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  • Live Scores, Match updates, Commentary: India vs South Africa, 2nd Test, Day 1 at Centurion

    India’s tour of South Africa started on a disappointing note as the visitors lost the first Test at Newlands, Cape Town by 72 runs and now the action shifts to SuperSport Park, Centurion for the second Test. India led by Virat Kohli will have to make tough decisions depending on the conditions and emotions will have to be put aside.

  • Cricket’s Lost Talents! Sanjay Manjrekar: Imperfect career in spite of a near-perfect technique

    What is the definition of success? How do you define a successful career? This question has been asked for centuries and we are still struggling to come up with an answer. Indian cricket has produced stalwarts such as Sunil Gavaskar, Kapil Dev, Sachin Tendulkar and now Virat Kohli, but it is humanly impossible to emulate them and many cricketers have fallen by the wayside and Sanjay Manjrekar, who is currently in the

  • Reputation at stake

    Jittery India aim to stay afloat against daunting South Africa.

  • People who wanted Rahane out now want him in: Kohli

    “Rahane is a quality player. He has done well in South Africa, in all conditions actually away from home. He is probably been our most consistent and solid player away from home,” said Kohli.

  • If pacers take upper hand in series, so be it, says Faf

    Expectation from AB is the same as anyone in the team. His job is to score big runs and make an impact with the bat. AB usually means a big run-scoring AB, so hopefully we will get a lot of runs from him, says Faf.

  • Chance for the stars in making to shine at U-19 World Cup

    Christchurch : It’s considered the stepping stone for the stars of the future and 15 teams, including three-time champions India, would be aiming to discover their Virat Kohlis and Steve Smiths when the ICC Under-19 World Cup starts off here.

  • ‘Death bowling’ concerns for unbeaten New Zealand

    Wellington : New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson has called on his bowlers to be more accurate in the final overs as they look to take an unbeatable lead over Pakistan in the third one-day international in Dunedin.

  • India vs South Africa: Jittery India aim to stay afloat against daunting Proteas

    Centurion: Outplayed in the lung-opener, India will have to resolve a few selection puzzles and respond better to the sharp bounce when they square off against redoubtable South Africa in the do-or-die second Test, starting here tomorrow. India’s record of nine consecutive series victories will be on the line from tomorrow after the hosts took a 1-0 lead in the three-match series by registering a 72-run win in the first Test in

  • India vs South Africa: Leave outside off-stump deliveries, says Chandu Borde to Indian batsmen

    Pune: Former batsman Chandu Borde has some advice for the Indian batsmen who struggled in the first Test in South Africa – stay a bit outside the crease and leave the balls pitched outside the off-stump. India were crushed by 72 runs in the first Test at Cape Town as the visiting batsmen failed to chase a modest 208target after being shot out for 135 to give South Africa a 1-0lead in

  • India vs South Africa 2nd Test: Does India have the arsenal to bounce back at Centurion?

    India’s tour of South Africa started on expected lines as the hosts defeated Indians by 72 runs at Newlands, Cape Town in the first Test match. India, the No 1 ranked Test side, were comprehensively beaten and outclassed at Cape Town and it begs a very important question, whether this Indian team will fall like nine pins or will show spine and fight back at Centurion?