Free Press Journal
  • India vs South Africa: India look for a series win, SA hope to continue momentum

    Port Elizabeth: Knocked back in the previous match, India will look to crush a South African revival before it becomes a threat to their pursuit of a maiden ODI series triumph here when the two sides clash in the fifth ODI, tomorrow. The Men in Blue still have a two-match cushion in thesix-ODI series. They lead 3-1 after winning the first in Durban by six wickets, the second in Centurion by nine

  • Scores, Match updates, Commentary: India vs South Africa, 4th ODI at Johannesburg; SA hammer spin to win

    Indian team led by Virat Kohli are playing stupendous cricket and will take on Proteas at Johannesburg for the ‘Pink ODI’ on Saturday. This match will have a pink theme as South African cricketers will don pink jersey to raise awareness and collect funds for breast cancer. The visitors have run ragged through the series and will welcome the return of AB de Villiers.

  • India vs South Africa Pink ODI: All you must know about the wonderful initiative

    • Pink ODI is played to raise awareness about breast cancer
    • Oganisers are hoping to raise more than Rand 1 million through today’s match
    • South Africa have never lost a match while donning pink shirt and trousers

    India’s tour of South Africa is flowing like a smooth river and visitors have won the first three ODI matches comprehensively and are

  • Virat Kohli has transformed Yuzvendra Chahal into a brave bowler: Daniel Vettori

    St Moritz: Former New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori feels India skipper Virat Kohli has instilled a lot of courage in wrist spinner Yuzvendra Chahal, calling it the primary reason for his phenomenal success in limited-overs cricket. Vettori is currently the coach of IPL franchise RoyalChallengers Bangalore, which Kohli captains. Chahal is currently the leading wicket-taker in the ongoing ODI series against South Africa with 11 scalps in three games.

  • India series showing SA’s Gen-Next not yet ready, says former Proteas skipper Graeme Smith

    St. Moritz: Former South Africa captain Graeme Smith feels that India’s complete dominance in the ongoing ODI series is an indicator that the Gen-Next ofProteas is “not quite ready” to take on quality opposition. India are on the cusp of a first-ever series win on SouthAfrican soil across formats as they lead 3-0 in the six-matchODI series. Skipper Virat Kohli (318 runs with two hundreds) along with wrist spinners Yuzvendra Chahal (11

  • Why Virat Kohli is bigger match-winner in ODI cricket compared to Sachin Tendulkar

    205 matches, 9,348 runs, 57.34 average, 34 centuries; 463 matches, 18,426 runs, 44.83 average, 49 centuries. Cricket is a peculiar game being played since 1877 and the above-mentioned statistics are not trivia but records of two of India’s greatest match winners. You have guessed it right its Virat Kohli and Sachin Tendulkar. Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli is going through a purple patch (for quite a while actually) and on this current

  • Amidst Chahal-Kuldeep show, find out why Wrist Spin is the most difficult art of bowling

    India’s tour of South Africa is going like a cruise ship with men in blue winning the first three one day matches comprehensively. Indian team is playing superlative cricket and spin twins Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav are taking wickets left, right and centre (21 wickets combined after three matches). When we talk about cricket we think about batting, bowling, and fielding. Batting always gets box office preference and bowlers always get step-motherly treatment.

  • India vs South Africa: We need to re-work our plan against Chahal, Yadav, says JP Duminy

    Cape Town: Bamboozled by Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav in the ongoing ODI series, South Africa middle-order batsman JP Duminy said the Proteas need to go back to the drawing board and re-work their plan to tackle the Indian wrist-spin duo. Chasing India’s 303 for six, South Africa once again surrendered before Chahal (4/46) and Yadav (4/23) to end way behind at 170 all out in 40 overs. The hosts lost the

  • India vs South Africa: Don’t know what I’do on the field without intensity, says Virat Kohli

    Cape Town: Intensity is the hallmark of his batting and India captain Virat Kohli says he has no idea what he would do if that was gone, the primary reason behind his obsessive focus of physical fitness. The 29-year-old run-machine slammed his 34th one-day hundred in the third ODI against South Africa yesterday, once again playing a pivotal role in a massive India win. “Look I am going to be 30 this

  • India vs South Africa: India beat Proteas by 124 runs to win Cape Town ODI

    Cape Town: India dominated with both bat and ball to thrash South Africa by 124 runs in the third One-Day International (ODI) here on Wednesday. The Indians rode on skipper Virat Kohli’s unbeaten 160 to post a total of 303/6 in their allotted 50 overs.

  • Live Scores, Match updates, Commentary: India vs South Africa, 3rd ODI at Cape Town

    India’s tour of South Africa has finally gathered momentum and visitors led by Virat Kohli are riding high on confidence and are currently leading the series 2-0. The Indian team has played wonderful cricket and players like Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav have been India’s match winners. Kohli and other batsmen have followed the lead of bowlers and this third ODI could prove to be the most decisive match.

  • 2017 Women’s World Cup runners-up! So what? No live telecast of India-South Africa series

    It’s not even a year since the Indian women’s cricket team put up a brilliant show against England in the 2017 ICC Women’s World Cup final at Lords. Mithali Raj-led team gave a clinical performance, though ending up on the losing side. And now, it looks like despite all the buzz and hype, nothing has changed for the women’s cricket team in India. On Monday, the Women in Blue