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27-Jul-2018 Johannesburg (South Africa)

India, China agree to maintain border tranquility

India and China reiterated their commitment to maintain peace and tranquility along their border by enhancing communications between their militaries during a meeting between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines...

27-Jul-2018 Johannesburg (South Africa)

India, South Africa sign three agreements

India and South Africa signed three agreements, including in the areas of agriculture and space cooperation, following bilateral talks between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on the sidelines of the annual BRICS...

27-Jul-2018 Johannesburg (South Africa)

Narendra Modi meets leaders of Argentina, Angola

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi held bilateral meetings with the Presidents of Argentina and Angola on the sidelines of the 2018 BRICS Summit here, the External Affairs Ministry said on Friday."Discussed enhancing cooperation in trade and investment, agriculture...

26-Jul-2018 Johannesburg (South Africa)

Xi Jinping urges BRICS nations to build open economy for mutual benefit

Chinese President Xi Jinping has said BRICS countries should pursue win-win cooperation to build an open economy.Addressing a business forum on Wednesday here at the 10th BRICS summit scheduled from July 25-27, the Chinese President said different countries...

22-Jul-2018 Johannesburg (South Africa)

South Africa taxi shooting kills 11

South African police said on Sunday that they are investigating a deadly shooting at a taxi which led to 11 deaths.South Africa Police Service said that on Saturday night, a taxi from Gauteng province transporting people who attended a funeral came under fire...

18-Jul-2018 Johannesburg (South Africa)

Barack Obama slams Trump-era, warns of 'strongman politics'

Barack Obama has used his first high-profile speech since stepping down as US president to take swipes at "strongman politics" and politicians' disregard for facts.Obama on Tuesday here mounted a passionate defence of democracy and warned against the politics...

10-Jul-2018 Cape Town

I will play IPL for few more years : AB de Villiers

Star South African batsman AB de Villiers, who recently announced his retirement from international cricket, confirmed on Tuesday that he will continue to play in the Indian Premier League (IPL) for a few more years.I will keep on playing IPL for a few years,...

23-May-2018 Pretoria

'Tired' AB de Villiers retires from international cricket

Former South Africa skipper AB de Villiers sprang a surprise on Wednesday by announcing his retirement from all forms of international cricket with immediate effect. "I have decided to retire from all international cricket with immediate effect. After 114 Test...

31-Mar-2018 Johannesburg (South Africa)

David Warner sorry for role in cheating scandal

Former Australian cricket vice captain David Warner has apologised for his role in the ball-tampering crisis that saw him suspended from the sport for 12 months.Speaking publicly for the first time since the scandal emerged, Warner told reporters on Saturday...

29-Mar-2018 Sydney/Johannesburg

Ball-tampering: Smith, Warner, Bancroft apologise; Lehmann quits

The banned Australian trio of Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft on Thursday issued apologies for their involvement in a ball tampering incident with the sacked captain taking full responsibility for it while head coach Darren Lehmann, cleared...

25-Mar-2018 Cape Town (South African)

Steven Smith steps down, punished by ICC over ball tampering issue

Steven Smith stepped down as Australia captain for the remainder of the ongoing third Test against South Africa and was penalised by the ICC on Sunday in the wake of the ball-tampering controversy.Smith's deputy David Warner also stepped down as vice-captain....

25-Feb-2018 Cape Town (South African)

In T20, the first six overs are the key : Suresh Raina

Comeback man Suresh Raina feels that in T20s it is all about the first six overs and that is where every team has to cash in to win games.Raina said that he wants to continue his strong showing in the T20 International (T20I) series against South Africa in the...

25-Feb-2018 Cape Town (South African)

We can be a surprise element in World T20 : Mithali Raj

Fresh after registering a historic double series win on the South African tour, India One-Day International (ODI) captain Mithali Raj said the team can be a surprise element in the World T20 in November.The Indian women's team scripted history on Saturday...

25-Feb-2018 Cape Town

India win 3rd T20I to clinch series

India quelled a late charge by the South African batsmen to clinch a nail biting seven-run victory in the third and final Twenty20 International (T20I) here on Saturday.Chasing a target of 173 runs, the Proteas could only manage 165/6 in their 20 overs. India...

