Sport: Cricket

Nigerian skipper Chimezie Onwuzulike, coming off some excellent form, was dismissed off the very first ball of the innings, which set the tone for the rest of the contest.
Cricket South Africa on Friday paid tribute to late former communications department member Chris Day.
Cricket Australia are looking for a new coach for the men's team after Darren Lehmann stepped down in the wake of the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa.
Virat Kohli's innings took his IPL total to 4,619 runs in 153 matches, putting him ahead of Suresh Raina of Chennai Super Kings.
South Africa opener Aiden Markram was speaking after his arrival in Durham, England, where he has signed a deal for the early part of the 2018 County Championship season.
Opener, Goodall then struck 40 off 82 balls to hold a wobbly top-order together as South Africa made heavy weather of the chase.
Veterans Chris Gayle and Mahendra Singh Dhoni scored 142 runs off just 77 balls during the game between Kings XI Punjab and Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League.
Lungi Gidi's father passed away at a KwaZulu-Natal hospital on Friday.
Demonstrations marred Chennai's winning return to the IPL after a two-year ban for corruption on Tuesday night.
Fast bowlers were the winners as Australia's post ball-tampering era began Wednesday with a heavily revamped list of nationally contracted players.
The towering fast bowler retired from international cricket this month after helping South Africa seal their first home Test series victory over Australia.
Critics have questioned whether Cricket Australia's role in the crisis should come under scrutiny, but chairman David Peever said he does not intend to step down.
Kagiso Rabada, the world's number one Test bowler, had been contracted to the Delhi Daredevils for the annual Twenty20 league.
Proteas coach Ottis Gibson takes pride in the squad performances across the formats throughout the summer.
Former Australia cricket vice-captain David Warner is seen as having the most at stake, admitting he was "resigned to the fact" he may never play for Australia again.
The Proteas, who thrashed Australia 3-1 in their recent home Test series, will arrive in Sri Lanka in early July for their sixth tour of the island.
Cricket Australia last week suspended Steve Smith and David Warner from all international and domestic cricket for a year.
As joyous as it was for the home side, there was a tinge of sadness. It was Morne Morkel’s final outing as an international cricketer.
South Africa completed their biggest victory over the Australians in tests in terms of runs, and also completed their first home series win over the demoralised visitors since 1970
The Proteas on Tuesday, take on Australia in the fifth day of the fourth and final test at the Wanderers Stadium.
outh Africa wicket-keeper batsman Heinrich Klaasen made his one-day international debut against India in February and has played four ODIs and three Twenty20 internationals.
The visitors will need rain or to bat out the remainder of day five to escape defeat and end the match with a draw.
The tourists are still facing a defeat and a first series loss in South Africa in almost 50 years as they trail by 401 runs.
Steyn is just two short of Shaun Pollock’s South African Test record of 421 wickets. He is likely to have another chance to break the record when South Africa tour Sri Lanka. would like to send you push notifications.
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