“A lot of people had given up on me”: Dinesh Karthik after earning India call-up for South Africa T20I series

“A lot of people had given up on me”: Dinesh Karthik after earning India call-up for South Africa T20I series

Royal Challengers Bangalore wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik has been in good form at an average of over 57 with a strike-rate of over 190 in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022. This was the prime reason for calling him a right-handed batsman. After three years in India’s T20I team. On Sunday, the selectors named Karthik in…

Cheteshwar Pujara included in squad for England Test, Umran Malik called up for South Africa T20I

Cheteshwar Pujara included in squad for England Test, Umran Malik called up for South Africa T20I

Cheteshwar Pujara has made a comeback in India’s Test squad, while youngsters like Umran Malik and Arshdeep Singh have got India’s call-up as the All India Senior Selection Committee on Sunday announced the schedule for the upcoming five-match T20I series against South Africa. Named the team. From June 9 at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in…

Student urinates on black student’s books and laptop in ‘racist’ attack at South African university

Student urinates on black student’s books and laptop in ‘racist’ attack at South African university

Protests were held across the campus (Representational) A South African university has been embroiled in controversy after a video circulated on social media showed a white student urinating on a black student’s personal belongings. The clip comes from Stellenbosch University and has been widely criticized online. A cellphone recording being circulated on social media shows…

South Africa announce squad for India T20Is, Mumbai Indians youngster gets first call-up

South Africa announce squad for India T20Is, Mumbai Indians youngster gets first call-up

South Africa announced their squad for the upcoming T20I tour of India, with limited-overs skipper Temba Bavuma looking to lead the team to glory, which will be a crucial tour for the Proteas in another World Cup year. This will be South Africa’s first T20I tournament since missing out on qualifying for the semi-finals at…

Cricket South Africa withdraws disciplinary charges against Mark Boucher

Cricket South Africa withdraws disciplinary charges against Mark Boucher

Cricket South Africa (CSA) issued an official statement on Monday saying that there is no ground to maintain any disciplinary charge against the men’s team’s head coach Mark Boucher, including allegations of racism. “The Board of CSA has formally and unreservedly withdrawn all allegations,” read the official communication from the board. The CSA Board has…

Funny Twitter exchange between Shoaib Akhtar and AB de Villiers went viral

Funny Twitter exchange between Shoaib Akhtar and AB de Villiers went viral

Shoaib Akhtar is one of the fastest bowlers the game has ever produced and batsmen still have nightmares about facing the Pakistan pacer. Running into a charged-up Akhtar bowl is a sight every cricket fan remembers and for many, it is also a favorite cricket memory. On Thursday, Akhtar and AB de Villiers had a…

India vs South Africa: South Africa to tour India in June for 5 T20Is, BCCI announces venues

India vs South Africa: South Africa to tour India in June for 5 T20Is, BCCI announces venues

India will take on South Africa in June in 5 T20Is.© AFP India will host South Africa for a five-match T20 International (T20I) series in June, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) confirmed on Saturday as they announced the schedule and venues of the matches. The series will start in Delhi from…

Over 440 killed in floods in South Africa

Over 440 killed in floods in South Africa

Durban gets flooded every year, but not so severe. Durban: South Africa, the continent’s most industrialized country, has largely survived the tropical cyclones that regularly hit its neighbors. But last week, a storm hit the east coast city of Durban, causing massive flooding and landslides, killing more than 440 people. Here are the main questions…

No electricity or water for several days in flood-hit South African city, 341 dead

No electricity or water for several days in flood-hit South African city, 341 dead

Flood-hit South Africa has declared the region a state of disaster to unlock relief funds. Durban: The death toll from South Africa’s “unprecedented” floods reached 341 on Thursday as helicopters blew up the southeastern city of Durban in an increasingly desperate search for survivors. Heavy rains this week have washed away roads and bridges, with…