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Pakistan defeat South Africa to win T20I series 3-1
Centurion, April 16 (IANS) A quick-fire 60 by Fakhar Zaman and Mohammad Nawaz's flourish (25*) towards the end helped Pakistan win the fourth and final T20I against host South Africa by three wickets and clinch the series 3-1 here on Friday.
2021-04-16
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Azam's smashing ton helps Pakistan crush SA in 3rd T20I
Centurion, April 14 (IANS) Pakistan skipper Babar Azam smashed a 59-ball 122, while wicket-keeper Mohammad Rizwan remained unbeaten on 73 as the visitors inflicted a crushing nine-wicket defeat on host South Africa in the third T20 International at the Centurion on Wednesday.
2021-04-14
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
SA Emerging cut short Bangladesh tour, return home
Johannesburg, April 13 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) heaved a sigh of relief after all the 22 members of the South African Women's Emerging team returned negative tests for Covid-19 and were allowed to board the flight back to their home country from Bangladesh.
2021-04-13
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
South Africa's Linde stars as hosts beat Pakistan
Johannesburg, April 12 (IANS) South African all-rounder George Linde picked three wickets as the hosts clawed back from the loss in the opening T20 International to defeat Pakistan by six wickets in the second match at Johannesburg on Monday.
2021-04-12
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Rizwan guides Pakistan to thrilling win over SA in opening T20I
Johannesburg, April 11 (IANS) An unbeaten 74 from 'Man of the Match' Mohammad Rizwan helped Pakistan score a thrilling four-wicket victory over South Africa with just one ball to spare in the opening tie of the four-match T20I series, here on Saturday.
2021-04-11
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Pakistan beat SA to clinch ODI series 2-1
Centurion, April 7 (IANS) Pakistan defeated South Africa by 28 runs in the third and final ODI here to win the series 2-1.
2021-04-07
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
3rd ODI: Zaman ton, Babar's 94 takes Pak to 320/7
Centurion, April 7 (IANS) Fakhar Zaman scored his second consecutive ton while captain Babar Azam scored 94 as Pakistan scored 320/7 in the third ODI against South Africa on Wednesday.
2021-04-07
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Depleted SA take on Pak in series decider
Centurion, April 7 (IANS) A depleted South Africa will take on Pakistan in the third and deciding ODI here on Wednesday.
2021-04-07
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Injured Pak spinner Shadab ruled out of SA, Zim series
Centurion, April 5 (IANS) Ace Pakistan leg-spinner Shadab Khan has been ruled out of the remaining matches of the limited-overs series against South Africa as well as the tour of Zimbabwe that follows due to a toe injury.
2021-04-05
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
MCC clears de Kock of wrongdoing in Zaman run out
Johannesburg, April 5 (IANS) The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) said on Monday that South Africa wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock had not fallen foul of the laws against fake fielding during the run out of Pakistan's Fakhar Zaman in the 2nd ODI.
2021-04-05
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
MCC clears de Kock of wrongdoing in Zaman run out
Johannesburg, April 5 (IANS) The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) said on Monday that South Africa wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock had not fallen foul of the laws against fake fielding during the run out of Pakistan's Fakhar Zaman in the 2nd ODI.
2021-04-05
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Zaman's 193-run innings in vain as SA beat Pakistan
Johannesburg, April 4 (IANS) A marathon 193-run innings by Fakhar Zaman was not enough as Pakistan went down fighting to South Africa by 17 runs in a high-scoring second one-day international in Johannesburg on Sunday.
2021-04-04
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
SA fined for slow over-rate in 1st ODI against Pak
Johannesburg, April 4 (IANS) South Africa were on Sunday fined 20 per cent of their match fee for maintaining a slow over-rate against Pakistan in their first ODI held two days ago.
2021-04-04
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
50 S.Africans missing after Mozambique terror attack
Pretoria, April 4 (IANS) More than 50 South African nationals were reported missing after a terror attack in Mozambique last week, the Ministry of Defence and Military Veterans in Pretoria said.
2021-04-04
Category: International, South Africa,Politics
SA need to win in IPL-bound players' last game
Centurion, April 3 (IANS) Having narrowly lost the first ODI against Pakistan at Centurion by three wickets, South Africa will look to bounce back in the second match on Sunday.
2021-04-03
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
S.African university reports Covid cluster
Johannesburg, April 3 (IANS) A total of 55 students from South Africa's University of Pretoria have tested positive for Covid-19, said Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation Blade Nzimande on Friday.
2021-04-03
Category: International, South Africa,Health/Medicine
Pakistan beat South Africa by 3 wickets in 1st ODI
Centurion, April 2 (IANS) : Pakistan skipper Babar Azam's commanding ton overshadowed Rassie van der Dussen maiden career century as Pakistan beat South Africa by three wickets in the opening One-Day International at SuperSport Park in Centurion on Friday.
