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Fixtures announced for India's home series against South Africa
Fixtures announced for India's home series against South Africa

The last time these two met, India beat SA convincingly at the MCG The BCCI and CSA have jointly released the schedule for India’s home series against South Africa which will begin in the month of October this year, reports NDTV. The series comprises of 3 T20s, 5 ODIs and 4 Test matches as the Proteas will be looking to seek revenge for their loss against the same opposition earlier this year at the MCG in a World Cup group game. 

Jul 27 2015
Stats: Tillakaratne Dilshan breaks into the 10000 club
Stats: Tillakaratne Dilshan breaks into the 10000 club

Tillakaratne Dilshan – Getting better with age As soon as Angelo Mathews won the toss and decided to bat first, all eyes were set on the opener Tilakaratene Dilshan, who was just 55 runs away from reaching the 10,000 runs milestone. He didn’t upset the crowd too, reaching the new height and becoming the fourth Sri Lankan to ever score 10,000-plus runs in an ODI career. The home team, Sri Lanka restore their pride by winning the

Jul 27 2015
When a cat's purr turned into a tiger's roar
When a cat's purr turned into a tiger's roar

This wasn’t a shocker afterall When Bangladesh whitewashed Zimbabwe 5-0 in December last year, nobody batted an eyelid. Then at the 2015 ICC World Cup, another feather was added to their cap when they knocked England out of the group stage to book a ticket in the knockout stages for themselves. But then it was deemed that English Cricket had reached its lowest ebb in limited overs cricket and Bangladesh had been at the right place and

Jul 26 2015
Bangladesh Skipper Mushfiqur all praise for Bangladesh bowlers
Bangladesh Skipper Mushfiqur all praise for Bangladesh bowlers

Bangladesh cricketers congratulate Mustazifur for the dismissal of Duminy in the 1st test     Chittagong, July 26 (IANS) Skipper Mushfiqur Rahim is delighted over how the Bangladesh bowlers attacked South Africa's world-class batting line-up in the first Test. Bangladesh's revamped bowling unit deserved the acclaim from their skipper after bundling out the Proteas for a measly 248 in the first innings, repo

Jul 26 2015
Bangladesh name unchanged squad for second Test
Bangladesh name unchanged squad for second Test

Bangladesh have chosen to retain the same squad that almost pulled off an upset against the Proteas in the first Test    Chittagong, July 26 (IANS) Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) selectors have reposed their faith in the team that played South Africa in the first Test at Chittagong. There are no changes in the squad that takes on the Proteas in the second Test at Mirpur. The BCB named a 14-man squad on Saturday, on the las

Liton Kumar Das has justified his selection in the Test team
Liton Kumar Das has justified his selection in the Test team

Liton Kumar Das The summer in Bangladesh has been always very hot and humid. The sun shines so brightly that it leaves the people exhausted. The Bangladeshis’ plea for rain continues throughout the summer season. Even the sweet and juicy fruits of the summer fail to calm the people of Bangladesh. The exhausted Bangladeshis get a new life with the arrival of monsoon. Each drop of rain is celebrated in Bangladesh. Rain is the sublime g

Jul 26 2015
Both Bangladesh and South Africa believe they had upper hand in washed-out game
Both Bangladesh and South Africa believe they had upper hand in washed-out game

Both teams believe that they could have won the first Test The first Test between Bangladesh and South Africa in Chittagong ended in a draw. Skippers of both sides believe that the game would have ended in their favor had play been possible on the last two days. Mushfiqur Rahim, in a rare statement of aggression, said that South Africa would have crumbled under pressure of scoring runs quickly and the game would have resulte

Jul 26 2015
Very poorly sketched photos of athletes that are actually pretty impressive
Very poorly sketched photos of athletes that are actually pretty impressive

Yep, I’m Sourav Ganguly. Yet another social media trend has captured our attention, and this is hilarious. At least a few of these attempts are. So, users of reddit were asked to draw a player in MS Paint so that other users could guess who that athlete was. These illustrations might not be as technically refined as you would want it to be, but the references are spot on. This was their reaction. Here is Sergio Busquets play

Jul 25 2015
South Africa tour of Bangladesh: 1st Test washed out
South Africa tour of Bangladesh: 1st Test washed out

 Mushfiqur Rahim (R) and  Shakib Al Hasan (L) congratulate teammate Jubair Hossain (C) for the dismissal of Dale Steyn   Chittagong, July 25 (IANS) Rain had the final say here, resulting in the first cricket Test match between Bangladesh and South Africa ending in a draw as Day 5 was washed out without a ball being bowled at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium on Saturday. Incessant rain forced play to be abandoned on the

Jul 25 2015
Dale Steyn plays barefoot football with Bangladeshi kids
Dale Steyn plays barefoot football with Bangladeshi kids

Dale Steyn with his Bangladeshi football friends Chittagong, July 25: South African pace bowler Dale Steyn had fun playing barefooted football with local kids here after rain washed out the fourth day's play of the first Test between the Proteas and Bangladesh. After spotting some kids playing football from his hotel room on Friday, the tear-away fast bowler tweeted: "Stuck in my room all day, watching these kids playing soccer in

Jul 25 2015
Baby AB's future profession
Baby AB's future profession

 

Jul 25 2015
Petersen and Prince's partnership of 501 runs - Highest between two South Africans in First-Class cricket history
Petersen and Prince's partnership of 501 runs - Highest between two South Africans in First-Class cricket history

Petersen and Prince during their 501 runs partnership innings 501 runs were added for the third wicket by the pair of Alviro Peterson and Ashwell Peterson, both South Africans, in a County Championship match for Lancashire against Glamorgan at Colwyn Bay in England. Alviro Peterson scored 286 and Ashwell Prince 261 to reach this milestone. The partnership began when Lancashire’s score was 104 for two and both batted together till the

Jul 24 2015
How the South African batting line-up got dismantled by the Bangladeshi bowlers
How the South African batting line-up got dismantled by the Bangladeshi bowlers

Mustazifur is in splendid form As Mustafizur Rahman took 3 wickets in the space of 4 balls, Bangladesh fans were in pure elation. Out of the 3 countries that toured Bangladesh after the World Cup, the Proteas were expected to be their toughest test – but so far, the South Africans are the ones that are getting schooled by the newly adolescent kid. Winning the One Day International Series and winning a Test series is an entirely differ

Jul 23 2015
Quinton de Kock pleads guilty to shoulder barging, fined 75% of match fee
Quinton de Kock pleads guilty to shoulder barging, fined 75% of match fee

Tamim Iqbal and de Kock involved in shoulder barging It seems the Proteas keep running afoul of ICC guidelines. Barely a few days after Rilee Rossouw was fined 50% of his match fee in a shoulder barging incident, wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock has been fined 75% of his match fee for a similar feat after pleading guilty to it, in the ongoing Test in Chittagong. Incidentally, Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal was involved in both the cases. When

Jul 23 2015
South African players subject to racial taunts from Bangladeshi crowd; arrests made
South African players subject to racial taunts from Bangladeshi crowd; arrests made

Bangladeshi fans cheer for their team on Day 2 of the 1st Test against South Africa Security personnel arrested a Bangladeshi spectator for allegedly racially abusing South Africa players during the second day of the first Test against Bangladesh at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium on Wednesday. It is reported that the rest in the group managed to escape. In what is thought to be a separate incident, two boys aged around 10-11 were detain

Jul 22 2015
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