Tag: Africa

Sarfraz upbeat ahead of first South Africa ODI

Australia suffered a big blow Saturday with star fast-bowler Josh Hazlewood ruled out of their two upcoming Tests against Sri Lanka with a back injury, and Jhye Richardson replacing him. The vice-captain has hurt the same part of his back Read More

Pakistan will seek a change of fortune when they play South Africa

Pakistan will seek a change of fortune when they play South Africa in the first of five one-day internationals at St George’s Park on Saturday. The Pakistam team were mauled in a recent Test series, with none of the three Read More

Pakistan to resume batting at 17-2 against South Africa

Pakistan will start day two of the third Test on 17-2 after bowling out South Africa for 262 runs in the first innings at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg. Vernon Philander took two wickets in as many balls to leave Read More

Johannesburg Test: South Africa won toss, choose to bat

South Africa won the toss and elected to bat against Pakistan in the third and final Test at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg on Friday. South Africa have an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match Test series and will be Read More

MQM London, South Africa suspected to be behind Ali Raza Abidi’s killing: police

The Sindh Police on Wednesday hinted involvement of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s London and South Africa chapter behind the tragic assassination of former lawmaker Ali Raza Abidi. Abidi was shot multiple times outside his residence in Khayaban-e-Ghazi neighbourhood of DHA Read More

Elgar to captain South Africa in final Test

Opening batsman Dean Elgar will captain South Africa in the third and final Test against Pakistan, starting at the Wanderers Stadium on Friday, Cricket South Africa announced on Wednesday. Elgar, 31, will stand in for regular captain Faf du Plessis, Read More

South Africa beat Pakistan by 9 wickets to clinch Test series

South Africa chased down a meagre 41-run target to win the second Test against Pakistan at Newlands by nine wickets, sealing the three-match series 2-0. Paceman Mohammad Abbas removed opener de Bruyn in the fourth over of today’s play, after Read More

Pakistan avoid innings defeat, delay South Africa victory charge

Half-centuries by Shan Masood, Asad Shafiq and Babar Azam enabled Pakistan to avoid an innings defeat and take the second Test against South Africa at Newlands into a fourth day. Pakistan were bowled out in the last over of the Read More

Pakistan bowl South Africa out for 431

Mohammad Amir took three quick wickets in the morning session to bowl out South Africa for 431 in the first innings of the second Test against South Africa in Newlands. Amir dismissed overnight batsmen Quinton de Kock for 59 after Read More