Du Plessis suffers memory loss after concussion but recovering well

14 June 2021, 8:53 AM
South African batsman Faf du Plessis said he suffered some memory loss after sustaining a concussion during a Pakistan Super League.
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De Kock misses ton but Proteas in control of second Windies test 20 June 2021, 2:59 AM

South Africa's Quinton de Kock fell four runs short of successive centuries but the tourists took charge of the second and final test against West Indies by the close of the second day’s play in Saint Lucia on Saturday.

Paine says Labuschagne will make a ‘great’ captain 14 June 2021, 11:21 AM

Australia test skipper Tim Paine has tipped Marnus Labuschagne to be a future captain and says the top-order batsman's natural leadership qualities make him a great fit for the role.

West Indies win the toss and bat in first test vs South Africa 10 June 2021, 4:46 PM

West Indies captain Kraigg Brathwaite won the toss and elected to bat in the first test of a two-match series against South Africa that starts at a windy Daren Sammy Cricket Ground in Saint Lucia on Thursday.

South Africa look to Petersen to mend batting woes against West Indies 9 June 2021, 6:38 PM

South Africa will hand a debut to middle-order batsman Keegan Petersen as they seek solutions to a brittle top six line-up in the first test of a two-match series against West Indies

England settle for draw with New Zealand in Lord’s test 6 June 2021, 9:40 PM

England offered stiff resistance in the final session to secure a tedious draw against New Zealand on day five of the first test at Lord's on Sunday.

Andre Russell
How COVID-19 ‘bubbles’ affected Andre Russell’s mental health 3 June 2021, 12:01 PM

West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell said staying in bio-secure 'bubbles' during tours and competitions due to concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic had taken a toll on his mental health.

Hearings into SA cricket racism claims kick off on Monday 16 May 2021, 4:00 PM

Among other things, Ombudsman of the project Advocate Dumisa Ntsebeza has been tasked with managing an independent complaints system that will look at restoring and uniting current and former players.

Shami, Jadeja return to India’s test squad for England tour 7 May 2021, 3:52 PM

India seam bowler Mohammed Shami and spin all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja returned to the squad on Friday for next month's World Test Championship (WTC) final against New Zealand in Southampton and the subsequent five-match series against England.

Praveen Jayawickrama seals Sri Lanka’s dominant victory in test series against Bangladesh 3 May 2021, 12:20 PM

Sri Lankan left-arm spinner, Praveen Jayawickrama, returned stunning debut figures to seal a dominant victory for the home-side in the second and final cricket test against Bangladesh in Kandy.

Hasan, Fawad impress as Pakistan crush Zimbabwe 1 May 2021, 4:35 PM

Seamer Hasan Ali took nine wickets in the match as Pakistan defeated hosts Zimbabwe by an innings and 116 runs after tea on the third day of the first test at the Harare Sports Club on Saturday.

End of CSA crisis ushers in hope for cricket in SA 1 May 2021, 11:31 AM

The Chairperson of Cricket South Africa's interim board, Dr Stavros Nicolaou, has described the 30th of April as a historic day that will give the sport of cricket new direction in the country.

Seamers put Pakistan in control of first test v Zimbabwe 30 April 2021, 7:33 AM

Seamers Shaheen Afridi and Hasan Ali took four wickets each as Pakistan seized control of the first test against Zimbabwe on the opening day at the Harare Sports Club on Thursday.

Sri Lanka, Bangladesh first test end in tame draw 25 April 2021, 5:20 PM

The first cricket test between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh in Kandy has ended in a tame draw.

Pakistan beat Zimbabwe by 24 runs to win T20 series 25 April 2021, 3:24 PM

Mohammad Rizwan hammered an unbeaten 91 and Hasan Ali took four wickets to lead Pakistan to a 24-run victory over Zimbabwe in the third and final Twenty20 international at Harare Sports Club on Sunday.

