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Kallis, De Villiers put South Africa on track (Lunch Report)

Dec 28 2013, 6:10am CST | by

Durban, Dec 28 (IANS) Left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja's two quick wickets gave India some hopes but they were dashed by a fine unbeaten 68-run stand between Jacques Kallis and AB de Villiers as South Africa reduced the deficit to 153 runs at lunch on the third day of the second cricket Test at the Kingsmead here Saturday.

Durban, Dec 28 — Left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja's two quick wickets gave India some hopes but they were dashed by a fine unbeaten 68-run stand between Jacques Kallis and AB de Villiers as South...

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Kallis, De Villiers put South Africa on track (Lunch Report)

Dec 28 2013, 6:10am CST | by

Durban, Dec 28 (IANS) Left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja's two quick wickets gave India some hopes but they were dashed by a fine unbeaten 68-run stand between Jacques Kallis and AB de Villiers as South Africa reduced the deficit to 153 runs at lunch on the third day of the second cricket Test at the Kingsmead here Saturday.

Durban, Dec 28 — Left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja's two quick wickets gave India some hopes but they were dashed by a fine unbeaten 68-run stand between Jacques Kallis and AB de Villiers as South Africa reduced the deficit to 153 runs at lunch on the third day of the second cricket Test at the Kingsmead here Saturday.

De Villiers was batting on 39 and Kallis, who will be retiring from Tests after the match, on 26 as the Proteas took lunch at 181 for three in the first innings in reply to India's 334 all out.

India started the day with Ishant Sharma and Jadeja, who extracted a lot of bounce and turn from the track that seemed a perfect batting strip.

Resuming at 82 for no loss, overnight batsmen Graeme Smith (47) and Alviro Petersen (62) scored runs briskly. But Smith gifted away his wicket while trying a lofty shot off Jadeja. Smith mistimed the shot and Shikhar Dhawan took a great catch running backwards at mid-wicket.

Hashim Amla's poor form with the bat continued as he was bowled by Mohammed Shami with in-swinging delivery for just three runs.

Kallis, who has played 166 Tests, walked into the stadium amidst a standing ovation from the crowd and also a guard of honour by the Indian team. Kallis will be ending his Test career at the same venue where he made his debut in whites against England in 1995.

But soon after his arrival, he could only see a wicket fall at the other end.

Jadeja struck to get rid of Petersen as South Africa lost two quick wickets with the score struck at 131. Jadeja got the ball to turn away after pitching on the middle-stump. But it was bounce that troubled Petersen as the ball kissed the shoulder of the bat before flying to slips where Murali Vijay took a good catch diving forward.

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Younis Khan Lets His Bat Talk to Reach Record-Equalling Century vs. Australia

Oct 22 2014 12:06pm CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

Go on, build a team without me, I dare you.  Just watch how hard you fall.  With little restraint, that was the essence of Younis Khan's wrath for Pakistan's selectors last month when he was dumped from the nation's one-day international side prior to the three-game series against Australia in the UAE.  Enraged at his axing—the Pakistan Cricket Board have effectively drawn a line throug ...
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Super Kings vs. Knight Riders, CLT20 Final: Highlights, Scorecard and Report

Oct 4 2014 12:00pm CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

The Chennai Super Kings won the Champions League T20 Final, beating the Kolkata Knight Riders by eight wickets in an engrossing clash in Bangalore. The result was confirmed by the CLT20 account: Gautam Gambhir scored a superb 80 to help his Kolkata side to a first innings score of 180-6, that despite the best efforts of Chennai spin bowler Pawan Negi, who took five wickets in a masterclass of limited ...
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International retirement has helped me focus more on T20 batting: Jacques Kallis

Oct 3 2014 12:22am CDT | Source: Cricbuzz

Kallis feels retirement from all other forms of the game has given him more time to work on his batting i ...
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Dolphins vs. Kolkata Knight Riders, CLT20: Highlights, Scorecard and Report

Sep 29 2014 12:43pm CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

Kolkata Knight Riders made it four wins from four in the Champions League T20 group stages as they beat Dolphins in convincing fashion by 36 runs in Hyderabad on Monday.     Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir won the toss and opted to bat first, a marked change from the previous three matches in which they had bowled first.However, the change seemed to make little difference as Kolkata piled on the runs against the as-yet winless Dolphins.The South African side were c ...
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