2021-04-02
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
SA athlete Semenya makes one last attempt to compete in Tokyo
Cape Town (South Africa), April 2 (IANS) With barely four months to go for the 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games, South African athlete Caster Semenya is making a last-ditch attempt to compete in her favourite events --- 400m and 800m --- and has asked Athletics South Africa to lobby on her behalf in the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) to overturn a World Athletics (WA) decision, which makes it mandatory for her to take testosterone-suppressing medication in order to compete.
2021-04-02
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Athletics,Other Sports
Bavuma will plan more than de Kock did: Markram
Centurion, March 31 (IANS) South Africa opening batsman Aiden Markram said he wasn't expecting a call-up to the national side for the three-match ODI series against Pakistan that begins here on Friday.
2021-03-31
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Pharrell Williams demands justice for his cousin
Virginia, March 30 (IANS) Grammy award-winning singer Pharrell Williams has demanded justice for his cousin, who was one of the two people shot dead in the Virginia Beach shootings on March 26.
2021-03-30
Category: International, South Africa,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Cricket SA congratulates four-day domestic champs Dolphins
Durban, March 29 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) has congratulated the Hollywoodbets Dolphins on winning the final event of the franchise era, the four-day Domestic Series.
2021-03-29
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Spinners seal South African first-class title for Dolphins
Durban, March 29 (IANS) Senuran Muthusamy claimed four of the remaining six wickets required to win as the Hollywoodbets Dolphins drew the curtain on the franchise era by clinching the four-day Domestic Series title with an emphatic innings and 76-run win over the Momentum Multiply Titans on the final day of the season here on Monday.
2021-03-29
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Ugandan Prez receives 1st Covid jab
Kampala, March 28 (IANS) Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni and First Lady Janet Museveni have received their first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines at State House in the capital, Kampala.
2021-03-28
Category: International, South Africa,Politics
SA Domestic Series final: Erwee hits ton before Titans hit back
Durban, March 27 (IANS) Sarel Erwee scored his ninth century to help the Hollywoodbets Dolphins share honours with the Momentum Multiply Titans on what was effectively the first day of the four-day Domestic Series final here on Saturday.
2021-03-27
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
'S.Africa must benefit from opportunities in BRICS markets'
Johannesburg, March 27 (IANS) South Africa must build its manufacturing strength to be able to benefit from the opportunities in the markets of the BRICS nations, namely Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, said Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition Ebrahim Patel.
2021-03-27
Category: International, South Africa,Politics
South African board lauds women's team on 'double' win vs India
Johannesburg, March 22 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) takes the greatest pleasure in congratulating the South African women's team on its historic white ball 'double' triumph on their current tour of India after they clinched the T20 International series in Lucknow on Sunday after its ODI series win.
2021-03-22
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
South African board lauds women's team on 'double' win vs India
Johannesburg, March 22 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) takes the greatest pleasure in congratulating the South African women's team on its historic white ball 'double' triumph on their current tour of India after they clinched the T20 International series in Lucknow on Sunday after its ODI series win.
2021-03-22
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
SA name squads, keep IPL-bound stars out of T20Is vs Pak
Johannesburg, March 18 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) named their limited overs squad for the home series against Pakistan keeping in mind the Indian Premier League (IPL) commitments of some of their players.
2021-03-18
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Cricket South Africa mulls majority independent members
Johannesburg, March 18 (IANS) The newly-formed Interim Board (IB) of Cricket South Africa (CSA) met to discuss the matter of including a majority of independent members in the cricket board to bring in good governance despite objections from the Members' Council.
2021-03-18
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
New CAF chief vows to improve African football
Johannesburg, March 17 (IANS) The Confederation of African Football (CAF) President Patrice Motsepe vowed to improve the sport in the continent to be globally competitive and self-sustaining.
2021-03-17
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Football
Northerns seniors quads ready for title tilt
Centurion, March 13 (IANS) Northerns Cricket Union on Friday announced their senior men's and women's teams that will compete in the South African provincial cricket tournaments.
2021-03-13
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
How FBI & Twitter thread helped Nepal recover statue stolen 37 years ago
New Delhi , March 11, Thirty-seven years after it was stolen and subsequently landed in the US, a stone stele of Lakshmi-Narayan, depicting the Hindu deities of Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi, is finally returning to its original home in Patan, a city located just across the Bagmati river from Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal.
2021-03-11
Category: International, South Africa,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Religion,Technology
One dead in student protest in South Africa
Johannesburg, March 11 (IANS) A 35-year-old man died on Wednesday during a student protest in the main campus of the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) in Braamfontein, a central suburb of Johannesburg, said the university in a statement.
2021-03-11
Category: International, South Africa,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education,Politics
Majestic Markram secures draw for Titans
Centurion (South Africa), March 10 (IANS) A maiden career double century by Aiden Markram ensured that there were no final-day jitters by the Momentum Multiply Titans as their four-day Domestic Series match against the VKB Knights ended in a draw at SuperSport Park in Centurion on Wednesday.
