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Will AB de Villiers feature for South Africa at the T20 World Cup later this year? (Getty Images)

'A player like that is hard to ignore': SA spinner on ABD's international return

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 05, 2021 10:59 AM IST
  • Over the past couple of years, clamours surrounding AB de Villiers' international return have grown.
Danish Kaneria and Quinton de Kock.(Twitter)
Danish Kaneria and Quinton de Kock.(Twitter)

'He was street-smart in making bully of Fakhar Zaman': Kaneria on the run-out

PUBLISHED ON APR 06, 2021 02:32 PM IST
  • Former Pakistan cricketer Danish Kaneria believes Quinton de Kock didn't violate any laws of the game but showed great street-smartness in running Fakhar Zaman out.
Tabraiz Shamsi defends Quinton de Kock.(Screengrab/AP)
Tabraiz Shamsi defends Quinton de Kock.(Screengrab/AP)

'So it's not funny that batsman stopped running instead of completing the run?'

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2021 06:14 PM IST
  • South Africa spinner Tabraiz Shamsi said Quinton de Kock was actually telling his fielders to back up at the non-striker's end and not trying to deceive Zaman.
Temba Bavuma's bat breaks during the second ODI vs Pakistan.(Twitter)
Temba Bavuma's bat breaks during the second ODI vs Pakistan.(Twitter)

New bat, please! Faheem Ashraf breaks Temba Bavuma's bat during SA-PAK ODI-WATCH

UPDATED ON APR 05, 2021 10:59 AM IST
  • South Africa pacer Faheem Ashraf broke Temba Bavuma's bat when the batsman was simply defending the ball during the 2nd ODI against Pakistan.
Pakistan's captain Babar Azam, right, raises his bat to celebrate scoring a century during the One Day International cricket match between South Africa and Pakistan at Centurion Park in Pretoria.(AP)
Pakistan's captain Babar Azam, right, raises his bat to celebrate scoring a century during the One Day International cricket match between South Africa and Pakistan at Centurion Park in Pretoria.(AP)

South Africa fined for minimum over-rate in first ODI against Pakistan

UPDATED ON APR 04, 2021 02:33 PM IST
Andrew Pycroft of the Emirates ICC Elite Panel of Match Referees imposed the sanction after South Africa was one over short of the target after time allowances were taken into consideration.
Babaz Azam sizzled with a 13th ODI century. (PCB Media)
Babaz Azam sizzled with a 13th ODI century. (PCB Media)

1st ODI: Babar Azam stars with ton as Pakistan win last-ball thriller against SA

AP | , Centurion
PUBLISHED ON APR 02, 2021 11:36 PM IST
  • The Pakistan captain hit 103 off 104 balls as his team survived a last-over wobble to take a 1-0 lead.
Pakistan cricket team: File photo(Twitter)
Pakistan cricket team: File photo(Twitter)

Pakistan touring contingent test COVID-19 negative, to leave for SA on Friday

ANI | , Lahore, Pakistan
PUBLISHED ON MAR 25, 2021 03:20 PM IST
On the South Africa tour, Pakistan will play three ICC Men's Cricket World Cup Super League matches from April 2-7 and four T20Is from April 10-16.
Nauman Ali celebrates a wicket.(Twitter)
Nauman Ali celebrates a wicket.(Twitter)

Nauman Ali grabs maiden five-for as Pakistan win first Test

Reuters | , Karachi
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2021 09:16 PM IST
  • Ali claimed the final four wickets to fall, taking his tally to seven in the Test, as South Africa were dismissed for 245, which set Pakistan a modest victory target of 88.
File image of Wasim Jaffer.(File)
File image of Wasim Jaffer.(File)

'Scary to think what he can achieve': Jaffer praises '25-year-old' Kagiso Rabada

By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2021 12:20 PM IST
Jaffer said looking at Rabada's age (25) it's scary to think what the fast bowler can achieve in the years ahead.
South Africa’s Quinton de Kock in action(Getty Images)
South Africa’s Quinton de Kock in action(Getty Images)

South Africa arrive in Pakistan for 1st Test series since 2007

AP |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 01:50 PM IST
The present tour comprises two test matches at Karachi (Jan. 26-30) and Rawalpindi (Feb. 4-8), followed by a three-match Twenty20 series at Lahore, starting from Feb. 11.
South African head coach Mark Boucher throws the ball during the pre-warmup on day two of the first cricket test match between South Africa and Sri Lanka at Super Sport Park Stadium in Pretoria, Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Catherine Kotze)(AP)
South African head coach Mark Boucher throws the ball during the pre-warmup on day two of the first cricket test match between South Africa and Sri Lanka at Super Sport Park Stadium in Pretoria, Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Catherine Kotze)(AP)

Proteas coach Boucher wants legendary Kallis back in consulting team

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 01:38 PM IST
Kallis was not re-appointed to the Proteas support staff in the current season because the transformation policy of Cricket South Africa (CSA) did not allow a white person to be appointed if an equivalent black person was available for the post.
File image South Africa's Mark Boucher.(Reuters)
File image South Africa's Mark Boucher.(Reuters)

Mark Boucher set to be interim coach of South Africa: Report

Durban | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2019 11:47 PM IST
According to the website, legendary all-rounder Jacques Kallis in all likelihood will be named batting coach in the near future.
Representational image(Hindustan Times)
Representational image(Hindustan Times)

