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South Africa in India 2019


After empty stands at Ranchi, Virat Kohli wants India to have just five Test centres

October 23, 2019 6:11 am

After beating South Africa before near-empty stands at Ranchi, the Indian captain said Test matches should be restricted to five venues in India.

MS Dhoni joins celebrations at Ranchi after India's emphatic win over South Africa

October 22, 2019 2:50 pm

MS Dhoni, the favourite son of Ranchi, was expected to be in attendance throughout the third Test, but made it to the ground only on the fourth and final day amidst speculation over his international retirement.

Watch: Quinton de Kock returns pitch invader's slipper after he is escorted out by guards

October 21, 2019 9:54 pm

The incident took place while Quinton de Kock was fielding inside the 30-yard circle and the invader managed to touch his feet before he was escorted out of the playing area by security guards.

IND vs SA 3rd Test Preview: Rampaging India aim for clean sweep against struggling Proteas

October 18, 2019 9:49 pm

If Faf du Plessis' side manages to pull off a win in the third Test, it will be more than a consolation win as they open their account in World Test Championships with 40 points.

Desperate du Plessis won't mind sending 'someone else' to end toss losing streak

October 18, 2019 2:27 pm

South Africa have struggled in Indian conditions and not winning the toss in the first two Tests has only made things tougher for them. Opting to bat in Visakhapatnam and Pune, India put up 500-plus totals to virtually bat the visitors out of the game.

In the future, Ranchi ‘will think twice before hosting a Test match’

October 18, 2019 7:43 am

A couple of days ago, while talking to the reporters, Ganguly had said: “I always believe that’s (day/night Test) the way forward in Test cricket. Games are being played before empty stands.”

India vs South Africa 2nd Test Day 1 Highlights: Mayank Agarwal's century powers hosts

October 10, 2019 5:57 pm

India vs South Africa 2nd Test Day 1 Highlights: With Mayank Agarwal scoring 108, and half-centuries from Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara, India end the first day on 273/3.

INDvSA: Indian players who will look to exorcise the ghosts of Pune pitch

October 09, 2019 4:19 pm

With a win in the Test series in their bag already, India have momentum on their side. Not just for Salgaonkar, it is a chance for several Indian players to redeem themselves in the Pune Test.

Virat Kohli wants World Test Championships points doubled for away Test wins

October 09, 2019 1:43 pm

Currently, India are sitting pretty with 160 points to their name on the points table. Virat Kohli feels that the World Test Championship has helped in raising the standard of red-ball cricket.

INDvSA 2nd Test: Virat Kohli's Team India eye series wrap, Proteas hope to stay afloat

October 09, 2019 7:51 pm

Rohit Sharma 2.0's blockbuster re-entry into Test arena as an opener with twin hundreds was a calculated punt, that worked wonderfully well first up for Kohli and head coach Ravi Shastri.


India blow away South Africa for 3-0 whitewash in Ranchi

October 23, 2019 6:51 am

A formidable Indian team ticked all the boxes with ease as it completed a 3-0 rout of an out-of-sorts South Africa with an innings and 202 runs victory in the third and final Test.