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15 July 2017 12:14 PM Cremer's strikes rattle Sri Lanka on Day 2

Colombo - Zimbabwe skipper Graeme Cremer claimed three wickets to dent Sri Lanka's first innings reply on the second day of the one-off Test in Colombo on Saturday. Cremer's leg-spin and two crucial run outs left Sri Lanka reeling at 293-7 at stumps. Asela Gunaratne (24) and Rangana Herath (5) were at the crease with the hosts still trailing Zimbabwe 33

08 July 2017 5:03 PM Cook strengthens England’s grip against Proteas

LONDON – Alastair Cook came through two reviewed appeals as England strengthened their grip on the first Test against a depleted South Africa attack at Lord's on Saturday. England were 48 without loss in their second innings at tea on the third day -- an overall lead of 145 runs. Vernon Philander had yet to bowl in the innings after going for an X-ray 47

05 July 2017 8:02 AM Proteas outsiders for Lord's, series

Cape Town - The Proteas go into Thursday's first Test against England at Lord's as outsiders. According to local bookmakers Sportingbet, South Africa are 11/4 to win the first of four Tests while England are favourites at 10/11. The draw comes is on offer at 5/2. England can be backed at 8/15 to win the series while the Proteas are at 7/2. The draw is the unlikeliest 26

26 June 2017 9:36 AM Baby du Plessis to end 119 Proteas Test streak?

Cape Town - Should Proteas star Faf du Plessis miss the opening Test of the four-match series against England at Lord's starting on July 6, it will end a 119-Test streak for the Proteas fielding at least one of AB de Villiers or Du Plessis in their starting XI. Du Plessis' wife Imari is due to give birth to the couple's first child in early July, putting 29

23 June 2017 7:52 PM Phehlukwayo wins it for Proteas!

And yet, despite that shortcoming, their bowlers – and some defiant fielding – didn’t give up the ghost. The match took a turn for the slightly tense when Jason Roy (67 off 45 balls), was given out for obstructing the field when he met an Andile Phehlukwayo shy at the non-striker’s stumps from backward point. Chris Morris, the bowler, was absolutely 47

18 June 2017 7:52 AM Five memorable Pakistan-India ODIs

The first India-Pakistan ‘global’ final, albeit not at an ICC event, saw the two nations meet in the climax of the World Championship of Cricket. A forerunner of the Champions Trophy, the seven-team tournament featuring all of the then-Test playing was organised by the Victorian Cricket Association. Kapil Dev, who led India to the 1983 World Cup, reduced 35

12 June 2017 3:43 AM ICC Champions Trophy: Win vs Proteas India's best showing so far, says Virat Kohli

Birmingham: After demolishing South Africa in the must-win fixture on Sunday, India skipper Virat Kohli asserted that it was their best performance of the ongoing ICC Champions Trophy so far. Kohli's side had to win their final Group B fixture at The Oval to avoid an embarrassing exit and they rose to the challenge with a ruthless display and defeated 26

11 June 2017 11:27 PM Champions Trophy: India topple South Africa to reach semi-finals

SOUTH Africa’s Champions Trophy campaign is over after a shocking performance with the bat against the Indians, who are now through to the semi-finals. The reigning champions were far too good for their opponents at the Oval as they won by eight wickets after easily chasing down a modest target of 192. South Africa looked set to post a decent total midway 27

11 June 2017 3:53 PM Proteas' Champions Trophy dream lies in tatters

Cape Town - India secured a semi-final date with Bangladesh after they sent South Africa crashing out of the Champions Trophy in ignominious fashion. The Asian side put up a near perfect performance as they easily chased up the Proteas' meagre 191 all out, with eight wickets in hand. Once again, South Africa flopped in a knockout match. After a solid 38

08 June 2017 3:54 AM Sarfraz hails 'home' crowd after win

Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed said playing in front of a 'home' crowd had helped inspire his side to a shock 19-run win over South Africa in the Champions Trophy at Edgbaston on Wednesday. Pakistan went from zeroes to heroes in three days, bouncing back from a 124-run thrashing by arch-rivals India to topple the world's No 1-ranked ODI side. Pakistan 28