Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Smith’s hunger could be back after marriage: Wessels

Former South African cricket captain Kepler Wessels feels current Test skipper Graeme Smith’s interest in the game had taken a tumble but the hunger could be back after his recent marriage to Irish singer Morgan Deane. Wessels told ‘Sportsday’ since Smith has relinquished his one-day and Twenty20 captaincy to AB de Villiers, he could be ... Read more

Tigers’ WC dream shattered

The Proteas proved far too strong for the Tigers who failed firstly to check South Africa’s run making and later to withstand their bowling attack, folding for only 78 and thus ending their Cricket World Cup dream at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur on Saturday. South Africa secured its place at the top on the ... Read more

Aiming for the quarterfinals

Tigers face SA today Prior to today’s crunch Bangladesh-South Africa match, the question on everybody’s lips was what awaited the millions of cricket crazy fans in the country? Will it be heartbreak or will today usher in an era of hope? Shakib Al Hasan’s men can write a new chapter for Bangladesh cricket when they ... Read more

Smith knows the occasion

Graeme Smith believes the South Africa team have become accustomed to sub-continental teams and conditions as they face the Tigers at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur today. The Proteas arrived in town the day after their win over Ireland last Tuesday but chose to train only yesterday, on the eve of their final group ... Read more