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File image of Ottis Gibson(Action Images via Reuters)

Ottis Gibson appointed Bangladesh bowling coach

Dhaka | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2020 09:55 AM IST
The 50-year old has signed a two-year agreement with the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) which will go into 2022. Gibson will replace South African Charl Langeveldt who had resigned in December 2019.
South Africa captain Faf du Plessis bats.(AP)
South Africa captain Faf du Plessis bats.(AP)

Cricket South Africa lurching from crisis to crisis ahead of England series

Cape Town | By Reuters
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2019 01:43 PM IST
The organisation has also yet to appoint a permanent director of cricket following the decision not to renew the contract of Ottis Gibson in August, with a little over three weeks to go before the start of England series.
Pune: Quinton de Kock reacts after being dismissed.(PTI)
Pune: Quinton de Kock reacts after being dismissed.(PTI)

India vs South Africa: ‘It was always going to be difficult’ - Cricket South Africa urges fans to be patient

Johannesburg | By AFP
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2019 05:45 PM IST
Ind vs Sa: India clinched the three-match series when they won the second Test in Pune by an innings and 137 runs on Sunday.
South African players during a practice session at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association cricket stadium in Dharamshala.(PTI)
South African players during a practice session at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association cricket stadium in Dharamshala.(PTI)

Proteas’ mountain to climb

New Delhi | By Abhishek Paul
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2019 09:09 AM IST
In less than 18 months, South Africa will go into another ICC event — the World T20 in Australia, a tournament where they have reached the semi-finals on two occasions.
File image of Enoch Nkwe.(CSA/ Twitter)
File image of Enoch Nkwe.(CSA/ Twitter)

Cricket South Africa announces Enoch Nkwe as interim team director

Cape Town | By Reuters
UPDATED ON AUG 09, 2019 02:55 PM IST
South Africa won only three of their nine matches in England and were never in the hunt for the semi-finals, a performance that prompted the governing body to radically overhaul their management team.
FILE PHOTO of Ottis Gibson.(Action Images via Reuters)
FILE PHOTO of Ottis Gibson.(Action Images via Reuters)

South Africa sack head coach Ottis Gibson after World Cup debacle

Cape Town | By Reuters
UPDATED ON AUG 04, 2019 04:56 PM IST
Gibson will not have his contract renewed after a disappointing World Cup in England, where the Proteas won only three of their nine matches and were never in the hunt for the semi-finals.
File photo of AB de Villiers while playing for South Africa.(Getty Images)
File photo of AB de Villiers while playing for South Africa.(Getty Images)

AB de Villiers breaks silence, says,‘did not try to force his way into South Africa’s World Cup squad’

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2020 08:52 AM IST
AB de Villiers has given a clarification on the incident where it was reported that he had offered to come out of retirement before South Africa’s World Cup squad was announced.
South Africa's Lungi Ngidi is clean bowled by Pakistan's Wahab Riaz during their Cricket World Cup match between Pakistan and South Africa at Lord's cricket ground in London, Sunday, June 23, 2019(AP)
South Africa's Lungi Ngidi is clean bowled by Pakistan's Wahab Riaz during their Cricket World Cup match between Pakistan and South Africa at Lord's cricket ground in London, Sunday, June 23, 2019(AP)

ICC World Cup 2019: Poor form, low confidence to blame for South Africa’s World Cup failure

Cape Town | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2020 08:14 PM IST
Just a single win seven matches has left them with an embarrassing early elimination that will likely have repercussions for many in the team.
South Africa's Chris Morris (C) celebrates with teammates after the dismissal of Afghanistan's Ikram Ali Khil during the 2019 Cricket World Cup group stage match between South Africa and Afghanistan at Sophia Gardens stadium in Cardiff(AFP)
South Africa's Chris Morris (C) celebrates with teammates after the dismissal of Afghanistan's Ikram Ali Khil during the 2019 Cricket World Cup group stage match between South Africa and Afghanistan at Sophia Gardens stadium in Cardiff(AFP)

