South African Cricket loses a Legend….. R.I.P. Clive Rice

July 28, 2015 1
Clive Edward Butler Rice (23 July 1949 – 28 July 2015) was a South African international cricketer. An all-rounder, Rice ended his first class cricket career with a batting average of 40.95 and a bowling average of 22.49. His career coincided directly with South Africa's sporting isolation, and his international experience was limited to his…

De Villiers 162* off 66, WI 151 all out

February 27, 2015 1
THE REPORT BY SIDHARTH MONGA from www.espncricinfo.com/ South Africa 408 for 5 (De Villiers 162*, Amla 65, du Plessis 62, Rossouw 61, Holder 1-104) beat West Indies 151 (Holder 56, Tahir 5-45) by 257 runs Scorecard and ball-by-ball details Holding: Rossouw showed how strong he is through off West Indies must be sick of AB de…

Waugh labels Kiwis favourites

February 27, 2015 0
New Zealand are favourites to beat Australia in their highly anticipated World Cup clash at Eden Park on Saturday but won't like the idea, former Australia captain Steve Waugh has said. by News 24 New Zealand have won all three of their World Cup matches at a canter while Australia have a solitary win over…

Amla can help restore sanity

February 25, 2015 1
South Africa could do with their “king of calm” firing for the first time at the World Cup against improving West Indies at Sydney Cricket Ground on Friday (05:30 start). Hashim Amla is among several senior players who have not yet played to fullest potential at the event, which has gone quite some way to…

South Africa v India Preview (“Live” on SS2 at 04:30)

February 21, 2015 2
The big stage and a packed MCG should bring out the showmen in both sides; it promises to be an intriguing clash AB de Villiers pointed out, both are proud cricketing nations that don’t know what it is to take a backward step. The Melbourne Cricket Ground is the biggest cricket ground in the world.…

Miller and Duminy star in SA win

February 16, 2015 0
De Villers’s side posts 339 for 4; Chibhabha, Masakadza lead spirited chase, but Zimbabwe falls short by 62   South Africa rode on centuries from David Miller and JP Duminy to set a daunting target. South Africa fended off a spirited Zimbabwe to notch up a 62-run win at the picturesque Seddon Park on Sunday…

Preview: South Africa v Zimbabwe

February 14, 2015 0
Under Whatmore, Chigumbura’s men have seen a change in fortune, but de Villers’s side is as complete as they come With an all-round side, South Africa is a top contender for the title in 2015. South Africa, never having gone past the semifinal of a World Cup, has worn the tag of ‘chokers’ for way…

Fich, Marsh star in Big Aussie win

February 14, 2015 1
James Taylor stranded on 98 not out as England ends with 231 all out, falling 111 runs short Mitchell Marsh took 5 for 33 in nine overs to help Australia complete a convincing win over England in World Cup opener. Aaron Finch scored a superb hundred in front of his home crowd, Glenn Maxwell put…

New Zealand Pockets 98-run win

February 14, 2015 0
Anderson builds on McCullum’s start to set Sri Lanka target of 332 before bowlers combine to ensure victory in Christchurch New Zealand celebrates a 98-run win against Sri Lanka in the opener of the ICC Cricket World Cup. A cold, grey morning underpinned by a blustery southerly and a fine drizzle gave way to a…

CW: NEW ZEALAND V SRI LANKA PREVIEW, MATCH 1

February 13, 2015 0
The home side has all bases covered, but the weather and a settled top order could help Mathews’s men set down a marker. Players from two teams will heave a collective sigh of relief when the first ball is sent down at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch on Saturday (February 14). New Zealand has never…

Springboks claim bragging rights

December 8, 2014 1
There was no shortage of either smiles or entertainment as the Springboks stunned the Proteas by five wickets to lift the Nelson Mandela Legacy Cup on a fun-filled Friday night at Bidvest Wanderers. On a day that featured a kicking competition, a six-hitting competition, an autograph signing session with players from both teams, a performance…

Boks name Boucher as coach

December 2, 2014 1
The Springboks have signalled their intentions to go all out in the forthcoming Nelson Mandela Legacy Cup against the South African cricket team by appointing former Proteas wicketkeeper, Mark Boucher, as head coach. Furthermore hard-man Willem Alberts, who took two wickets with consecutive balls and hit a quick 10 runs off nine balls at Newlands…

Toddy’s Tradies and Crusaders XI named for charity cricket

December 2, 2014 0
[caption id="attachment_43829" align="aligncenter" width="348"] Crusaders[/caption]   The teams for this Sunday’s Cystic Fibrosis 20/20 cricket match have been named.  A team of Crusaders players will take on Todd Blackadder and his team of tradesmen, to raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Association of New Zealand (CFNZ).   TODDY’S TRADIES XI CRUSADERS XI Todd Blackadder (c)…

Rugby mourns cricketer Hughes

November 27, 2014 2
[caption id="attachment_49093" align="aligncenter" width="371"] R.I.P.[/caption] Tributes from governing bodies and players have flowed in for Australia cricketer Phillip Hughes, who passed away on Thursday...Planet Rugby The 25-year-old was injured after being struck on the head by a ball playing for South Australia against New South Wales two days ago. Hughes was taken to hospital in a…

Nelson Mandela Legacy Cup Launched

November 10, 2014 0
The Springboks and Blue Label Telecoms Proteas will go head-to-head in the Nelson Mandela Legacy Cup T20 match at the Bidvest Wanderers Stadium on 5 December 2014. The South African Rugby Union (SARU) and Cricket South Africa (CSA) will partner with the Nelson Mandela Foundation to bring fans another unique encounter on the first anniversary…
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