England join India and South Africa in semifinals with comprehensive win vs West Indies

South Africa and England registered comfortable victories against Pakistan and West Indies respectively in their Group B matches on Sunday to seal their spots in the semi-finals of the Women’s Twenty20 World Cup. Group A leaders India were the first to reach the last four and the final place will go to the winner of … Read more

South Africa vs Australia: Debutant Janneman Malan 1st batsman to get out on first ball of ODI debut

South Africa vs Australia, 1st ODI: Janneman Malan’s stay at the crease lasted just a single ball as he was sent back to the pavilion by a vicious yorker from Mitchell Starc. Janneman Malan awaits the DRS decision after being given out by the on-field umpire (Getty Images) HIGHLIGHTS Janneman Malan was removed by Mitchell … Read more

Women’s T20 World Cup: Katherine Brunt opts out of Mankading before South Africa seal victory

What would you do if you had the chance to Mankad opposition batsmen with their team needing 7 runs off 4 balls to win a crucial World Cup game? If your answer is in the affirmative, you might slot into the good books of R Ashwin but not that of England star Katherine Brunt. In … Read more

Sandpaper for sale: Steve Smith gets booed in his 1st match in South Africa since 2018 scandal

South Africa vs Australia 1st T20I: While Australia romped to an 107-run win over the hosts on Friday, star batsman Steve Smith had to face the wrath of the crowd when he tried to collect 4 runs off a Dale Steyn ‘dead-ball’. Steve Smith was reminded about his 2018 ordeal on his 1st match in … Read more

1st T20I: Ashton Agar hat-trick sinks South Africa to their lowest T20I total as Australia go 1-0 up

Ashton Agar took a hat trick and Australia thumped South Africa by 107 runs in the first Twenty20 on Friday, showing absolutely no signs of hesitancy in their first game back in the country following the embarrassing ball-tampering scandal of 2018. Agar nearly had a second hat trick when he took two in two balls … Read more

Guys have come up and taken photos with me: Smith on touring South Africa for 1st time after his ban’s removal

Australia batsman Steve Smith says his reception in South Africa has been lovely on his first tour since the infamous Sandpapergate’ scandal, but expects that to change when he steps onto The Wanderers on Friday. Australia take on hosts South Africa in the first match of a three-game Twenty20 International series at a ground nicknamed … Read more