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Windies all-rounder Andre Russell backs team to win Cricket WC Jan 27, 3:23 pm
Johannesburg, Jan 27 (ANI): West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell has backed his side to win the Cricket World Cup, and believes that the squad has the firepower to bag the coveted trophy, for which the tournament gets underway in Australia and New Zealand next month.
Johannesburg, Jan 27 (ANI): South Africa cricket team captain AB de Villiers has branded the squad's loss against the West Indies in the fourth ODI of the five-match series at Port Elizabeth as a 'painful affair'.
Dale Steyn is a mighty 'lion wrestler' in his free time! Jan 27, 12:44 pm
Johannesburg, Jan 27 (ANI): South Africa fast bowling spearhead Dale Steyn had a go with his wrestling skills over the weekend, but it was not a regular opponent he chose to wrestle with.
Johannesburg, Jan 26 (ANI): West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell's swashbuckling knock of 64 runs anchored his side to secure a one-wicket win over South Africa in the fourth one day international at St George's Park in Port Elizabeth.
Nadal, Sharapova coast through to Oz Open quarterfinals Jan 25, 2:12 pm
Melbourne, Jan 24 (ANI): 14-time grand slam champion Rafael Nadal breezed past his South African opponent Kevin Anderson to stroll into the Australian Open quarter-finals in Melbourne.
Wellington, Jan 25 (ANI): South African golfer Branden Grace won the Qatar Masters in Doha on Saturday to become the first player to win multiple events in the 2015 Race to Dubai.
Domingo says sledging not Proteas' style of play Jan 24, 1:07 pm
Johannesburg, Jan 24 (ANI): South Africa coach Russell Domingo has said that his side doesn't believe in sledging their opponents, adding that the ICC's warning would not affect his team in the upcoming World Cup, which gets underway from February 14 in Australia and New Zealand.
Johannesburg, Jan 23 (ANI): West Indies one-day cricket skipper Jason Holder has criticized his teammates for committing basic errors during the ongoing ODI series against South Africa.
Albie Morkel brands Proteas, Oz favourites to win WC Jan 23, 1:01 pm
Johannesburg, Jan 23 (ANI): Veteran all-rounder Albie Morkel has tipped South Africa as one of the two favourites to win the upcoming World Cup, which gets underway from February 14 in Australia and New Zealand.
Johannesburg, Jan 22 (ANI): Expressing their concern over the one-sidedness of the current series between South Africa and West Indies, the former Proteas captains have claimed that it is far too easy in light of the team's quest to perform well at the Cricket World Cup 2015 next month.
Johannesburg, Jan 22 (ANI): World number two tennis player Roger Federer, who is reportedly a self-confessed sports nut, has claimed that he would be cheering for South Africa at this year's Rugby World Cup.
Philander claims Proteas will feed off 'confidence' going into WC post Windies series win Jan 22, 1:03 pm
Johannesburg, Jan 22 (ANI): South Africa bowling all-rounder Vernon Philander has claimed that his side would feed off this confidence going into the World Cup, after the hosts recorded a nine-wicket win against the West Indies at Buffalo Park on Wednesday.
Afridi eying to eclipse De Villiers' fastest ODI ton in WC Jan 21, 10:03 am
Karachi, Jan 21 (ANI): Pakistan's veteran all-rounder Shahid Afridi admitted that he would like to eclipse the record set forth by the swashbuckling South African skipper AB de Villiers, who hit the fastest one-day international century off just 31 deliveries.
De Villiers claims record-breaking 149 off 44 balls was not part of 'nice, aggressive' plan Jan 20, 3:33 pm
Johannesburg, Jan 20 (ANI): South Africa ODI team captain AB de Villiers has claimed that his record-breaking 149 off 44 balls against the West Indies in the second one-day at The Wanderers on Sunday was not part of the plan.
Corey Anderson salutes De Villiers for 'hell of an innings' post record-breaking ton Jan 20, 1:05 pm
Johannesburg, Jan 20 (ANI): AB de Villiers' brilliant 31-ball ton earned him a salute from Corey Anderson for a 'hell of an innings' after the South African skipper broke the New Zealand all-rounder's record for the fastest hundred in an ODI.
Ex-England skipper Bob Willis claims 'unbelievable' De Villiers better than Bradman Jan 20, 12:16 pm
Sydney, Jan 20 (ANI): Former England captain Bob Willis has claimed that South African skipper AB de Villiers' blistering 31-ball ton has made him reassess and he believes that the extraordinary batsman is better than Sir Donald Bradman.
Ex skipper Ali Bacher lauds 'innovative, brilliant' De Villiers Jan 20, 11:37 am
Johannesburg, Jan 20 (ANI): South African skipper AB de Villiers' staggering 31-ball ton has earned him a praise from compatriot and former captain Ali Bacher, who says that the swashbuckling player is the most brilliant and innovative batsman the world has ever seen.
Wellington, Jan 19 (ANI): Hitting out at the World Cup format, Indian Test batting great Rahul Dravid and Former South Africa captain Graeme Smith have claimed that the tournament is too long and predictable for the top eight teams.
Johannesburg, Jan 19 (ANI): South Africa ODI captain AB de Villiers' swashbuckling fastest every one-day ton in 31 balls against the West Indies at The Wanderers on Sunday has been on the receiving end of an overwhelming response from the cricketing fraternity.
De Villiers claims has 'hit the ball better' before despite posting fastest ODI ton against Windies Jan 19, 11:48 am
Johannesburg, Jan 19 (ANI): South Africa ODI skipper AB de Villiers has claimed that he has hit the ball better before, despite scoring the fastest ton in the history of ODI cricket in his side's 148-run victory over the West Indies at the Wanderers on Sunday.
De Villiers blitzkrieg Windies to score fastest ODI ton ever Jan 18, 5:43 pm
Johannesburg, Jan 18 (ANI): South Africa skipper AB de Villiers has become the fastest ODI batsman ever to score a century off just 31 deliveries against West Indies in the second one-day international at Johannesburg.
De Villiers lauds Proteas' 'mature' bowling for 61-run win over Windies in rain-affected ODI Jan 18, 1:23 pm
Johannesburg, Jan 18 (ANI): South Africa's 61-run Duckworth-Lewis win over West Indies in the rain-affected opening match of their five-match ODI series at Kingsmead, in Durban, on Friday, earned the hosts' bowlers praise from their skipper A.B. de Villiers.
Johannesburg, Jan 18 (ANI): Veteran Indian tennis icon Leander Paes and South African tennis ace Raven Klaasen got of to an amazing start with their new partnership, bagging their first title in the second tournament together in the Auckland ATP Open on Saturday.
De Villiers shines as Proteas cruise past Windies in first ODI Jan 17, 11:12 am
Johannesburg, Jan 17 (ANI): South African skipper AB de Villiers blasted a stunning knock of 81runs to anchor his side to seal a 61-run Duckworth-Lewis victory over West Indies in the opening match of their ODI series at Kingsmead.
Vaughan backs Trott to make Test return Jan 16, 3:17 pm
Johannesburg, Jan 16 (ANI): Former England skipper Michael Vaughan has backed Jonathan Trott to make a Test comeback as the batsman completed his return to the long format of the game by scoring a double century against South Africa 'A' team.
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