Board President’s XI vs South Africa Highlights: Day 1 called off without a ball being bowled

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2019 03:06 PM IST

BP XI vs SA Highlights: The Day 1 of the Board President XI vs South Africa three-day practice match at Vizianagaram was washed out due to rain. Persistent rain did not even allow for the toss to take place, meaning only two days remain for the likes of Rohit Sharma, Umesh Yadav to get a feel of the red ball before the action starts on October 2.Follow Board President’s XI vs South Africa highlights here -

A file photo of Hashim Amla during the ICC World Cup 2019.(Action Images via Reuters)
A file photo of Hashim Amla during the ICC World Cup 2019.(Action Images via Reuters)

Hashim Amla announces retirement from international cricket

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 09, 2019 08:37 AM IST
Hashim Amla played 349 matches across the three formats for the South Africa cricket team, scoring more than 18 000 runs, including 55 centuries and 88 half centuries.
Dale Steyn will make his ODI return during the upcoming series between South Africa and Zimbabwe.(REUTERS)
Dale Steyn will make his ODI return during the upcoming series between South Africa and Zimbabwe.(REUTERS)

Dale Steyn set to make ODI return after two years against Zimbabwe

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2018 06:02 PM IST
Dale Steyn, who last played a one-day international in 2016, has declared his intention to be in South Africa’s scheme of things for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, and this series will give him a good chance to prove his worth.
Hailing the “aggressive” brand of cricket England cricket team plays under Eoin Morgan (right), former South Africa pacer Allan Donald said they would be formidable in home conditions during the ICC World Cup next year.(Getty Images)
Hailing the “aggressive” brand of cricket England cricket team plays under Eoin Morgan (right), former South Africa pacer Allan Donald said they would be formidable in home conditions during the ICC World Cup next year.(Getty Images)

Allan Donald backs England cricket team to lift ICC World Cup 2019

IANS | By Indo-Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON MAY 31, 2018 07:50 PM IST
Allan Donald felt England cricket team is favourite at next year’s ICC World Cup and added that South Africa cricket team’s chances have diminished after the recent retirement of star AB de Villiers.
AB represented South Africa cricket team in 114 Tests, 228 ODIs and 78 T20Is in a career that spanned 14 years.(AFP)
AB represented South Africa cricket team in 114 Tests, 228 ODIs and 78 T20Is in a career that spanned 14 years.(AFP)

AB de Villiers thanks everyone for love and support in emotional Twitter post

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2018 12:20 PM IST
Tributes have been pouring in for AB de Villiers ever since the South Africa cricket team great announced his retirement from international cricket.
Former South Africa cricket team skipper AB de Villiers was in good form for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the Indian Premier League this season (IPL 2018).(AP)
Former South Africa cricket team skipper AB de Villiers was in good form for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the Indian Premier League this season (IPL 2018).(AP)

AB de Villiers welcome: Chris Lynn invites South African for Big Bash League

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2018 01:20 PM IST
Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Chris Lynn approached AB de Villiers on Twitter, letting the South Africa cricket team great know the No. 3 position at the Big Bash League (BBL) franchise Brisbane Heat is open.
Former South Africa cricket team captain AB de Villiers said he was “tired” and “running out of gas” after playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League (IPL 2018).(AFP)
Former South Africa cricket team captain AB de Villiers said he was “tired” and “running out of gas” after playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League (IPL 2018).(AFP)

‘Mr 360’ AB de Villiers pulls out a retirement blinder after going full circle

OmniSport | By OmniSport
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2018 12:15 PM IST
AB de Villiers has made a career out of raising eyebrows with his batting and he delivered a bolt from the blue by ending his international career with South Africa cricket team.
Former Australia cricket team skipper Steve Waugh acknowledged the guilt of Steve Smith , David Warner and Cameron Bancroft in the ball-tampering controversy, but also expressed hope that with all the heat, the national team players don’t up on the aggression that they are known for on the field.(Getty Images)
Former Australia cricket team skipper Steve Waugh acknowledged the guilt of Steve Smith , David Warner and Cameron Bancroft in the ball-tampering controversy, but also expressed hope that with all the heat, the national team players don’t up on the aggression that they are known for on the field.(Getty Images)

Australia ‘out of control’, but must not overreact to ball-tampering: Steve Waugh

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 07, 2018 04:27 PM IST
Steve Waugh, former Australia cricket team captain, has warned against an overreaction to the ball-tampering episode that saw the suspension of Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft.
South Africa batsman AB de Villiers plays a shot on Day 2 of the second Test against Australia at St. George's Park in Port Elizabeth on Saturday. Get full cricket score of the South Africa vs Australia 2nd Test, Day 2, in Port Elizabeth here.(AFP)
South Africa batsman AB de Villiers plays a shot on Day 2 of the second Test against Australia at St. George's Park in Port Elizabeth on Saturday. Get full cricket score of the South Africa vs Australia 2nd Test, Day 2, in Port Elizabeth here.(AFP)

South Africa vs Australia 2nd Test, Day 2, Port Elizabeth, full cricket score: SA 263/7

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 11, 2018 11:10 AM IST
AB de Villiers helped South Africa recover with his half-century after Australia struck back with quick wickets following Dean Elgar and Hashim Amla’s fifties. Get full cricket score of the South Africa vs Australia 2nd Test, Day 2, in Port Elizabeth here.
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