22-Feb-2018 Centurion (South Africa)

S. Africa took calculated risks : Virat Kohli

After a six wicket loss to South Africa in the second Twenty20 International match, India skipper Virat Kohli praised the hosts, saying they took calculated risks which helped them.South Africa rode on some powerful batting by Heinrich Klaasen and Jean-Paul...

22-Feb-2018 Centurion (South Africa)

Team kept composure while batting : Jean-Paul Duminy

After playing a crucial knock in the second Twenty20 International match which helped his team beat India by six wickets, South Africa skipper Jean-Paul Duminy (64 not out) said the team kept its composure while batting.Chasing a formidable target of 189 runs...

22-Feb-2018 Centurion

Proteas beat India in 2nd T20I

South Africa rode on some powerful batting by Heinrich Klaasen and Jean-Paul Duminy to defeat India by six wickets in the second Twenty20 International (T20I) at the SuperSport Park here on Wednesday.Chasing a formidable target of 189 runs, the hosts romped...

18-Feb-2018 Johannesburg (South Africa)

In the beginning we never got partnerships : Jean-Paul Duminy

South Africa skipper Jean-Paul Duminy on Sunday blamed the lack of partnerships for a 28-run loss to India in the first first Twenty-20 International (T20I) at the New Wanderers Stadium here.Apart from Reeza Hendricks (70 runs in 50 balls), all other batsmen...

18-Feb-2018 Johannesburg (South Africa)

This was one of our most balanced performances : Virat Kohli

After beating South Africa by 28 runs in the first Twenty-20 International match on Sunday, India skipper Virat Kohli termed the performance as one of their most balanced ones.A brilliant all-round show helped India beat South Africa at the New Wanderers Stadium.Put...

18-Feb-2018 Johannesburg (South Africa)

India beat S. Africa by 28 runs in 1st T20I

A brilliant all-round show helped India beat South Africa by 28 runs in the first Twenty-20 International (T20I) at the New Wanderers Stadium here on Sunday.Put in to bat, Shikhar Dhawan (72) hammered the South African bowlers all around the park and helped...

16-Feb-2018 Centurion (South Africa)

Virat Kohli stars as India outplay South Africa in sixth ODI

Disciplined bowling and unbeaten century by skipper Virat Kohli helped India outplay South Africa by eight wickets in the sixth and final One-day International (ODI) at the Supersport Park here on Friday.After a disciplined performance by the bowlers which helped...

15-Feb-2018 Johannesburg (South Africa)

Cyril Ramaphosa succeeds Zuma as South African President

Cyril Ramaphosa, the leader of South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC), was elected the nation's new President on Thursday in a parliamentary vote following the resignation of scandal-plagued Jacob Zuma.Ramaphosa was the only candidate nominated...

15-Feb-2018 Johannesburg (South Africa)

Ramaphosa takes over as South African President

Cyril Ramaphosa, the leader of South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC), was elected the nation's new President on Thursday in a parliamentary vote following the resignation of scandal-plagued Jacob Zuma.The new President was the only candidate...

14-Feb-2018 Port Elizabeth

Rohit Sharma reveals reason for quiet century celebration

India opener Rohit Sharma revealed the reason for his quiet celebration despite having slammed a century in the fifth One Day International match against South Africa here.Rohit, who was involved in two run outs, that of skipper Virat Kohli and middle-order...

14-Feb-2018 Port Elizabeth (South African)

Virat Kohli terms ODI series victory as 'collective effort'

India skipper Virat Kohli termed the fifth One Day International (ODI) win against South Africa as a "collective effort"India clinched their maiden ODI series win on South African soil, taking an unbeatable 4-1 lead after outclassing the hosts by 73 runs in...

12-Feb-2018 PyeongChang (South Korea)

Figure skaters win Canada 1st gold medal at PyeongChang Olympics

Canada grabbed its first gold medal at PyeongChang Winter Olympics in the figure skating team event on Monday with strong and balanced performances.Canada took the lead in the team standings since the opening day on Friday and scored 73 points -- seven more...

11-Feb-2018 Johannesburg

Lucky David Miller combined with rain to defeat India : Shikhar Dhawan

India batsman Shikhar Dhawan felt that "lucky" David Miller and rain spoilt their chance of defending the revised target of 208 in 28 overs in the fourth One-Day International, which the visitors lost by five wickets here.Leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal twice...

