5 qualities of Dinesh Karthik that justify his selection in the Test team

A couple of weeks back Dinesh Karthik was playing Syed Mushtaq Ali trophy and preparing himself for India's ODI tour of South Africa. Even in the wildest stretch of the imagination, he would not have dreamt of getting a call-up for the Test side. What transpired would have certainly made him a believer in destiny.
21 January 2018

5 times Indian batting crumbled against debutant pacers

Before the start of the 2nd Test between India and South Africa, there were speculations that Chris Morris would replace the injured Dale Steyn in the South African playing XI. However, citing India's shortcoming against debutant pacers, the Proteas team management decided to field the young Lungi Ngidi in place of Morris.
21 January 2018

Befuddled why the umpire took so long in ruling Pujara out, here's why

Cheteshwar Pujara's run out dismissals in both the innings proved costly for India in Centurion.
20 January 2018