Fakhir Zaman
Fakhar flays Proteas as Pakistan seal T20 series with nervy win 16 April 2021, 7:55 PM

Pakistan's Fakhar Zaman struck a blazing half-century as they survived a scare to seal a three-wicket victory over depleted South Africa with a ball to spare and win the four-match Twenty20 International series 3-1 on Friday.

England skipper Joe Root overshadowed by brother Billy in County clash 11 April 2021, 10:07 PM

Billy Root claimed a chunk of family bragging rights over older brother and England test captain Joe Root on Sunday when the pair came face to face in the County Championship.

New Zealand win 3rd T20 against Bangladesh three-nil 1 April 2021, 1:23 PM

The New Zealand cricket has won the three-match T20 International series against Bangladesh three-nil.

Cricket
England must focus on the big picture, says Buttler 29 March 2021, 7:55 AM

England have no reason to push the panic button despite their 2-1 loss to India marking a second straight series defeat in the 50-overs format, said stand-in captain Jos Buttler.

Seamers help India clinch thriller and series despite Curran heroics 28 March 2021, 7:41 PM

India seamers Shardul Thakur and Bhuvneshwar Kumar snared seven wickets between them to help the hosts beat England by seven runs in a thrilling third one-day international on Sunday and win the series 2-1.

India thrash England, book place in World Test Championship final 6 March 2021, 6:17 PM

India have booked their place in the World Test Championship final. They thrashed England by an innings and 25 runs on the third day of the fourth and final cricket test in Ahmedabad.

James Anderson
Pant’s flamboyant hundred puts India on top against England 5 March 2021, 3:30 PM

Rishabh Pant launched a spectacular late assault in his flamboyant 101 to put India in charge of the fourth and final test against England in Ahmedabad on Friday.

Root reminds England importance of ‘vital first 20 balls’ 23 February 2021, 3:00 PM

England captain Joe Root reckons batting collapses have become a "trend" in pink-ball tests and cannot overstate the importance of the "vital first 20 deliveries" to his team mates ahead of the third test against India on Wednesday.

India in charge after England slump to 39-4 14 February 2021, 10:07 AM

India seized control of the second test against England on Sunday, posting 329 in their first innings before reducing the tourists to 39-4 at lunch on the second day at Chennai's MA Chidambaram Stadium.

Proteas win second T20 match against Pakistan 13 February 2021, 9:15 PM

South Africa levelled the three match T20 series against Pakistan at one game apiece on Saturday. 

Rohit ton helps India weather top-order collapse against England 13 February 2021, 2:04 PM

Opener Rohit Sharma smashed 161 while India's other top-order batsmen fell cheaply, helping the home side build to 300-6 on the opening day of the second match against England at Chennai's MA Chidambaram Stadium on Saturday.

India win toss, bat against much-changed England in 2nd test 13 February 2021, 6:17 AM

India captain Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to bat in the second test against a much-changed England at Chennai's MA Chidambaram Stadium on Saturday.

Proteas batsmen showing grit against daunting target set by Pakistan 7 February 2021, 4:25 PM

Aiden Markram and Rassie van der Dussen's unbroken 94-run 2nd wicket stand took South Africa to 127/1 at the end of day four of the second test against Pakistan in Rawalpindi.

Jofra Archer
India wobble in reply to England’s mammoth 578 7 February 2021, 9:00 AM

England posted a mammoth first-innings total of 578 before reducing India to 59-2 at lunch on the third day of the opening test in Chennai on Sunday.

Proteas’ bowlers keep side in the hunt in second test against Pakistan 6 February 2021, 7:00 PM

There's still plenty to play for in the second test match between South Africa and Pakistan.

Joe Root
England stutter after strong start against India in Chennai 5 February 2021, 9:24 AM

England captain Joe Root found himself with a rebuilding job in his 100th Test after the tourists squandered a steady start to be 67-2 at lunch on day one of the opening Test against India in Chennai on Friday.