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Cricket South Africa Announces New Franchise Based T20 League
On Friday, Cricket South Africa (CSA) announced a new six-team franchise-based T20 competition, which will be played in January next year. The league is set to comprise six privately-owned franchises locking horns with each other in a double round before the top three teams move to the play-off stages. Thirty-three matches will be played over […]
By CricShots - Apr 29, 2022
Dale Steyn
Dale Steyn Picks Babar Azam As His Best All-Format Batsman
Former South Africa pace bowler Dale Steyn recently held a Q&A session on Twitter on Thursday and he was asked about the best batter across formats in recent times. Responding to the question, he named Pakistan captain Babar Azam. “Who’s the best batsman across all formats currently in your opinion?” a user asked him. “Maybe […]
By SMCS - Apr 15, 2022
Aakash Chopra
Aakash Chopra comments on SA players picking the T20 league over Bangladesh Tests
Former India player turned commentator Aakash Chopra has said that questions might be raised if the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is bullying other boards. He stated that because South African players have chosen IPL 2022 ahead of their national commitments as well. However, Cricket South Africa (CSA) has left it to […]
By SMCS - Mar 18, 2022
Vernon Philander
Vernon Philander Takes A Legal Action Against Cricket South Africa
Former South African fast bowler, Vernon Philander announced his retirement in 2020 just before the Test series between England and South Africa. It is now that Vernon Philander has come out in the open. And he has decided to take legal action against the South African Cricket Board accusing ‘Breach of Contract.’ Announcing the same […]
By CricShots - Mar 3, 2022
Will Young
Watch: Will Young takes a one-handed stunner, Twitterati react
New Zealand player Will Young on Monday has pulled off a sensational one-handed catch to remove South Africa’s Marco Jansen on Day 4 of the second Test between the two teams in Christchurch. His stunner was reminiscent of the stunning one-handed catch of veteran England all-rounder Ben Stokes, who took a stunner to dismiss Andile […]
By SMCS - Feb 28, 2022
Rassie Van der Dussen
“I’ve always been a Rajasthan Royals fan” – Rassie van der Dussen
South Africa’s middle-order batsman Rassie van der Dussen will be seen in pink in the upcoming IPL as he has said that he has always been a huge fan of the Rajasthan Royals. He also said that he can’t wait to link up with the franchise after securing an IPL contract as well. However, Van […]
By SMCS - Feb 15, 2022
Gautam Gambhir
‘Nothing changes’ for Virat Kohli, believes Gautam Gambhir
There should be no change for former India captain Virat Kohli as he is no longer the captain of India in any format. And, the only thing that should matter is to win matches for the Indian team, former batter Gautam Gambhir has said recently. Notably, Kohli stepped down as Team India’s Test captain after […]
By SMCS - Feb 1, 2022
Salman Butt
Salman Butt opens up on Kuldeep Yadav’s selection for the series
Former Pakistan player Salman Butt has referred to the left-arm spinner Kuldeep Yadav’s selection for the ODIs against West Indies as a good move. He also opined that Team India lacked wicket-taking options in South Africa and Kuldeep’s return will help the team. However, he last played for India during the limited-overs series in Sri […]
By SMCS - Jan 28, 2022
brad hogg
Brad Hogg opens up on Virat Kohli’s change in demeanor after captaincy shift
Former Australia spinner Brad Hogg said that Virat Kohli is slowly getting used to the fact of not captaining the team anymore. However, Kohli was sacked as ODI captain after the BCCI named Rohit Sharma the captain in the 50-over format before the South Africa series. Notably, he quit the T20 captaincy last year and […]
By SMCS - Jan 26, 2022
KL Rahul
KL Rahul believes India’s white-ball cricket needs transformation
KL Rahul has said that the Indian team’s white-ball cricket needs an urgent transformation. He also stated that he has full confidence in his leadership skills even after India faced a 3-0 whitewash in the ODI series against South Africa recently. “It’s a huge honour and it’s a dream come true to represent my country […]
By SMCS - Jan 25, 2022
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