Australia vs South Africa: Chris Morris in, Hashim Amla, JP Duminy out for Proteas squad

By: Reuters | Cape Town | Published: October 17, 2018 12:38:45 pm Hashim Amla has been left out due to injury concern. (Source: File) South Africa will be without limited-overs stalwarts Hashim Amla and JP Duminy for their white-ball tour of Australia next month but welcome back all-rounder Chris Morris from injury. Amla and Duminy have been sidelined along with 20-year-old all-rounder Wiaan Mulder as South Africa juggle a number of injury concerns. Morris had been a regular in the limited-overs side before missing series against Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe…

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Hashim Amla named Durban Heat’s marquee South African player

MZANSI SUPER LEAGUE Cricbuzz Staff • Last updated on Tue, 16 Oct, 2018, 12:46 AM Hashim Amla is currently recovering from an injury he sustained during CPL © Getty On a day when Mzansi Super League’s franchises were unveiled, Kingsmead Cricket Stadium-based Durban Heat have announced Hashim Amla as their Marquee South African Player. Grant Morgan has been announced as the coach of the side. “We’re excited to have Hashim returning to KZN to represent the Durban Heat,” CEO of KZN Cricket Heinrich Strydom said. “He brings with him a wealth of…

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Incessant rain forces washout of final South Africa-Zimbabwe T20I

Match abandoned South Africa v Zimbabwe Rain interrupted South Africa’s charge AFP Zimbabwe’s limited-overs tour of South Africa came to a soggy end as a persistent highveld storm settled over Benoni and ruled out any chance of play in the third and final T20I. Two pitch inspections were postponed as repeated showers crossed the ground, and Umpires Adrian Holdstock and Bongani Jele eventually called the game off shortly before 4pm with no foreseeable break in the inclement weather. The washout gives South Africa a 2-0 series win to go with their…

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Live Cricket Score: South Africa vs Zimbabwe, 3rd T20I, Benoni

ZIMBABWE TOUR OF SOUTH AFRICA 2018 Cricbuzz Staff • Last updated on Sun, 14 Oct, 2018, 06:10 PM Zimbabwe have lost the series 2-0, heading into the final match © AFP Toss has been delayed due to rain. It is pelting down heavily at the moment in Benoni. Rain is back ???? doesnt look good, but well keep our fingers crossed. #SAvZIM pic.twitter.com/IancCFNEoT — Cricket South Africa (@OfficialCSA) October 14, 2018 Build Up Hello and welcome to the final match of Zimbabwe’s tour of South Africa. The visitors have already conceded the…

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Ighalo fires Nigeria closer to AFCON and South Africa win big

Odion Ighalo scored a hat-trick as Nigeria took a big step towards the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations with a thumping 4-0 success over Libya on Saturday as the continent’s big guns flexed their muscles with significant victories. Former Watford forward Ighalo netted an early penalty to settle the nerves of the home side before scoring two more in the second period to go with a strike from Samuel Kalu against a Libyan side whose coach, Adel Amrouche, resigned unexpectedly on Tuesday. Nigeria leapfrog the North Africans into second place…

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South Africa vs Zimbabwe 2nd T20I: South Africa stroll to 6-wicket win, seal series

By: AP | Potchefstroom | Published: October 13, 2018 2:30:42 am South Africa finished on 135-4 with JP Duminy 33 not out. (Source: CSA Twitter) South Africa beat Zimbabwe by six wickets in the second Twenty20 on Friday to win the series with a game to play. South Africa chased down Zimbabwe’s 132-7 with ease, passing the target with 4.2 overs to spare. South Africa finished on 135-4 with JP Duminy 33 not out. He was backed up by 26 from opener Quinton de Kock and 19 not out from…

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South Africa outclass Zimbabwe to seal T20I series

ZIMBABWE TOUR OF SOUTH AFRICA 2018 Cricbuzz Staff • Last updated on Sat, 13 Oct, 2018, 12:54 AM Dane Paterson, on his return to the side, was adjudged Man of the Match for his bowling figures of 2 for 22 © Getty South Africa showcased the difference in experience and quality between the two sides in a comfortable six-wicket win in the second T20I at Potchefstroom. The victory ensured that South Africa took an unassailable 2-0 lead in the T20I series against Zimbabwe. The victory required South Africa to counter challenging conditions…

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South Africa’s T20 tournament to be called Mzansi Super League

Cricket South Africa has unveiled the name of its new T20 league. The inaugural Mzansi Super League (MSL) will take place from 16 November to 16 December. “Mzansi” is an isiXhosa word that translates literally to “south”, but in colloquial usage refers to the country of South Africa. The local spin on the league has been central to CSA’s re-strategising after the failed first launch last year. The six MSL teams will be owned locally, by CSA, and the league will be city-based, with CSA having announced the hosting stadiums…

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Live Cricket Score – South Africa vs Zimbabwe, 2nd T20I

ZIMBABWE IN SOUTH AFRICA, 2018 Cricbuzz Staff • Last updated on Fri, 12 Oct, 2018, 09:38 PM Live Score Updates Zimbabwe 11/1 (2.0 Ovs) Masakadza  5 (5) Without Tahir, Zimbabwe might just breathe a little easy © AFP WICKET: Paterson gets Mire The first over was peppered with short balls by Ngidi but they weren’t well directed. But could that have played on Mire’s head? He pulls one that wasn’t too short at all and misses. The off stump is sent cartwheeling. Toss: Zimbabwe opt to bat Three changes for South Africa…

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Park and Ariya in four-way tie for lead in South Korea

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — No. 1-ranked Sung Hyun Park and No. 2 Ariya Jutanugarn were among four sharing the lead after two rounds of the KEB Hana Bank Championship on Friday. Park shot a second straight 4-under 68 and Ariya was better with a 67 for two-round totals of 8-under 136 at the Sky 72 Ocean Course. Charley Hull was at 9 under at the turn after an eagle on the par-5 7th hole but dropped back after consecutive bogeys and birdied the 17th to get to 8 under…

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