10-Feb-2018 Johannesburg

4th ODI : Proteas beat India in nail-biting finish

South Africa survived a nail-biting finish to edge out India by five wickets in a rain-curtailed fourth One-Day International (ODI) here on Saturday.India, who had won the first three ODIs, now have a 3-1 lead in the six-match series.Electing to bat first,...

09-Feb-2018 Johannesburg

Ashwin, Jadeja not out of 2019 World Cup race : Bharat Arun

Despite skipper Virat Kohli stating that the wrist spin duo of leggie Yuzvendra Chahal and chinaman Kuldeep Yadav could be a massive X-factor in the 2019 World Cup, India's bowling coach Bharat Arun on Friday countered by saying that Ravichandran Ashwin and...

08-Feb-2018 Cape Town

Kuldeep, Chahal could be the X-factor in 2019 World Cup : Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli has openly expressed his fondness for wrist spinners on numerous occasions, and after gaining an unbeatable 3-0 lead in the six-match ODI series against South Africa, the India skipper feels the duo of Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav will prove...

07-Feb-2018 Cape Town (South Africa)

India overpower Proteas in 3rd ODI

India dominated with both bat and ball to thrash South Africa by 124 runs in the third One-Day International (ODI) here on Wednesday.The Indians rode on skipper Virat Kohli's unbeaten 160 to post a total of 303/6 in their allotted 50 overs.Left-arm spinners...

07-Feb-2018 Cape Town

Kohli's 34th ODI ton propels India to 303/6 in 3rd match

Skipper Virat Kohli slammed his 34th One-day International ton to help India post a competitive 303/6 against South Africa, even as the visitors' untested middle order failed to click in the third of the six-match ODI series, at Newlands here on Wednesday.Continuing...

06-Feb-2018 Cape Town

No problem at all with Rohit's form : Shikhar Dhawan

Rohit Sharma's form is the only shortcoming in India's victories in the first two ODIs against injury-hit South Africa, but his opening partner Shikhar Dhawan is confident that the Mumbaikar is just a knock away from finding his groove in the six-match ODI...

04-Feb-2018 Centurion

Not enough time to prepare for 3rd ODI : Aiden Markram

South Africa captain Aiden Markram on Sunday said his side has only two days to prepare for the third One-Day International (ODI) against India and it will not be ideal after going 0-2 down in the six-match series.South Africa, after being asked to bat first...

04-Feb-2018 Centurion (South Africa)

Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav were outstanding : Virat Kohli

India skipper Virat Kohli heaped praise on his spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav after the duo helped the visitors bowl out South Africa for a low total on Sunday.Both Chahal (5/22) and Yadav (3/20) returned their career best One-Day International...

04-Feb-2018 Centurion (South Africa)

India thrash South Africa in 2nd ODI

India produced a dominant performance to thrash South Africa by nine wickets in the second One-Day International (ODI) at the SuperSport Park here on Sunday.Opting to field first, the Indians rode on career best figures from wrist spinners Yuzvendra Chahal...

02-Feb-2018 Durban

Kuldeep Yadav hails mentors Mahendra Singh Dhon, Virat Kohli

Left-arm wrist (chinaman) spinner Kuldeep Yadav has hailed the roles played by veteran wicket-keeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and captain Virat Kohli in guiding youngsters like him."When you have two legends, Virat bhai and Mahi bhai-- one is leading the team and...

02-Feb-2018 Durban

1st ODI: Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane lead India to victory

A century from skipper Virat Kohli and steady batting by Ajinkya Rahane propelled India to a six-wicket victory in the first One-Day International against South Africa here on Thursday.Chasing a target of 270 runs, the Indians crossed the line in 45.3...

30-Jan-2018 Durban

2019 World Cup at the back of Indian team's mind : Rohit Sharma

Ahead of the opener of the six-match ODI series against South Africa, starting here Thursday, India vice captain Rohit Sharma on Tuesday said the team will have the ICC ODI World Cup 2019 at the back of their minds when they take the field from here on.With...

27-Jan-2018 Johannesburg

Virat Kohli credits bowlers for 3rd Test win

India skipper Virat Kohli praised his bowlers after the victory over South Africa in the third and final cricket Test here on Saturday.Needing to score 241 runs in their second innings, South Africa were bowled out for 177 as India won by 63 runs. South Africa...

