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  • Luke Shaw signs new five-year deal at Man United

    18 October 2018 11:58 AM 25

    Cape Town - Defender Luke Shaw has signed a new five-year deal at Manchester United worth a reported £160 000 a week, according to reports. According to reports, The 23-year-old has put pen to paper on a huge new deal that will see him earn upward of £150 000 to mark a stunning turnaround at the club. Shaw's deal was signed on Thursday and is expected

  • Willemse backed at flyhalf as WP brace for Bulls

    18 October 2018 11:33 AM 26

    Cape Town - There are four changes and a positional shift in the Western Province starting line-up for their Currie Cup semi-final against Blue Bulls at Newlands on Saturday. Fullback Dillyn Leyds and No 8 Juarno Agustus make their return from injury in the North-South knock-out clash which kicks off at 17:00 on Saturday, while centre Dan Kriel and hooker

  • WATCH: Pakistan batsman run out in bizarre fashion

    18 October 2018 11:08 AM 25

    Abu Dhabi - Pakistan batsman Azhar Ali was run out in bizarre fashion in the second Test against Australia in Abu Dhabi on Thursday. Play was dull to begin with at the start of Day 3, but was lit up by Azhar's embarrassing dismissal (WATCH in the tweet below). The batsman edged a Peter Siddle delivery to the third man boundary and thinking the ball had crossed

  • Mzansi Super League: All 6 franchises ranked

    18 October 2018 7:27 AM 35

    Cape Town - Cricket South Africa (CSA), so far, seems to have pulled a rabbit out of the hat with the Mzansi Super League (MSL). Wednesday's player draft in Johannesburg went off smoothly, and all six franchises now have full squads complete with marquee Proteas and overseas stars. There is not quite the star power that one sees every year in the IPL or Australia's

  • Sprint king Bolt rejects Malta football offer

    18 October 2018 6:09 AM 27

    Sydney - Sprint superstar Usain Bolt has turned down a contract from Maltese champions Valletta and will remain in Australia to pursue his dream of becoming a professional footballer, his agent said Thursday. The eight-time Olympic champion has been on trial with A-League club the Central Coast Mariners since arriving Down Under in August. He scored

  • Liverpool's Mane has surgery on hand injury

    17 October 2018 8:38 PM 19

    London - Liverpool said on Wednesday that forward Sadio Mane had undergone successful surgery on a hand injury he sustained while on international duty with Senegal. Jurgen Klopp has a number of concerns ahead of his team's return to Premier League action against Huddersfield on Saturday, with doubts over forward Mohamed Salah and midfielder Naby Keita

  • Grounded Abbas determined to continue rapid rise

    17 October 2018 8:35 PM 21

    Abu Dhabi - Pakistan paceman Mohammad Abbas insisted on Wednesday he is confident his rapid success will not go to his head, saying a tough early life has helped him mature as a person. The 28-year-old worked as a welder and a leather factory labourer in Pakistan before his hard work in cricket paid dividends with a first-class debut in 2009. Abbas has been Pakistan's

  • England rain hits Sri Lanka tour

    17 October 2018 3:30 PM 29

    Kandy - England on Wednesday blamed the crowded international cricket calendar for its decision to tour Sri Lanka during the rainy season as bad weather hit the third straight one-day international. England said the number of tours left it no "wriggle room" in organising a tour of the island currently in the grip of inter-monsoonal storms. Heavy rain also hit Wednesday's

  • Proteas in the money at Mzansi Super League draft

    17 October 2018 2:23 PM 29

    Cape Town - The inaugural Mzansi Super League saw several Proteas cricketers get top pickings in the Player Draft at Montecasino in Johannesburg on Wednesday. In the main player draft, each team was allocated R5 325 000 to pick their 16-man squad over 14 rounds. There were 330 players in the draft: 55 opening batsman, 86 middle-order batsman, 67 all-rounders

  • Abbas destroys Australia to put Pakistan on top

    17 October 2018 1:50 PM 25

    Abu Dhabi - Medium pacer Mohammad Abbas registered a five-wicket haul to steer Pakistan into a dominating position in the second Test against Australia in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. Abbas finished with five for 33 to bowl out Australia for a paltry 145 to give Pakistan a 137-run lead in the first innings on the second day at Sheikh Zayed Stadium