Cricket News sort by South Africa

South Africa Test captain Dean Elgar has praised Indian cricketer Ravichandran Ashwin, terming him one of the best off-spinners India has ever produced. At the same time, he pointed out that the class bowler has not tasted much success in South Africa, which is why they are not going to focus specifically on him in the build up to the three-match Test series.

India’s No. 3 batter Cheteshwar Pujara feels that India’s fast bowlers could be the difference between the two teams in South Africa. Pujara pointed out that India have always done well away from home when their fast bowlers have delivered, whether in Australia or England. Even on the previous tour, while India lost 1-2, their pacers came up with some excellent performances.

Seasoned Team India batter Rohit Sharma has been ruled out of the three-match Test series in South Africa due to a hamstring injury. Rohit was earlier named as vice-captain of the team for the Test series, which will begin with the Boxing Day Test at the SuperSport Park in Centurion.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Wednesday named Rohit Sharma as the new captain of India’s ODI team, replacing Virat Kohli. Rohit was earlier named leader of the T20I team after Kohli stepped down from the role following the T20 World Cup 2021. Kohli was keen on carrying on as both one-day and Test captain. However, while the selectors retained him as Test leader, he was removed as one-day skipper.

Cricket South Africa (CSA) has released the updated schedule for India’s tour of South Africa to be held later in the month. Earlier, the series was to begin on December 17 but will now get underway from December 26

An unbeaten England will take on South Africa in match number 39 of the T20 World Cup 2021 at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Saturday. The game will be played as part of the Group 1 encounters in the Super 12 round of the ICC event. The England vs South Africa clash will take place at 7:30 PM IST and 6:00 PM local time.

South Africa will take on Bangladesh in match number 30 of the T20 World Cup 2021 at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday. The game will be played as part of the Group 1 encounter in the Super 12 round of the ICC event. The South Africa vs Bangladesh clash will begin at 3:30 PM IST and 2:00 PM local time.

South Africa will take on Sri Lanka in match number 25 of the T20 World Cup 2021 at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Saturday. The match will be played in Group 1 of the Super 12 round of the ICC event. Both South Africa and Sri Lanka have won one and lost one in their group so far and are in the middle of the points table. They face a tough qualification path since England and Australia have won both their matches so far. The South Africa vs Sri Lanka clash on Saturday will begin at 3:30 PM IST and 2:00 PM local time.

South Africa will take on West Indies in match number 18 of the T20 World Cup 2021 at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Tuesday. The match will be played as part of Group 1 in the Super 12 round of the ICC event. The game will begin at 3:30 PM IST and 2:00 PM local time.