27-Jan-2018 Johannesburg

India outplayed us in third Test : Faf du Plessis

South Africa captain Faf du Plessis applauded India for their victory in the third and final Test here on Saturday saying that the visitors were by far the better team.South Africa lost the third Test by 63 runs at the New Wanderers Stadium here. The hosts,...

27-Jan-2018 Johannesburg

India earn consolation win in 3rd Test

India bowled out South Africa for 177 runs in their second innings on fourth and penultimate day to claim a consolatory 63-run win in the third and final cricket Test here on Saturday.Chasing 241 on a difficult pitch to bat, the hosts were going strong after...

26-Jan-2018 Johannesburg

Chasing 241, S. Africa 17/1 on uneven Wanderers pitch

South Africa reached 17/1 after play was called off with the condition of the pitch being discussed on the third day on Friday here after India set-up a target of 241 for the hosts to win the third and final Test.Due to the odd and uneven bounce, play was...

26-Jan-2018 Johannesburg

No one blamed pitch when Amla scored 60 runs : Ajinkya Rahane

India vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane on Friday said no one blamed the pitch when South African batsman Hashim Amla scored 60-odd runs during the first essay.The third day of the third Test between South Africa and India was called-off early after a long discussion...

25-Jan-2018 Johannesburg

3rd Test : India off to cautious start in 2nd innings

India posted 49/1 in their second innings at the end of the second day of the third and final cricket Test against South Africa here on Thursday.Opener Murali Vijay and Lokesh Rahul were at the crease at stumps with the Indians leading by 42 runs.Rahul was...

23-Jan-2018 Johannesburg

Happy with preparations for South Africa : Virat Kohli

India skipper Virat Kohli on Tuesday said he was happy with the preparations for the South Africa tour and it was their own mistakes that cost them the Test series.India were outplayed in the first two Tests and have already conceded an insurmountable 0-2...

17-Jan-2018 centurion

Virat Kohli loses cool during media interaction, hits out at scribe

India captain Virat Kohli on Wednesday lost his cool while answering a journalist's question during the media interaction after India's 0-2 Test series loss in South Africa.India were thrashed by 135 runs on the final morning of the second Test at the SuperSport...

17-Jan-2018 centurion

S. Africa outsmart India to pocket Test series

South Africa rode on debutant paceman Lungi Ngidi's maiden five-wicket haul to thrash an underwhelming India by 135 runs on the final morning of the second cricket Test at the SuperSport Park here on Wednesday.With the win, South Africa have taken an unassailable...

15-Jan-2018 centurion

S. Africa reach 90/2 after Kohli lifts India to 307 on Day 3

South Africa reached 90/2 in their second innings after bowling out India's first outing for 307 runs on the third day of the second cricket Test at the SuperSport Park here on Monday.AB de Villiers (50) and Dean Elgar (36) were at the crease for South Africa,...

14-Jan-2018 centurion

Third day's morning session important for us : Ishant Sharma

India pacer Ishant Sharma on Sunday said the morning session of the third day's play against South Africa will be important for the team.Ishant, who bagged three wickets in the first innings, said it is crucial for the team that how skipper Virat Kohli and...

14-Jan-2018 centurion

India post 183/5 after bowling out S. Africa for 335 on Day 2

Indian skipper Virat Kohli (85 batting) waged a lone battle to lift the struggling visitors to 183 for five in their first innings on the second day of the second cricket Test against South Africa at the SuperSport Park here on Sunday.The flamboyant Delhi right-hander...

13-Jan-2018 Centurion

2nd Test: S. Africa pegged back by late Indian bowling show

India fought back late to reduce South Africa to 269 for six wickets in their first innings on the opening day of the second cricket Test at the SuperSport Park here on Saturday.Aiden Markram (94) and Hashim Amla (82) threatened India with signs of a prospective...

12-Jan-2018 centurion

Must not get surprised by the bounce in S. Africa : Virat Kohli

Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Friday said the batsmen must not get surprised by the challenges offered by the bouncy wickets during the South African tour.Kohli also said that reading bounce will be the key factor during the Proteas tour."We must not get surprised...

08-Jan-2018 Cape Town

South Africa beat India by 72 runs in first Test

South Africa bowled out India for 135 in their second innings, registering a 72-run victory on the fourth and penultimate day of the opening cricket Test here on Monday.Indian bowlers had given India big hopes after bowling out South Africa for 130 in their...

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