ICC World Cup 2019: All-rounder Morris credits Gibson for bowling success

Cardiff | By PTI
PUBLISHED ON JUN 16, 2019 01:11 PM IST
The 32-year old all-rounder was a late addition to Faf du Plessis’ team, replacing Anrich Nortje, who was ruled out with a hand injury.
Cricket - ICC Cricket World Cup - South Africa Nets - Kia Oval, London, Britain - May 29, 2019 South Africa head coach Ottis Gibson during nets Action Images via Reuters/Paul Childs(Action Images via Reuters)
Cricket - ICC Cricket World Cup - South Africa Nets - Kia Oval, London, Britain - May 29, 2019 South Africa head coach Ottis Gibson during nets Action Images via Reuters/Paul Childs(Action Images via Reuters)

ICC World Cup 2019: South Africa coach Gibson irked by De Villiers storm

Southampton | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2019 05:05 PM IST
Asked how the situation with De Villiers developed at his pre-match press conference in Southampton on Saturday, Gibson revealed he had spoken to the 35-year-old and told him he should have made it clear he was available earlier in the year.
CARDIFF, WALES - JUNE 25: South Africa captain AB de Villiers reacts during the 3rd NatWest T20 International between England and South Africa at SWALEC Stadium on June 25, 2017 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)(Getty Images)
CARDIFF, WALES - JUNE 25: South Africa captain AB de Villiers reacts during the 3rd NatWest T20 International between England and South Africa at SWALEC Stadium on June 25, 2017 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)(Getty Images)

AB de Villiers chose to play T20 leagues over representing South Africa in 2018: Convener of selectors Zondi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2019 04:44 PM IST
The news comes at a time when South Africa have made a terrible start to their World Cup campaign with three successive defeats and has arrived a day after their listless performance against India at Southampton.
South Africa's fast bowler Dale Steyn stretches during a practice session.(REUTERS)
South Africa's fast bowler Dale Steyn stretches during a practice session.(REUTERS)

ICC World Cup 2019: Dale Steyn ruled out of South Africa’s opener against England

London | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2019 06:59 PM IST
ICC World Cup 2019: Dale Steyn injured his shoulder during the recent Indian Premier League and will not be risked at the Oval.
Dale Steyn and Kagiso Rabada(Getty Images)
Dale Steyn and Kagiso Rabada(Getty Images)

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Steyn, Rabada on track to play in team’s WC opener, says coach Gibson

Cape Town | By PTI
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2019 03:22 PM IST
Perennial underachievers South Africa lock horns with tournament favourites England on May 30, and the Proteas are expecting their two best pacers to return to full fitness before the opening game.
South Africa's wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock breaks the stumps to run out Sri Lanka's Kusal Mendis.(AFP)
South Africa's wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock breaks the stumps to run out Sri Lanka's Kusal Mendis.(AFP)

IPL 2019: South Africa yet to decide on release of players

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON MAR 17, 2019 12:19 PM IST
A CSA official said that the CEO Thabang Moroe, president Chris Nenzani and the coach Ottis Gibson are meeting at the Newlands Stadium in Cape Town to decide on the date of release of the players.
File image of South Africa cricketer Vernon Philander.(AP)
File image of South Africa cricketer Vernon Philander.(AP)

South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Vernon Philander ruled out of second Test

Dubai | By ANI
UPDATED ON FEB 20, 2019 11:31 AM IST
South Africa coach Ottis Gibson said that Philander is expected to be out of action for 10 to 12 days.
File picture of Vernon Philander(AP)
File picture of Vernon Philander(AP)

South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Vernon Philander ruled out of second Test

Port Elizabeth | By AFP
PUBLISHED ON FEB 19, 2019 09:33 PM IST
Gibson defended South Africa’s tactics during a world record last wicket winning stand of 78 between Kusal Perera, who made 153 not out, and number 11, Vishwa Fernando.
South Africa's bowler Kagiso Rabada in action against Pakistan.(AP)
South Africa's bowler Kagiso Rabada in action against Pakistan.(AP)

