Virat Kohli set to opt out of ODI series against South Africa due to ‘personal reasons’

India Test captain Virat Kohli is set to sit out of their upcoming three-match ODI series against South Africa. The series will be played from January 19 to 23 and will be preceded by a three-match Test series in which Kohli is currently scheduled to lead the Indian team. The development comes closely on the heels of…

South Africa returnee tests positive for Omicron variant in Gujarat’s Jamnagar

Aperson who travelled from South Africa to Gujarat’s Jamnagar has tested positive for the Omicron variant of coronavirus, the state health department has confirmed. The person came to Jamnagar from South Africa two days ago. After the person tested positive for Covid-19 during screening at the airport, the…

India’s tour of South Africa on as of now, we have time to decide: BCCI president Sourav Ganguly

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly said that India’s tour to South Africa remains on schedule as of now. There has been growing concern about the spread of the new COVID-19 variant, named Omicron, which was first reported in South Africa. “The tour is on as things…

South Africa tune up for T20 World Cup with 3rd straight series win, beat Sri Lanka by nine wickets

HIGHLIGHTS Sri Lanka were all out for a measly 103, their lowest score when batting first at home Tabraiz Shamsi was the pick of the bowlers with 3/20, while Aiden Markram finished with a career-best 3/21 South Africa reached the target with the loss of just one wicket as opener Quinton de Kock smashed seven boundaries…

Playing in India is the closest you’re going to be to feeling like a rockstar, says Dale Steyn

HIGHLIGHTS Steyn said that cricketers are treated like “a Hollywood or Bollywood star” in India He said while the best batsmen in the world were difficult to dismiss, tail-enders would ruin your figures Steyn, South Africa’s all-time Test highest wicket taker, retired from all forms of cricket on…

Lungi Ngidi gives South Africa edge in first Test v West Indies

HIGHLIGHTS West Indies registered it’s lowest ever total against South Africa SA reached stumps on the opening day of the Test series at 128/4 SA lead West Indies’ first innings total of 97 by 31 runs South Africa bowled out West Indies for 97 to take control o the first day of the first Test in Saint Lucia on…