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By IAfrica
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Sep 12th, 2014
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Over the years since the introduction of cricket in the then South West Africa (SWA) in the early seventies, the sport was viewed as a pastime for the elite whites while blacks dismissed cricket as boring because of the long hours of action. The influence of South Africa meant the interest in the gam...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 18th, 2013
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Live updates from the the second day of the first Test between Zimbabwe and Bangladesh being played at the Harare Sports Complex. Zimbabwe first innings: End of over No. 95, Zimbabwe 238 for 6: Richmond Mutumbami’s debut on the batting crease lasts just 13 balls. He edges a good length delivery...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 16th, 2013
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Big Picture If these two teams were geographically closer, their running battles over the years would have gathered more edge and may have prompted a nickname for their matches. As nations, Bangladesh and Zimbabwe are only tied together by their placing in international cricket, right down at the bot...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 15th, 2013
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By Andrew Hardingham Well another winter of riveting Test cricket has flown by.It started with arguably the series of the winter number one team South Africa going to Australia.After a drawn first test in which Michael Clarke hit a superb 259 to keep his wonderful 2012 going he hit 230 in the second ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 8th, 2013
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JOHANNESBURG: Highveld Lions turned the tables on the Titans Sunday to win the South African Twenty20 Challenge final by 30 runs at the Wanderers. The Titans won the decider between the same franchises last season and entered this final as favorites after a recent run of mini-league phase victories, ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 5th, 2013
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Former captain Wasim Akram will help coach Pakistan’s pacemen at the Champions Trophy in England in June. The great all-rounder told a news conference in Lahore that he had also agreed with the Pakistan Cricket Board to hold a 10-day training camp for pacemen in Karachi along with full-time bow...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 2nd, 2013
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Air India is giving cricket-crazy consumers a reason to fly with the Maharaja during the Indian Premier League (IPL) season, which kick starts from April 3. The national carrier, which has entered into an agreement with Delhi Daredevils and Mumbai Indians, is offering miniature bats signed by players...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 1st, 2013
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Recovering rapidly from an assault that left him with life-threatening injuries, New Zealand cricketer Jesse Ryder is now “back on his feet” but is disappointed to miss out on his Indian Premier League (IPL) stint this year. The 28-year-old, who had a fractured skull and a punctured lung after being ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 1st, 2013
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JOHANNESBURG: South Africa skipper Graeme Smith, making his 100th appearance as captain, won the toss and elected to bat in the first test against Pakistan at the Wanderers on Friday. The Proteas have kept the same side that was successful in the Test series against New Zealand last month, resisting ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 31st, 2013
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Johannesburg – The description of Pakistan doesn’t change. Their Test record in the last two years may point to consistency, but they remain, even according to one of their senior players, an unpredictable side. They’re also an unusual side. Their attack for Friday’s first Test is likely to contain a...