2021-03-10
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Western Province Cricket announce men's, women's squads
Cape Town, March 10 (IANS) Western Province Cricket Association have named the men's and women's squads for the upcoming provincial tournaments, to be played in bio-secure environments in Kimberley and Cape Town respectively.
2021-03-10
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Western Province Cricket announce men's, women's squads
Cape Town, March 10 (IANS) Western Province Cricket Association have named the men's and women's squads for the upcoming provincial tournaments, to be played in bio-secure environments in Kimberley and Cape Town respectively.
2021-03-10
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
End of an era for combined Titans franchise in South Africa
Centurion (South Africa), March 10 (IANS) The end of the 2020-21 cricket season will bring with it the final chapter for the Momentum Multiply Titans as a combined force with the Easterns Cricket Union.
2021-03-10
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
North West to compete in elite Div 1 in South Africa
Potchefstroom (South Africa), March 10 (IANS) North West Cricket is proud to have been chosen as part of the top eight teams of the Cricket South Africa (CSA) domestic cricket structure, and it will compete with the top unions in Division 1 in a new and exciting domestic structure.
2021-03-10
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
S.African economy shrunk by 7% in 2020
Johannesburg, March 10 (IANS) South Africa's gross domestic product (GDP) recorded a 1.5 per cent growth in the fourth quarter of 2020, and expanded 6.3 per cent quarter on quarter on a seasonally adjusted and annualised basis in the same quarter, official data revealed.
2021-03-10
Category: International, South Africa,Politics
Markram, Elgarhelp Titans hit back vs VKB Knights
Centurion, March 9 (IANS) A splendid 162-run opening partnership between Aiden Markram and Dean Elgar helped the Momentum Multiply Titans hit back on the third day of their four-day Domestic Series showdown against the VKB Knights at SuperSport Park here on Tuesday.
2021-03-09
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Other Sports
Central Gauteng Lions happy to contribute to South African cricket
Johannesburg, March 9 (IANS) The Central Gauteng Lions have announced that they are in the top 8 (Division 1) of the new domestic structure for the 2021/22 and 2022/2023 season which will further strengthen South Africa's cricket pipeline.
2021-03-09
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Verreynne double ton powers Cape Cobras vs Warriors
Cape Town, March 8 (IANS) A maiden career double century by Kyle Verreynne, together with George Linde's ton, helped the Six Gun Grill Cape Cobras enjoy one of their best days of the season as they scored 513 for six declared on the second day of their match against the Warriors in Cape Town on Monday.
2021-03-08
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
South Africa names teams for new domestic cricket structure
Johannesburg, March 8 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) in conjunction with an Independent Evaluation Committee (IEC) on Monday announced the teams that will make up the new domestic cricket structure for the next two seasons.
2021-03-08
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Maiden Bosch ton hands Dolphins edge over Lions
Johannesburg, March 8 (IANS) A maiden century by Ethan Bosch rescued the Hollywoodbets Dolphins from an innocuous position and in turn helped them close day one of their four-day Domestic Series encounter in control against the Imperial Lions on Sunday.
2021-03-08
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Other Sports
SuperSport steers South Africa Cricket to broadcast gain
Johannesburg, March 7 (IANS) Women's cricket placed on a pedestal, the fight against Gender-Based Violence amplified and the domestic game taken to a new level -- these are some of the major milestones that SuperSport helped Cricket South Africa (CSA) achieve during the current season.
2021-03-07
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
South Africa name Elgar Test captain, Bavuma for shorter formats
Johannesburg, March 4 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Thursday appointed Dean Elgar captain of their men's Test team and Temba Bavuma skipper for the limited-over formats as well as vice-captain of the Test team.
2021-03-04
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Ugandan schools, tertiary institutions reopen in phased manner
Kampala, March 2 (IANS) Schools and tertiary institutions in Uganda reopened in a phased manner as the east African country grapples with the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-03-02
Category: International, South Africa,Health/Medicine
I feel proud to help Lions win T20 title: Speedster Rabada
Durban, March 1 (IANS) Imperial Lions fast bowler Kagiso Rabada feels proud to have played a major role in helping his team win the Betway T20 Challenge on Sunday.
2021-03-01
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Kapur, Malvika win titles at Uganda International
Kampala, March 1 (IANS) Indian shuttlers Varun Kapur and Malvika Bansod emerged champions at the 2021 Uganda International in Kampala on Monday.
2021-03-01
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Badminton
South Africa eases lockdown restrictions
Johannesburg, March 1 (IANS) As Covid-19 cases decline, the South African cabinet has eased lockdown restrictions from alert level three to one, allowing political and religious gatherings, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced.
2021-03-01
Category: International, South Africa,Politics