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Hayden, Philander appointed Pakistan coaches for T20I WC

Former Australian opening batsman Matthew Hayden and former South Africa pace bowler Vernon Philander have been appointed Pakistan team's coaches for the forthcoming T20I World Cup to be played in ...

Former Australian cricketer Matthew Hayden

Sri Lanka thrash South Africa to seal ODI series

Debutant spinner Maheesh Theekshana claimed four wickets as Sri Lanka hammered South Africa by 78 runs in the third one-day international to clinch the series 2-1 on Tuesday

Theekshana stars as Sri Lanka thrash South Africa to seal ODI series 2-1

Third ODI

Maharaj picks three as South Africa limit Sri Lanka to 203

Charith Asalanka top-scored with 47 but Sri Lanka suffered from a lack of partnerships after they elected to bat first with the series level at 1-1

South Africa's Tabraiz Shamsi (3R) celebrates with teammates after the dismissal of Sri Lanka's Chamika Karunaratne during the third ODI at the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on 7 September 2021

World's oldest Test cricketer John Watkins dies in South Africa

John Watkins, who had been the world's oldest living Test cricketer, has died in Durban at the age of 98, Cricket South Africa (CSA) announced on Monday.

World's oldest Test cricketer John Watkins dies in South Africa

South Africa level ODI series against Sri Lanka at 1-1

Opening batsman Janneman Malan hit 121 to set up a comfortable 67-run series-levelling win for South Africa in the rain-hit one-day international against Sri Lanka on Saturday

Malan ton helps South Africa level ODI series against Sri Lanka at 1-1

South Africa opt to bat against Sri Lanka in rain-hit ODI

South Africa skipper Keshav Maharaj won the toss and elected to bat against Sri Lanka in the rain-delayed second one-day international on Saturday

South Africa's captain Keshav Maharaj (R) and Sri Lanka's captain Dasun Shanaka fist bump after the toss before the start of the second one-day international (ODI) cricket match between Sri Lanka and South Africa at the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on 4 September, 2021

ODI series

Fernando ton helps Sri Lanka down South Africa in opener

Fernando, who was named man of the match, finally fell to Tabraiz Shamsi’s left-arm wrist-spin, having hit 10 fours and two sixes in his 115-ball knock

Sri Lanka's cricket captain Dasun Shanaka (2L) celebrates with his teammates after Sri Lanka won by 14 runs during the first one-day international (ODI) cricket match between Sri Lanka and South Africa at the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on 2 September 2021

Fernando ton powers Sri Lanka to 300-9 against South Africa

Opening batsman Avishka Fernando hit a sparkling century to help Sri Lanka post 300 for nine in the first one-day international against South Africa on Thursday.

Sri Lanka's Avishka Fernando plays a shot during the first one-day international (ODI) cricket match between Sri Lanka and South Africa at the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on 2 September, 2021

South Africa says unable to take in Afghan refugees

South Africa said it has declined a request to host Afghans who have fled into Pakistan to escape the Taliban, as it is already accommodating “a substantial number” of refugees from other countries

Afghans, hoping to leave Afghanistan, walk to the main entrance gate of Kabul airport in Kabul on 28 August 2021, following the Taliban stunning military takeover of Afghanistan.

Steyn was my go-to bowler: Ex-SA skipper Smith

Former Proteas captain Graeme Smith has paid tribute to Dale Steyn, who retired from the game on Tuesday

Steyn was my go-to bowler: Ex-SA skipper Smith
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