Tokyo Olympics: South Africa rugby coach tests COVID positive | Tokyo Olympics News

South Africa’s Sevens rugby coach Neil Powell has tested positive for COVID-19, officials said on Sunday, a fourth confirmed infection for the country ahead of the Olympics. Powell tested positive on arrival in Japan and is in isolation in Kagashima where the Sevens squad are at a pre-Games training camp. It follows the confirmation earlier … Read more

Desis in the line of fire in South African riots

Desis in the line of fire in South African riots

Thousands of businesses owned by members of the Indian community have been looted and destroyed and an unknown number of Indian-origin people are said to have been killed in the rioting that has hit Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal provinces of South Africa. The rioting began last Friday in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), two days after ex-president Jacob Zuma … Read more

WTC 2021-2023: India to host Sri Lanka, New Zealand, Australia; tour England, South Africa, Bangladesh | Cricket News

WTC 2021-2023: India to host Sri Lanka, New Zealand, Australia; tour England, South Africa, Bangladesh | Cricket News

DUBAI: India will once again not play Pakistan in the second cycle of World Test Championship with three away tours lined up in the next two years, starting with the England series next month. As per rule, each of the nine nations in the World Test Championship calendar play against six nations of their choice … Read more

Brilliant Andy Balbirnie leads Ireland to first-ever win over South Africa | Cricket News

Brilliant Andy Balbirnie leads Ireland to first-ever win over South Africa | Cricket News

Captain Andy Balbirnie scored a stylish century as Ireland recorded their first ever One-Day International victory over South Africa with a win by 43 runs in the second match of their three-game series in Malahide on Tuesday. SCORECARDBalbirnie stroked 102 from 117 balls as the home side posted 290 for five in their 50 overs, … Read more

Sensational Tabraiz Shamsi leads South Africa to T20 series win against West Indies | Cricket News

Sensational Tabraiz Shamsi leads South Africa to T20 series win against West Indies | Cricket News

Left-arm wrist spinner Tabraiz Shamsi was at his miserly best as South Africa claimed the five-match Twenty20 International series with a 25-run victory over West Indies at the National Cricket Stadium in Grenada on Saturday. Shamsi recorded figures of 1-11 in four overs to stall the West Indies victory charge as the hosts attempted to … Read more

4th T20I: Kieron Pollard leads from the front as West Indies beat South Africa | Cricket News

4th T20I: Kieron Pollard leads from the front as West Indies beat South Africa | Cricket News

Captain Kieron Pollard impressed with bat and ball as West Indies defeated South Africa by 21 runs to level the five-match Twenty20 series at 2-2 on Thursday. SCORECARDAfter being sent in to bat at the National Cricket Stadium in Grenada, the home side posted 167 for six in their 20 overs, before restricting South Africa … Read more

2nd T20I: Spinners lead South Africa to series-levelling win over West Indies | Cricket News

ST. GEORGE’S (Grenada): South Africa‘s spinners starred as they rebounded from a hammering in the first encounter of the five-match T20 International series to defeat the West Indies by 16 runs in the second fixture at the National Cricket Stadium in Grenada on Sunday. SCORECARDDefending what appeared to be another modest total of 166 for … Read more

1st T20I: Evin Lewis powers West Indies to eight-wicket win over South Africa | Cricket News

1st T20I: Evin Lewis powers West Indies to eight-wicket win over South Africa | Cricket News

ST GEORGE’S (Grenada): Evin Lewis led a rampaging assault by the West Indies as they made a mockery of a potentially tricky target of 161 in an eight-wicket victory with five overs to spare in the opening fixture of their five-match T20 series against South Africa on Saturday. SCORECARDIn a performance which emphasised the vast … Read more

West Indies recall Andre Russell for South Africa T20Is | Cricket News

West Indies recall Andre Russell for South Africa T20Is | Cricket News

GRAND ANSE (Grenada): All-rounder Andre Russell was recalled on Friday to the West Indies squad for the first two T20 internationals against South Africa. Russell, 33, is a two-time T20 World Cup winner, having been a member of the squad which won the titles in 2012 and 2016. He has played 49 T20Is for the … Read more

West Indies docked six WTC points for slow over-rate in 2nd Test against South Africa | Cricket News

West Indies docked six WTC points for slow over-rate in 2nd Test against South Africa | Cricket News

GROS ISLET (St Lucia): West Indies have been fined 60 per cent of their match fee and penalised six ICC World Test Championship (WTC) points for maintaining a slow over-rate against South Africa in the second Test in St Lucia. Richie Richardson of the Emirates ICC Elite Panel of Match Referees imposed the sanction after … Read more