Free Press Journal
  • India vs South Africa: India rise to No 1 in ODI rankings

    Dubai: India have cemented their number-one ranking in the ICC One Day International (ODI) Team Rankings after victory in fifth of the six-match series against South Africa in Port Elizabeth. This however, confirmed that India will finish the series on top of the table irrespective of how the final match in Centurion pans out.

  • India vs South Africa: We got a ‘good hiding’ from India, says SA coach Ottis Gibson

    Port Elizabeth: A disappointed South Africa coach Ottis Gibson says he has no excuses to offer for the “hiding” his depleted side has taken from a rampaging India, leaving him with a lot to think about going forward. A 73-run win over the Proteas in the fifth one-dayer here yesterday has ensured India their first ever series victory on South African soil across all formats. The Virat Kohli-led team has taken an

  • India vs South Africa: Three low scores is not bad form, says Rohit Sharma

    Port Elizabeth: India vice-captain Rohit Sharma is glad that his return to form coincided with his team’s maiden ODI series triumph on South African soil but insisted that he wasn’t unsettled by the preceding low scores either.  Sharma struck a match-winning 115 in the fifth one-dayer here yesterday, a pivotal knock in India’s 73-run triumph, which gave the side an unassailable 4-1 lead in the six-match series. The inconsequential sixth ODI is

  • Live Scores, Match updates, Commentary: India vs South Africa, 5th ODI at Port Elizabeth

    Knocked back in the previous match, India will look to crush South Africa before it becomes a threat to their pursuit of a maiden ODI series triumph when the two sides clash in the fifth-ODI today. The Men in Blue still leading the six-match ODI series with 3-1 after winning the first in Durban, second in Centurion and the third in Cape Town.

  • South Africa women vs India women 2018 1st T20I LIVE score, updates

    After sealing the three-match ODI series against Proteas women, Women in Blue will be now eyeing to dominate the five-game T20I rubber. After commanding victories in the first two ODIs, Indian women lost by seven wickets in the third ODI here last Friday. The loss, however, hardly made any difference as the Indians had pocketed the three-ODI series by then. The defeat definitely came as a jolt but Indian women would look

  • Imran Tahir posts heart-warming tweet after ‘racist’ incident

    Johannesburg: South African spinner Imran Tahir has thanked his fans for the support he received after claiming that he was verbally and racially abused by cricket spectators at the Wanderers Stadium this weekend. The alleged incident took place during the pink fourth ODI between India and South Africa which the home side went on to win by five wickets by Duckworth-Lewis method.

  • India vs South Africa: Rohit Sharma asks Kohli to go for DRS review, MS Dhoni overrules it and is right, watch video

    In former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Virat Kohli has the best judge when it comes to calling for a review and no one can ever doubt it. With just one review allotted to the teams in ODIs, going for the ‘Decision Review System’ (DRS) and faltering can prove costly, but not with MSD behind the stumps. Dhoni has time and again has shown amazing judgement when going for review, and the latest

  • India vs South Africa: India look for a series win, SA hope to continue momentum

    Port Elizabeth: Knocked back in the previous match, India will look to crush a South African revival before it becomes a threat to their pursuit of a maiden ODI series triumph here when the two sides clash in the fifth ODI, tomorrow. The Men in Blue still have a two-match cushion in thesix-ODI series. They lead 3-1 after winning the first in Durban by six wickets, the second in Centurion by nine

  • Scores, Match updates, Commentary: India vs South Africa, 4th ODI at Johannesburg; SA hammer spin to win

    Indian team led by Virat Kohli are playing stupendous cricket and will take on Proteas at Johannesburg for the ‘Pink ODI’ on Saturday. This match will have a pink theme as South African cricketers will don pink jersey to raise awareness and collect funds for breast cancer. The visitors have run ragged through the series and will welcome the return of AB de Villiers.

  • India vs South Africa Pink ODI: All you must know about the wonderful initiative

    • Pink ODI is played to raise awareness about breast cancer
    • Oganisers are hoping to raise more than Rand 1 million through today’s match
    • South Africa have never lost a match while donning pink shirt and trousers

    India’s tour of South Africa is flowing like a smooth river and visitors have won the first three ODI matches comprehensively and are

  • Virat Kohli has transformed Yuzvendra Chahal into a brave bowler: Daniel Vettori

    St Moritz: Former New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori feels India skipper Virat Kohli has instilled a lot of courage in wrist spinner Yuzvendra Chahal, calling it the primary reason for his phenomenal success in limited-overs cricket. Vettori is currently the coach of IPL franchise RoyalChallengers Bangalore, which Kohli captains. Chahal is currently the leading wicket-taker in the ongoing ODI series against South Africa with 11 scalps in three games.

  • India series showing SA’s Gen-Next not yet ready, says former Proteas skipper Graeme Smith

    St. Moritz: Former South Africa captain Graeme Smith feels that India’s complete dominance in the ongoing ODI series is an indicator that the Gen-Next ofProteas is “not quite ready” to take on quality opposition. India are on the cusp of a first-ever series win on SouthAfrican soil across formats as they lead 3-0 in the six-matchODI series. Skipper Virat Kohli (318 runs with two hundreds) along with wrist spinners Yuzvendra Chahal (11