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Tuesday, January 19, 2021

England vs South Africa


Kagiso Rabada surprised by ban, sorry for letting team down

January 21, 2020 2:37 pm

His absence is a serious blow to South Africa’s hopes of levelling the series after a heavy defeat in the third Test at Port Elizabeth on Monday left them trailing 2-1.

Temba Bavuma, Andile Phehlukwayo among four called up to bolster South Africa

January 20, 2020 5:18 pm

There is growing speculation over the future of South Africa captain Faf du Plessis and that of several other batsmen after poor form in the series.

England take lead over South Africa after winning third Test by innings and 53 runs

January 20, 2020 5:19 pm

England needed four wickets to complete an emphatic triumph and took just 100 minutes to do so, bowling South Africa out for 237 runs despite a record last-wicket partnership.

Joe Root leads England to brink of victory against South Africa

January 19, 2020 10:23 pm

Joe Root claimed Test-best figures of 4/31 and was ably assisted by Stuart Broad and Mark Wood as South Africa ended the fourth day on 102/6 in their second innings.

England still unsure over Jofra Archer, Mark Wood availability for third Test

January 15, 2020 7:11 pm

While England are seeking a replacement for James Anderson who is out with a rib injury, South Africa could hand a debut to seamer Dane Paterson in the third Test.

Joe Root back in training ahead of third Test in Port Elizabeth

January 13, 2020 8:42 pm

England would have been sweating on Joe Root, whose captaincy was praised in the 189-run victory in the second Test against South Africa which levelled the four-match series at 1-1.

Jos Buttler questions use of stump microphones after Vernon Philander incident

January 12, 2020 10:31 pm

Jos Buttler was fined 15 percent of his match fee and handed one demerit point after swearing repeatedly at South Africa's Vernon Philander late on the final day of the second Test.

Ben Stokes convinces shy Dom Sibley to accept Man of the Match award

January 09, 2020 8:30 am

Ben Stokes scored 119 runs in the match, held six catches and took three vital wickets in the match. He insisted that Dom Sibley, who scored an unbeaten 133 in the second innings to set up the victory, was the deserved winner of the Man of the Match award.

Never over for England till Ben Stokes tolls at the middle

January 08, 2020 10:00 am

From the World Cup final Lord’s to the second Test against South Africa at Newlands, via the ‘Miracle of Headingly 2019’, Stokes has emerged as the biggest match-winner in contemporary cricket.

Dominic Sibley, Joe Root put England in command of second Test

January 05, 2020 10:47 pm

Dominic Sibley (85*) put on 116 for the third wicket with captain Joe Root (61) and helped England reach 218/4 at stumps, with a lead of 264 at the end of Day 3.