South Africa’s flourishing pace stocks point to great future

Johannesburg | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2019 04:32 PM IST
When Ottis Gibson took over as Proteas coach in August 2017 he made it clear he favoured using South Africa’s traditional strength -- fiery seam bowling -- to bring success in the test arena
South Africa's Hashim Amla plays a shot during the fourth One Day International (ODI) cricket match.(AFP)
South Africa's Hashim Amla plays a shot during the fourth One Day International (ODI) cricket match.(AFP)

Hashim Amla ruled out of South Africa tour of Australia

Johannesburg | By Omnisport
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2018 10:08 PM IST
South Africa will again be without Hashim Amla in Australia as the 35-year-old recovers from a finger injury.
South Africa's captain Faf du Plessis and coach Ottis Gibson attend a practice session.(AP)
South Africa's captain Faf du Plessis and coach Ottis Gibson attend a practice session.(AP)

South Africa’s 2019 World Cup plans take shape

Johannesburg | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2018 06:11 PM IST
South Africa were seldom under pressure in three limited overs and two Twenty20 internationals against Zimbabwe but tried to play the kind of positive cricket that will be needed for more demanding encounters.
Dale Steyn has not played ODI cricket for South Africa for two years.(Getty Images)
Dale Steyn has not played ODI cricket for South Africa for two years.(Getty Images)

Dale Steyn banking on experience for one last tilt at World Cup

Reuters, Mumbai | By Reuters
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2018 04:02 PM IST
Dale Steyn believes he put his injury woes behind him in the recent two test series against Sri Lanka but was left out of the squad for the one-day series that followed.
AB de Villiers announced his retirement last Wednesday, saying he was “tired” after a 14-year international cricket career.(REUTERS)
AB de Villiers announced his retirement last Wednesday, saying he was “tired” after a 14-year international cricket career.(REUTERS)

AB de Villiers’ retirement a blow to South Africa’s ICC World Cup bid - Ottis Gibson

Agence France-Presse, Johannesburg | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON MAY 28, 2018 07:34 PM IST
South African cricket team coach Ottis Gibson revealed that he had spoken to AB de Villiers the day before last week’s announcement by the star batsman but had been unable to convince him to change his mind.
South Africa’s Morne Morkel, who took a five-wicket haul in Cape Town, will end his international career after the fourth Test against Australia.(REUTERS)
South Africa’s Morne Morkel, who took a five-wicket haul in Cape Town, will end his international career after the fourth Test against Australia.(REUTERS)

South Africa aim to finish off scandal-hit Australia

AFP, Johannesburg | By AFP
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2018 03:07 PM IST
South Africa lead the current series 2-1 and captain Faf du Plessis said after his team won the third Test in Cape Town by 322 runs that he was determined to maintain pressure on the scandal-hit Australian team.
Cameron Bancroft, who later admitted to ball tampering, talks to the umpire on the third day of the third Test between South Africa and Australia at Newlands Stadium, in Cape Town.(AP)
Cameron Bancroft, who later admitted to ball tampering, talks to the umpire on the third day of the third Test between South Africa and Australia at Newlands Stadium, in Cape Town.(AP)

All drama, no time for drinks yet with Australian cricket team: Ottis Gibson

AFP, Cape Town | By AFP
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2018 11:38 PM IST
South African cricket team coach Ottis GIbson, when asked to compare the atmosphere between the current series against Australia and Ashes Tests in which he was part of England’s coaching team, said despite the hype around Ashes series, players had got on away from the field
Australia captain Steve Smith and teammate Cameron Bancroft sensationally admitted to ball tampering during the third Test against South Africa.(AFP)
Australia captain Steve Smith and teammate Cameron Bancroft sensationally admitted to ball tampering during the third Test against South Africa.(AFP)

Australia paid for their win-at-all-costs mentality: South Africa coach Ottis Gibson

Reuters, Cape Town | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON MAR 27, 2018 03:00 PM IST
Leading Australia at Newlands, Steve Smith admitted that the pressure of being behind in the third Test vs South Africa led to an orchestrated attempt to alter the condition of the ball to aid reverse swing and gain an advantage.
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