Proteas: Key fortnight for Test ‘specialists’

2016-07-26 11:56

A trio of fairly inactive SA batsmen will seek to exploit a chance in Australia to sharpen up for the looming NZ Test series, writes Rob Houwing.

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Hazlewood rattles Sri Lankan top order

2016-07-26 10:01

Australia fast bowler Josh Hazlewood has bagged three wickets to leave Sri Lanka rattled on 84/5 at lunch on the opening day of the first Test.

 
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Misbah: Must improve in all departments

2016-07-26 10:26

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has lamented his side's poor performance in the second Test against England.

 
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Cook glad to get 'carried along' with Root

2016-07-26 07:27

Alastair Cook said batting with Joe Root encouraged "blockers like me" to go for their shots after England's senior batsmen dominated Pakistan's attack.

 
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Ali strikes as Pakistan struggle

2016-07-25 17:53

Moeen Ali took two wickets as England moved closer to victory in the second Test against Pakistan at Old Trafford.

 
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Zim lose Chatara for Test series

2016-07-25 14:28

Zimbabwe strike bowler Tendai Chatara has been ruled out of the Test series against New Zealand after hurting his ankle.

 
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Ashwin revels in new 'all-rounder' label

2016-07-25 12:58

India spinner Ravichandran Ashwin now has three Test centuries after being promoted to number six in the innings-plus win over the West Indies.

 
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Sri Lanka files complaint over Murali

2016-07-25 12:02

Sri Lanka lodged a complaint with Australia's bowling consultant and local legend Muttiah Muralitharan over a bust-up.

 
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Kohli delights in 'perfect finish'

2016-07-25 09:02

With India winning the first Test against the West Indies inside four days, and winning by more than an innings, skipper Virat Kohli hailed it as the 'perfect finish' to a Test.

 
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India push Windies to verge of defeat

2016-07-24 09:35

The West Indies are facing the prospect of another huge series-opening defeat after being forced to follow-on on the third day of the first Test against India.

 
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Stokes hit with potential season-ending injury

2016-07-26 12:15

England all-rounder Ben Stokes is set to miss the rest of the Test series against Pakistan, if not the rest of the home summer.

 
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Warne: Hansie, Kallis were SA's best

2016-07-26 09:00

Legendary Australian spinner Shane Warne says Hansie Cronje and Jacques Kallis were the best South African batsmen he ever bowled to.

 
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Murali: 'They have no right to call me a traitor'

2016-07-25 21:26

Muttiah Muralitharan launched a blistering attack on his former bosses after they moaned about his behaviour in his new role as a mentor to Australia.

 
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England suffer Stokes injury blow

2016-07-25 16:32

England all-rounder Ben Stokes will take no further part in the fourth day's play in the second Test against Pakistan after suffering a calf injury.

 
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Oz pick spin twins for Sri Lanka opener

2016-07-25 14:28

Australian captain Steve Smith has named spin twins Nathan Lyon and Steve O'Keefe in his line-up for the series opener against Sri Lanka.

 
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Farbrace defends Cook's decision to bat

2016-07-25 12:02

England captain Alastair Cook has come under heavy fire for his decision to bat again in the second Test against Pakistan at Old Trafford.

 
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Smith confident of improving poor Asia stats

2016-07-25 14:04

Australia captain Steve Smith is confident of being able to win the Test series against Sri Lanka, starting in Pallekele on Tuesday.

 
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Ashwin spins India to crushing Windies win

2016-07-24 23:27

Ravichandran Ashwin completed a magnificent all-round performance to bowl India to a crushing victory in the first Test against the West Indies in Antigua.

 
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Root pleased with turn around in form

2016-07-26 12:15

England's Joe Root was pleased to have his hard work pay off after a brief slump, when he scored 325 runs in the second Test.

 
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Sri Lanka opt to bat in opening Test

2016-07-26 06:51

Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews has won the toss and opted to bat on a dry pitch in the first Test of the three-match series against Australia at Pallekele.

 
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England crush Pakistan to level series

2016-07-25 19:25

England's bowlers dominated Pakistan on the fourth day of the second Test to help the home side level the series at 1-1.

 
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Anderson double leaves Pakistan reeling

2016-07-25 14:34

James Anderson struck twice on his Lancashire home ground as England eyed a series-levelling win in the second Test against Pakistan.

 
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Pakistan face uphill to win 2nd Test

2016-07-25 13:44

Pakistan were set a mammoth target of 565 to win the second Test after England declared their second innings on 173 for one.

 
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Sri Lanka struck with more injury woes

2016-07-25 12:56

Sri Lanka's problems worsened ahead of Tuesday's opening test match against Australia with Suranga Lakmal and Dhananjaya de Silva injured.

 
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Holder: Execution is the name of the game

2016-07-25 10:22

West Indies captain Jason Holder has denied that the team's bowling attack was below-par in terms of quality.

 
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Cook piles on the runs against Pakistan

2016-07-24 20:46

England captain Alastair Cook left Pakistan needing to rewrite the record books if they were to win the second Test at Old Trafford.

 
 

 
 
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