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    Great all-rounder Kallis to quit test arena after India finale

    Posted Dec 26th 2013, 10:45am

    ... will retire from test cricket after this week’s second match against India, ending the career of one of the game’s greatest all-rounders and South Africa’s most significant player of the modern era – and possibly ever. Kallis is the fourth highest runscorer in tests and his total of 44 centuries in 165 matches is second only to Sachin Tendulkar’s 51. And that only tells half the story. It wasn’t ...

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    Lehmann confident Watson will be fit for Test

    Posted Nov 09th 2013, 02:43pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... this month. The experienced all-rounder was cleared this week of a serious left hamstring injury he picked up during Australia’s recent tour of India, raising concerns that he could miss the Test ... for the first Test.” Lehmann said Watson would miss New South Wales’ Sheffield Shield game with Queensland this week. “We won’t be taking any chances with his preparation. We want him to continue his ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - CRICKET

    South Africa faces tough test in Australia over top ranking

    Posted Nov 08th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Africa's number one world ranking is on the line in a mouthwatering test series against an in-form Australia team that starts at Brisbane's Gabba tomorrow. The Proteas, who became ... Africa and return to the top of the rankings with victory in the three-test series. Skipper Graeme Smith said South Africa were taking strength from their first series win on Australian soil ...

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    Tendulkar to retire after 200th Test

    Posted Oct 10th 2013, 06:39pm by Agence France-Presse in New Delhi

    ... Agence France-Presse in New Delhi Tendulkar to call it a day after 200th test match Indian Sachin Tendulkar, the world’s most prolific international run-scorer in cricket, will retire after playing his 200th test match at home against West Indies next month. “All my life, I have had a dream of playing cricket for India. I have been living this dream every day for the last 24 ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - CRICKET

    Warner to rejoin Ashes squad, eyes Test recall

    Posted Jul 30th 2013, 11:06am by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... Agence France-Presse in London David Warner is to rejoin Australia’s squad in England on Monday, a team spokesman said, as the controversial batsman eyes a recall for a third Test ... on their tour of Zimbabwe and South Africa. That meant Warner missed the first two Tests of the five-match Ashes series, both of which Australia lost as they went down by 14 runs at Trent Bridge ...

  6. Sport - Other Sport - CRICKET

    ICC committee wants to impose minimum number of tests

    Posted May 31st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Committee wants countries to play a minimum number of test matches after incidents of five-day games being scrapped in favour of one-dayers Play more tests or risk losing your status: ICC The International Cricket Council's (ICC) cricket committee said countries risk losing their test status unless they played a "minimum number of test ...

  7. Sport - Other Sport - CRICKET

    'Clueless' NZ cricketers succumb to South Africa

    Posted Jan 04th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... display New Zealand's struggling cricketers were labelled "clueless" yesterday after Wednesday's 45 all out first innings against South Africa- the lowest Test score in nearly four decades. Yesterday's second day finished with New Zealand on 169 for 4 for their second innings, South Africa having declared on 347 for 8. But the Test already looked lost after ...

  8. Sport - Other Sport - CRICKET

    New Zealand 443, England 50-2 on day 2 of 3rd test

    Posted Mar 23rd 2013, 03:31pm by Associated Press in Auckland

    ... Saturday as fortunes in the deciding match of the three-test cricket series swayed wildly on its second day. Finn (6-125) ran through the New Zealand lower order, capturing the last four wickets to complete his third five-wicket test haul as England bowled out the hosts for 443 after they resumed their first innings at 250-1. In reply, Cook was out for 4 and Trott for 27- both falling ...

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    Global game set for major shake-up as ICC backs 'principles'

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 09:54pm by Reuters

    ... Agence France-Presse in London South Africa later cast doubt on their initial support, as governing body scraps proposal to protect 'Big Three' from any two-tier test relegation ... two-division test set-up because of their commercial importance, was rejected by the ICC. It even indicated the likes of Ireland might join the existing 10 test nations, but without giving any concrete ...

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    Sports Digest, December 3, 2012

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 12:00am by STAFF AND WIRES

    ... Australia left with mountain to climb Australia will have to produce the greatest run chase in test cricket history to beat South Africa in the third test in Perth and claim the top spot in the test rankings. Set 632 to win after the Proteas were finally dismissed for 569 in their second innings on the back of Hashim Amla and AB de Villiers centuries, Australia were 40 without loss ...




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