Virat Kohli has said the Indian team was shocked that South Africa did not go for victory in the dying moments of the opening Test, which ended in an exciting draw at the New Wanderers. The Proteas fell short by eight runs in a pulsating Test match, finishing at 450 for seven, while chasing 458 for victory at Wanderers. - Scorecard "Everyone was pretty shocked honestly, we didn't think that they would stop going for the score because with eight runs an over and ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
'I'm very happy with the performance since we weren't prepared' - Rediff.com, 2 months ago
The India-South Africa series, Fletcher's biggest test yet - Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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South African batsman Hashim Amla came in praise of pacer Ishant Sharma, who led a devastating exhibition of seam bowling to bring India back into the first Test, saying he exploited the conditions well. -'Chasing around 275 runs on this pitch will be a challenge' -Philander's all-round show rescues South Africa on Day 2 "He (Ishant) bowled in the right areas, used bounce very well and nipped the ball both ways. He bowled well," Amla said at the press conference after ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Ajinkya Rahane cracked his maiden ton as India dished out a dominant batting display to take a massive 246-run lead and put themselves in the drivers' seat over New Zealand on the second and final Test in Wellington on Saturday. Scorecard ' Photos Rahane, playing in his fifth Test, struck a classy 118 which he made from 158 deliveries with the help of 17 fours and a six as India scored 438 all out on the second day in reply to New Zealand's 192 on a Basin Reserve ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago 'Chasing around 275 runs on this pitch will be a challenge' Rediff.com, 2 months ago Wanderers Test PHOTOS: Kohli helps India share Day One honours Rediff.com, 2 months ago
The Chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Zaka Ashraf has said that the widespread change in the ICC's governance and structure, initiated by the India, Australia and England cricket boards, would harm world cricket. "This much stress on money matters is going to harm world cricket in the future," Ashraf told a Pakistani news channel from Singapore where the ICC Executive Board meeting took place on Saturday. Ashraf, whose own future as the ...Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
The eight IPL franchises will submit their 'Player Retention Lists' on Friday, January 10. A look at the players likely to be retained. It is getting predictable yet again. Even before the auction for seventh edition of Indian Premier League happens it is clear that most of the key players will stay put. A new rule, which enables the franchises to hold on to five players apiece, has ensured the auction, when it does take place, will be more or less a formality. As things stand, ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Mahendra Singh Dhoni, India's World Cup winning captain, has done a volte-face on his earlier statement. The 32-year-old has said is not averse to the idea of continuing as the skipper of the the Indian cricket team in all the three formats, saying it would be unfair to burden a new player with the mantle of captaincy with just one year left for the World Cup. Dhoni had, last year, said that he might have to give up a format to lead India's title defense in 2015 ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
They came close to record a historic win against India but eventually had to settle for a draw in the opening Test at the Wanderers and South African batsman Faf du Plessis' admitted his team was satisfied with the end result. - Scorecard Du Plessis' superb knock of 134 runs and his 205-run partnership with AB de Villiers had set South Africa up for a world record win but they fell short by eight runs while chasing a 458-tun target. "This morning a lot ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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